My suite was the Charles Darwin, very apt for a Salopian
. A spacious room, it overlooks Parker's Piece, an area of parkland popular with picnicking students and tourists where it is said that football was first played under the Cambridge Rules later codified by the Football Association.
Next best at 30,000gns was a January-born entry from Philip Poole's Salopian
flock, based at Beaconsfield Farm, Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury.
Lou Vidor, of Bright Star, featured in a great fight with Becky Hopwood, of Salopian
The beers include Blueberry Classic Bitter (Coach House), Jurassic Dark (Dorset), Jemima's Pitchfork (Glamorgan), Freddy Brewger (Robinsons), Hope & Glory (Brentwood), Hop Twister (Salopian
), Big Job (St Austell) and Wheel of Fortune (Castle Rock).
Keen trainspotters will be able to catch a glimpse of The Salopian
Express 2 (pictured inset on the Chirk viaduct last year) on its way from Dumfries to Shrewsbury.
Oxted Brewery, Pilgrim Brewery (Reigate), Godstone Brewers (Godstone), Titsey Brewing Company (Botley Hill), Surrey Hills Brewery (Dorking), Tillingbourne (Shere), Westerham Brewery, 360 Degrees (Sheffield Park near East Grinstead), Downlands Brewery (Small Dole, Sussex), Gun Brewery (Gun Hill, Sussex), Bristol Beer Factory, Crouch Vale (Chelmsford), Oakham (Peterborough), Roosters (Yorkshire), Salopian
(Shrewsbury), Marble (Manchester).
THE POST OFFICE VAULTS GOOD PUB GUIDE VERDICT: Two entrances to this simple downstairs bar with 13 interesting ciders/perries, eight real ales including Hobsons and Salopian
and over 300 international bottled beers.
By 1775, the "Salopian
China Warehouse" was advertising its wares in the Birmingham Gazette and Caughley ware was born.
While 18th and 19th century regional newspapers, such as the Salopian
or the Bath Chronicle, contain a wealth of local stories, advertisements, and obituaries.
The award-winning beers are: Barnsley Bitter (Acorn), Best Bitter (Pheasantry), Boltmaker (Timothy Taylor), Black (Williams), Explorer (Adnams), Darwin's Origin (Salopian
), Ruby Mild (Rudgate), Port Stout (Hanlons), Triple Chocoholic (Saltaire), Revelation (Dark Star) and Plum Porter (Titanic).
The Font, Arrad Street Salopian
Oracle, Peerless Tectonic 14.
A Canary B Owl C Eagle D Rook QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: A Salopian
is a native of which English county?