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21-08-2013, 12:37
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http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-4vePxOGNyQ4/UhSvOVw11JI/AAAAAAAAFG4/X9ru8oyznIY/s320/dobbin.jpg (http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-4vePxOGNyQ4/UhSvOVw11JI/AAAAAAAAFG4/X9ru8oyznIY/s1600/dobbin.jpg)A few of us have heard of Brendan Dobbin, who was in my opinion one of the earliest pioneers of the use of foreign hops for their own sake (rather than to supplement British hops) but fewer still will remember his very idiosyncratic advertising. I didn't realise I had any of Brendan's stuff apart from some labels, but amongst my bits and pieces, I came across this little beauty.

Not actors? If you have ever been in his pub in Chorlton on Medlock, you'll not need to take that with a pinch of salt!

Prescient or what?

I used to have a lovely poster for Brendan's Chinese Pale Ale, but it got badly damaged when some water came in my garage years ago. Or was it Chinese Lager?

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