Pubs and places where I have drank Real Ale or craft beer from a handpump (not bottles) in July 2012.
* indicates a ‘tick’ pub, ** indicates a tick ‘GBG’ pub. (GBG, means the ‘Campaign for real ale’, 2012 ‘Good Beer Guide’) no * means a previously visited pub.
Aug 4 – ** Zerodegrees, Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales.
Aug 8 – GBBF (Great British Beer Festival) – Olympia, London.
Aug 11 – ** The Ward Arms, Guilsborough, Northamptonshire.
Aug 12 – ** The Malt Shovel Tavern, Northampton, Northamptonshire.
Aug 14 (3)- ** The Imperial (W’Spoons), ** The Old Fire House and * The Bowling Green Inn,
All Exeter, Devon.
Aug 18 – CPFC/The Red and Blue Bar, Holmesdale Stand, CPFC, Selhurst Park.
Aug 21- ** The Cross Keys, Harpenden, Hertfordshire.
Aug 25- ** The Tap House, Smisby, Derbyshire.
Aug 27 – The Red House, Purton FC, Purton, Nr Swindon, Wiltshire.
Pub of the Month – The Malt Shovel Tavern, Northampton. Sadly I didn’t have time to linger here, and enjoy the offering from the numerous handpumps. No parking, which makes it a little awkward as it’s on a busy road. But worth the short walk out of town, or from the nearest pay and display.