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    Quote Originally Posted by bcfczuluarmy View Post
    Bloody ridiculous that's all I can comprehend regardless of similar establishments that may exist. It's a barber with a fridge.
    The elephant in the room is whether you can actually go there and have a drink without getting a haircut.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcfczuluarmy View Post
    Do they have cut prices!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlanH View Post
    Do they have cut prices!
    Could you get hair of the dog there?
    I drink to make others more interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by Farway View Post
    Could you get hair of the dog there?
    Blonde beer, blonde hair?


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    Default The introduction of drink-driving legislation 1967.

    Here's an interesting little piece from the BBC. Several nice shots of some old boozers and some 'interesting characters', to say the least.

    https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/whe...g-law/p067wnms
    'And where he supped the past lived still. And where he sipped the glass brimmed full' John Barleycorn, Carol Ann Duffy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aleandhearty View Post
    Here's an interesting little piece from the BBC. Several nice shots of some old boozers and some 'interesting characters', to say the least.

    https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/whe...g-law/p067wnms

    It is interesting. Seeing just dimple mugs reminded me of how straights only really came into fashion from the later 70s and 80s. I didn't know about the original eight pint limit, but it does illustrate how much stronger today's beers tend to be.

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    "looking at alternative sources of CO2"
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44545010
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    Quote Originally Posted by hondo View Post
    "looking at alternative sources of CO2"
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44545010
    You couldn't make it up, a world warming up with CO2 now not enough?

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    "dream of hops and their cannabis cousin partying together"
    http://adage.com/article/cmo-strateg...ed-thc/314038/
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    Default London loses one pub a week.

    Not sure whether this article tells us anything particularly new, but posted FWIW.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44659180
    'And where he supped the past lived still. And where he sipped the glass brimmed full' John Barleycorn, Carol Ann Duffy.

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