Obscenely titled beer causes outrage

A beer called “F***ing Hell”, which is named after the Austrian village of Fucking and the German word for light, has caused outrage again.
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The beverage is named after the Austrian village of Fucking and the German word for light, but has caused controversy after it was promoted on the website of a political party, the Daily Mirror newspaper reports.

The Trade Marks and Designs Registration Office of the European Union previously rejected a complaint that the alcoholic drink was upsetting, accusatory and derogatory.

A statement said: “The word combination claimed contains no semantic indication that could refer to a certain person or group of persons.

“Nor does it incite a particular act. It cannot even be understood as an instruction that the reader should go to hell.”

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