September 3: Pub Quiz Tonight, Scotch Tasting Tomorrow

Tonight: Specialist Pub Quiz with John Dingley
Time: 7:30 pm
Music: the Weekly Folk Jam follows the quiz

We’ll start off today’s entry with a look into the future…

TOMORROW, SEPTEMBER 4:
SINGLE-MALT SCOTCH TASTING

Fiona, aka the Whisky Wench, invites all to our next Single-Malt Scotch Tasting on Thursday, September 4 at 7:30 pm. The details:

* $25 flat fee to participate
* 4 – 5 grand pours from our extensive stock

It’s great fun and really really great scotch. Cheers to the Wench! She’s an absolute gem. Bring your friends or tell your enemies.

AFTER WORK SPECIALS
Monday through Thursday

Whether it’s been a hard day or a really lovely one, we invite you up for after work specials here at Merlins Rest. From 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, we’re offering $3.75 import pints–and we’ve got some of the best: Guinness, Belhaven, Fuller’s, etc. Other beer and liquor specials will be available too, as will food specials on cheese dips, lamb chops and more. We’re even going to throw in some prize drawings.

PUB QUIZ TONIGHT:
Wednesday, September 3

Join us for John Dingley’s mid-week torture session: the Specialist Pub Quiz. It’s governed by a theme or single topic (as opposed to Sunday night’s general interest quiz).The details: 25 questions, 2 points per question (answered correctly), teams of up to four. Charge? Free, of course! That’s how a pub quiz should be. Participants get a point for their participation, and those participation points accrue each week and are added to your final quiz score. So if you score 38 and this is your 10th quiz, you have a 48. Why is this important? When someone scores a 50, they win the pot! As John puts up to $40 each week in, it can become quite a bit.

The Folk Jam follows.

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