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These Beer Cans Were Disguised As Pepsi For Smuggling Into Saudi Arabia

The beer has gone bad.

Last updated on November 13, 2015, at 2:34 p.m. ET

Posted on November 13, 2015, at 2:05 p.m. ET

It is illegal to drink and posses beer and other alcohol in Saudi Arabia.

Faisal Nasser / Reuters

But that doesn't stop smugglers from trying to sneak booze into the nation — like these 48,000 cans of Heineken disguised as Pepsi. Spoiler alert: The smugglers failed.

ملصقات "مشروب بيبسي" على 48 ألف علبة بيرة بالكحول كشف محاولة تهريبها جمرك البطحاء

Saudi customs officials intercepted the beer recently and posted photos and video of the fake soda on their Twitter account.