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drank at a 690 year old pub today

Discussion in 'OFF TOPIC' started by bluecoconuts, Jul 11, 2014.

  1. bluecoconuts

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    I remember a while ago there was a thread talking about old pubs. I'm back in Ireland for a little while and was walking around Kilkenny when I stopped in a little pub off the road. Established in the 1300s, there's some pretty cool history behind the pub. The original owner was sentenced to be burned for witchcraft, one of the first times in Europe and was snuck out of the country.
     

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    Nice!!! Love old style irish pubs. Never been to Ireland but want to some day. Me and my friend have been wanting to for years.

    Try any Kilkennys yet? I'd think theyd have some in Kilkenny lol
     
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    Awesome! And they still have the original bowl of pretzels. Drink a stout for each of us.
     
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    the good old days, when you wanted to get rid of someone you dislike just accuse them of witchcraft.

    that's pretty awesome though man
     
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    I did, and it is good! The factory isn't far from where I'm staying, so it's about as fresh as you can get. I haven't been here in years, but it's great. My girlfriend pointed out that every morning all you see is beer being delivered to all the different pubs. Truck loads of kegs, it's pretty funny really.
     
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    You know who would say something like that?

    A WITCH!

    BURN THE WITCH!
     
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    Very cool Blue. Tip one back for every ROD member. :D
     
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    Nice! Yea, can imagine itd be nice and fresh. Hope your having a good time there man!! Sounds awesome!! Have a beer or 10 for me lol, and some whiskey!
     
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    Awesome! A pub crawl in Ireland is on my bucket list.
     
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    A hot steak is better than a cold chop.

     
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    Lucky owner, but not so much for the bar maid. ;)
     
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    so cool...made it a point in stopping here while in London..not the oldest pub, but oldest I have been in 2012-10-31_15-34-28_912 (451x800).jpg
     
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    Pretty cool stuff there, you got more pics? :D
     
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    548880_3905340187994_1906473054_n.jpg that's me on the left
     
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    Right on! Was that in London too? Man, what was that helmet made of & i wonder what they did with it!? I gotta get one of those for my front yard. :snicker:
     
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    Do you have more cool pics?
     
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    That is nice.

    I had a pitcher of beer on monday, at a bar that was recently remodeled because it looked twenty years old.
    Now the place looks like a corporate bar and grill. They freak ed it up.
     
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    I do, on a camera though. When I get back to the states (in September) I'll be going through them and may share a few.
     
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    Awesome, sounds great. Have a good time out there! :D
     
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    Only 450yrs older than the USA...

    And 150yrs before Columbus discovered America... :eek: