Pubs in England since the 1990s only sell ''real ale'' and it tastes TERRIBLE so i don't bother going into them anymore, i wish i could still buy a nice pint of Double Diamond or Watney's RED barrel!." Peter Morgan 03/01/2019, "Remember drinking Golden around Wolverhampton in the 70's & 80's - also known as a Mickey Mouse for some reason." Many happy memories - now it's gone. "Dog" was its nickname in Newcastle" Dave Lazzari 03/02/2015, "My memory of growing up was my dad saying, that's not proper ale, I'm 61 now. There are now over 1000 breweries in this Country, and the CASK ales produced are by far the best ale this Country has EVER had. Worst attempt at a Lager was Greenalls 'Grunhalle' vile to say the least!" As for cask ale, I think it has been a victim of its own success, in that too many micro-breweries are jumping on the bandwagon to produce what amounts to glorified home-brew... and we all know how rank THAT can be! Find Molson Canadian near you today! Now, the iconic hexagon shape of the clock has been integrated into the new Molson branding as a celebration of our heritage. The more discerning opted for keg. All contents © 2008-2019 Canadian Beer News — Hosted on Dreamhost — Running on WordPress, Molson Coors Extends Commercial Partnership with Heineken in Canada, Six Pints Specialty Beer Company Announces Canadian Distribution Deal for Duvel Moortgat Brands, Canadian Beer Day 2020 Taking Place Today, (Mostly Cancelled) Canadian Beer Festivals – October 2nd to 8th, 2020, Labatt Breweries Launches Budweiser Zero in Canada, Taps Brewing Takes Over Niagara’s Best Brewery. Imagine only relying on Watney's for their daily treat..." Real Ale Connoisseur 19/05/2017, "I live in Ellon, Aberdeenshire and we have the Brewdog brewery which brews a variety of craft beers. They both  'Pub' edited by Angus McGill, published Longmans 1969, page 32. I would have been about 15 (But I must have looked older in my fashionable platform soles)" Ian Bucket-Belly 23/03/2012, "In the late 70s I drank a lot of 'Manns Draught', which was an even more quaffable version of the bottled brown stuff. Critics of the company say a takeover two years ago of a Brazilian brewer, Kaiser, has proved to be a financial disaster. Woke up many a morning after with the thought 'never again!'." Throughout the sixties people Allied breweries were the worse culprits for keg as their three arms Ind Coope for the South, Ansells for the Midlands and Tetley Walkers for the North, spread keg nationwide." Keg bitter is pasteurised to stop any fermentation. Chris Olney 21/11/2015, "I'm an uprooted Londoner whose college days were the late 60's. Do not share with anyone under the legal drinking age. Ian 03/08/2012, "Taylors Landlord Bitter was certainly available on draught in the seventies. Cheers!" 19/06/2011, "Hyde's black dark mild on draught and Mann's brown are available at a pub in Bolton." My drink at the time was Nut Brown over Greenalls Bitter. sorry to intrude chaps but i seem to remember lagers being originaly marketed towards the female drinker when they started to appear, Orrible gassy stuff it is too, I seem to remember finding Double Diamond on sale in a bar at Margate circa late 1990's i seem to remember making a pig of myself quaffing said beer like a starving man and it was at £1.50 a pint too!, I must say it was a taste of an inglorious past YUM!, I've not seen it anywhere since any ideas chaps? This marked the beginning of a partnership that culminated with brothers Geoff, Andrew and Justin Molson taking full ownership of the iconic team in 2009. Nutritional Information. Please ensure that your browser supports and accepts cookies, or your comment cannot be verified correctly. I thought it was disgusting, but drank the stuff anyway because that was what everyone else was having. Lemmy 04/01/2013, "Lemmy, why don't you write a song called '15 krat' to commemorate DD for the DoE? increased from only 2% of the market in 1965 to 20% in 1975. All the above brewers had a full range, the fullest and best being Watneys: Pale Ale, Strong Pale Ale, Brown Ale, Strong Brown Ale, Dark Barley Wine, Pale Barley Wine, Milk Stout. Over seas you really have to hunt for a true brewery. Geoff Bragg 27/08/2012, "I don't remember Ind Coope Arctic Ale (maybe it was regional? I worked in a Tetley pub in the 70s and the bitter was delivered by tanker pumped into tanks." Wondrous time, discovering real ales. They also sold full strength bottled Heineken as a premium beer, but found that there was confusion with the cheaper (and weaker) draught version. In 1971 CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, was formed. Beer info copied to your clipboard. Watney: Red Barrel, replaced by Red (which was a failure). try the beverage, but tastes were changing. First bottled Ian Bennett 06/06/2019, "Dose anybody have photo of the Advert The Tetley's Bitter Men in the 1960/7080s.
Continental dishes - French and Italian - were popular in the 70s, as were Lager had been sold in Britain long before the 60s. I remember Castlemaine xxxx all too well as it used to give me one hell of a hangover. lecroc 13/06/2013, "What ever happened to our Beers & Pubs, Dam Super Markets, Put the Booze back where it belongs in the off Licence,& Pubs of Course,That would stop some of the drunks, Not a success and withdrawn." Along with Colt 45 was an American brew called Hemeling whose advertising was surfing based.
The success of Guinness encouraged Watneys to compete with Colonel
My particular favourite is Jet Black Heart. Canned beer sales How I miss my keg beer which is to me the real ale.