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I’m not blogging about real ale much these days, too busy brewing and selling/distributing it. There are blogs going back to 2010 here – please be aware of this when reading them : pubs can change a lot very quickly!

The Victory at Mersea

We had lunch today at The Victory, a pub on the Coast Road in West Mersea. It’s a big pub, nicely presented inside, with a focus around it’s recent re-branding around The Victory battleship, and the pub’s strapline ‘a great place to sink a few’.

The White Horse at Pleshey

The White Horse, The Street, Pleshey, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1HA Out on a Sunday bike ride with my mate we…

The Barge Inn, Battlesbridge

The Barge Inn, The Barge Inn, Hawk Hill, Battlesbridge When we visited in March 2011 we found The Barge Inn…

The Alma Inn, Harwich

The Alma Inn has evidently been refurbished under a new owner, who has put the effort into a website (why…

3rd Blue Boar Beer Festival, Maldon

It was a short visit today, and the half pint I chose was the ‘Dark Side of the Moose’, from the Purple Moose brewery all the way from Porthmadog Wales.