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Opening Times 2000

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189 - January 2000

All Change! - New Faces at Top Pubs
Marston's Campaign - Campaign to save Marston's Bitter continued

Kro Bar - A review
The Sedge Lynn - Wetherspoon's latest outlet
Waters Green - Macclesfield & East Cheshire's Pub of the Season
BOOK REVIEW: Cider - The Forgotten Miracle by James Crowden
High Peak Featured Pub - The Caledonia on Warrington Street in Ashton-u-Lyne
National Winter Ales Festival 2000
Pub Of The Month - Griffin on junction of Wilmslow Road and Finney Lane in Heald Green, Stockport with Pete Brown
Curmudgeon - Spread Your Wings

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190 - February 2000

OLD TOM HITS GOLD - Top Award For Local Favourite
Woolpack is Pub of the Year

The Circus Is Pub of The Year Runner-Up (again!)
Banks's Flops in Marston's Pubs - Drinkers Shun Substitute Brew
Romper Wrecked - Romper at Ringway reopened after last refurbishment
BOOK REVIEW - De Pint Biercafegids 2000
Railway View on Byrons Lane - Macclesfield & East Cheshire CAMRA Pub of the Season
National Winter Ales Festival - Festival Round-up
Ken's Kitchen - Welsh rarebit
New Stealth Tax Threatens Price Hike
Pub Of The Month - Victoria on Hall Street in Offerton, Stockport with Lorraine Chlebicki
Stagger - Northenden, Airport and Heald Green all In One Night! with Jim Flynn
Curmudgeon - Missing the Revolution - What's on the Menu?

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191 - March 2000

WHAT A CON! - We Name and Shame Pubs With Misleading Signs
Six Of The Best - Pete Soane takes to the buses
Guest Ales Review - Review offers hope for hard pressed micros
High Peak Featured Pub - The Friendship Inn on Arundel Street in Glossop
Harmonise Duty Now
Pub Grub - Pot of Beer on New Mount Street just off Rochdale Road, Manchester City Centre
Pub Of The Month - Gothic Bar on Church Road in Gatley, Stockport with Stuart Ballantyne
Stagger - Didsbury with Ann Hooser-Bush
Curmudgeon - Doubtful Condition

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192 - April 2000

Beer Festival Latest - Making Music

Mild Challenge 2000
New Brewery For Rochdale - Pictish Brewing Company launched
A Fair Deal At Last?
Robinson's On Anglesey
Drink-Drive Limit Cut Shelved
High Peak Featured Pub - The Navigation Hotel on Stockport Road in Marple
Ken's Kitchen - Smoked Salmon Cider Bake
Pub Of The Month - Nursery on Green Lane in Heaton Norris, Stockport with Peter Edwardson
Stagger - Hazel Grove South, Stockport with Mark McConachie
Curmudgeon - An Unfair Tax - Not A Drop to Drink

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193 - May 2000

CHANGE AT LAST! - Welcome Licensing Lifeline For Local Pubs And No 24-hour Drinking Binge
CLOSURE - Roger Hall on the future of the local
Put Small Brewers Before Bootleggers
Beer's Good For You! - Move over wine, beer's good for you after all
Ken's Kitchen - Millennium Fruit Salad
Pub Of The Month - THe Kings Hall on Station Road in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Stagger - Longsight and Levenshulme in Manchester with Mark McConachie
Curmudgeon - Drugged Up On Drink - Real Measure, Fake Beer

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194 - June 2000

ARMAGEDDON! - Whitbread Sell Out To lnterbrew - Bass Up For Grabs
GOLD FOR JEKYLL'S - Hydes Brewery receive Cask Champion Award

Request Stop Beer Hop
THE ULTIMATE MILD CHALLENGE II with Guest Beer Writer Richard Hough
N/4 ABV Tour - DAY 1
Would You Belive It? - "Free Drinks to Anyone Over 80 Accompanied By Their Parents" sign honoured!
BOOK REVIEW - The Concise Guide to Lakeland &nd Furness Pubs
Band On The Wall - Help Wanted For Research Project
Ken's Kitchen - Beer Mushroom Risotto
Pub Of The Month - Tatton Arms on Trenchard Drive in Moss Nook, Manchester with Jim Flynn
Stagger - Brinnington and Portwood in Stockport with Dave Meynell
Curmudgeon - Longer Hours, Fewer Pubs?

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195 - July 2000

BASS BOUGHT OUT! - Belgian Giant Grabs One Third Of UK Brewing
Whitbread - A Look Back (In Anger?)
Stockport Beer and Cider Festival Beers of the Festival
CIDER FRENZY - Stockport Festival Cider Manager Charlotte Bulmer reports from the front line
10 Things You Should Know About Interbrew
Drinkers Flock to Make Theirs Mild
BOOK REVIEW - Edinburgh and Leith Pub Guide by Stuart McHardy
High Peak Featured Pub - The Royal Oak, Strines near Marple, Stockport
Ken's Kitchen - Polio Corleone (Italian Grilled Chicken) - Rodenbach Squash With Fennel
Pub Grub - George and Dragon in Higher Hurdsfield, Macclesfield
Pub Of The Month - Old Monkey on Portland Street in Manchester City Centre with John Hutchinson
Stagger - Gatley and Cheadle at the Gallop with Jim Flynn
Curmudgeon - Who Owns Your Pub? - More Equal than Others

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196 - August 2000

FULL PINTS ON THE WAY? - Minister asks CAMRA to provide evidence
Robbies Host National Awards

Named and Shamed - More Pubs With Misleading Signs
White Shield Saved (Again) and Thomas Hardy Goes West ...
History In A Glass From Mead To Alehouse - A Wry Look at the History of British Drinking by Pete Soane (Part One)
Wayfarer takes The Edale Rambler Folk Train
Tales From The Vienna Brewpubs - Phil Booton samples the beery delights of the Austrian capital
Ash Hotel on Manchester Road in Heaton Chapel reopens
Bhurtpore Festival - From Strength to Strength
A Far From Mild Challenge with Kathryn Smethurst
BOOK REVIEW - Wayfarer reviews Britain's 500 Best Pubs by Roger Protz
Beer in Buxton
All Bar None? - Silly Season officially kicks off
Desert Island Beers - Paul Stanyer licensee of the Swan With Two Necks
Pub Grub - Kro Bar on Oxford Road in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester
Pub Of The Month - Friendship on Wilmslow Road in Fallowfield Manchester
Stagger - University Quarter and All Saints with John Clarke
Curmudgeon - Moderating the Yobs

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197 - September 2000

Best Beer In Britain - Moorhouses Black Cat Spooks The Competition
Indie Prices Held As Fizz Hits £2

Wayfarer does the Macclesfield Meander
History In A Glass From Mead To Alehouse - A Wry Look at the History of British Drinking by Pete Soane (Part Two)
Beer On-Line
High Peak Featured Pub - Ramsay's Bar Buxton
Desert Island Beers - Ken Birch licensee of the Pot of Beer in Salford
Pub Grub - Winter's on Great Underbank in Stockport with John Clarke
Ken's Kitchen - Kriek Kebabs
Pub Of The Month - Ye Olde Vic on Chatham Street in Edgeley, Stockport with John Clarke
Stagger - East Manchester Highlights with Paul Moss
Curmudgeon - You Can't Do That in Here - Never After Two

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198 - October 2000


'Green Beer' Floodgates Set To Open
Come And Meet Your Local Camra Branch
BOOK REVIEW - The Real Ale Pub Guide 2000 by Graham Titcombe and Nicholas Andrews
Focus On Beartown - Celebrating 5 Years of Growth
Beer Is Good For You
Desert Island Beers - With Terry Kitching
Ken's Kitchen - Ham with Cherry Beer Sauce - Pommes au gratin et Bier (potato with cheese and beer)
Pub Of The Month - Hind Head on Manchester Road in Heaton Chapel, Stockport with Paul Hutchings
Stagger - Good Ales In Edgeley with Mark McConachie
Curmudgeon - Putting Beer First - Dump the Pubs

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199 - November 2000


And Then You Go And Spoil lt All By Doing Something Stupid Like...     Cool Cask in a can.
Brewing Was A Way Of Life
History In A Glass - Hops, Chickens And Puritans - A Wry Look at the History of British Drinking by Pete Soane (Part Three)
N/4 Worlds Tour - a Quiz
Pub Grub - The Arden Arms on Millgate in Stockport town centre with John Clarke
Ken's Kitchen - Cherries Romanoff
Desert Island Beers - With Jim Flynn, organiser of Stockport Beer and Cider Festival
Pub Of The Month - Swan With Two Necks on Prince's Street in Stockport town centre with John Clarke
Stagger - The Hyde Road Hike with Dave Hanson
Curmudgeon - Afternoon Delight - Goodbye Portwood?

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200 - December 2000

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Ye Olde Woolpack Is Regional Champ - Stockport Local Is Greater Manchester Pub Of The Year
FULL MEASURE VICTORY- Well, by 2003...     er, possibly...

National Winter Ale Spectacular
Euro-Beer - A new company selling Belgian beers
History In A Glass - Christmas Close At Hand - A Wry Look at the History of British Drinking by Pete Soane (Part Four)
Festive Fayre - Old Tom Cake recipe
High Peak Featured Pub - The White Hart on Broadbottom Road in Mottram-ln-Longendale
Fuel Pump To Beer Pump - Britain's beer makers, sellers and drinkers unite to send tax message to Gordon Brown
The Great American Beer Festival 2000 - Phil Booton Goes Drinking Stateside
Pub Grub - Bar Centro on Tib Street in the Northern Quarter, Manchester
Ken's Kitchen - Kriek Smoked Ham Pie with Peche beer sauce
Pub Of The Month - Arden Arms on Millgate in central Stockport with John Clarke
Stagger - A Tour of the Heatons with David K Williams
Curmudgeon - Sus on Wheels

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