Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Good News!

Everybody knows booksellers like a drink. (Marie is out now buying booze for the AC Grayling event tonight) Our shop is conveniently situated next door to a pub called the Camel. Until very recently it was a bit of a crap pub. In other words there were no decent ales on tap, a problem for a beer lover like myself.

But now things have changed! They have IPA and Abbot on tap!

IPA is a little whimpy but certainly worth a jar or two on a hot afternoon.

Abbot is among my current favourites - strong, tasty and traditional.

Of course the best pint around is London Pride, soon to be the only real ale brewed in the capital. And Fullers is a family company, still clinging doggedly to their independence in the face of interest from the big boys...

4 comments:

  1. What Matthew fails to mention is that he is also quite partial to a glass or two of that most macho of drinks: Rose. Deny it if you wish, Matthew, but anyone who has come along to one of our events knows the truth...

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  2. No I'm not it's all lies!

    Would never be seen dead drinking the pink...

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  3. pffft!
    Er, drink seems to be a bit of a theme at the moment.

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  4. Ah, boooooze...

    Some may have noted the time of the post below. After a few lager shandies watching the football your poster fell asleep listening to his i-tunes selection and being jolted awake by the track mentioned and successfully spilling beer all over himself and the carpet. The amber nectar indeed. Obviously the first thing I thought of was to blog about it.

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