PUB QUIZ
Jackson is the capital of which state in the US?
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PUB FACTS
York is a palce where many people enjoy a pub crawl as it is full of interesting bars.

Almost all pubs do food.

Lots have outside seating.

Most have some sort of courtyard to the rear for smoking if not sunbathing.

Several have room top terraces.

York CAMRA offers a map identifying real ale pubs.

Steve Bastables gives his take on many pubs in York

PUB CRAWLS
There are five pub crawls illustrated for York involving 39 drinking establishments. Several pubs feature in more than one crawl.
All journeys start from the Minster which is the tallest place in York
1. Around The Minster.
2. In the middle lanes
3. Down Stonegate
4. Around King's Square
5. About Fossgate

Drink and Music

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Trail 1 The Minster to Monkgate - (green icons) 8+2 pubs

After staring at the front door of the Minster turn to the left and wander along the street in front of you. After the tea shop on the right is The York Arms. Further down is The Hole In The Wall followed by, at the Botham (ancient gate way) The Lamb and Lion. Coming up the other side there is The Eagle and Child and then The Three Legged Mare.
Now walking past and along the side of the Minster the road curves round and The Cross Keys appears on the corner. Up the road from this is The Golden Slipper followed by The Royal Oak.
Additions
Opposie the Cross Keys is Vahe and then just down the road is, on the right The Habit and on the left The Snickleback Inn.

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Golden Slipper is a multiroomed traditional bar. The entrance takes you along a short corridor to the main bar area with the servery ahead on the left. There is seating round to the left between the window and the servery. Off to the right are two smaller rooms and just beyond the bar area a small ‘library’ room. There is a outside courtyard at the back. Offers food.
Have more here
Real ale : Farmers Blonde (Bradfield); Bombardier; Golden Pippin (Copper Dragon); Timothy Taylor Golden Best
; Proper Job (St Austel)
Bitter: John Smiths
Lager: Coors; Carling; Heiniken; Amstel
Milestones cloudy cider; Strongbow Guinness

Royal Oak has 17th Century Inn emblazoned outside (perhaps 1591) on a mock Tudor frontage. Inside is a corridor where there is a small sitting room to the right; with a small bar first left then further on, still left, a lounge. The servery is in the middle and serves both these areas. Food is important in the lounge which also has a small seating area up a few steps. The back lounge has been tastefully and carefully decorated and then has red fairy lights hanging around the room.
Have a pint here (in the bar)
Featured in Yorkshire's Real Heritage Pubs
Real ale : Golden Salimander; Dark Island; Old Peculiar; Rev James (Brains); Theakstons Best Bitter
Lager :Becks; Carling; Estrella

Two additional stops

Opposite The Cross Keys is Vahe bar

It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth.

  George Burns

The Habit is another pub with a shop window appearance; however, it is not a bottle shop. Downstairs is a small room, which narrows with depth, with small servery at the far right. Downstairs has very basic tables and chairs while upstairs has low couches and low tables. There is also a terrace with York Minster touring over it. Food is recommended. Music most nights. Kegs piled in corners.
Have a pint here.
Real ale : Absolutely (Madness) ; Hobgoblin; New World; Old speckled Hen
Craft: Shipyard Pale Ale 13 Guns IPA (Thwaites)
Lager:; Krusovice; Leffe; Estrella; San Miguel; King Star (Wychwood)
Cider: Rekorderlig Apple ; Strawberry Lime Guinness

The Snickleway Inn is a popular local pub. The entrance takes you to the main bar area with a high ceiling. The counter is straight in front with some seating along the right by the window. Off of the main area are two other small rooms; one straight ahead and a thinner one to the left and down a step. These rooms have much lower ceilings. Despite the light from the large windows the pub has a dark traditional feel to it. Hard to tell whether the upholsterd banquette seating in the small room to the left could do with being re-newed or cleaned. There is a back outside courtyard.
Quick appearance in "Hairy Bikers' Pubs that Built Britain"
Have a pint here.
Real ale : Copper Dragon Best Bitter; Moonshine; Snecklifter; Dark Masquerade (Half Moon): Steam Beer Amber Ale; Yankee (Roosters)
Bitter: John Smith
Lager: Samuel Adams; Amstel; 1664; Fosters Guinness

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