Archive for January, 2014

Article 744 – The hidden mini “Pub Cos”

Posted: 31st January 2014 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

The pub companies have been the dartboard picture of choice for those who think that there is something fundamentally wrong with how the pub trade in the UK is operated.  At the customer, landlord, regulatory and governmental level they are generally held to blame for the significant drop off in pubs numbers which now operate […]

Pubpaper 743 – Pubs and Children

Posted: 26th January 2014 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing
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Pubs and children, a topic which divides drinkers.  There are many camps ranging in the extreme from the “well its a public place innit, pub as a playground, not my responsibility geezer” parents to those who think that children should “sit in the beer garden with a pack of crisps and a half pint of […]

Pubpaper 742 – Interloper at the Landlords Day Out

Posted: 11th January 2014 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

You’d imagine that going to pub as a landlord is a bit of a busman’s holiday. Knowing how beer should be kept, a bar should be ran and what goes on behind the scenes means you possibly judge others by your standards. Over Christmas, being a landlord could be akin to cabin fever with long […]

“Craft Keg”, a term which has been used for several years but has not successfully defined yet, has been one of the most talked about sectors of the beer market recently.  There is a big enough following among beer lovers now to be able to officially build a bandwagon and recently this wagon has found […]