Berkeley, Bristol, Somerset (pub #1483)   1 comment

Berkeley Bristol

Jackie’s site visits took us to the University of Bristol the morning of Friday the 13th and left to my own devices for an hour I toured the campus then drifted into the Berkeley for nourishment.  CAMRA promotes May as Mild Month and I usually don’t have a problem finding several on offer; but, alas, I settled for a not-so-mild-but-still-dark porter that I paid a pound more for just two days earlier (so this one tasted at least 25% better):

Berkeley Bristol night porter

The house was overrun with lads from the building trade having group breakfasts.  I don’t find the concept strange, per se, but it was after 10 am and I distinctly remember starting work around sunrise (or earlier) when I was a carpenter’s apprentice in 1979-81…these guys hadn’t even rolled into their job sites, yet.  Fucking lay abouts (and not one of them was drinking a proper pint).

I’ve been popping these stickers in pubs where they will be found, eventually, and noted corrugation on the under-surface of my table.  The photo shows some gum; the tables fold, so there’s no GOOD excuse not to clean them.

For directions, use this map.

Berkeley Bristol under table 27


Posted May 14, 2016 by Drunken Bunny in Pubs

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