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Bird in Hand.

Discussion in 'Pubs and Eating Out' started by Stevieb, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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  2. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    Visited for a quiet lunchtime o'booze today, witnessed some old geezer who clearly had his grub go down the wrong way suffer with the consequences. (manic hiccups, thumping on chest kind of thing) In true 'Leave' fashion everyone ignored the poor fella and left it to yours truly to offer assistance,not that i'm medically qualified. .....
     
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    Or was it a cover for the fruit machine heist
     
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    Heimlich Manoeuvre?

    I hardly knew her.
     
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    Thanks to Terry, Dee and all the staff for a lovely Christmas dinner yesterday.
     
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    New gin menu at the Bird, no prices so I assume it must be free :)

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    There are now 9 real ales and 4 real ciders on offer and a beer TV in the lounge.

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    Coming soon. She sounds really good on a couple of songs I've just googled.


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    Was the Bird In Hand ever a tied house? For some reason I remember Banks. I vaguely recall knowing a former landlord. (Through family).

    My main memory is that they had the videogame Joust in about 83/84.
     
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    Bought in 1881 by joules, In 1974 became part of the joules and courage swap scheme
     
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    Bird was Courage throughout its glory years.

    Pint of Directors?

    No thanks, i'd like to live.
     
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    That's likely the time I recall. 83-86 ish I guess.

    Ah the ruination of that song (not "Vienna" upon checking by Ultravox.

    Sipping Courage from a crystal cup. Sorry I prefer Bass.
     
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    Acording to Facebook closed for next few days
     
  14. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Just heard, electrical fire I think?
     
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    Looking like it will be open again tomorrow from noon, but with no carvery available and just the lounge, bar and snug in use - 'normal' menu will be in operation, though.
     
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    All back in operation again apart from the disabled toilet where the fire started.
     
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    Apparently the wankstain at the Shrew thinks this is appropriate and "funny" after the fire at the Bird.

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    What an arsewipe!!! People could have been injured or killed FFS.
     
  18. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Jealousy, his pub is twice the size with half the customers. Obviously I thought he was a twat before this, but it reinforces my POV!
     
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    I haven't been to the Shrew since the Bird opened.
     
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    Goldilox How do I edit this?

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    I haven't been in the Shrew in its Black Country Ales incarnation, so can't comment on the wankstaininess or otherwise of the current management but, given that it takes at least a few days to settle and tap a keg of ale, is this not more likely to be a coincidence than anything else?
     
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