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Candid Beer in Wooding's Yard.

Discussion in 'Pubs and Eating Out' started by Tilly, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    I've heard it's being reopened by someone experienced in running a large high street pub not far away.
     
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  2. Lucy

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    Experienced?!

    Candid and the whole Woodings Yard complex is one of the best things to happen to Stafford in a long time.
     
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    The price of cans / drinks range from £3.50 up to £8 or £9, so some are quite cheap.

    I appreciate that not everyone is willing to pay those prices but I enjoy drinking quality drinks rather than the mass produced rubbish that most pubs now serve. If people want to buy cheap beer there is plenty of choice for them.
     
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    Totally agree. I love woodings yard. Its got brilliant independent businesses.
     
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    I know who is opening it. I will give the pub the benefit of doubt but I don't expect it to be a patch on floodgate. I will be very happy to be proved wrong.
     
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  6. Lucy

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    No pub in Stafford does the sort of beer I like to drink on tap, Candid is a great place to try different styles.
     
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    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Last time I visited the cider was very limited, but to be fair that was last year. I'll certainly miss the floodgate though :(
     
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  8. Lucy

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    They have all the offerings on their website as you can still click and collect. They are often changing the cider offering.
     
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    I've never spent that much on the beer there (although there are some at that level). You're getting a very wide variety of beers and to be honest I've never had a bad one there.

    Also their coffee is amongst some of the best I've drunk anywhere....
     
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    I don’t drink beer but still enjoyed our trips to Candid!
     
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    There is a separate thread for the devil's taphouse
     
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    And they always have a good selection of low/zero alcohol beer...
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    Yes, a good selection of low/zero alcohol beer but they average £4.40 a pint.
     
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    Then maybe Candid isn't for you. Lots of us like it so we'll continue to use it.
     
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    And what's that compared to the price of your bog standard low/zero stuff in a pub (ie Beck's blue?) Not that much of difference I'd wager....
     
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    And why are we doing this in a thread that is meant to be about Candid Beer?
     
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    I'm quite excited, we're going for the first time ever for lunch tomorrow since the food truck du jour has a range of veggie / vegan options - Love the plans for Candid Canteen too (mmm, wood fired pizza)
     
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    Candid had a food van on Friday night. I didn't try the food because I had already eaten but it smelt fantastic.

    Another very busy night there with only 1 table left when I arrived at 7pm.

    I had two brilliant beers - Humming Error and On the Bubble.
     
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    On that note Jade Rabbit did excellent food (we were too full to even contemplate a bubble waffle but they smelt delicious) I drank lovely tropical ipas (my favoured beers if that's what I'm drinking), @Goldilox drank beers with puns in the name, my friend has local Staffordshire wine she declared to be delicious. Plenty of space and the app ordering worked fine.
     
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