Posts Tagged ‘pubs’

The great thing about a night out with a few beers is that sometimes anything can happen.  In Leeds I’ve ended up at a party wandering between various artist studios which made up two floors of a mill just outside Leeds.  Last weekend was just one of those nights, starting off over a few beers […]

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 […]

This week marks the last issue of Pubpaper for this year and so it seems the perfect time to do a brief review of 2012.  The year has generally been a good one personally from a pub and beer position although many in the trade may not agree with me.  However the last couple of […]

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 […]

Looking back over 2011, its been a good year in the real and craft ale scene at all levels, local, regional and national.  Nationally the craft and real ale scene has bucked the general downturn in beer sales over the last couple of years and new breweries are still being created and existing ones expanding […]

In the second of my holiday articles, I will reflect back on a year of regular writing for PubPaper, all 55 columns and 41,000 words.  Sometimes its been easy to write a weekly missive, others its been the equivalent of pulling a tooth out of the horses mouth while it is running the Grand National. […]