Beer Matters

Pubs and Pickled Eggs

With pickled eggs currently in the news* (and apparently not to everyone’s taste), I was reminded of an article I wrote a while ago which ended: “… no jar of pickled eggs on the shelf behind the bar. Now, is that a sign of a real pub or isn’t it?”, which recollection prompted me to consider afresh – just what are the signs of a good pub?

So here are my thoughts, not necessarily in order of importance:

Maximus Bibendus

* For what it’s worth, my “standard eight” would probably be: Bristol, London, Deva, Superlative, Belfast, Glasgow, Streatham and Beer.

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