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fire3
26th Sep 2005, 09:21
Just out of interest,whats the average price for a pint in your local,it £3 a pint of stella in mine!!!!

SyllogismCheck
26th Sep 2005, 09:48
Yep, that's about the going rate in my part of the world too.
I will, however, admit to being slightly taken aback recently when I was charged £8.90 for a pint of Hoegaarden and a glass of Pimms and lemonade. The best part of a fiver a drink in a regular pub! Hey ho, after a few more I quickly forgot my concerns. :)

lasernigel
26th Sep 2005, 09:52
In t' club tis £1.35p for a pint of Thwaites and £1.60p for Carling.Stella slightly more expensive at £1.74.
You can still get a pint of Sam Smiths bitter for £1.26 and Aylingerbrau lager for £1.50 in a pub.:ok:

It's good to live ooooop north.:ok:

Kolibear
26th Sep 2005, 10:28
£2.50 for a pint of Adnams

YYZ
26th Sep 2005, 10:32
1.44 for a pint of Carling & 1.26 for a pint of Tetley’s, about 2.40 for Stella.
Very reasonable me thinks?
:ok:

YYZ

Conan the Librarian
26th Sep 2005, 10:40
Stella Artois, AKA "Milk of Amnesia" £2.65 here.

Conan

The SSK
26th Sep 2005, 12:05
What is it with Stella bloddy Artois? Here in Belgium there are three bog standard lagers which dominate the market - Maes, Jupiler (from the same brewers as Stella) and Stella itself. If you watch what people take home from the supermarket, it's about 50% Maes, 40% Jupiler and 10% Stella.

Anyway, over the bar I pay €1.20 for 25cl of Maes which works out at £1.54 a pint.

Farrell
26th Sep 2005, 13:10
€3.70 for a pint, €3.00 for a very nice bottle of red.

Vive La France!! :ok:

Dr Mac Hum
26th Sep 2005, 13:23
25 Czech Koruna for a Staropramen or a Pilsner Urquell (thats about 58p).

It's a lot more for any imported stuff but why anybody would choose Stella over the local beer is beyond me!!

G-CPTN
26th Sep 2005, 13:33
>25 Czech Koruna for a Staropramen or a Pilsner Urquell (thats about 58p).
>It's a lot more for any imported stuff but why anybody would choose Stella over the local beer is beyond me!!

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And EZY flights to PRG are CHEAP too.
We found good accommodation at a very reasonable price, and were welcomed by all the locals that we met. Lovely place, lovely people (provided you keep a very sharp look-out for pick-pockets. We suspected that these were not native Praguers.)

PS the beer is the best we have tasted, even better than Danish Tuborg. It IS available in the UK (but costs much more!).

Helli-Gurl
26th Sep 2005, 13:44
£5.50 for a glass of Dry White House Wine, £4.00 for a pint of Stella :(

x

kooyheier
26th Sep 2005, 13:44
Was up in Ediburgh recently in a pub cold Indigo.... Went to get a pint of Hoegaarden and a pint of Caffrey's.... I had to pay 8 pounds..... Are you F*cking kidding me.

Than later on, we were in a place called Edwards, ordered 2 double Glenfiddich (single malt, aged 12 years) and was charged 6,70...

anyone care to explain????:confused: :confused:

Dead_Heading
26th Sep 2005, 15:38
£2.50 for the local brew, Ringwood Bitter etc. Good stuff :ok:

Minty Fresh
26th Sep 2005, 15:54
£2.20 for a gash pint of Fosters Cold or £2.85 for a (slightly better) Kronenberg 1664.

£5.50 for a glass of wine - makes Helli-Gurl an expensive date .... ahhh if only!!!! :D

Unwell_Raptor
26th Sep 2005, 21:48
I went to a company-funded do in the Bath Spa Hotel, and I watched a foursome order 1 pint lager, 1 pint bitter, 1 gin & tonic and 1 glass Rioja.

£32.50 - no kidding.

lexxity
26th Sep 2005, 21:54
£2.25 for a pint of fosters up. £2.75 for a mini botle of wine.

BRL
26th Sep 2005, 21:57
Went to a wedding in a posh hotel out in the sticks of East Sussex and paid £4.50 for a bottle of Becks. No draught available (yes right) and they have you there all day and night, no choice really :ooh:

pzu
26th Sep 2005, 22:27
Green Tree Brompton - a tied house

John Smiths Cask (Hand pull) :ok: = £2.20

Stella = £2.75

Last week in AUH Novotel, Stella = 16AED which = £2.45!!!



PZULBA - Out of Africa

Solid Rust Twotter
27th Sep 2005, 05:58
Nada, zip, zilch, not a sausage, free, gratis and for nothing.... :ok:


My local is a good mate's brewery and I find it embaressingly difficult to pay for a pint....:O


www.gilroybeers.co.za

Helli-Gurl
27th Sep 2005, 06:29
Awww Minty i'm flattered :O

Be thankful I wasn't on the Rioja, that's £6,50 a glass!

I ould buy the same botte in Sainburys for less than the price of a glass!

x

Blacksheep
27th Sep 2005, 07:20
My local is in the corner of the living room. Beer is free. So is Scotch - the landlord pays for everything. The catch is, you have to invite the landlord round to your own local in return...

...and he can drink much more beer than you can ;)


Beer varies depending where you ship it in from - say 3 quid a litre and Glenlivet around 23 quid a litre. (Ardbeg and Talisker are kept in special 'reserve' storage for honoured guests only.) There seems to be definite advantage to living in a 'dry' country. :suspect:

Capn Notarious
27th Sep 2005, 07:47
£5.50 for a glass of Dry White House Wine, £4.00 for a pint of Stella

Yer could purchase two bottles of wine for that and still have change.
Therefore save money for the rotary flying, you know it makes sense: why put yer hard earned cash in anothers pocket?

johnfairr
27th Sep 2005, 08:54
Beer varies from Youngs Ordinaire at £2.35 a pint, Tongham TEA at £2.40 through to guest beers like Stairway to Heaven at £2.50 and Wassail at £2.90. Guinness is £2.95 and all the nancy-boy Lagers, Stella/Carling/Grolsch are >£3.05.

Needless to say, the Youngs turns over alarmingly quickly and is always kept beautifully.

All this and excellent food from the inestimable "Bat & Ball". Wish I had shares in it, although I seem to have invested an awful lot of my spare cash there already.....

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Devlin Carnet
27th Sep 2005, 09:42
Spitfire, 99p a pint, local wetherspoons

Dop
27th Sep 2005, 10:26
Around £2.30 with minor variations, for a regularly changing variety of real ales.

wanderin_star
27th Sep 2005, 13:50
Small brewery chain in west end - Samuel Smith - they have few pubs around soho area. Pint of good bitter around 1.60 - 1.70 - drinking with two mates - 3 pints around 5 pounds.

Minty Fresh
28th Sep 2005, 11:55
Be thankful I wasn't on the Rioja, that's £6,50 a glass!

Be thankful to be sat with u 4 a drink at any price !!!! ;)

slim_slag
28th Sep 2005, 12:10
Still remember the time I bought three pints in a normal pub and handed over a fiver and they said it wasn't enough. De Hems in Macclesfield Street, 1989. Hate to think what a pint costs in there now. It was ponce boy strong lager, but a bit risky ordering a pint of real cask conditioned bitter in the West End in those days. Three pints of Boddies comes to less than a fiver round here in 2005.