Monthly Archives: November 2013

It’s All About the Pubs

Look. I love my beer. Love a decent ale. A pint that fills my mouth with glorious loveliness. That makes me thank the brewer. The farmer. Makes me happy. But it’s just a drink. If it’s at home – it’s … Continue reading

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Independent Liverpool

A visit to the Caledonia on any day is lovely, but on a Tuesday or Thursday is further assisted by money of your pint with an Independent Liverpool Card. It’s a no brainer. Pints on offer today were: * Liverpool … Continue reading

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Welsh Border Trip

Today we are off on a trip around the Welsh Borders bouncing around the A5 between Chirk and Llangollen. Taking in a couple of breweries – Offa’s Dyke Brewery at Trefonen & Llangollen Brewery and a few pubs. What exactly … Continue reading

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The Three Rs – Reading, Writing & Real Ale

Yesterday was Poised Pen meeting day and I found myself in town too early, but to late to go back and return. Ho hum, what to do? A couple of low alcohol ales and a bit of reading and writing … Continue reading

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Sandgrounding home

It was back to Southport today carrying a bottle of The Macallan for dad (it came with free cuff links, or was it cuff links with free whisky?). In town I had a quick St Austell ‘Tribute’ in the Guest … Continue reading

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Dizzying Footy and Ale Choice

In the Dispensary for the Liverpool v Fulham game. At half time I’ve watched some dizzying football ball from Coutinho, Suarez and Sturridge and been spoilt by the cask beer choice here today includes: Tiny Rebel: Chtch Titanic: Plum Porter … Continue reading

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Further Pints

So that was the first pint – in the Ship – out of the way. A bit uninspiring but always good to try new stuff – It could be your new favourite thing! After the Ship it was time to … Continue reading

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