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Naf ballots
Having visited the GBBF this year I was impressed at the improvements for customers and was surprised at the reasonable (cool) temperature within the hall. Every beer that I tried was of good quality....
16 years ago 6
 
Beer Doesn't Travel?
Personally, I think that statement is a load of old rubbish. How far can a barrel of beer be expected to travel before it start to become less than perfect? 10 miles from the brewery? 50 miles? 200 mi...
16 years ago 1
 
GBBF Temperature?
Hi, Does anyone know how hot it is at the GBBF? It being uncomfortably warm outside, I was wondering how the beer, staff and clientele fared yesterday? Any ideas how long the ticket queue is likely to...
16 years ago 1
 
GBBF
Good to see lots of old friends at OIlympia yesterday and well done to CAMRA for another good event. I was worried that it would be too warm in there but that was not a problem Cheers All Steve Thanks...
16 years ago 1
 
I wish that CAMRA would make up its mind
Which parts of the CAMRA campaign do they want to keep from this list of conflicting issues. At least one of them has to go surely? 1. Cheaper beer 2. Longer opening hours 3. Higher product quality 4....
16 years ago 147
 
Beer engine dilemma
On my way down to the trade session GBBF and I got a call from cellar fitter who sould have been fitting out our cellar with new dispense equipment, the new low bar kit for the keg products went well ...
16 years ago 10
 
Wards is back!!!!!
Just got back from a 35 mile cycle ride and thought I'd pop in to our local Morrisons for a few bottles and some Chinese turkey steaks and guess what?The legendary Sheffield brew is back - not brewed ...
16 years ago 8
 
Champion Beers of Great Britain 2003
(Due to be announced at the GBBF today). Anyone know this year's winners? Thanks in advance, Graham (who will be at the GBBF on Thursday :-) ----- Graham Green Prestbury (reputedly England's most haun...
16 years ago 1
 
CAMRA trying to modernise again?
Just seen on the CAMRA website that its going to try to modernise the organisation yet again. It seems that they want to lose the beard and sandals image, and in so doing, increase its membership by 3...
16 years ago 51
 
Buffy's burns!
The dray man was a bit late turning up this morning, when he did he had some bad news Buffys Brewery was badly damaged by fire Wednesday night, my expected India Ale & Hopleaf became Hopleaf & Polly's...
16 years ago
 
Bridgnorth Beer Festival Hours/Questions
My wife and I are looking to attend the Bridgnorth Festival at the end of September. We attended it back in 2000 and had quite a nice time. Tried to get accomodations at GBG pub in Bridgnorth but it w...
16 years ago
 
Oban to Glasgow
Bit of a long shot, but can anyone recommend any accommodation, inns or small hotels, between Oban and Glasgow? Looking for a nice place in the country to stay for a couple of nights. Good real ale an...
16 years ago 3
 
Friendly Sheffield Pub
Has anyone else noticed how different the atmosphere is between the Fat Cat and the Kelham Island Tavern in Sheffield? The Kelham is a warm, welcoming place with cheery staff who seem pleased to see e...
16 years ago 2
 
I hate this group...... Not!
You all make me envious and thirsty and wishing I had the money to get to the GBBF next month! I haven't been back to blighty for 2 years and it doesn't look like I'll be back till next spring at the ...
16 years ago 4
 
Georgie (Courage) Best and selling grog to pissed people etc
An evident fact is that you can't. It's easy to be totally shitfaced and still able to speak and move in a manner that belies your condition. I know because I did just this on Saturday night at my usu...
16 years ago 2