A Week In Olton: Part 2

You’ve made it past the halfway mark and I think I should mention another possible that I haven’t yet completed…the rather wonderful No. 11 Ale Trail pays homage to the 26 mile circular bus route that takes in Acocks Green amongst others and has an abundance of boozers en route. This is planned for a… Continue reading A Week In Olton: Part 2

Forecast For Burgeoning Brum Beer Scene Is Mostly Sunshine With Occasional Shower

  I quite often bang the drum for Brum and the amount of breweries and bars continue to mushroom in the city centre. (lots of breweries here) Burning Soul, Rock and Roll Brewhouse, Two Towers, Dig Brew Company and The Indian Brewery are all in the city centre with Davenports also making a comeback and the… Continue reading Forecast For Burgeoning Brum Beer Scene Is Mostly Sunshine With Occasional Shower

The Church – Birmingham’s Mecca

One of the real strengths of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is the fact it isn’t crammed full of chain shops and pubs and it would be a huge shame if the increasing gentrification of this end of town changed beyond recognition in the name of “progress.” 238 – The Church B18 6AQ was our penultimate stop on… Continue reading The Church – Birmingham’s Mecca

Up Yours BrewDog – Birmingham’s Wolf Bares Its Teeth

  As our stag do headed towards its final destination in the Jewellery Quarter – The Lord Clifden – we stopped off at a pub that would have Rich doing cartwheels as it was a keg paradise. Burning Soul, Beavertown, Magic Rock. White Hag, Marble, Siren, Twisted Barrel, Freedom and Hogan’s Cider to name but… Continue reading Up Yours BrewDog – Birmingham’s Wolf Bares Its Teeth