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30 Dec 2016 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
It’s been rather a while since the first two parts of this series. In case you’ve forgotten, we’ve already looked at the types of bar in a pub and the drinks sold in them.
29 Dec 2016 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
Here’s the rest of a landlord’s week, starting with Monday.
27 Dec 2016 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
There’s so much great material in in “Beer in Britain”. I particularly like the details of day-to-day life in a pub.The article by a publican relating his daily activities is of particular interest. I’m sure some of it would be much the same today.
25 Apr 2015 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
By 1950 the tied house system as we know it had been around for 60 years or so. But it wasn’t without its critics.As I’ve already mentioned, it was the indirect result of government interference in the licensed trade.
23 Apr 2015 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
It’s odd the sense of déjà vu as I flick through the Brewing Trade Review. Many of the same topics as today were being discussed back in 1950. Like the tied house system.First, let’s hear from those who wanted to abolish it:
20 Apr 2015 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
I promised you this advert and here it is. It makes Britain sound a lovely place:
19 Apr 2015 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
The pub as draw for foreign tourists is nothing new. Back in 1950 it was already a theme.Which may seem odd. Why was Britain so keen on attracting tourists? Because the economy was buggered. And Britain needed hard currency to buy imports.
7 Mar 2015 - Adrian Tierney-Jones - Called to the Bar
And there I was in a pub, the sort of pub in which I felt at home in as soon as I slipped in through the door, and across the road, in the distance, the big building that once housed Allsopp’s brewery stood, reminding me of Ozymandias and his ruins and the end of things and Burton’s decline, while directly across the road, the Her
13 Jun 2014 - andyMogg - Beer Reviews
Following on from the news that Truefitt were opening a new bar in Northallerton I’m pleased to say it’s now open. Headed up by Mother and Daughter team Steph and Val Truefitt and with beers supplied by Steph’s husband Matt it really is a family run business.
29 Apr 2014 - Felix - Lieblingsbier
Am kommenden Wochenende, 2. und 3. Mai, findet in der dänischen Hauptstadt Kopenhagen zum insgesamt dritten Mal die „Copenhagen Beer Celebration“ statt. „Mikkeller“ hat geladen und neben den teilweise 40 „abgefahrensten“ Brauereien aus aller Welt werde auch ich seinem Ruf folgen und gemeinsam mit vielen weiteren Bierfreaks eine Menge „geiler Biere“ abfeiern. Aufgebaut ist das [...]