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Has the beer changed or have I changed?

Visiting Leicester the other week wasn’t just about the delightful couple of hours I spent in the Criterion. My reason for going was to perform at the Indiepop Alldayer just around the corner at Firebug. But I also heard that Burton Porter was on tap a few streets away, at a pub called the Ale … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 27 September 2010

Pub visits this week 6 Locations Sheffield, Grimsby Last week the Independent did another of those “hey, that real ale stuff, you thought it’s just for old men and tastes of socks, right, but some of the pale ones are almost drinkable” features that reliably do the rounds once or twice a year. Are these … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 6 September 2010

Pub visits this week 4 Location Sheffield Real ale apparently enjoyed a little gain in market share last year – the “the first increase for generations”, it says here. In 2008 it accounted for 5.8 per cent of draught beer sales in pubs; in 2009, 6.1 per cent. The same period saw a drop in … Continue reading