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Captain Morgan

Captain Morgan TV ad scrapped after ASA rule breach

An industry watchdog has ruled that rum brand Captain Morgan acted irresponsibly by implying that drinking alcohol could enhance personal qualities.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo slaps ‘Captain Amsterdam’ with lawsuit

Diageo has launched a lawsuit accusing a nutritional supplement retailer called Captain Amsterdam of infringing on its own trademark for Captain Morgan rum.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 No Comments »

NFL player penalised for Captain pose

A rookie NFL player scored a touchdown last Sunday, but his Captain Morgan-inspired celebration incurred a penalty and an earful from his coach.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Daring’ Jägermeister TV ad banned

Jägermeister’s first ever UK TV advert has been banned after it was deemed to encourage “tough” or “daring” behaviour.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo rapped over Captain Morgan ad

An “irresponsible” advert posted on Diageo’s Captain Morgan Facebook page has been banned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo sues ‘copycat’ Admiral Nelson’s rum

Diageo has launched legal action against Heaven Hill’s Admiral Nelson’s rum over claims its branding infringes on its own Captain Morgan rum trademark.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 biggest spirits brands

Ahead of the drinks business report into the biggest spirits brands of 2013, we take a look back at the world’s biggest spirits brands of 2012.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Aggressive’ Captain Morgan ad banned

Diageo has been banned from broadcasting an advert for its Captain Morgan brand after it was deemed to inappropriately link alcohol to “daring, tough and aggressive” behaviour.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

The top 10 rum brands

From Puerto Rico to Cuba and the Philippines, we track the biggest brands behind one of the world’s great party spirits.

Monday, September 30th, 2013 9 Comments »

The world’s top 10 spirit brands

The drinks business has compiled a list of the current top 10 spirit brands by global volume sales.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

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