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Shakespeare's Local - six centuries of History seen through one extraordinary pub
A Man Walks Into A Pub - an informative and amusing book on the history of beer.
The Pub - a 2016 publication looking at styles of pubs and some of his 250 favourite pubs
Golden oldies from the early days of rising concern about brewers and their actions. You think it is bad now!
You will probably have to search second hand shops or the internet for these:
Beer and Skittles by Richard Boston
Death Of The English Pub by Christopher Hutt
Not all pubs need to have real ale to be interesting.
Rough Pub Guide: A Celebration of the Great British Boozer by Paul Moody and Robin Turner
Contains 'fifty of the most unforgettable drinking experiences' .
Strangest Pubs In Britain written and published by Strangest Books
All About Pub Signs by Dorothy Nicolle
The Old Dog and Duck (The Secret Meaning of Pub Names) by Albert Jack
Two texts that have been written documenting the history of beer and pubs are:
An Inebriated History of Britain by Peter Haydon
This charts the history of beer drinking in Britain from AD361
The Local: A History of the English Pub by Paul Jennings
The evolution of the pub since 1700
The Longest Crawl by Ian Marchant tells the story of his journey from the Scilly Isles to the most northern pub via many drinking establishments.
The Search for the Perfect Pub: Looking For The Moon Under Water by Robin Turner and Paul Moody
John Lennon stated "Love means having to say you're sorry every five minutes
Scotalnd's True Heritage Pubs ;CAMRA
Yorkshire's Real Heritage Pubs ed by David Gamston; Pub CAMRA
Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs.by Geoff Brandwood; pub CAMRA
Unusual Railway Pubs, Refreshment Rooms and Ale Trains by Bob Barton ; pub by Halsgrove
Licensed To Sell by G Brandwood, A Davidson and M Slaughter published by English Heritage. The history and heritage of the Public House.
PUBS TO VISIT
Great British Pubs by Aidrian Tierney-Jones ; pub CAMRA
The Beer Lover's Guide to Cricket by Roger Protz
Pint to Pint - The Daily Telegraph's crawl around Britain's best pubs
CAMRA's Good Beer Guide, ed Roger Protz; CAMRA
The Good Pub Guide ed Alisdair Aird & Fiona Stapley
Craig Stevenson and John Mackay write books about Scottish pubs they have visited. see map
The Cheap Way Round - travelling around Scottish pubs on the cheap
Still Goin' - their second book visiting pubs with 13 different travels to pubs
The Auldest Boozers in Toon is a search for the oldest pubs in over 15 towns and cities in Scotland
Goin' Round The Edge - visiting pubs along the coast of Scotland
The Beer Hunters using a metal detector as an excuse to visit pubs near the seaside
Norwich Pubs and Breweries Past and Present by Frances and Michael Holmes.
A magnificent labour of love. 232 pages of the history of breweries and pubs in Norwich. The city split into 8 divisions with maps and pictures of current and past pubs. For example, one map has over 70 pubs marked with only 3 still open in 2015
Two books on up to date pubs
20th Century Pub - from Beer House to Booze Bunker by Jessica Boak and Ray Bailey
Brewers, Brands and The Pubs in Their Hands by Tony Thornton