Oops! Workers flush nearly 5,000 gallons of whisky
Employees at Chivas Brothers accidentally drained massive amounts of product into the sewers one night.
Employees reportedly poured 18,000 liters, or about 4,755 gallons, of scotch into the sewer system in Dumbarton, Scotland. "It was like someone turned on a tap and it just ran straight down the plughole," one insider told The Sun.
Chivas Brothers makes the Chivas Regal and Ballantine's brand and employs about 600 workers at the site.
It all took place during a normal equipment cleaning during the night shift. The workers were supposed to drain the cleaning water, but they flushed out the good stuff instead -- about $750,000 dollars' worth. Even worse, no one noticed the flub until 11 a.m.
It took sewer workers very little time to smell that much scotch coming into the system. The workers reported the smell, the BBC News reports.
Losing $750,000 on the job doesn't go over well with the bosses, either. Management is "livid," the Sun's insider said. "The guys responsible will be lucky to keep their jobs."
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Yeah, I was worried about the sewer workers, rats and the fish downstream..How did they fare..??
Also wondered about the Chivas family being related to the Barton family...The Barton's being the Dumber relatives...We all have them...Yes, a fitting name for the Town..
"NewPolicyoldPolicy"....I thought the only 3rd. generations of Carrie Nation lived at my house..?
I was WRONG....You are a fitting example also...And must be married relation ??
Remember, the Indians gave the Euro-trash Tobacco, they gave us Whiskey in exchange.
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