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    • MSE Nick
    • By MSE Nick 14th Mar 17, 1:08 PM
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    Less than £1 a bottle? Now thatís craft(y) beer buying
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    Less than £1 a bottle? Now thatís craft(y) beer buying 14th Mar 17 at 1:08 PM
    'Craft beer is all the rage at the minute, and I must admit I have a bit of a weakness for the stuff myself. But with (small) bottles typically going for £1.80+, itís not the cheapest penchant to sustain. So here are some tips to down the cost of indulging.'

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    • edinburgher
    • By edinburgher 14th Mar 17, 2:02 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 2:02 PM
    This all seems a bit complicated compared to a trip to your local Morrisons or Aldi, both of which tend to have 2-3 decent craft beers on offer at any one point. In Scotland it's not unusual to be able to pick up Brewdog, Williams Brothers, West or similar for £1-1.50/bottle.
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    • By coupsta 15th Mar 17, 8:36 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 8:36 PM
    Beer Bods
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    • 15th Mar 17, 8:36 PM
    12 different beers every 12 weeks, Thursday tasting nights
    'Crime can't crack itself'
    • fatbelly
    • By fatbelly 16th Mar 17, 10:18 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:18 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:18 AM
    I often pick up interesting beers at B&M at low prices.

    I know it's not technically craft beer but they are currently doing Guinness Foreign Extra at £1 for a 330 ml bottle
    • fatbelly
    • By fatbelly 16th Mar 17, 10:31 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:31 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:31 AM
    Morrisons at the moment:

    Rhymeny Bitter 500ml £1
    Badger Leaping Legend 500ml £1
    Brewdog Ace of Equinox 330ml £1.25

    So I was in Morrisons this afternoon and looked for these - no sign of them.

    However, I did pick up

    Wychwood King Star 330 ml can 97p
    Marshall Rock n Roll 330 ml bottle £1
    Last edited by fatbelly; 16-03-2017 at 5:23 PM. Reason: investigation of local Morrison
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 16th Mar 17, 3:28 PM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 3:28 PM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 3:28 PM
    I often pick up interesting beers at B&M at low prices.

    I know it's not technically craft beer but they are currently doing Guinness Foreign Extra at £1 for a 330 ml bottle
    Originally posted by fatbelly
    Not every shop sells alcohol. Of the three nearest to me only one sells it and 15 miles away
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