Simon Pegg and Nick Frost on "The World's End"

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are back for more beers and mayhem in "The World's End."

The two stars have teamed up once again with their frequent collaborator and good friend, filmmaker Edgar Wright, who previously directed the actors in "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz."

"The World's End" centers around Gary King (Pegg), a 40-something rebellious substance abuser determined to finish his last pint to the bitter end, even if there is an apocalypse on the horizon.

King rounds up some of his straight-laced friends from high school (including Frost) to go back to their hometown and complete the Golden Mile, a bar crawl consisting of 12 pubs, the last of which being the titular World's End establishment. As their crawl gets underway, King and his buddies soon realize that their old town is now under control by sinister forces.

Fantasy elements aside, much of the film is based on experiences Pegg, Frost and Wright shared as youths frequenting the real-life World's End pub in London.

The men shared that, at the time, they enjoyed a particular beverage, a brand which some may find surprising.

"We just went through a phase of just drinking cases of Smirnoff Ice," Frost told CBSNews.com in a recent interview.

"Yeah, I don't know why. It was full of sugar," Pegg added.

Despite the sweet taste, Pegg felt the beverage was a good choice on hot summer days.

"It was nice. It was refreshing."

Pegg doesn't do any drinking at all nowadays. In an effort to stay trim, the "Star Trek" star has been a teetotaler for years. It's kind of ironic, considering the accolades he has been receiving lately for playing a drunkard.

"The World's End" has generated glowing praise from critics, and currently maintains a high approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Watch video above to see Pegg, Frost and Wright discuss "The World's End," which opens in theaters Friday.

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