You’d have thought that I was up to speed on all the Derbyshire destinations having visited somewhere in the region of 190 boozers over the past two and a half years. Holbrook, Woodville, Little Eaton, Duffield, Mickelover, Littleover, Swadlincote, Matlock, Melbourne, Chaddesden, SInfin, Chesterfield and Makeney to name but a few suburbs/villages/towns have offered a… Continue reading Breast (on) From The East (Midlands)
Obviously this blog title only works when you use the correct pronunciation (Heether) but there was no sign of DyJanuary back in the LE67 postcode. There wasn’t much sign of #Tryanuary either but a solid choice of two beers (Pedi and Burton Bitter) meant the quality was good and I had a terrific pint of… Continue reading No Breather In Heather
Knowle is easily one of my favourite pub villages in the Midlands and the fact it has a locals Toby Carvery is just one of many reasons. Millionaires row in parts, this village on the outskirts of Solihull has some remarkably lively boozers considering and 515 – Wilsons Arms B93 9AH is one of its… Continue reading Pedigree, Carvery, Living In Perfect Harmony
The second in an occasional series and I have to say, it could be controversial. By that I mean this really isn’t a pub for the faint-hearted. Not in terms of hassle as it’s a friendly boozer but the decor is basic, the beer range limited and the gaffer sometimes wears a purple vest. Throw… Continue reading Top 20 Pubs: Stamford And Warrington, Coalville
Having celebrated The Crane & Wells Tap first birthday in my last post I thought it only right to stay with the birthday theme. Whilst I may be slightly older than one, today is another year clocked off towards my half century as I put up the buntings, blew out the candles and indulged in… Continue reading More Birthday Antics On The A6
You left me necking Dancing Duck with a beer writing legend in a small Derbyshire village. In terms of being stuck in places, there are far worse places to be but I know Dave complains to the Beer Blogging ombudsman if I don’t post two new pubs a week so here goes… A recent Tuesday… Continue reading BBB In Melbourne…And Why Not?
The East Midlands might be slowly sinking under a deluge of rain but never let it be said I’m not committed to the cause. Dark nights, work and flooding can’t stop me as I know that transatlantic readers such as Dave, Dick and Russ would regard this as a mere shower. So, with that in… Continue reading Under The (Monks) Bridge