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The Carling brewery was founded in Canada in 1818 and was first sold in the United Kingdom in 1952.
Some of the Brewery's Range
Carling Black Label - In 1997 "Black Label" was dropped from the logo in the U.K.
Carling Premier - Launched in 1992
Carling Extra Cold - Launched in 2002
Carling C2 - Launched December 2004
Carling British Cider - Launched in March 2013
Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.
Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.
1990 to 1995
1995 to 1997
1997 to 2006
In 1997 "Black Label" was dropped from the logo in the U.K.
2006 to 2008
2016 to Date
A Carling Beer Mat circa 2012
A Carling Beer Mat
picked up from a pub in Abergavenny August 2019