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The most expensive and strongest beer in the world

The most expensive and strongest beer in the world

Is Germany the world champion in drinking beer? Well, almost. Are 11 to 12 euros for a beer that expensive? It depends on what you’re using as a comparison. Is beer unhealthy? That’s a myth! Find out what the famous original gravity is, why the Purity Law was enacted, and where you can get beer on prescription…

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The Rule of Six

The Rule of Six

Here at Wishful the good health and all-round safety of our customers and staff is paramount. No ifs no buts. As the new Rule of Six restrictions are now in place, we want to assure all Wishfullers that the new guidelines will be fully adhered to. This is no great change for us as we are a small and intimate little drinking hole not really attracting mass groups but we will be following the guidelines at all times nevertheless…

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High Street Pedestrianisation Update!

High Street Pedestrianisation Update!

The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed the attached article from the current “Rickynews” free magazine that should have landed on your doormat earlier this week regarding the temporary COVID related pedestrianisation of part of Ricky High Street…

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The Weekend’s Here and so is New Beer

The Weekend’s Here and so is New Beer

Bring on the beer, the sunshine and all the time needed to forget your worries. Every week seems to bring more confusion and change. But no matter what happens you can rest assured that we will keep getting new brilliant beer ready for you to try…

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In the Best Possible Smell

In the Best Possible Smell

There’s a man in the whisky business whose sense of smell was once insured for £1,600,000. But what would life be without the scent of baking bread, the aroma of a fine whisky or the head of a ripe and fruity beer…

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Autumn is the Season of Stout

Autumn is the Season of Stout

When you think of Autumn what do you think of? Pumpkin spice lattes? Leaves falling from trees? How about sitting by a warm fireplace with a growler filled with great stout, because that’s all that comes to mind for me. And to make sure it can become a reality we have a brilliant selection of stouts from the stunning brewery Sussex Small Batch…

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Wishful On Tour In Switzerland

Wishful On Tour In Switzerland

Chris Coughlan, as you all know is one half of the ownership team here at WD and spends a fair amount of time in Zurich Switzerland.  He has been enjoying a vibrant craft beer scene at numerous bars, enjoying a wide range of Swiss crafts along with an international selection too…

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Bank Holiday BEER Bonanza at Wishful!

Bank Holiday BEER Bonanza at Wishful!

Just a few days to go before the last Bank Holiday of the Summer, but as we know every cloud has a silver lining! As we wave goodbye to this most curious of Summers we have lined up an absolutely cracking array of Bank Holiday brews in keg, cask, bottle and can (plus Growler!!)

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Mario Opens Pharos Wine School

Mario Opens Pharos Wine School

Many Wishfullers will know Mario Moreno, a most charming and engaging regular customer, who has supported us ever since we opened. Well, some fantastic news!! After many months of planning and many more studying to pass all the necessary qualifications to become a Wine Educator Mario has opened the Pharos Wine School.

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