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The three Bs are gospel at this little dive bar on Crown Street
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The little room above Mr Fox wine bar on Crown Street does three things, and three things only: Beam, beer and blues. They only open on Thursday nights (but if they get their way, there'll be more nights to come in the near future). If you take a framed portrait of your favourite blues musician, you get a free whiskey. We took along a picture of Odetta in a frame made of tongue depressors and black card and they were kind enough to give us a shot (although it was accompanied with a sideways glance). Charlie B's gets a star for the whiskey, a star for the music and a star for the beer. If you're a fan of all three of these things then you've already given it a rave review in your head, like we have. But if standing around in a dark, candlelit room drinking set-ups and listening to a live blues band sounds like hell to you, we'd say drink somewhere else on your Thursday night, mama.