March 4: Pub Quiz Tonight, Whisky Tomorrow

Tonight: Watkins Wednesday Pub Quiz
Time: 7:30 pm

Tonight, join a bevvy of good people and our good friend (and pub designer) Bill Watkins, he of many pub quizzes (and of his new website: It’s the Merlins Rest Wednesday Pub Quiz! Bill and his feverish brain will provide 25 questions and a great deal of levity. It really is a wonderful time. Bring your friends, your ringers, even your enemies! Enjoy the midweek, a pie and a pint and stay warm. Quiz starts at 7:30 pm.


Thursday, March 5

Good heavens! The Whisky Wench (Fiona) returns on Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 pm to host the next Single-Malt Whisky Tasting. This go-round, we’re operating under the theme of…That Peaty Bastard!

Peaty Blend, Vatted and Single malts compared:

The Big Smoke, Islay Blend
Peat Monster, Compass Box Vatted malt. From Port Askaig, Islay and Kennethmot, Speyside
Ardbeg 10yr, Islay Single Malt
Bruichladdich Peat, Islay Single Malt (from the same range as the wonderful Rocks)

Read more from the forthcoming tasting notes at the new Whisky Wench website. The details:$25 flat fee to participate; 4 – 5 grand pours from our extensive stock. It’s great fun and really really great scotch.

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.

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