“It’s my favourite choice of beer. I drink it every morning - doesn’t everybody?” Contactmusic quoted him as telling Huffington Post UK.
He also defended the inclusion of a beer instead of James’ usual cocktail - prepared “shaken not stirred” - as the sponsorship money it generates helps meet the cost of making and promoting the film.
“This movie costs a lot of money to make, it costs as nearly as much again if not more to promote, so we go where we can,” he said. “There’s a big furore about [the beer], but it’s not what the movie’s about, I promise you. We haven’t sold out completely, Craig added.