Kiwis forced to suspend Duff Beer production.
The company has now changed its name to McDuffs to avoid confusion with the fictional Duff beer portrayed in The Simpsons.
Brewery owner Gavin Duff told the Otago Daily Times: "I always thought the letter might come one day. What it boiled down to was small guys like us don't have enough money to fight big guys like them."
In 1996, the South Australian Brewing Company was banned from selling "Duff Beer" after 20th Century Fox took it to court.
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|Title Annotation:||Duffs Brewery|
|Publication:||Modern Brewery Age|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Dec 10, 2001|
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