The Rose & Crown in Cleckheaton is this Issues cover picture. It is one of the many pubs in West Yorkshire visited by David Hughes in the Crookham Travel excursion. Haworth , Keighley, Bingley, Bradford and some Heavy Woollen towns were in their perusal of new beers and old pubs in the trip.
In West Sussex David Harris visits the oldest brewery - Ballards Brewery which started in 1980.
Some of the pubs and beers in the Smithfield Market in east London were explored by Richard Plumb in his stay there.
Much further west Howard Gladwin in the Barnstaple district was finding new local bottled beers and new breweries(Country Life, Clearwater, GT Ales).
Back up in the North-East, Neil Harvey fulfils an old intention to visit Berwick upon Tweed and their pubs and beers. After finding too many ordinary pubs and beers a gem was found - Curfew with 3 new beers, so all was well but otherwise B o T will not be re-visited for a while.
Now is the time for thumbs up or thumbs down - as its David Hughes Annual Review and Awards for Breweries, Beers, Festivals and associated metrics.
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