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Quick Brew - Football
Glorious Ladies All Stars get a 10-0 lead against the QB's: time for an uplift with Quick Brew's quicker teabags!
Advert 1975 1 mins
In the 1970s women's football was seen as a sure fire route to product promotion by (overwhelmingly male) advertisers. Lyon's Quick Brew tea bags hit our shelves in the mid-1950s and despite some memorable gimmicks along the way the product is now confined in the UK to online stores only. It's best remembered as the tea brewed in less than 30 seconds, but hang on a minute - you can make tea in 30 seconds with any brand if you are making it in the mug...
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