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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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The New Wheatsheaf, Southwark

Published: Sep 8th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Photo by Ewan-M at Flickr The old Wheatsheaf in Stoney Street by Borough Market closed in January 2009. It was unfortunately situated right in the path of the controversial Thameslink extension works which will put in an extra couple of railway tracks between London Bridge and Blackfriars. I discovered fairly recently that the Wheatsheaf had […]

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Champion Poster on Beer in the Evening

Published: Sep 6th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Now I’m sure many of us use the Beer in the Evening website to check up on pubs before visiting. And I expect that a few of us have contributed reviews now and again as well. “It’s good to give something back” as my friend Jon put it. Well I feel we should salute ‘Millay’ […]

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Other Winchester Gems

Published: Sep 4th, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

On my recent pub crawl round Winchester I managed to visit most of my favourite pubs in the city. However it’s just impossible to fit in all the good ones in an evening as they’re so spread out so some of them got missed. This post mentions the ones that I didn’t get to but […]

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Aldgate Lunchtime Options No3 – The Peacock

Published: Sep 2nd, 2009 | Author: The Beeralist

Situated in Minories, the Peacock is a spacious, open one-room pub in a superb old art-deco building. Even though it’s very close to where I work the Peacock had been completely off my radar until fairly recently, but a team social after work changed that. Three to four real ales are generally available with Harvey’s […]

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St Peter’s Bottles Changing?

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

Are the distinctive bottle shapes from St Peter’s changing?

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St James’s Park Crawl – The Others

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

I’ve already posted about the excellent Speaker near St James’s Park tube station. But it wasn’t the only pub we visited that night… The Adam & Eve We were meeting at the Adam & Eve which is a T & J Bernard pub right by St James’s Park tube station.

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Aldgate Lunchtime Options No2 – The Dispensary

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

Lunch time experiences at the Dispensary in Aldgate, London

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