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Beer for Breakfast

It is 9:30 on a Saturday morning and you find yourself in the pub; what are you drinking? Let me clarify: This is not a special occasion such as a wedding, when you may be expected to indulge in a … Continue reading

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Beer Appreciation

I’ve been thinking about beer appreciation this week. Perhaps this is not surprising as I have spent several days setting up the Gloucester CAMRA Beer and Cider Festival which starts this Friday. However, the beer festival is only peripherally responsible … Continue reading

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A Hyperbole Party

Hyperbole is great isn’t it? No, it’s better than great; it’s bloody fantastic. It’s the best thing ever. Words cannot describe how good it is: it’s the best thing since sliced bread. It’s better than sex. Hyperbole is a very … Continue reading

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Drinking for Charity

This weekend, the Gloucester CAMRA sub-branch hosted a bit of a do at Hillside Brewery as a thank you to the volunteers that helped out at their third annual Beer and Cider Festival at Blackfriars back in April. The event … Continue reading

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Venice Re-Visited

Last week I briefly blogged about Venice. I explained that I had been there twice before, but only briefly, and that “we really must go back some time and actually experience Venice properly”. Well, dear reader, I am afraid that … Continue reading

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A Dry January?

Christmas and New Year celebrations are now all over and done with and life returns to some semblance of normality, whatever that is. This is the time of year for resolutions and pledges to be, in some way, better people. … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Day Before Christmas: Gloucester Pubs Version

I knew that I was setting off to visit some of Gloucester’s excellent pubs on Christmas Eve with a bunch of friends.  For some reason that I can’t fathom, I started riffing around with rhymes in my head along the … Continue reading

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