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A pint of words

Waiting to be served at the Sheaf View the other night, I gazed across the odds and sods at the back of the bar. In among inevitable copies of the Good Beer Guide was a Roget’s Thesaurus. Naturally I was delighted by this. But when do you reckon they use it? What sort of situations … Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 16 May 2011

Pub visits this week 5 Location Sheffield This week in pubs begins on Tuesday evening. I have two tickets for the first leg of the FA Youth Cup final in my pocket and a burning thirst in my throat. The match being at Bramall Lane, it becomes a straightforward enough decision to spend pre-match at … 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

A week in pubs: w/c 26 April 2010

Pub visits this week: 9 As well as the usual places, this week Get to the pub.com has taken in a few pubs in St Albans. This place is the home, as Crap Towns memorably put it, of “malevolent stockbrokers in Porsches”. But it’s also the HQ of Camra and one of those places that … Continue reading