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A Yard of Ale – Something Even Prime Ministers Do!

As Troy and I were researching London’s best pubs we stumbled into the Hat and Tun, up by the Leather Lane markets. Behind the bar was a rather dusty yard of ale glass. We started to chat with the barman … Continue reading

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British Government abolishes tax on beer!!

In a shock statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer (George Osborne) today, the British Government conceded that tax on beer was just un-Australian, and really not in the spirit of “Mateship”.  Effective as of today, the British Government has dropped … Continue reading

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The luck of the Irish – it must be St Patricks Day!!

You always know you are in for a good night out if you hit the town with some Irish fellas, and don’t be surprised if it’s a big one too!  With St Patricks day (or St Pats day as some … Continue reading

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Did London invent the pub crawl?

A pub crawl (also called a bar tour, bar crawl or bar hopping) is when one or more people drink in multiple pubs or bars in a single night, normally walking or busing to each one between drinking. According to … Continue reading

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Pub bonus from the Royals on 28 & 29 April 2011

The Home Office has recently confirmed pubs in England and Wales will be able to stay open longer for the royal wedding, which takes place on Friday 29 April 2011.  Landlords will be able to extend their opening hours up … Continue reading

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