Archive for August, 2012

Beer suffers relative to wine in several ways, for example when it comes to the pure number of books written about it, there are probably more books written on an annual basis about the northern wine regions of Italy than there are annual beer publications.  Part of the reason for this is that wine is […]

Travelling from country to country with long periods away from home were all part of a successful career in the hospitality and event industry for Sara-Jo Cooper 8 years ago. However part of her yearned to spend more time in her beloved Sowerby Bridge, an old ex industrial Yorkshire town in the Calder Valley.  With […]

Pubpaper 670 – Pubs, Beer and Reputation

Posted: 12th August 2012 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing
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As part of my work I have to visit the head office near Norwich every month for a few days.  I mentioned my visit a couple of months ago because it gave me the chance to try Doom Bar by Sharps at the hotel, a beer which had a good reputation and I wanted to […]

A couple of months ago I wrote about the need, both legally and from a beer point of view of a good landlord.  However it is the bar staff that are the face of the pub to most customers.  From bartenders to duty managers, bad bar staff can result in poor quality beer being delivered […]