Pub, Club & Brewery News – Jan 2019

The Duke at Surbiton appears to be selling only mainstream Greene King beers recently.
The Shy Horse at Chessington (Vintage Inns) is offering a 20% CAMRA discount.
The Broadway Bar at Tolworth is to close at end of April to be replaced with two blocks of flats. Apparently this already had planning permission as part of the Tolworth local plan.
Agreement has been reached with Wetherspoons for them to start doing their own distribution of London Drinkers to their pubs again.
7,000 Jars of Beer in Kingston have confirmed that their key keg dispensed beers are usually keg conditioned and thus count as real ale. JN has amended the WhatPub entry accordingly. CM would investigate providing ‘real ale’ labelling for them as per a previous branch meeting discussion.
The Pullman Lounge in Weybridge has reopened, but only for occasional events so far and with no real ale.
The Glasshouse in New Malden (Laines) closes on 6th Jan for four weeks for a refurb.  The separate restaurant will be removed.
Park Brewery are now getting beer from the new premises into local pubs. There is no further news yet about the on-site tap room.

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