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    The Briton's Protection...

    The Briton's Protection

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/29/manchesters-pubs-pine-for-the-end-of-lockdown
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    Just seen I got a letter in Beer, surprised they...

    Just seen I got a letter in Beer, surprised they printed it as it was more a correction than intended for publication
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    Letters have appeared..

    Letters have appeared..
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    A quick look at 'recently added pubs' has the...

    A quick look at 'recently added pubs' has the Paul Pry as a new discovery. Despite it having reviews going back to 2004. More work needed, it seems.

    It's still showing as registered in...
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    For me, at any rate, it would answer the "I've...

    For me, at any rate, it would answer the "I've got half an hour to kill before my train goes, is there a decent pub nearby that isn't the station bar?" question. I'd reckon five minutes walk for a...
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    https://newsthump.com/2020/04/30/i-dont-need-wethe...

    https://newsthump.com/2020/04/30/i-dont-need-wetherspoons-to-reopen-says-man-with-a-barrel-of-warm-piss-in-his-shed/
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    Usual Tim Martin blx. Hopes it will boost his...

    Usual Tim Martin blx. Hopes it will boost his share price, investors will favour him more than Stonegate or M&B I expect.

    Even if the local JDW does open in June you won't find me in it.
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    He doesn't write the editorial on WB: the editor...

    He doesn't write the editorial on WB: the editor does. It's usually on page two captioned 'Editorial Comment'. Protz contributes a column.



    Does he hold a position to be sacked from?
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    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. Lawrence of...

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp.
    Lawrence of Arabia
    Oh! What a Lovely War.
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    A few unmentioned which rather randomly spring to...

    A few unmentioned which rather randomly spring to mind are Raised by Wolves, Peter Kay's Car Share, Upstart Crow
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    ...by drinking the stock.. "I am currently...

    ...by drinking the stock..

    "I am currently isolating with my two mates - last night we drank 24 bottles of Magners and 24 cans of Carlsberg lager.

    "This is what we are doing virtually five days...
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    This pub's doing it right "A BELFAST pub...

    This pub's doing it right

    "A BELFAST pub is pulling out all the stops - and the pints - to keep spirits up for those living in lockdown with a door-to-door Guinness delivery service."
    ...
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    He isn't editor of WB. Tim Hampson is.

    He isn't editor of WB. Tim Hampson is.
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    1 first pub you drank in - Cross Keys,...

    1 first pub you drank in - Cross Keys, Wallingford
    2 last pub you visited - Blue Bell, Stoney Stanton
    3 last beer you had in a pub - Everards Beacon in (2) above
    4 first beer fest visited - GBBF...
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    Indeed. A load of blx going on in some parts I'm...

    Indeed. A load of blx going on in some parts I'm afraid. The longer this goes on the more difficulty they'll have keeping a lid on it.
    ...
  16. Thread: Pub Snacks

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    To drift the thread a little I once had a work...

    To drift the thread a little I once had a work colleague who thought that buying a round of packets of crisps, whether anyone wanted any or not, got him out of buying a proper round. Bloody annoying...
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    At its worse the evil practice of rushing you a...

    At its worse the evil practice of rushing you a couple of quid for a huge bowl of stale nuts bought in bulk from the cash and carry. I sometimes ask for a packet of salted peanuts knowing full well...
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    Cafe Rouge Coventry

    Cafe Rouge

    Now called the Mulberry

    Open in theory.

    https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/first-look-inside-coventrys-newest-18019723
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    There's a thing called the Alcohol Wholesaler...

    There's a thing called the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme - I would imagine they would have an Authorised Company Representative: read brewer as wholesaler too.

    Yes of course they are...
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    I've been 45 for some time now. But more and...

    I've been 45 for some time now. But more and more white hairs may require an upward revision.
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    Depends. At its worst you find a smallish bar...

    Depends.

    At its worst you find a smallish bar counter with a horseshoe of punters from one end to the other. Your task is to obtain four drinks, which means standing in the middle of the...
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    Brilliant.

    Brilliant.
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    There are many who think "keeping" a pub is some...

    There are many who think "keeping" a pub is some sort of hobby. In a way it was in times of old when it was the sort of thing retired army and police officers, having a pension to fall back on. ...
  24. Thread: Pub Scores

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    Everyone's median score is usually in the sixes...

    Everyone's median score is usually in the sixes or sevens, which at first I put down to a natural desire to give places the benefit of the doubt. But then it struck me it reflects the places we...
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