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Friday, 22 February 2013

Make Mine A Pint. Would That Be Milk Or Alcohol Sir?

Although friends used to line their stomachs with a pint of milk before going out on a Friday and Saturday night, I always felt it took up a pint of beer space, so waited for the beer to flow. So here is the good news. Tonight we will be offering the discerning drinker the wonderful Marble Pint. It's not milk, just a wonderful hoppy pale ale.

We still have a little OSB Governors left, but not a lot, it's proving very popular. There is also Ulverston Harvest Moon, but again it is going down a treat and there is not a lot left. In fact the same applies for our other two, Coniston Old Man Ale, a lovely pint, and the Cumberland Brewery Corby Ale.

Expected to debut in The Snug tomorrow is the Wye Valley Hereford Pale Ale. Although this beer may have appeared at one or two festivals this far north we believe it is appearing in a Lancashire pub for the first time. Also on the subs bench is Bob's Brewing Co White Lion, all the way from Ossett, with Deeply Vale Still Walking from Bury also on the bench.

In the '70s I saw the wonderful dr Feelgood once or twice in Manchester, and what occasions they were. Sadly Lee Brilleaux, lead singer, is no longer with us and I was especially sad to hear this week that Wilko Johnson has been disgnosed with terminal cancer and is embarking on a farewell tour. So here's a little tribute to Dr Feelgood and Wilko Johnson:


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