The Worst Ever British Beers

The Worst Ever British Beers

British beer has long had the reputation from the Europeans and the Americans as being somewhat average. But if you ask some Brits what they think of one of their favorite tipples they will probably sing its praises. But since the formation of CAMRA it cannot be disputed that there are some excellent beers currently…

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Gin is Taking Over British Pubs

Gin is Taking Over British Pubs

Once the drink of the masses, gin has been reinventing itself over the last two decades. In pre-Victorian days gin was drank in preference to water as the water was so contaminated, and it was so cheap that even the homeless on the street could afford it. It picked up the name mother’s ruin as…

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The Origins of British Pub Names

The Origins of British Pub Names

The pub is a British institution, it is not just a place that serves drinks it is often the center of the community. The pub often serves as a post office, police station, guest house, restaurant, and town common room. Another feature of the British pub is its name, and some of them have far…

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Sports Bars in the UK

Sports Bars in the UK

One of the most recent types of bars to appear are sports bars. There have always been televisions in pubs and whenever a major sporting event has taken place people have met with friends in bars to view the big events. However, in the last decade spots bars have started to operate in the UK.…

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