Artillery Inn darts outing. Behind the coach, the ‘cottages’ (derelict slum terraces) attached to the pub.
Bailey’s Dad celebrating a win against other Exeter publicans.
Bailey’s Dad (left) and a pub customer dressed up for a cabaret evening celebrating Mum’s 30th. (Well-used piano on right.)
Bailey’s Dad actually drinking for a pewter tankard. (Tankard now lives in a kitchen cupboard where it holds ‘bits and bobs’.)
Bailey’s Dad behind the bar. Flower’s, Heineken, unused cask ale pump, Whitbread Tankard, Whitbread Best.
Various pub customers, post Christmas pantomime, with Bailey’s Mum (front centre) and Nan (far right (not politically speaking)).
Christmas party hilarity. (Painting on wall: Bailey and little brother.)
Mum and Dad at the “Whitbread Party 1984″; brewery rep. centre.
While at home for Christmas, Bailey took the opportunity to raid his parents photo archive (an ancient Tesco carrier bag) for pictures from their time running the Artillery Inn, Exeter, between 1981-84.
Views of the Castlebellingham Brewery. (Castlebellingham & Drogheda.)
Guinness Brewery: Frontage of the Premises.
Guinness Brewery: Loading Wharf on the River Liffey.
Guinness Brewery: Cooperage Yard.
Guinness Brewery: One of the Malting Floors.
Guinness Brewery: View of Mash Tuns.
Guinness Brewery: The Cleansing House — This illustration depicts the Process of Skimming the Yeast from the Stout.
Butter Scotch, a dray horse at the Anchor Brewery, Dublin.
Beamish & Crawford’s Cork Porter Brewery.
McCardle Moore & Co Ltd, Dundalk: One Corner of the Fermenting Room. (Each vessel contains 500 barrels.)
Lady’s Well Brewery, James J. Murphy & Co., Cork.
The invaluable and labyrinthine Internet Archive (archive.org) recently made available
millions of public domain images from old books, searchable by keyword, on Flickr.com.
This gallery comes from
a 1902 book called . Ireland: industrial and agricultural which has a substantial section on brewing in Ireland
(We’ve tidied the images up a bit and flipped them all the right way round.)
The founder members of the Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood. SOURCE: John Keeble; Mrs Gore.)
Becky’s Dive Bar, photographed by Grant W. Corby (we’d still like to get in touch with him) and supplied by Eric Schwartz (pictured right).
Label for Brahms & Liszt Pale Ale by the Selby Brewery. (SOURCE: Martin Sykes.)
The premises that would become North Bar, Leeds, before its refurbishment. (SOURCE: North Bar.)
Christian Townsley (left) and John Gyngell, founders of North Bar, c.1997. (SOURCE: North Bar.)
Martin Dickie (left) and Stefano Cossi, the ‘a beery equivalent of Noel and Liam Gallagher’, at Thornbridge, c.2005. (SOURCE: Simon Webster, Thornbridge.)
Justin Hawke. (We took this photo — it’s not very flattering, but we and he wanted to get the wooden sign in…)
Andrew Cooper (left) and Brett Ellis of the Wild Beer Company in the summer of 2013. (Our photo.)
Featured image: David Bruce outside the Flounder & Firkin, Islington, in the early 1980s. (SOURCE: David Bruce.) These are photos we didn’t use in
Brew Britannia because they were too low in resolution, too low in contrast, or, in the case of a couple we took ourselves, rotten.
We’ve also thrown in a colour version of the Brahms & Liszt beer label which appears in black-and-white in the book.
With thanks to John Keeble, Brian Schwartz, Martin Sykes, David Bruce, Christian Townsley & John Gyngell and Simon Webster.
“Gertcha! A pint of Courage Best.” Highbury, North London.
Meux’s Original London Stout advertised on a derelict pub building at Finsbury Park, North London.
Former pub building, now a creative media advertising thoughtspace, Islington, North London.
Former pub building, now residential, Islington, North London.
Engraved windows, Islington, North London.
“Taylor Walker Ales & Stout” — the legendary Hope & Anchor, Camden, North London.
A 1930s former Young’s house in Fitzrovia, Central London, given an unfortunate cod-Victorian makeover.
‘Charrington’s Entire’, former pub-building, now under redevelopment, in Hammersmith, West London.
There are lots of pubs and former pubs on almost every street in London, often with advertisements for long-gone brands.