I heard that the table beer
was a robbery of parents, and the pudding an imposition.
Contract notice: The supply of water, soda, juice, table beer
, beer and milk.
London brewers The Kernel do one called table beer
which is about 3%, Wild Beer have Bibble (a Somerset expression to drink regularly) which is just over 4% and Beavertown Neck Oil is a similar strength.
Celebrating the opening of the Mirfield Round Table Beer
Festival at |Mirfield Cricket Club are, from left, member Paul Blakeley, chairman Karl Ashford and members Rob Grooby and Ruben Baker 100715DALES
Two of the three beers in the package--Soft Spoken Belgian Table Beer
, and Demure Smoked Saison--receive our top recommendation (We weren't nuts about the third beer, a Belgian-style IPA).
Ideally (and awkwardly), they wanted something in between small beer and table beer
The considerably milder 'small' or table beer
(cwrw bach) was the everyday drink of the people, brewed on a domestic scale in many households and every inn.
Advertised prices ranged from Extra Strong Ale at 63 shillings (pounds 3-15) a barrel down to Family Beer and Table Beer
at 8d (3p) and 5d (2p) a gallon.
As for the beer, I got a litre of the Kernel table beer
, a kind of not-too-strong session ale, that was just over a fiver for the litre.