Black and Tan only meant one thing to me, until I moved to Liverpool, where it was a weird mix of mild and bitter, or bitter and Guinness. Popular amongst oul lads I thought it was deservedly on the wain and on the way to extinction. But in America, Ben and Jerry’s (the worlds most ethical ice cream) clearly believed it would be a winning new flavour. Apparently not. El Blogador leads the Nationalist Independent, and the Telegraph‘s coverage.
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