On election day I went to Worthing to buy shoes and brewing malt and find a micro-pub I’ve not yet visited. The tiny bar has been open about 20 months, Nigel the owner told me. He spent much of his life abroad and at sea, the latter might account for the name: ‘Anchored in Worthing’.
He only sells Sussex beers, wines and ciders, and on my visit had three ales:
He had called into Brighton during the morning to collect a beer from Bartleby’s Brewery – a co-operative venture based in the Coachworks in Hollingdean. I’d never heard of it.