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Our thanks to our Sponsors: Andrews Taxis George’s Brewery Hudson Display Services I Am Emily Vens Brewing Co. Thwaites Recognition Express

Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th November 2012 The Freight House, Rochford www.seecamra.org.uk

Festival Guide


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Welcome to the 33rd CAMRA South East Essex Beer & Cider Festival This successful festival is organised and run entirely by CAMRA volunteers and has grown every year for the past 10 years. This biggest thank you needs to go to the 70 strong army of CAMRA volunteers, who work unpaid to bring you this festival. Many of them take time away from work, or running their businesses to be able to help. They do this because they believe in real beer and cider and want to share with you the great tastes of these quality products. With extended opening hours and more tasks needing to be done, without their time and hard work this festival would not take place. Please consider joining us and help to continue running this fine event. So go and enquire at the membership stand in the main hall for more details. Without the active membership increasing, this event could be under threat of not happening in the future. Our pubs around the country are closing at an alarming rate and without pubs there would be nowhere to enjoy draught real ale and cider. So please, after this festival do go and visit your local pubs or pubs in another town or village. Then do it again next week and regularly after that. Pubs are a unique part of our heritage, and you can help to keep that heritage alive by drinking in them. I would also like to congratulate the Alexandra Yacht Club in Southendon-Sea who recently were awarded CAMRA East Anglia Regional Club of the Year 2012. With two real ales and many real ciders normally on, it’s well worth a look. And although not in our branch area, the winner 33rd South East Essex Beer Festival

of the CAMRA East Anglian Pub of the Year 2012, as well as CAMRA Essex Pub of the Year 2012 is the Compasses, Littley Green. This is the former Ridleys brewery tap and is now a free house. Please do give these a visit as you will not be disappointed. Finally enjoy the festival and please drink responsibly, and many thanks for attending this year’s event. Mark Bullock

Chairman - CAMRA South East Essex

THANK YOU Apart from our volunteers and sponsors, there are many other people and businesses who have helped behind the scenes. We would particularly like to thank: George's Brewery for supplying beer for the Set-up volunteers, TapRoom magazine, Graham and Jackie at Recognition Express, Wren Printed Packaging, Rob Walster and, all 24 of the pubs taking part in our “Ale Trail to the Rochford Beer & Cider Festival” The Ale Trail encourages people to try real ale and real cider in different pubs throughout South East Essex. To see all the participating pubs please visit www.seecamra.org.uk If your pub would like to take part next year, please contact maggiecamra@hotmail.co.uk

Jordan Sharp at the White Hart, Hockley

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Organisers Welcome A very big Rochford welcome to all our friends old & new. You will no doubt notice we have made quite a few changes this year. The back (National) bar has been moved around. Plus we have changed the height & width of all the bar areas. This enables us to stack more beers to give you a greater choice. Although I assure you my beer team wont compromise on quality. You will also notice the tarpaulins which covered the floor have been removed. Which I hope will also enhance your comfort. We are again lucky not to have lost many pubs in the Rochford area. Yes we have lost a small amount of pubs, but compared to other areas I have visited we have come off very lightly. We want to keep it that way!! So I would urge you during the hours of closure to visit some of our fine Rochford pubs in the village or surrounding countryside. They are too numerous to mention & all serve a cracking pint of real ale & some even proper cider. Our enhanced beer list starts at a award winning 2.5% ale to a whopping 10% delicious barley wine. I am sure you have noticed some rare ales on the Celtic Bar. It has been very difficult & time consuming obtaining all the ales especially the ones from Northern Ireland. I hope you think its worth it. Don’t forget if you would like to take some ale or cider home, take away containers are available at the bars.

measurements. His name is Colin King. Thank You Colin. You have really made a difference. The changes would not have happened without your input. Last year I received quite a few comments at my personal email stephen.dunham@virgin.net or by a simple old fashion chin wag. You will probably notice more Christmas Ales & copper coloured bitters. This is due to customers taking the time to talk or email me. Date for your diary. Next year's festival is from Tuesday 19th to Saturday 23rd November. Put that in your diary still at our wonderful venue The Freight House Rochford. Steve

I would like you to give some respect to all those working at the festival for your enjoyment. We all give our time up for no payment, due to our love of real ale & cider. I would like to thank the beer festival committee for their hard work over the year. You may be surprised but the planning for next year really does start when this year's festival finishes. This year I would like to single one member of the committee who has really excelled this year by driving forward the changes you notice now. He has visited other festivals attended meetings & taken countless 33rd South East Essex Beer Festival

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Memories The CAMRA magazine for the Chelmsford and Mid-Essex Branch recently published an article on Grays Pubs in Chelmsford which included a paragraph on the Railway Tavern. This brought back many memories for me. Very shortly after I started working in Chelmsford a friend introduced me to the Railway Tavern. What struck me about the place was how old fashioned it was under the stewardship of Leslie Woolard. Best use was not made of the available space in what was already a narrow building. In all my time there I can never recall the interior décor being changed; the only perceptible difference was that the public bar, frequented at that time by heavy smokers, annually had increasingly darkened nicotine brown walls and ceilings. The other feature of the public bar was a small aquarium containing a grossly ugly Lion fish. This creature had several spines, the tips of which allegedly contained enough poison to kill a man. How that would have happened these days under Health & Safety is debatable since I feel sure that a person out of control due to alcohol consumption might have tried to test the theory! A particular highlight was the feeding of the Lion fish. A person would bring in a live gold fish. Leslie would take care to explain to the first time observer of this ritual, that the goldfish was deformed and would otherwise have been taken to the vets to be humanely euthanized. The hapless goldfish would be carefully lowered into the tank, the dunker, being obviously aware that one touch from the Lion fish’s spine, would render him fit only for a visit to the undertakers! As the goldfish blinked to adjust its eyes to the glare of the 100watt light bulb dangling above the tank, the Lion fish lurking at the bottom of the tank, would swivel its horrible eyes upwards and, once it had focused on the goldfish, it opened its huge gape, sucking in water and goldfish and, in a flash, it was all over! 6

I usually frequented the saloon bar, a modest improvement on the public bar; the attraction there was that, during the cricket season, a chalkboard was regularly updated with the Essex score and, if there was a test match on, the service was extended to cover that too. But the gem of the establishment was Leslie Woolard himself. He spoke with a country burr that I would have thought was north Essex/South Suffolk but, I wouldn’t mind betting he was born in the pub! Once Les recognised you as a regular he gradually got to know about you. He knew of my love of walking, particularly in the Lake District, and, if I missed a week in the pub, I was invariably greeted with “have you been walkabouts again boy?” He used to admire my photographs which were landscapes usually featuring rain and snow! He had a phenomenal memory too. On one occasion my son came to visit me in Chelmsford. I introduced Steve to Les and he was greeted with a warm handshake and told how pleased he was to meet him. About nine months later I took Steve there again and, as we walked through the door, Les said “hello Steve, nice to see you again”. Now that is customer care, except the term wasn’t in use then! In those days I did something that I rarely do now; I drank Greene King beer! Les kept a perfect pint. One day I said to him, upon entering the pub, “What’s the beer quality like today Les?” This was a superfluous question, more in the line of small talk. “Don’t know boy, I don’t drink the stuff” replied Les! Les’s tipple appeared to be very milky tea, or maybe it was coffee (not in a mug as you might expect, but in a rather graceful white china cup and saucer). Les would take maybe one or two sips, and then the drink would sit on the bar. About an hour later the largely untouched drink would still 33rd South East Essex Beer Festival


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be on the bar and was now covered by a skin resembling an oil slick. Mrs Les, seemingly on the hour throughout the day, would appear in the bar, remove the cold beverage and shortly reappear with a fresh drink, only for it to suffer the same fate. The look of disdain on her face implied that she had tried for years to correct Les’s habit but had given up all hope!

to arrive on a rather expensive bike. One evening the biker didn’t feel up to biking home so he asked Les if he could chain his bike to the tree. “Yes” said Les “it will be perfectly safe there”. Next day I walked into the pub and Les looked seriously glum. “What’s up?” I said to Les. “The bike was stolen” said Les “and the thieves sawed the tree down”.

An interesting lunchtime food menu was available. Upon enquiry a customer would be told “Yes sir, or Yes, madam… rolls: cheese or ham.” The order was shouted up the stairs and, shortly, Mrs Les would appear with a freshly made filled roll. The customer was offered optional chutney, which stood on the bar in a large jar. It could have been homemade since there were no labels. A spatula, which appeared to have been specially selected to reach the farthest corners of the jar, sat beside it. My friends and I always enjoyed watching the application of the chutney to the inner parts of the roll since Les’s tongue followed exactly the movement of the spatula to and fro across the roll filling. It was always a synchronised spatula spreading exercise.

Sadly, Les became very ill and passed away. I went to his funeral and was amazed, walking down Duke Street towards the cathedral, at the masses of people who were also going to the funeral. Apparently customers from the past who had moved away had travelled back to pay their last respects to a wonderful Essex character. Graham Price

I was standing in the pub one day when two lively lads charged in. “Got any lager mate?” one said to Les. “Yes boy, go back out of the door, turn right, then left under the arches and then go into The Plough”. There were several notable incidents in the pub, mostly treated with good humour. One balmy summer evening an old chap, worse for wear, decided to sleep on the bench in the back yard. Next morning he was still there, but no longer alive! After the body was removed a sign appeared on the bench saying “Please don’t fall asleep on this bench because it upsets the regulars”. Also in the back yard was Les’s pride and joy, a lilac tree. It was a white flowered form, loaded with fragrance. Whenever it came into bloom Les had a vase of the cut flowers on the bar. Then a tragedy; a customer used 33rd South East Essex Beer Festival

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South East Essex CAMRA Brewery News

BreweryVisit: Over 35 SE Essex CAMRA members enjoyed the very first tour of the brewery.

George’s Brewery and Hop Monster Brewing Company

George’s Brewery and its crazy experimental cousin, Hop Monster Brewing Company continue to thrive in Great Wakering. Mark Mawson’s popular beers are permanently featured at several pubs including the Plough & Sail, Paglesham; the Trout, Southend; and the Station Arms, Southminster. After a very busy first year, Hop Monster was honoured to be asked to supply CAMRA’s flagship event: the Great British Beer Festival at Olympia, London. The beer CAMRA chose was Freak Show 6, made 8

with Columbus hops. It was very popular and sold out quickly. Freak Show is numbered according to which hop is used; have you tried the latest one? The latest exciting news is the Off Sales Licence and the installation of a bottling plant. Now you can enjoy George’s and Hop Monster beers at home! For parties and special events, polypins in various sizes are also available to purchase from the brewery.

Freak Show at GBBF, Olympia

George’s Brewery is still growing and continues to supply local Festivals with beer and equipment. Cooling jackets and equipment are available for up to 30 casks. For more information on beers, sales, cooling equipment and beer festival supplies please phone 07771 871255 or see www.hopmonster.co.uk 33rd South East Essex Beer Festival


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Vens Brewing Company The brewery came into operation in October 2010, founded by Richard Venour. Vens brewery is based in Rawreth, Essex, producing a range of fine ales. The beers can be found in pubs all over Essex and there is always at least one available at the Fox and Hounds pub, Ramsden Heath. Vens have now expanded and have opened a shop in Hockley, Essex, which stocks fine ales from their own range and other microbreweries around Essex and beyond, as well as English wines and lagers, plus local ciders. The latest addition to the shop is Home Brew supplies section. Come and visit the shop at: Vens Real Ales, Hockley, Essex SS5 4QS 01702 205005 info@vensrealales.co.uk

Billericay Brewing Company

Foulness; Monk & Fisherman, Southend; Nelson, Westcliff; Cork & Cheese, Southend; the list goes on and on. Many pubs have been converted to private housing and some have been demolished. Those pubs that are still operating are finding things tougher than ever. Have a chat to John, landlord at the Golden Lion, if you want to hear about some of the issues facing pubs today. How can you help?

Please

consider attending the Mass Parliamentary Lobby Day on December 12th.

If you aren’t already a member, please join CAMRA. Most importantly please keep supporting pubs! Further information:

www.camra.org.uk www.pubisthehub.org.uk www.closedpubs.co.uk

Alexandra Yacht Club Clifton Terrace, Southend-on-Sea

A new microbrewery scheduled to open in 2013. See www.seecamra.org.uk or our Facebook page for news and updates.

The Bad News Our local brewing scene is continuing to grow - that’s the good news. However, the bad news is that our pubs are suffering. The latest national figures from November 2012 showed that 18 PUBS ARE CLOSING EVERY WEEK. 450 pubs have closed since March 2012. 5,800 pubs have closed since 2008. Many pubs in the South East Essex branch area have closed in recent years: the Chequers, Canewdon; Esplanade, Southend; Duke of York, Billericay; Crown, Hadleigh; Old Ship, Rochford; George & Dragon, 33rd South East Essex Beer Festival

‘One of Southend on Sea’s best kept secrets’

EAST ANGLIA CAMRA Regional Club of the Year 2012 SOUTH EAST ESSEX CAMRA Cider Bar of the Year 2012 Social membership available Cliff-top location is the ideal place to relax See what we have on at alexyachtclub.co.uk or facebook alexandrayachtclub 9


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Crooked Billet

51 High Street, Leigh-On-Sea, SS9 2EP Tel: 01702 480289 Proud to supply Rochford Beer Festival 2012

Announcing our

4th Annual Beer Festival

at the Redoubt Fort, Main Road, Harwich

15-18th August 2013 60+ Beers and ciders Draught & bottled U.S. Beers Hot & cold food all sessions Admission: £2 or £1 with your own pewter tankard Phone / Fax: 01255 551155 E-mail: info@harwichtown.co.uk Station Approach, Harwich Essex CO12 3NA.

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Ale!

CAMRA South East Essex Pub of the Year 2012 Choice of 6 ales including Nicholson’s Pale Ale, Adnams best and other ale only available to Nicholson’s. NEW beer takeaway service available Food served all day

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The National Beer Scoring Scheme : NBSS It is CAMRA policy for all CAMRA branches to use NBSS scores to assist in selecting pubs for the Good Beer Guide. The Good Beer Guide (GBG) is our showcase to the world – it demonstrates that we as a Campaign believe that excellent real ale is worth campaigning for. It plays a vital part in supporting our pubs because if you want to drink cask ale then the pub is the obvious option. Every pub in the GBG should sell great beer all the time. The view of over one hundred thousand people is the key to that consistency and the National Beer Scoring Scheme is the tool to make that job as easy as possible. If you drink real ale in a pub, and have ever thought about why it is or indeed why it isn’t in the GBG, then by scoring it you can make a difference. Also, if you have anything to do with selecting pubs for the GBG you have a duty to listen to what over 140,000 fellow members are saying about your pubs. Beer scores can be entered at www.beerscoring.org.uk

What do the scores mean? 0. UNDRINKABLE. No cask ale available or so poor you have to take it back or can’t finish it. 1. POOR. Beer that is anything from barely drinkable to drinkable with considerable resentment. 2. AVERAGE. Competently kept, drinkable pint but doesn't inspire in any way, not worth moving to another pub but you drink the beer without really noticing. 3. GOOD. Good beer in good form. You may cancel plans to move to the next pub. You want to stay for another pint and may seek out the beer again. 4. VERY GOOD. Beer in excellent condition. 5. PERFECT. Probably the best you are ever likely to find. A seasoned drinker will award this score very rarely.

When you first enter the database you will be asked to login. Your username is your CAMRA membership number. The password is the one you use to access the national website.

Plough and Sail

e Oliver family are proud to support the Rochford Beer and Cider Festival 2012 East End, Paglesham, near Rochford, Essex SS4 2EQ Telephone: (01702) 258242


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The Cask Ale List These beers were ordered; some will have changed since programme printing. Not all beers are on at every session: ONLY THE BARRELS WITH A CASK SIGN AND PRICE ARE AVAILABLE. Any tasting notes are just an approximate guide; please ask for tasters.

Metropolis

3.9%

Deep flavour, long spicy finish

Crouch Vale

S Woodham Ferrers

Essex Boys

3.8%

Traditional best bitter

Brewer’s Gold

4.0%

Pale golden ale

ESSEX BAR

Deverells

Grays

Tall Hot Blonde

Bishop Nick

Ridley’s Rite

3.6%

Satisfying subtle bitterness

Heresy

Spicy bitterness, then citrus & florals

4.3%

Full-bodied; sweet nutty taste

Brentwood

3.7%

Lightly hopped session bitter

Gold

4.3%

Slightly sweet malt character

BBC2

2.5%

Plentiful hop flavours of tropical fruit

Spooky Moon

4.5%

Dominion

North Weald

Yukon Gold

Farmers

9.7%

Maldon

I.P.A

3.6%

Crystal malt balanced by Fuggle hops

South Weald

I.P.A

Redemption

American style, malty & sweet

4.0%

1555

4.0%

Summer ale; nutty & sweet

Felsted

3.8%

Golden Boar

5.0%

Deep golden ale

Xmas Stout

4.8%

Dark amber & full-bodied

Pucks Folly

4.2%

Golden ale

Felstar

Felsted

Lightburst

4%

Sweet fruiy finish balanced with bitterness

Long citrus finish

Hix Darkside Dark stout

Porter with a continental twist

Chockwork Orange

7.0% 6.5%

Witchcraft Hoppy Hen

4.4% 4.6%

Dark strong ale brewed with oranges

Old ale with spicy undertones

Colchester

George’s

Wakes Colne

Diesel

3.6% 4.2%

Well-balanced, long rich finish

AK Pale

4.0%

Huge flavour with Fuggles & Goldings hops SPONSORED BY RECOGNITION EXPRESS

Flavourful session bitter

Red Diesel

Great Wakering

George’s Best

3.7%

200-200

3.9%

3 different malts plus Goldings hops SPONSORED BY ANDREWS TAXIS

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COLOUR KEY

Light/Golden Ales

Mild/Stout/Porter/Dark

Red Ales

Speciality

Bitter

Wallasea Wench

3.6%

Smooth with low bitterness

Ha'Penny

Aldborough Hatch

Sixteen String Jack

3.8%

Highly hopped bitter IPA

Harwich Town

4.2% 3.6%

Masses of late hops

E.P.A Long lasting citrus finish

5.0% 3.6% 3.6% 3.6%

Deep red, sweet & mildly hopped Great Wakering

Freak Show 7

4.2%

The latest freaky hop: Junga! SPONSORED BY RECOGNITION EXPRESS

Banshee Porter

4.4%

German Rauchbier : smoky, fruity, spicy

Howler Amber

4.6%

Well-balanced with a hint of fruit East Mersea

Yo'Boy Oyster

4.8%

Wheat Beer

5.0%

Xmas Ale

Railway Tavern

5.5% Brightlingsea

Bladderwrack

Red Fox

Coggeshall

Spiced Sloe Stout

4.0% 5.2%

Hints of dark fruit; malty sweetness

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5.5%

Dark, with cinnamon, sloe & ginger

Best Bitter

4.0%

Traditional bitter

Hunter's Gold

3.9%

Golden, citrus aroma

Mild

3.6%

Rich and dark

Crisp, blonde session ale

4.7%

Fruity herbal stout

5.0% Maldon

White Christmas

3.8%

Thin-bodied mild with roasty taste

Dark mild

Traditional stout with oats & Fuggles hops

Bingle Jells

North Weald

Red Ale

3.8%

Pale, session beer

Mighty Oak

6.0%

Mild

Ha'Penny Mild

Mersea Island

Old Growler Well balanced

Caramel, chocolate & nutty spice

Light & refreshing

Hop Monster

3.8%

Hallertau hops & coriander

Smooth and somewhat dry

Hoppy Poppy

Pentlow

Full malty body; strong hop character

Lingering malt sweetness

Bay Blonde

4.5%

Flavoured with coriander seeds

Pitfield 3.8%

Phoenix APA

Old Nick's Nog

Umbel Ale

Heavily hopped, satisfying bitterness

Bay Bitter

3.7%

Rich, fruity, dark porter

Nethergate

Harwich

Bathside Battery

Oscar Wilde Mild

CAMRA Supreme Champion 2011

Ruby Red Mild

Saffron

6.9%

Henham

Essex Pale Ale

3.6%

Subtle floral hop aroma

Silent Night

5.2%

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35 North St, Rochford SS4 1AB Tel: 01702 545487

Seven Hand Pumps and one Scrumpy Cider on at all times

~ Winter Warmer Ale available out of the barrel (at least 6% ABV) ~ Open every day from 11am until late Food Served - 1pm to 8pm daily ~ South East Essex CAMRA Pub of the Year 2011

4 real ales at all times • Great friendly atmosphere Live Entertainment Friday 23rd November - BARE WIRE Open mics every Thursday - live entertainment every weekend.

Seafood morning with REEF of Rochford every Sunday from 12...

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Cask Ale List continued Rambler’s Tipple

3.9%

Hint of toffee, caramel aftertaste

Shalford

Scotland

Leezie Lundie

3.8%

Grapefruit, pine & sweet maltiness

Braintree

Mild

Ayr

3.7%

Dark mild

Towzie Tyke

4.6%

Orange palate gives way to dry finish

Levelley Gold

4.0%

Blue Anchor

4.2%

Unique resinous woody character

Golden bitter

Stoneley Bitter

Cornwall

Spingo Middle

5.1%

Medium brown, well-balanced

Barnfield Pale

3.6%

Golding hops for pleasant bitterness

Braintree Market

4.0%

Easy drinking; hoppy dry finish

Sticklegs

3.8% 3.8%

Traditional: Goldings & Fuggles hops

Vens

4.0%

Refreshing and well-balanced

Suze V

4.2%

Mellow hop aroma, fruity flavour

Mild

3.8%

Smooth malty roasted flavours

Best Bitter

4.2%

Traditional classic

Wibblers

3.6%

3 Bullz

3.8%

Clanconnell

Northern Ireland

Black

4.3%

Blonde

4.5%

Bright, floral & citrus

Pale

4.4%

Bitterness leads to pleasant finish

Red

4.3%

Dry but smooth

Conwy

Wales

4.5%

4.0%

Citrus aromas then bitter finish

5.5%

Honey sweetness; hoppy, bitter finish

Light with a real hop kick

Crafty Mole

Black Katz

Autumn

Mayland

Hoppy Helper

Scotland

Traditional dry stout

Rawreth

Ven's Gold

Burnside

Traditional bitter

Refreshing session ale

Old Forge Bitter

6.7%

Rich, dark mild

Elmstead Market

Stour Gold

Spingo Special

Fruit, peppery hops; finish with malt, fruit

Honey Fayre

Almost black; floral finish

4.5%

Telford Porter

5.6%

CELTIC BAR

Hints of dried fruit & caramel

Angus

Strong fruity, well-balanced

Driftwood Spa

Cornwall

Alfie’s Revenge Scotland

Mashie Niblick

4.2%

Full flavoured & malty

Gowfer's Gold

6.5%

Bolster’s Blood Porter 4.8% Rich, dark, malty, with slight bitter finish

3.8%

Refreshing golden ale

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Cask Ale List continued Fry’s

Cornwall

Hilden Ale

Ruby Chough

4.5%

Heavily hopped with spicy hops

Haven

4.2%

Smooth with Goldings & Cascade hops

Fyne

Scotland

Jarl

3.8% Wales

Celtica

6.1%

Molly’s Chocolate Stout 4.2%

Orme Best

Cornwall

Black Boar Yo! Crimbo

3.8%

Biscuity malt balance; bitter finish

4.1%

Chocolate coffee porter

Haford Light

Houston

Peter’s Well

4.6%

American Pale Ale

Jacobi

Cornwall

5.0%

Czech inspired Pilsner

4.0%

6.0%

Warming, woody aroma

4.8%

Headless Dog

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4.4% Wales

Llangollen Bitter

4.2%

Refreshing with fruity aroma

Welsh Black Wrexham Border

Okells 5.0%

Wheat beer spiced with coriander

Munich malt; well hopped

Original

5.5% 3.9%

Very bitter, good malt balance

Northern Ireland

Barney’s Brew

3.8%

Dark with chocolate toffee notes

Light hop & fruit flavour

Hilden

Light

Llangollen 3.6%

Hop, peach & sweet malt flavours

Orkney I.P.A

Wales

Fruit undertones, dry finish

Orkney

Orkney Blast

3.7%

Light summer ale

Traditional session bitter

Orkney Best

4.2%

Smooth, dry, refreshingly zesty

Harbour

Highland

4.8%

Scotland

Citrus, intense fruit taste

Amber

4.6%

Rich with seasonal spices

Fruity with medium bitterness

Lager

4.7%

Dark stout with powerful malt flavour

Wales

Haford Dark

4.6%

Medium bodied; full hop flavour

Hogswood 4.2%

Malty with a dry finish

Haford Classic

Scullion's Irish

Slight honey taste; dry aftertaste

Twisted Hop 4.5%

Zesty citrus fruit flavours

Haford

Halt Traditional Irish red ale

Dark & full-bodied

Summer ale: full-on citrus experience

Great Orme

4.0%

Malt, hops, fruit; full malty finish

4.2%

Isle of Man

Bitter

3.7%

Fruitiness leading to bitter finish

Mild

3.4%

Sweet, dark, easy-drinking

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Otley

Waen

Wales

O-Garden

4.8%

Wheat beer spiced with orange & cloves

Purple Moose

Wales

Snowdonia

3.6%

Citrus fruit hoppiness

Skinner’s

5.5%

Hoppy & aromatic characteristics

Betty Stogs

4.0%

Citrus, apple, sweet malt & bitterness

St Austell

Cornwall

Proper Job

4.5%

Floral, aromatic hops; full-bodied palate

Tribute

4.2%

Refreshing citrus maltiness, bitter hops

Strathaven

4.0% 3.8%

Malty sweetness, grapefruit aftertaste

Swansea

Amber

Derbyshire

Chocolate Orange Stout 4.0% Dambusters

5.5%

Barlow

Derbyshire

Anastasia

7.5%

Coffee, vine fruit, chocolate

Derbyshire

Impy Dark

Buffy’s 3.8%

Light & hoppy session beer

Gwaf Tan (Winter Fire) 5.8% Warming chocolate spice

Traditional Scottish Ales

Scotland

Glencoe Wild Oat Stout 4.5%

4.3%

Norfolk

Polly’s Folly

4.3%

Elderberry, bittersweet dry finish

Burton Bridge

Staffordshire

Hearty Ale Thomas Sykes Rich, fruity, warming

Tryst

Buxton

Scotland

4.0%

Classic bitter

Raj I.P.A

10.0%

Derbyshire

Bitter

3.8%

Malty, caramel flavours

5.5%

English hops; hoppy aroma & palate

Sherpa

5.0%

Challenger hops, late-hopped with Styrian

Creamy oatmeal, gently hopped

Lock 16

4.3%

NATIONAL BAR

4.0%

Cornwall

Castle Gold

Cornish Buccaneer Gold summer ale

Brampton

Malty, nutty mild

Tintagel

4.0%

Pale bitter ale

4.3%

Growing hoppy bitterness

Deep Slade Dark

Cornwall

Pirate’s Gold

Complex malt flavours, chocolate coffee

Wales

Bishopswood

6.1%

Citrus & tropical fruit IPA

Sorry, no tasting notes

Clydesdale IPA

Chilli Plum Porter

Plum with green chilli warmth

Chocolate malt and Curacao orange peel

Scotland

Patron Saint

3.8%

Rich, dark, hoppy; autumn fruit

Wooden Hand

Cornwall

Jingle Knocker

Wales

Blackberry Stout

4.4%

Derventio

Derbyshire

Hoplite

4.2%

Sorry, no tasting notes

Dry & roasty porter

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Cask Ale List continued Winter Solstice

5.0%

Challenger hops & winter spices

Dunham Massey

Lancashire

Dunham Dark

3.8%

Easy-drinking dark mild

Elgood's

Cambridgeshire

Black Dog Mild

3.6%

Caramel; roast, malt, dark berry fruit flavours

Exeter

Devon

Avocet

3.9%

Organic

Greene King

Suffolk

XX Mild

3.0%

Dark mild

Hartshorns

Derbyshire

Stormin Auburn

4.5%

Sorry, no tasting notes

Hesket Newmarket Haystacks

Cumbria

3.7%

Light & refreshing

Holsworthy

Devon

Tamar Black

4.8%

Rich deep roasted stout

Humpty Dumpty

Norfolk

Xmas Ale 2011

7%

Sorry, no tasting notes

Xmas Ale 2012

7%

Sorry, no tasting notes

Kendal

Cumbria

Tenterhooks

3.7%

Traditional with Fuggles & Goldings hops

Silver Tanner

4.4%

Citrus aroma & crisp hop bitterness

Kirkby Lonsdale Ruskins

Lancashire

3.9%

Fruit, malt aroma; fruity sweetness

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ed Marlpool

Thwaites

Derbyshire

Otter’s Pocket

4.0%

Easy-drinking, smooth, amber

Middle Earth

Derbyshire

Black Rose

Lancashire

Crafty Devil

4.3%

Spiced with cinnamon & cloves

Flying Shuttle 4.6%

4.5%

Bittersweet full-bodied flavour

Chocolate & ginger stout

Milestone

Nottinghamshire

Rich Ruby

4.5%

Light hop, malty berry finish

Mr Grundy’s

Trenchfoot

4.0% 3.8%

Dark with strong malt flavours

Shopping for Hops

3.9%

Bishop’s Farewell

4.1%

Tipples

Norfolk

Hanged Monk

Watermill

4.0%

Cumbria

Blackbeard Mild 4.6%

Citrus, grassy, hop tang, strong bitterness

Inferno

Wainwright

Soft fruit flavour, malty sweetness

3.7%

Malty bittersweet finish

Cambridgeshire

4.5%

Dry, fruity, bitter finish

Wentwell

Derbyshire

Farm Hand’s Bitter

4.1%

Dryish & malty with a little hoppiness

Mild

Derbyshire

3.3%

Sorry, no tasting notes

Blonde

3.9%

German hops for dry lager style

JR Best

4.1%

Chestnut; malty smooth bitterness

Son of Sid

3.3%

Mild; roast & malt notes dominate

Derbyshire

Pale session beer

Raw

Nutty Black Malty flavour, caramel notes

Sharp, citrus hoppy taste

Oakham

4.4%

Derbyshire

Golden Dawn

Muirhouse

Lancaster Bomber

Malt flavours, fruity background

Bedfordshire

Muckcart Mild

3.5%

Wirksworth

Derbyshire

Snowfield

5.0%

Light with crisp hoppy notes

Worsthorne

Lancashire

Old Trout

4.5%

Some sweetness but dry with bitterness in aftertaste

Nutty character & bitter aftertaste

St Peter’s

Blend of European & New Zealand hops

Suffolk

Mild

3.7%

Sweetness balanced by bitter chocolate malt

Teignworthy

Devon

Christmas Cracker

5.5%

Somerset

Glory

3.8%

Summerset

4.1%

Blonde ale with fruity hop finish

Derbyshire

Jaipur

Yeovil

3.9%

Well-balanced bitter

Fruity & rich

Thornbridge

Some Like it Blonde

5.9%

Flavoursome golden IPA

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Foreign Beer list BELGIUM Chimay Rouge

7.0%

Amber

Delirium Tremens Strong Golden Ale Amber

Rochefort 6

8.5%

Blond Ale Blonde

Maredsous 6

Abbey Blonde Ale Blonde

Satan Gold Blonde Ale Blonde

St. Feuillien Blonde Abbey Blonde Ale Blonde

Troubadour Blond Blonde Ale Blonde

Vedett Extra Blonde Pilsner Blonde

Chimay Blue Double Dark

Delirium Red Cherry Beer Fruit

8.0%

Mongozo Fairtrade Coconut

6.5%

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2.5%

3.5%

Verhaeghe Echte Kriek 6.8% 6.0%

Cherry Beer Fruit

Slag Pils

5.0%

Saison 1900

5.2%

Pilsner

8.0% Saison

7.5%

Saison De Graal Gember 8.0% Blond Ale With Ginger Special

6.5%

Duchesse De Borgogne 6.2% Flemish Red Special

5.2%

9.0%

8.5%

Cherry Brown Beer Fruit

Black Raspberry Beer Fruit

3.5%

Cherry Beer Fruit Peach Beer Fruit

Liefmans Kriek Cuvee 6.0% Lindemans Cassis

Lindemans Kriek Lindemans Peach

Amber Ale

De Graal Blond

2.5%

Raspberry Beer Fruit

7.5%

Amber

Satan Red

Lindemans Framboos

3.5%

Mort Subite Fond Geueze

7.0%

Delirium Noel

10.0%

Chimay White

8.0%

Lambic Special

Xmas Beer Special Triple Tripel

Maredsous 10

10.0%

Troubadour Magma

9.0%

Abbey Triple Tripel Tripel

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Blanche De Bruxelles

4.5%

Helles Lager Helles

4.7%

Paulaner Munich Lager 4.6%

Wheat

Vedett Extra White Wheat Beer Wheat

Radeberger Pils

England Meantime Chocolate Porter Chocolate Porter Dark

Meantime London Stout Stout Dark

Meantime Raspberry Wheat Raspberry Wheat Fruit

Meantime Wheat

Premium Lager Helles Pilsner Pilsner

6.5%

5.2%

Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen 5.2% Smoked Beer Special

4.4%

Hopf Helle Weiss

5.3%

Wheat

Paulaner Hefe Weizen 5.5% Wheat

5.5%

Schneider Weiss Wheat Beer Wheat

5.4%

5.0%

Wheat

France Page 24 Blonde Blonde Ale Blonde

5.9%

Chicoree

5.9%

Blanche

4.9%

Chicoree Beer Special Wheat Beer Wheat

Germany Maxlain Aiblinger Schwarzbier

5.0%

Hacker Pschorr Munchener Hell

5.0%

Black Lager Dark

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Cider and Perry You’ll notice some changes on the Cider and Perry Bar this year. I hope they don't detract from our primary aim of bringing you a range of high quality traditional real ciders and perries. There will be a few ciders and perries from producers who have never been at Rochford before, and we’ll have several who have not been seen for several years. We’ll have our usual local ciders from Buffoon's and Paglesham Punch, but we’ll also have some other Essex ciders, as well as some other East Anglian ciders. All of the well known ‘industrial’ ciders are not recognised by CAMRA as ‘Real Traditional Cider or Perry’. Many people have rediscovered the delights of Traditional Cider and Perry and the rich world of flavours they offer to those sampling their delights. Real Cider and Perry represent a tradition that has been enjoyed in Britain since Roman times. Whilst the methods of production have benefited from modernisation, the basics still stay the same. Pick the fruit, press the fruit, allow to ferment, then enjoy. This results in a product that is unpasteurised, un-carbonated and full of natural flavours.

CIDER LIST Blackmore Vale Blackmore Vale, Somerset Cider Brook Farm Wigmore, Herefordshire Cider Buffoon’s Canewdon, Essex Maggoty Cox Ribcracker Cam Valley Meldreth, Cambridgeshire Discovery (SV) Ida Red (SV) Carter’s Boxted, Essex Essex Cider 22

Cider and Perry can be any combination of mellow, aromatic, tangy, sharp, fruity, or tannic, as well as being sweet, medium or dry. These are real flavours not masked by cold temperature or fizz! At this festival, not only do we bring you a wide range of ciders and perries from most cider producing areas, but also an expanding range from our own region. Please be aware that traditional ciders and perries typically have higher alcohol content than most of the commercial cider you get in pubs or supermarkets, so please drink responsibly and enjoy your time at the festival. Wassail! from the Cider Bar team

Cassels Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Stock “Medium Sweet” Yarlington Mill (SV) CJ’s Penrhos, Monmouthshire Cider Cromwell Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Oliver’s Choice Crones Kenninghall, Norfolk Dutchie Orginal Owld Norfolk Special Reserve User Friendly Crossman Hewish, Somerset Cider “Dry” Cider “Sweet” 33rd South East Essex Beer Festival


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Delvin End Delvin End, Essex Sailor’s Ruin

Crones Kenninghall, Norfolk Norfolk Perry

Hecks Street, Somerset Cider

Hecks Street, Somerset Perry

Honeypot South Petherton, Somerset Cider

Newton Court Leominster, Herefordshire Perry

King Brain Sparkford, Somerset Cider

Oliver Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire Perry

Lancashire Cider Co Heaten-with-Oxcliffe,

Penallt Penallt, Monmouthshire Perry

Lancashire

RC Cider WC Cider Mr Whitehead’s Selborne, Hampshire Cirrus Minor Heart of Hampshire Newton Court Leominster, Herefordshire Cider

Ross On Wye Peterstow, Herefordshire Perry Troggi Earlswood, Monmouthshire Perry See you at our Cider Festival in July 2013. See www.seecamra.org.uk for details

Oliver Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire Cider Paglesham Punch Canewdon, Essex Cider Rich Watchfield, Somerset Farmhouse Ross On Wye Peterstow, Herefordshire Cider Troggi Earlswood, Monmouthshire Cider Westcroft Brent Knoll, Somerset Janet’s Jungle Juice Wilkins Mudgley, Somerset Cider “Dry” Cider “Sweet” Woughton Orchard Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

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British Bottled Beers Dunham Massey Lancashire Dunham Light Mild 3.8% Dunham Stout 4.2% Dunham Porter 5.2% Harveys Sussex Porter 4.8% Southdown Harvest 5% Star Of Eastbourne 6.5% Elizabethan Ale (275ml) 7.5% Christmas Ale (275ml) 7.5% Norfolk Square Norfolk Square Miled 4% Scroby 4.2% Sunshiny 4.5% Winklepicker 5% Twisted Porter (330ml) 6%

All British bottled beers above £3.20 each

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Food Served Every Lunchtime and Tuesday to Saturday Evenings Main Rd, Hawkwell, Essex SS5 4NS Tel: 01702 203438

STATION ARMS

BEER FESTIVAL 39 Station Road, Southminster CM0 7EW Tel: (01621) 772225

January 25th - 27th 2013 25+ Real Ales and Traditional Ciders

Friday: 5.30-11pm Saturday: Noon-11pm Sunday: Noon-10.30pm

Hot food available 200 Yards from Southminster Station. www.thestationarms.co.uk

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Paglesham Pub Walk

St. Peter’s Church, Paglesham Churchend. Keep the church on your right, continue along Churchend to the Punchbowl pub. Stop to drink some real ale!

A five-mile walk with views of the River Crouch, Burnham-on-Crouch and Wallasea Island. Both pubs on the route serve fine real ales and meals. The map is not to scale! Please use OS Explorer Map 176 for more detail Start at the Plough and Sail pub, Paglesham Eastend, SS4 2EQ. Facing the pub, walk down the gravel road to left of the pub. After 90 metres follow the signpost ahead to the left of Cobblers Row. Head in the same direction along a grassy path, with fields either side, until you reach a brick wall on the left. Keep the wall on the left and go through a white gate and along the lawn of Well House, then through another gate and follow the lane left. At East Hall barn follow the Roach Valley signpost, right and then left along the fieldedge. Walk by the fence, with Church Hall on your right and a pond to your left, towards 33rd South East Essex Beer Festival

From the Punchbowl continue along the road for 45 metres. Turn right on to the concrete path after the houses and continue, along the Roach Valley Way. Follow the footpath sign, left, which becomes a grassy fieldedge path parallel with a stream to the left. Walk up the grassy embankment and leave the Roach Valley Way, turning right on to the Paglesham Creek seawall. Follow the seawall path. As the path veers right, with the river on the left, pass oyster beds until you reach a boatyard. Go down the steps from the seawall, through the boats to the gate. From the gate follow the track until you pass some cottages on the left, then Cobblers Row and signpost on your right. Turn left and return to the Plough & Sail pub! Please check pub hours before making plans, especially in winter: Plough & Sail: 01702 258242 Punchbowl: 01702 258376 25


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Site Map

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Opening Times: Wed/Thu 11.30am – 3pm & 5.30pm – 11pm.

DISABLED TOILET

Tues 5.30pm – 11pm.

Fri/Sat 11.30am – 11pm.

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Travelling Home from Rochford Beer Festival Evening Trains

Rayleigh at the following times:

Rochford Station is about 5 minute’s walk from the Freight House. Please check at Station for schedule changes. Trains depart towards London Liverpool Street at the following times:

Tuesday to Saturday 7 21.42 to Rayleigh Station Arriva 7 22.18 to Rayleigh Station Stephensons of

Tuesday to Friday 22.08, 22.38, 23.08 Saturday – ENGINEERING WORKS 22.13, 22.28, 22.43, 22.58, 23.26

Trains depart towards Southend Victoria at the following times: Tuesday & Wednesday 22.24, 22.44, 23.14 Thursday & Friday 22.24, 22.44, 23.04, 23.34 Saturday – ENGINEERING WORKS 22.24, 22.39, 22.54, 23.09, 23.24

Evening Buses Arriva and Stephensons of Essex operate from the bottom of the Freight House approach towards Ashingdon, Hockley and CAMRA LocAle promoting pubs that sell locally-brewed real ale, reducing the number of 'beer miles', and supporting local breweries. The CAMRA LocAle scheme was created to promote pubs selling local beers. South East Essex CAMRA adopted the LocAle scheme to encourage pubs to serve at least one real ale brewed within a 30-mile radius. A couple of reasons to choose LocAle • £10 spent on locally-made goods generates £25 for the local economy • Food and drink transport accounts for 25% of all UK HGV movement So, you can do your bit for the local economy, the environment and reducing road congestion, by drinking LocAle beers. The following South East

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Essex 7 23.18 to Rayleigh, Stephensons of Essex

Websters

Way

Buses to Southend operate from East Street, Rochford. Please allow 10 minutes to walk to the stop: Tuesday to Saturday 7 21.45 to Southend Arriva

7 22.15 to Little Wakering Corner Arriva 7 22.38 to Southend Stephensons of Essex 7 23.08 to Southend Stephensons of Essex Taxi

Andrews - 01702 200200

Car Park Freight House car park is now Pay & Display. Please check the machines for current rates & hours. Do not drink and drive. Designated drivers receive free soft drinks. Essex pubs have been awarded LocAle status: Plough & Sail, Paglesham Fox & Hounds, Ramsden Heath Golden Lion, Rochford Shepherd & Dog, Ballards Gore Old Windmill, South Hanningfield Cricketers, Westcliff Coach and Horses, Billericay Alexandra Yacht Club, Southend Horse & Groom, Rochford Marlborough Head, Rochford Olde Trout Tavern, Southend Last Post, Southend Anchor, Hullbridge Look out for more LocAle pubs in future on our website www.seecamra.org.uk. If you run a pub or club and would like LocAle accreditation, please talk to me at the festival or pick up a LocAle leaflet from the front desk. Thank you, Maggie - LocAle Officer 27


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FESTIVAL CHARITY: “Life after a brain injury is a painful, stressful period for both the injured and their family. There’s the hours spent in hospital waiting rooms, helplessly hoping for the best, while your loved one is mercifully oblivious to the emotional and financial stress that their accident has caused. There’s the painfully slow recovery, and the consistently vague diagnoses that reveal just how complex and unpredictable the human brain is. And if the victim of a brain injury is lucky enough to mend in time, there’s the frustration and uncertainty they themselves undergo; the large gaps in their memory that only become apparent when they are pushed to remember.

things that upset me the most. When that seemingly restored loved one needs reminding of a pivotal moment in their life, or voices an opinion that they themselves would have fiercely opposed pre-accident, and you realise that the person who played such an important role in your life may never completely return.”

For family and friends, it’s the period after the recovery that’s perhaps the toughest. When the signs of brain damage are hidden to all but those who knew the sufferer well. It’s the little

Headway Essex also has a Community Support Service. The Community Support Team provides telephone support, information on different aspects of brain injury, support groups, training for carers, specialist literature on brain injury, home and hospital visits and educational talks. Over 290 families are supported across Essex.

Headway Essex cares for people who have acquired a brain injury; this may be through sporting or work accidents, road traffic accidents, assault, illness or disease. Support is given in two ways. Through the Headway Centre, which is a day centre where rehabilitation activities take place. These activities are designed to help people to rebuild their lives after brain injury. The centre has 72 places available each week.

Rehabilitation following acquired brain injury is a long-term process requiring active participation. Following discharge from acute care in hospital, life can be very problematic, both for the survivor and their families and friends. The long-term disabilities may not correspond to the physical severity of the original injury, and can become apparent some time, even years, after the cause. A person can appear to make a good recovery but may be difficult to live with and become unemployable because of the above problems. The personality changes can be the most difficult for close family to accept and this puts a tremendous strain on many families and relationships. If you would like to talk to someone about any aspect of your brain injury or come along to one of Headway’s Support Groups please contact the Community Support Team on 01206 768797 or communitysupport@ headwayessex.org.uk 28

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Headway Essex Headway Essex is an independently registered charity and relies on fundraising to sustain its services.

With your help… Headway has grown from a North Essex based Charity to one covering the whole of the County. Every year we support over 290 families living with the effects of brain injury. A specialist training programme is in place to help carers with their role. An education programme is run in schools to help prevent brain injuries. Support group meetings are available across the county. People with brain injury can access specialist care and support to help with their rehabilitation. People living with the effects of brain injury have someone to turn to. Headway will continue to provide these vital services. Please consider supporting Headway Essex by placing your unused beer tokens in the box at the front desk. Thank you. www.headwayessex.org.uk

STITCH real name: Richard Howard Waite On Saturday 26th of May at around 5pm this year Stitch was involved in a motorcycle accident on Woodham Road, Stow Maries. He was flown by air ambulance to The Royal Hospital, Whitechapel where he was admitted to their Intensive Care Unit, initially in a controlled comatose state. Some weeks later he was moved to Southend General Hospital where he remained until mid October when he was transferred to the Uplands nursing home, Westcliff and is awaiting a transfer for a placement in a Neurological rehab unit. Stitch had only just left the Prince of Wales when he had the accident, no other vehicles where involved, alcohol was not an issue and no one knows what happened, but for the customers of the “Prince” this was heartbreaking news. Daily blogs were posted on Facebook as to his condition; the Pub telephone became a hotline for friends call-

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ing in from all around the world who had just heard the news or didn’t have internet access. Toasts to his recovery became the norm, usually with port or his favourite stout. The handful of regulars that were in his company that Saturday afternoon all started to believe that they should have stopped him getting on his motorbike or at the very least made him wear a decent crash helmet as opposed to the near vegetable colander that he loved to sport and was his pride and joy. As the weeks pass the phrase “Stitch would love this” has become the norm to anything that he would enjoy! Food, Beer, Music, Banter etc. Stitch was my Best Man; he is master mimicker, has a razor sharp wit, an encyclopaedic memory for film quotes. For me he is as much a part of the Prince of Wales as is Beer and Fireworks. I love him like a brother and I miss him every single day I just want his white Landrover parked in the corner of the car park and his big gleaming face to appear with his customary greeting of “All right”. His pewter port goblet is in pride of place behind the bar. We hold him in our thoughts in every way possible. In September we held a three day event “All things Stitch” incorporating some of the things he loves: Clay Pigeon Shoot, Cheese and Port, a day packed with local entertainers all friends of Stitch and each with their own story of him. We have had beers brewed in his name. Burnham Ramblers under-14s Football team bear the words “STITCH” on their shirts this season even though Stitch hates football! but he enjoys a wind-up! Every sweepstake we hold Stitch gets a ticket and everyone wants to know “Who did Stitch get?” We have just had our 22nd Fireworks Display, but the first without Stitch, so we had an additional beer tent for regulars dedicated to Stitch, the theme of the whole event was the Good the Bad and the Ugly; this is Stitch’s ringtone and I even managed to misspell his name on the wristbands to Stitich! “Stitch would love this!”

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The Olde Trout Southend’s newest and best Ale house. Georges Trout Ale only available here. Always 4 Ales available, Selection of Bottled Ales.

56 London Road, Southend on Sea , SS1 1NX

Tel: 01702 337000 email: info@oldetrout.co.uk www.theoldtrout.webs.com

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Bar Snacks Monday to Saturday lunch Sunday Carvery now open Function room available for hire

Good Food, Good Ale, Good Service

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