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Aletalk at the Great British Beer Festival 2009

It was hat day on Thursday when we left Aletalk Towers for a trip to the capital and the Great British Beer Festival. After a good lunch washed down with a pint of Summer Lightning at The Punch Tavern in Fleet Street we ventured forth to Earls Court, which we found to have been converted into the tap-room of a dinghy back street boozer (albeit a large one). At least we felt a home. CAMRA membership meant a free festival programme which at least allowed us to look like a ‘beer ticker’ as we religiously marked off the beers we liked [...]