The sinister imagery is hard to reconcile with the contemporary city, with its multiracial population and beery , welcoming atmosphere.
It makes for fun, beery conversations at the pub.
The event was a humdinger of a house-warming, with sublime moments and a mood that veered between a classical music concert and a beery knees-up at a wedding.
The prison guards geared up for their usual round of parties and beery cheer.
So, in summary, the sort of day you might reasonably hope would end in a pleasant, beery haze.
Every space along the route was packed with people - office workers, beery rugger types, cheering pensioners and schoolchildren who really should have been elsewhere.
We went out with the staff last night for a bit of a pub crawl (thanks for the invite), and a fairly pleasant, and beery night was had by all.
A cause for the annual eruption of beery national pride in much of the country, except, of course, here.
In the middle of this smoky, beery evening, a tall, lanky figure walks onstage wearing a grotesque hare-lipped mask.
Luke is a beery slacker, a soccer fan, and a wannabe writer aimlessly in search of the perfect girl, the perfect dumb movie, the perfect all-night high.