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Sport and Ale pub in Buckingham

Post by mansfields1964 » Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:11 am

You are cordially invited to join me for a pint in The Mitre, Mitre Street, Buckingham MK18 1DW - Sky Sports, Setanta, all live West Ham matches whoever else is on . . ;o) Open at 5pm Mon-Thu and 12pm Fri Sat and Sun.

I bought this pub in August 2007 and a West Ham mirror went over the fireplace on opening day!

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Post by Bitter 'n' Twisted » Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:16 pm

I'll key it in to my Sat-Nav.
If I'm ever close I'll call in mate. :thup:

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Post by Burningaham » Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:59 pm

mansfields1964 wrote:You are cordially invited to join me for a pint in The Mitre, Mitre Street, Buckingham MK18 1DW - Sky Sports, Setanta, all live West Ham matches whoever else is on . . ;o) Open at 5pm Mon-Thu and 12pm Fri Sat and Sun.

I bought this pub in August 2007 and a West Ham mirror went over the fireplace on opening day!
you squire have just made my day.
I am in the process of buying a house in the village of Twyford.

See you Sunday.

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Post by Ben » Mon Sep 17, 2007 3:16 pm

nice one!

im in MK so may well come your way for this!
what beers you got on tap? ;)

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Post by mansfields1964 » Mon Sep 17, 2007 4:44 pm

Ben wrote:what beers you got on tap? ;)
We keep Youngs Bitter (3.7) on most of the time as our session beer, and change the others around - currently Concrete Cow Brewery's Cock and Bull Story (4.1), brewed in Bradwell Abbey MK, and Greene King Abbot (5.0)

Coming soon Bateman's Valiant (pale gold, 4.5) Frog Island Fire-Bellied Toad (copper, 4.7) and Croak and Stagger (deep brown, 5.4)

We are aiming to have local beers where possible - Concrete Cow and Frog Island certainly count in that category. There's also Westons Organic Scrumpy on at the moment (7.3) not for the faint hearted . .

Oh and of course the usual Carlsberg, Fosters, Stella, Guinness and Strongbow.

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Post by Ben » Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:09 pm

cheers for that, was reading about the local beers in the citizen this week.
will deff try to pop down for the toon game!

oh and pm me if you happen to get other hard to get games, nudge nudge wink wink

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Post by mansfields1964 » Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:31 am

Ben wrote:oh and pm me if you happen to get other hard to get games, nudge nudge wink wink
Pubs are getting under pressure about 'those arrangements' and large fines are promised! I do have a laptop on the bar though . . . :D

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Post by Bitter 'n' Twisted » Tue Sep 18, 2007 10:22 am

mansfields1964 wrote: Pubs are getting under pressure about 'those arrangements' and large fines are promised! I do have a laptop on the bar though . . . :D
Porn on tap.... nice :lol:

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Post by mansfields1964 » Tue Sep 25, 2007 11:49 pm

Have now planted claret and blue flowers in my window boxes just to wind the locals up a bit.

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Post by mansfields1964 » Sat Oct 27, 2007 11:59 am

PORTSMOUTH v WHU 5.15 Saturday October 23rd on Setanta. Ales - Jennings Cumberland, Batemans XXXB, Youngs, possibly Abbot

Real Cider

Also Tuesday CC vs Coventry.

Keith

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Post by Barking Boy » Wed Nov 14, 2007 5:26 pm

Can't believe it, used to drink there as a 17 year old back in 1980, it was a popular pub with the younger crowd until we moved to the Barrel and then the Junction.

Good on you, got family in the town still so if I'm in I'll pop round for a pint. Thinking of popping over to watch BTFC sometime as I used to watch them before I could afford to go to Upton Park

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Post by mansfields1964 » Thu Nov 15, 2007 9:31 am

Barking Boy wrote:Can't believe it, used to drink there as a 17 year old back in 1980, it was a popular pub with the younger crowd until we moved to the Barrel and then the Junction.
The Mitre seems to have had the 'younger drinkers' reputation for decades! You may already know that the Barrel was made into a restaurant many years ago, first Italian and now Indian (the Fort) and the Junction has had the latest of its many refurbs and has a huge decking area out the back. I think you'll find the Mitre basically unchanged . .

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Post by Barking Boy » Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:19 pm

So what are you doing in a place like this? I moved down here in '67 when Dad left Ford's to work at Wipac, on the Tesco site on the ring road. Been in the area ever since.
3 of us used to get the train from Bletchley to Euston and then the Underground, made the week day games bit of a trek, but it's good for the Midland games.

Have you been on the Buckingham Town FC web page? Bit quiet compared to this. Try http://www.bt-fc. co.uk

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Post by mansfields1964 » Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:42 am

Barking Boy wrote:So what are you doing in a place like this?
I moved around a lot since leaving East Ham in 1978, to Newbury, Ilford, Reading, Harpenden, and then saw this amazing cottage in Buckingham that we just had to live in . . the pub came much later. Decided never to move for work again.

It's a nice town, not quite big enough (yet) to have proper shops but MK's close enough.

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Post by mansfields1964 » Tue Nov 27, 2007 10:13 am

Web site with blog now launched - check on the blog what matches are on and what beers are in each month.

http://www.themitre.org.uk

blog.themitre.org.uk

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Re: Sport and Ale pub in Buckingham

Post by mansfields1964 » Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:36 am

All the big matches on Saturday 23rd February

Birmingham City v Arsenal 12.45
Fulham v West Ham 3.00 (web)
Newcastle Utd v Manchester Utd 5.15

Rugby Six Nations
Wales v Italy 3.00
Ireland v Scotland 5.00
France v England 8.00

Ales -
Batemans XXXB 4.8 - lovely deep chestnut colour just right for sitting in front of the fire
Cottage Golden Arrow 4.5 - bright golden fruity brew - could convert you from lager forever!
Youngs Bitter 3.8 - full-tasting session beer, followed by Oxfordshire Ales Triple-B brewed in a local village.

Also appearing soon Gales Swing Low, Chariot, Frog Island Natterjack and Shoemaker.

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Post by mansfields1964 » Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:39 am

Everton v West Ham on at 5.15 today Saturday 22nd March. Colours encouraged.

and . . .

Beer Festival! 12 real ales on at any time over the weekend including Mild and Stout. Beers from all over the place. Very good band The Red Bullets on at 8pm (going to be crowded).

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Post by mansfields1964 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:13 am

MLS All-Stars vs WHU Thursday midnight

The Mitre will be open for WHU and all other fans for this match. Buy lost of beer for a long drinking up time . . .

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Re: Sport and Ale pub in Buckingham

Post by Pony UTD » Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:53 pm

Anyone go? My mate lives in Buckingham...QPR fan.

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Re: Sport and Ale pub in Buckingham

Post by mansfields1964 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:14 pm

There were two . . . me and a bloke who lurks on here called Brad. Your mate wouldn't be called Nigel by any chance? Married to a Hammer.

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