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Tamplins Price List Sept 1953

1953 was the year of the Watney Combe Reid acquisition, hence the listing of some Watney beers, including the infamous  Red Barrel.

Do you remember these beers? Which were your favourites? Where did you do your drinking at this time? If you can share your memories with us, please leave a comment below.

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1953 price list
From the private collection of Stuart Sylvester
1953 price list
From the private collection of Stuart Sylvester

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  • Compared to today’s wonderful selection of real ales, these were absolute rubbish. Watney’s Red Barrel was the reason for the formation of CAMRA. I used to drink mainly Brown and Mild. In those days we considered this to be OK!

    By Peter Guy (04/05/2013)
  • And not a drop of lager!

    By Peter Groves (05/05/2013)
  • At these prices we could have got blind drunk on £1.

    By John WIignall (06/05/2013)

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