Battle of the beers

Battle of the beers

Battle of the beers

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WITHOUT doubt York is one of the beer capitals of England, but forget its quaint beamed boozers, real ale aficionados CAMRA reckons The Dick Turpin in Woodthorpe deserves to rank among the county’s best, despite being just 50 years old.

It might seem a curious choice to some, but 1960s architecture is winning hearts again and the pub is cited as a surprisingly-rare example of its era in being virtually unchanged.

Like bitter versus lager, it’s probably a case of each to his own.


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