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  • Pub of the Week: The Duke of Cumberland, Whitstable

    07 October 2014

    The Duke of Cumberland is a large, friendly pub in the centre of Whitstable, just a short stroll from the beach. Ideally located, dog friendly, serving a great pint, and with all the live music you could ever want...

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  • Enjoy a Bewitching Brew This Halloween

    06 October 2014

    Dare to try a truly bewitching brew this Halloween – Spooks Ale.

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  • Cask Ale Week: Who's Been Drinking My Beer?

    04 October 2014

     So, it’s Cask Ale Week. A chance to celebrate one of the nation’s favourite drinks; beer is second only to tea in that regard, or so I’m told.Who’s drinking it then? It’s simple – overweight, middle-aged men who are in possession of one of the following: a beard; sandals (preferably worn with socks); a flat cap; a whippet…Seriously though, does anyone still believe that?

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  • Cask Ale Week: How Cask Ale Has Survived

    04 October 2014

    Cask ale is growing in popularity. It has survived over the years against all odds, and in the face of huge pressures from a market that has at various stages and in various ways, tried to push it out completely. We are lucky we still have it. So why, and how, has cask ale survived?

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  • Featured Recipe: Pineapple Fritters in Asahi Beer Batter

    04 October 2014

    We made these simple pineapple fritters in a sweet beer batter using Asahi lager. The effervescence of the lager gives a lovely light batter. Serve it with lemon ice cream and a chilled glass of Asahi for a simple, even impromptu, pudding that will be sure to impress.    Prep time: 10 minCooking time:  10 minServes 4 Ingredients:

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