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Thursday, November 29, 2007

My Goodness, My Guinness: Thief Hits Dublin Brewery for 450 Kegs

A thief in Ireland has taken shoplifting beer to new heights.

A man simply drove a truck through the gates of the Guinness brewery in Dublin on Wednesday and hitched up a trailer with 450 kegs, then drove away before security staff realized what happened. The theft was captured by security cameras. Police believe the thief counted on going undetected in the bustling loading dock area of the St. James's Gate Brewery complex, which is even busier this time of year as the brewery works to fill holiday orders.

Police say the trailer had 180 kegs of Guinness, 180 kegs of Budweiser and 90 kegs of Carlsberg on board, worth more than $94,000.

The vehicle, the driver and the beer are still missing.

1 comment:

Mike said...

That's pretty impressive. Those gates are really thick!!!