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Beer Shopping in Essex

A month or so ago, with an afternoon off work, I embarked upon an epic journey in search of bottled…

The New Town Tavern, Colchester

The New Town Tavern had a bit of a spotty reputation for some years, and memorably under it’s previous owner it targetted the LGBT community as ‘The Pink Panther’.

The Layer Fox, Layer de la Haye

Two Adnams (Ghost Ship and Broadside), Woodforde’s Wherry, and St Austell Tribute – a fairly safe selection of good beers on this first visit after it’s makeover.

The Village Maid, Bradfield

It’s a freeouse, and on the bar today were Adnams Mosaic Pale Ale, Woodford Wherry, and London Pride, with a blackboard showing that Timothy Taylor’s Landlord was up next. Which was nice.