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    Snug as a Bug in a Pub

    What is snug? According to Merriam-Webster online some synonyms are:   comfortable, cozy, snug, easy, restful, enjoying or providing a position of contentment and security. Celtic Ranch Whiskey Snug Our Brand New Whiskey Snug! comfortable applies to anything that encourages serenity, well-being, or complacency as well as physical ease <started feeling comfortable in our new surroundings>. cozy suggests warmth, shelter, assured ease, and friendliness <a cozy neighborhood coffee shop>. snug suggests having just enough space for comfort and safety but no more <a snug little cottage>.easy implies relief from or absence of anything likely to cause discomfort or constraint <living in easy circumstances>. restful applies to whatever induces or contributes to rest or relaxation <a quiet restful vacation> A Snug is also a small, private room in a pub, a cozy spot designed to provide privacy, comfort, and relaxation. That sounds lovely, doesn't it? Who doesn't want a nice quiet place to relax and enjoy their favorite libation far from the madding crowd? Traditionally a snug would be a small, private room with a frosted glass external window where people could drink without being seen, frequently it was reserved for the wealthy, and the beer was a higher price. It was also used by anyone who wished to enjoy a drink without being seen, for example ladies would imbibe in the snug when it was unseemly for them to be seen drinking in public. The snug also offered a private haven for the local police officers or priests who didn't wish to be seen drinking. At times a snug would also be a discreet place for a romantic tryst, where the lovers could have privacy. There are very few traditional  snugs left in the public houses of Ireland and Britain, but this long-standing tradition won't die, thanks to The Celtic Ranch and our own Terry Kast. Charmed by the whole concept of the snug, Terry and her team of ranchers have been diligently preparing a snug for your enjoyment. It will feature a wide array of whiskey, scotch, and beers, as well as a delightfully quiet atmosphere in which to enjoy your favorite drink. Keep updated by visiting the website, and our facebook page. We look forward to seeing you there! snug Slainte!

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