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A week in pubs: w/c 15 November 2010

Pub visits this week 9 Locations Sheffield, York, Grimsby, Bakewell Real ale is becoming moderately popular among young people! And who’d have known if the Guardian hadn’t told us? But let’s just make sure this article has all the required components. References to real ale being characterised as “an old man’s drink”? Check. Semi-reassuring statistics … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 3 May 2010

Pub visits this week: 7 Some weeks are just bad weeks. But they’d be even worse without pubs. Wednesday The Broadfield, Abbeydale Road, Sheffield. One of the many tributes to my adopted home city is the number of people who come here from elsewhere and stay around. People not just from abroad but, like me, … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 15 March 2010

Pub visits this week: 5 It feels like more than five! This week I’ve probably been ‘binge drinking’, in that I’ve only had two days of drinking but possibly compressed a week’s worth of alcohol into them. First there was a midweek evening here in Sheffield, then a whole Saturday around the football (and a … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 8 March 2010

Pub visits this week: 8 I don’t know about you, but Get to the pub.com is feeling a warm breeze of optimism lately. The Sheffield Tap has been a huge success since it opened in December. Near my home the Royal Hotel has reopened and is crying out for a visit. And back in Sheffield … Continue reading