Ember Inns Fan Club in Allestree

So what exactly is a Free House?  According to online sources it is a British pub that is owned independently of the breweries that supply it. Apparently the terminology started in the 18th Century after the London Porter breweries began to grow and the trend started for pubs to become tied houses selling beer from… Continue reading Ember Inns Fan Club in Allestree

No Dying Embers For Hollybrook As Littleover Boozer Is Hot Stuff

I know this will irritate great swathes of the PUB (Pub Union of Bloggers) but I can’t see the problem with Ember Inns? Granted, if you are ticking off some classic GBG pubs or quirky new Micropubs then the sometimes formulaic nature of these chain pubs can be less than appealing. Also, and this is… Continue reading No Dying Embers For Hollybrook As Littleover Boozer Is Hot Stuff