Mark Craig, of Lisburn, Northern Ireland, discovered one of the 50 gold cans in his case of BrewDog. Despite being advertised as â€œsolid goldâ€ and worth Â£15,000, Mr. Craig has been left disappointed when it turned out the can was mostly made of brass.
As part of a promotional campaign, the Scottish Brewer advertised the chance to discover a â€œsolid goldâ€ can of its flagship Punk IPA beer.
Craig had hoped to fund his wedding by selling the gold can.
â€œSales of Punk presumably went through the roof,â€ Craig said, per The Guardian.
Unfortunately, The Guardian reports that a certificate provided by BrewDog shows that the can is actually only gold-plated. Itâ€™s coated in gold plating three thousandths of a millimetre thick.
Despite this, the brewer said it stood by its valuation of the cans at Â£15,000 â€œbased on multiple factorsâ€
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