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Majestic Beer Boxes

Published: Sep 26th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Majestic Wine Warehouses are normally know for their deals on wine, but it seems increasingly that they are pushing their selection of beer boxes. My local Majestic in Woking now has all of one wall given over to many different boxes of beer whereas just a couple of years ago it was a small display […]

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Aldgate Pub Lunch Options 5 – Brown Bear

Published: Sep 24th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Lunchtime options in Aldgate, East London. This time it’s the Brown Bear.

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What A Waste

Published: Sep 22nd, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Why don’t people use the perfectly good apples that grow on their own trees?

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Morrisons Beer Offers – September Update

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

My local Morrisons (Woking) has a few beer offers on again at the moment. Both Brakspear’s Bitter and Wyre Piddle’s Piddle In The Hole are priced at £1 for a 500ml bottle. Although you can’t see it from the photo the price labels state that the prices will hold until early October Not quite so […]

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The Double Locks, Exeter

Published: Sep 18th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

We popped in to the Double Locks on the canal near Exeter for lunch on the way down to our recent holiday Wembury. It’s an old favourite of mine and I’ve been coming here sporadically for 30 years. The pub building itself hasn’t changed in that time, but what was originally a free house selling […]

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Fine Beer at Ripley Farmers Market

Published: Sep 17th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Ripley in Surrey hosts a Farmer’s Market on the second Saturday of most months. It’s a great place to sample and buy local produce – including beer.

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Holiday Pubs in Devon

Published: Sep 15th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Last month I took a family holiday in Devon which prevented me from attending the Great British Beer Festival. However I wasn’t too disappointed as I visited a couple of good pubs when in the area and another old favourite on the way there. The Odd Wheel, Wembury Highlight of the week was the Odd […]

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Good Beer Guide Launch

Published: Sep 13th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Went to the Varsity Bar just outside Guildford on Thursday night for the local CAMRA group’s launch of the 2010 Good Beer Guide. The venue was chosen as the Varsity Bar has been in the guide for 10 consecutive years now – a reward for selling a wide range of superbly kept beers. There was […]

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Aldgate Pub Lunch Options 4 – Hoop and Grapes

Published: Sep 11th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Lunchtime options in the Hoop and Grapes, Aldgate

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The Royal Oak in Borough

Published: Sep 9th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

The Royal Oak in Tabard Street, Borough is Harvey’s only London pub. That’s not to say that Harvey’s beers are not available elsewhere in London – most notable at the Dispensary and the Peacock in Aldgate, and the Harp in Covent Garden. But the Royal Oak is the place to go to see how it […]

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