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Thursday, 22 February 2018
Publicans' profits again
Thanks to Edd Mather for sending me a fascinating document showing wholesale beer prices for May 1919. It shows the prices agreed by reg...
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Let's Brew Wednesday - 1971 Boddington IP
A recent Twitter discussion about Boddington’s Bitter prompted me to dive into some of the records I harvested last year in Manchester. ...
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Edd Mather recently sent me a very handy document, listing agreed wholesale prices in 1919. One of the oddities of the control of beer p...
Monday, 19 February 2018
Here's a question for you: what's unusual about this price list? Hants and Berks Gazette and Middlesex and Surrey Journal - Satu...
Sunday, 18 February 2018
Brown Ale in the 1950s
It's hard to imagine now, but Brown Ale was a really big deal in the 1950's. As the Mann's advert below states: "Brown Al...
Saturday, 17 February 2018
Let's Brew - 1947 Barclay Perkins Victory Stout
1947 wasn’t a great year for British brewing. Gravities were still falling, despite the war being over. Which explains why Barclay Perki...
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