96 – The Six O’Clock Swill

Today we talk about what has probably had the biggest impact on Aotearoa’s drinking culture, the (sometimes) legally enforced six o’clock closing time for pubs that went from 1918-1967. However you may know it by its more colloquial name that came about due to the rush of drinking it encouraged for those who finished work at 5pm, the six o’clock swill.

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