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About beerygilly

Supporter of real ale, real pubs and really nice people. Pub landlady at The Land of Liberty, Peace & Plenty, CAMRA CBoB judge, small business owner. Not necessarily in that order!

Freehouses and Freedom

Here’s an article I wrote a while back which I’ve updated and posted to help a CAMRA member doing some research. Hope it’s of interest to pub goers everywhere. ‘Surely the beer should be free here!’ is a phase I … Continue reading

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Craft Beers (noun plural, orig. American)

Obviously, I would like to spend more time on twitface/blognet (as I call these things) and generally messing around on the web finding interesting news about beer, pubs, breweries, etc. But, I’m a busy girl, so I can only allocate … Continue reading

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Beer Festivals

  As we approach Easter, many pubs will be hosting their own beer festivals over the Bank Holidays. It’s a great opportunity for a pub to get in some beers out of the ordinary, expectantly in the knowledge that they … Continue reading

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Walking & Wading in the Dales

The day we drove up to Cumbria was the first decent day’s weather we had had for a long while. Clear blue skies promised so much – crisp fresh air, bright sunshine – a genuine invitation to the outdoors. Holiday … Continue reading

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Favourite Jokes

Here’s an idea of what I find funny… Have you heard about the dislexic, agnostic, insomniac who lay awake at night wondering if there was a dog? An Englishman, an Irishman and a Scot walk into a pub. The landlord … Continue reading

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Hi-Tech v. Old-Trad

Being a Libran I could be accused of being indicisive – but I’m not so sure! One of the numerous balancing acts we try to achieve is that of a traditional pub environment which accomodates the demands of today’s lifestyles. … Continue reading

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Beery Blog Starts Here

There are times when the old-fashioned way is best. Like airing your views down the pub, seeking reassurance, getting things off your chest, just chatting, putting the world to rights… Then maybe there is something more. Something new which offers … Continue reading

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