Perfectly Pure - A Directory of Somerset Brewers excluding old North Somerset, by Mary Miles
Published by the Brewery History Society in 2006, 131 pages. Large A4 size paperback (N3784)
This fascinating book lists the brewers that have operated in the present county of Somerset (and the book thus excludes the area which is now part of Bath and North-East Somerset). Each brewery entry gives a brief history of the brewery and if known, additional details such as the brewery builders and engineers, the beers brewed, pubs owned, the area served and an indication of the brewery size.
The book is divided into sections according to area, and they include: Bridgwater, Bruton, Burnham on Sea, Cannington, Chard, Cheddar, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Clayhidon, Crewkerne, Dluverton, Frome, Hambridge, Holcombe, Ilminster, Lymington, Merriott, North Petherton, Norton Fitzwarren, Pedwell, Pilton, Rode, Shepton Mallet, Somerton, Stogumber, Taunton, Wells, Wincanton, and many more!
The book is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs and drawings,
Condition of the book is generally excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is a small price sticker on the rear side cover