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What is the oldest pub in the world?

What is the Oldest Pub in the World?

A few days ago I wrote an article about the oldest pub in Nottingham and had a lot of fun with it. Trying to decide which of the three pubs who claimed to be the oldest was in fact correct. In the end, I decided that the Bell Inn probably had the greatest claim. But […]

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Beer in England

English Beer Culture is Underrated: Here’s Why

I want to talk about English beer culture. But to do so, I need to discuss patriotism. Something I hate doing because it is such a divisive subject. Sadly, it is unavoidable! One of the most baffling things about England is the discussion that surrounds patriotism. This has never been an issue for any of […]

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oldest pub in nottingham

What is the Oldest Pub in Nottingham?

I moved to Nottingham from London in 2018, and by and large, I’d say it was the best decision I ever made. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore London, but I could not be happier with Nottingham as an area. One of the best things about Nottingham is its history. With not one, but three […]

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What is a NEIPA

What Does NEIPA Mean? All you need to know

If you’ve been around craft beer shops, bars, or websites, then you’ve probably heard the term NEIPA. But what does NEIPA mean? What type of beer does it represent? In this article, we will help you to find out what NEIPA stands for, what type of beer it is, and which beers can be described […]

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Is Beer Vegan? All your Questions Answered

Going vegan is a big decision to make, and each year more and more people are making that choice. Cutting out meat and animal products from your diet can have many benefits (and some often overlooked downsides) but many new vegans report having more energy, losing weight, and seeing improvements in their cholesterol and improvements […]

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How many calories in a pint of stella

How Many Calories in a Pint of Stella?

Stella Artois is a lager that has been popular for a very long time. In Britain, the brand has gone in and out of fashion over the years. At one point it was associated with high-class, then it was associated with binge-drinking and anti-social behaviour. Now, the brand’s reputation is on the rise again. But […]

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How much alcohol in Guinness

How much alcohol is in Guinness?

Guinness is one of the most recognisable beer brands in the world and is brewed in 50 countries. The beer is synonymous with Irish culture but is also incredibly popular in England and Nigeria (both countries drink more Guinness than Ireland each year). But how much alcohol is in Guinness? In this article, I will […]

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Celtic Craft Beer

The Rise and Rise of Celtic Craft Beer

For years, the Celtic nations fell well behind England when it came to beer (yes Cornwall, you’re part of England). Sure, Ireland had Guinness but that’s about it really. Wales had Brains, and Scotland … well the less said about Scottish beer the better! But since the craft beer revolution, Celtic craft beer is in […]

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banned beer

Iceland: The Country that Banned Beer for 74 Years

If you know your American history, you’ll be aware that in 1920 America banned the sale and purchase of alcohol. Prohibition lasted for 13 years, when it was repealed by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Who famously said upon signing the document “I think this would be a great time for a beer”. But there was one […]

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Craft Beer and CAMRA: A Match Made in Heaven?

On the face of it, craft beer and CAMRA (The Campaign For Real Ale) are at two completely different ends of the beer spectrum. One is for young hipsters with neck tattoos and visible piercings. While the other is for old, fat men who wear woollen jumpers and voted for Brexit. But both CAMRA and […]

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