I agree with you that Wetherspoons deserves credit for keeping a certain kind of pub alive and affordable.

But I take exception at the craft beer jibes. Craft beer is better than the mainstream lagers served in most city pubs, in taste, inventiveness, logo design and even name. Some of the taprooms can be a little cold, but they are no worse than the tacky gastro layouts in many conventional pubs. There are also good taprooms for those who care to look

And one final point: many craft taprooms serve cheaper pints than the pubs nearby.

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