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    Default Lockdown 2

    My local pub has dropped its cask beer prices by 50p a pint, I saw on social media that selected 'Spoons were dropping to 99p a pint. A few breweries and on-line beer sellers have discounts already. Many local pubs shortened their cask range a week or two ago. Personally I think we're in for the long haul here, especially with a Government that seems to hate pubs.

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    Default It would be a crime not to!

    Quote Originally Posted by oldboots View Post
    My local pub has dropped its cask beer prices by 50p a pint, I saw on social media that selected 'Spoons were dropping to 99p a pint. A few breweries and on-line beer sellers have discounts already. Many local pubs shortened their cask range a week or two ago. Personally I think we're in for the long haul here, especially with a Government that seems to hate pubs.
    Although well replenished on a stretching walk on the Kent / Sussex / Surrey border, my intentions to have a quick half of something light at The Oxted Inn whilst waiting for my train disappeared when I spotted the 'all real ales 99p per pint' signs in anticipation of 'lockdown II', with a Jaipur clip visible on one of the sparsely populated pair of four-handpump banks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rpadam View Post
    'all real ales 99p per pint' signs in anticipation of 'lockdown II', with a Jaipur clip visible
    My eye!
    "At that moment I would have given a kingdom, not for champagne or hock and soda, or hot coffee but for a glass of beer" Marquess Curzon of Kedlestone, Viceroy of India.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldboots View Post
    My local pub has dropped its cask beer prices by 50p a pint, I saw on social media that selected 'Spoons were dropping to 99p a pint. A few breweries and on-line beer sellers have discounts already. Many local pubs shortened their cask range a week or two ago. Personally I think we're in for the long haul here, especially with a Government that seems to hate pubs.
    Quote Originally Posted by rpadam View Post
    ... and pub-goers, and you, and me, and the rest of us!
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    And now it gets worse...

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    My local Spoons was selling real ale for 99p a pint yesterday. It would have been rude not to indulge!


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    Why was she even allowed out of the kitchen?
    'Beer is for all day, not just for breakfast'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldboots View Post
    especially with a Government that seems to hate pubs.
    ... and pub-goers, and you, and me, and the rest of us!

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