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    I'm not sure how pubs without a jar of pickled...

    I'm not sure how pubs without a jar of pickled eggs on a shelf behind the bar are legally allowed to call themselves pubs. Put on in a packet of (preferably walkers) ready salted crisps, shake it...
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    Cheers mate. It's a tiny publisher and there's no...

    Cheers mate. It's a tiny publisher and there's no marketing budget so spreaing the word like this is gonna be crucial. Incidentally, in the Blue Boar's sister pub the Ale Stone, we had the quote from...
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    Diary of a Publican

    Hello all,

    I've written a book about the pub trade. here's the press release, which contains all the info.

    Press Release
    Subject: Book Launch - Diary of a Publican – Memoir
    Release...
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    Ah right.. Seems I wasn't reliably informed then....

    Ah right.. Seems I wasn't reliably informed then. I do like their stuff though (not sure about cask but everything else seems fine), so i'll seek them out when i'm next in London.
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    I've been doing a bit of research into Sam Smiths...

    I've been doing a bit of research into Sam Smiths (thinking of stocking a few lines in a new venture) and was amazed at their prices. The Stout is not a bad drop at £2.20. What was more amazing...
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    Yeah your probably right, although they are...

    Yeah your probably right, although they are probably all over free marketing on social media. The word i'm looking for is hype - it gets created one way or another. Also when you put a high price on...
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    Playing devil's advocate here I imagine the...

    Playing devil's advocate here I imagine the reasoning from a craft brewer going something like this:

    'We have a much better product than mass produced keg lager. We don't have the ecomonies of...
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    That's interesting. Means there is potentially a...

    That's interesting. Means there is potentially a huge gap in the market for affordable 'craft' keg beer in pubs.
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    Yep that's the place, fest is 21st-25th May

    Yep that's the place, fest is 21st-25th May
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    Ah i see that place is owned by Red Squirrel....

    Ah i see that place is owned by Red Squirrel. Still, good of them to do it at those prices.
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    That's cool. I'd be interested to know how much...

    That's cool. I'd be interested to know how much they are being charged for a keg and what their margins are. Could it have been a one off promo?

    I'd also love to ask some 'craft' brewers to...
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    I'm fine until I stop drinking beer, any beer,...

    I'm fine until I stop drinking beer, any beer, and hit the whisky.

    Regarding Real Ale being Craft etc: meh. I don't like either term. I prefer to call them what they are: Cask and Keg. Anyting...
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    Cheers guys. I'll look into getting all those...

    Cheers guys. I'll look into getting all those mentioned. I'll be sure to post what I get and do reviews as well. Thanks
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    Recommend Home Counties Beers

    Hi chaps

    i've chosen the Home Counties as the region i'll be getting the beers and ciders from for my May beer festival this year.

    Can you recommend any please?
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    Yep, price of ingredients is down to but my...

    Yep, price of ingredients is down to but my suppliers all got in there with a pre-emptive price rise. I'm managing to keep my prices stable; and for a laugh have a jar of pennies customers can help...
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    I bought access to the Micropub Association...

    I bought access to the Micropub Association online forum for a tenner and it's useful stuff if your planning to open one. If I did open one, I don't know whether i'd sign up for the £30...
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    Thanks Moby and Bucking, you know it's good to...

    Thanks Moby and Bucking, you know it's good to get these aired!

    #1006 Sales Reps - oh you have a new product, what is it? A melon flavoured sambuca beer called Bucamel? yeah sounds like a cough...
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    I thought this thread was going to be about how...

    I thought this thread was going to be about how it's a good idea to have classical music in pubs because it's out of copyright and the PRS can't charge you for a licence :)

    And yeah the landlord...
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    I've read the first 5 pages of this epic thread...

    I've read the first 5 pages of this epic thread and I will plough through it all, but first need to list some of my Pub Annoyances, from a Publican's viewpoint. There's a lot i'll miss out because...
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    The news I heard today which has got me really...

    The news I heard today which has got me really excited is that Brewdog are opening in Leicester in April.
    http://www.brewdog.com/blog-article/uk-bars-update

    They have chosen a former Varsity...
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    Cool thanks. If was in the last two years I may...

    Cool thanks. If was in the last two years I may have served you :)
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    Thanks Rob, i've emailed my local branch

    Thanks Rob, i've emailed my local branch
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    Hello Couldn't see my pub on the list. The...

    Hello
    Couldn't see my pub on the list. The Western Leicster. The Western
    We give 30p off our three permanent house beers (Steamin' Billy Brewing Co.).
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    Thanks both. It's The Western in Leicester...

    Thanks both.
    It's The Western in Leicester
    http://www.pubsgalore.co.uk/pubs/20742/
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    Hello all This thread seemed as good as any...

    Hello all

    This thread seemed as good as any for an introduction. I've been looking for a pubs forum and this seemed the biggest and most active and I like the database of pubs on the site. Another...
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