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St Peter’s Bottles Changing?

Published: Aug 21st, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

St Peters bottles at the Jerusalem Tavern, Farringdon

St Peters bottles at the Jerusalem Tavern, Farringdon

This picture was taken on a recent trip to the Jerusalem Tavern in Farringdon, London. Apologies for the poor quality – it was taken on my rubbish mobile.

For those who are not familiar with this pub, it is the only London outlet of the St Peter’s Brewery in Suffolk. It’s worth a visit if you like good beer and you’re in the area. The St Peter’s beers are very distinctive in their flavour tasting unlike beers from any other brewery. They usually have 4 or 5 on draught at any one time and most of the rest of the range are available in bottles.

I happened to notice these two bottles on the table on front of me (they weren’t mine) and was intrigued by the one on the left. If you’ve bought St Peter’s beers in the supermarket before you’ll be familiar with the elliptical shape of the base. It doesn’t come over so well in the picture but the left hand one has a circular base. I wonder if this is the new shape? It’s definitely got the St Peter’s badge moulded into the glass so they’re not brought in temporarily from somewhere else.

It would be a shame if the elliptical bottles disappeared.

One Response to “St Peter’s Bottles Changing?”

  1. Humbaba says:

    I've noticed that in the States as well, they used to have that great bottle that just felt right, now I only see the round ones. Sad.

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