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Matthew Eley

Matthew Eley

Matthew Eley

Matt Eley is an Inapub contributor. Follow him on Twitter @mattheweley

19.8.2014 Matt Eley

'Not everyone wants to be told how many hops are in their beer or that it was brewed on an iceberg by a crack unit of specially trained penguins'

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25.7.2014 Matt Eley

"The country's romance with craft beer is now moving on from a passionate fling into a serious and committed relationship."

Matt Eley
16.7.2014 Matt Eley

'This lot are good at hospitality because they like what they are doing and want to ensure the customers go home smiling'.

Matt Eley
8.7.2014 Matt Eley

'After coffee I wanted to get the bill. Ten minutes later I still wanted to get the bill but alas I was unable to make eye-contact, despite my best neck-stretching and eye-bulging moves.'

Matt Eley
27.6.2014 Matt Eley

'The Scottish licensed trade is starting to feel a whole lot better about itself than it was a few years ago.'

Matt Eley
11.6.2014 Matt Eley

England are there. A World Cup is still a major event without the Three Lions but trade takes a hit like the man in the wall who a receives free kick rocket to the bread basket.

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8.5.2014 Matt Eley

"Too often a pub’s wine offer can consist of an overpriced bottle of house white (that might well be one that goes for under a fiver in a supermarket) that has been stuck in the fridge with the cap off for who knows how long."

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1.5.2014 Matt Eley

‘And it was £1 a shot,’ he added with a smile, admitting that our presence in there was about as welcome as Ryan Giggs offering to introduce your wife to John Terry.

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24.4.2014 Matt Eley

"Great...we all get to talk to our screens rather than meet in a pub, thus taking away the best bit of a launch."

Matt Eley
15.4.2014 Matt Eley

"Let's be clear about one thing, pre-loading is about as original now as guitar music was in the 1990s. It has all been done before, arguably better as well."

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