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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 Angel, Waltham Abbey

Nice enough inside although not a gastro pub by any means (posters on the wall promoting karaoke nights!), and the bar had on the McMullen Ale and their AK.

SX Bottle Share March 2016

Having met up at the excellent Queen St. Brewhuis in Colchester last week to meet some (far more experienced) home…

The Bell, Tolleshunt Major

aka The Beckingham Bell, a Grays pub tucked way in the countryside SE of Tiptree, with relatively new mine hosts.

The Old Trout Tavern, Southend

Opened five years ago, whilst The Old Trout Tavern isn’t your traditional looking pub from the outside, from the inside it certainly fits the bill.

The New Inn, Colchester

The New Inn, 38 Chapel St S, Colchester, Essex CO2 7AX The New Inn was one of three long-standing real…