#60 2020 of 1987: Corona's Near Miss

The year: 1987, the place: USA, the beverage: Corona. The problem at hand remains a nasty, persistent little rumor that threatened Corona's very existence. Find out the weird truth about Corona's emergency damage control and how a company manages to sleuth out the truth. All this and more on this week's Tipsy Timeline!

This week we discuss a nasty rumor spread about Corona and how its employees find relief, specifically into the beer! Is it true? No, of course not, but the tale is worth your time. Today's sources for the story can be found in the following locations:
  •  https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/when-heineken-convinced-beer-drinkers-corona-was-actually-urine 
  •  https://legendsofbeer.wordpress.com/2008/12/16/12-most-common-beer-myths-exploded/ 
  •  https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/urine-in-corona-beer/ 
  •  https://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Article/2020/08/17/Impact-of-coronavirus-on-Corona-beer 
  •  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/03/business/coronavirus-corona-beer.html 
  •  https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cornavirus-corona-beer-they-have-nothing-to-do-with-each-other/ 
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