Archive for 2009
Published: Oct 9th, 2009 |
The pub review for the Crosse Keys in Gracechurch Street can now be found here.
Published: Oct 5th, 2009 |
I recently revisited the Harp in Covent Garden, London after a break of a couple of months and unbelievably the pub has got even better. I’m told this is due to the fact that the landlady has bought the pub outright from Punch and now has complete control over how it’s run and what beers […]
Published: Oct 3rd, 2009 |
If someone asked you where in central London you could find five cornish real ales consistently available, what would your answer be?
Published: Sep 26th, 2009 |
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 […]
Published: Sep 24th, 2009 |
Lunchtime options in Aldgate, East London. This time it’s the Brown Bear.
Published: Sep 22nd, 2009 |
Why don’t people use the perfectly good apples that grow on their own trees?
Published: Sep 21st, 2009 |
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 […]
Published: Sep 18th, 2009 |
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 […]
Published: Sep 17th, 2009 |
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.
Published: Sep 15th, 2009 |
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 […]