Welcome To The Brave New World of Carlsberg/Marstons/Banks’s/Jennings/Wychwood/Ringwood/Eagle/Thwaites Super Breweries

I was hoping to put a strikethrough on most of this title but I’m not quite tech savvy enough yet so it should look like this: Welcome to the brave new world of Carlsberg/Marstons/Banks’s/Jennings/Wychwood/Ringwood/Eagle/Thwaites super breweries. (that’s what you call a brewing system) With the news that the pubs will POSSIBLY reopen in some way,… Continue reading Welcome To The Brave New World of Carlsberg/Marstons/Banks’s/Jennings/Wychwood/Ringwood/Eagle/Thwaites Super Breweries

Lacings In Sawley

I left you last time discussing the various merits of Kirk Langley who, it was discovered by both Duncan and Pub Hermit, to be a Derbyshire village non-league centre half. However, the beauty of  non-league centre halves Derbyshire, is that it is a big county and the borders with Nottinghamshire have some top class suburbs.… Continue reading Lacings In Sawley

No Cock And Bull: Hanbury’s Horrible Histories

Whilst the village of Hanbury is deep in the heart of Staffordshire farmland and, as such, is suitably underdeveloped, it has an explosive past at odds with its genteel present. 198 – The Cock Inn DE13 8TD is the only pub in the village and with sweeping views of the Dove Valley or Trent Valley,… Continue reading No Cock And Bull: Hanbury’s Horrible Histories