One pub that didn’t make it onto Burton’s prestigious Ale Trail is a favourite of one time Burton boy The Wickingman. Of course, we all know he likes dabbling in gastro Peak District/Brunning & Price style pubs these days but, there was a time, he liked nothing more than a pint of Pedigree or Bass… Continue reading They Like A Joke At The Oak
You left me extolling the virtues of Digbeth and with the bar set high then the only place to carry on is the home of brewing… Burton on Trent doesn’t have quite the selection of pubs it used to but there are still plenty to ensure you can have a good day (or weekend) out.… Continue reading Burton Ale Trail
“Walking On The Beaches…” we all know how that Stranglers song goes (well the age of my readership you should). Yes, in the latest of “tenuous punk links when I don’t have much to write” series continues with The Stranglers. Duncan and Mudgie will probably have seen The Stranglers in the seventies whilst nursing a… Continue reading Walking On The Beeches
It has been a mixed bag of a week since my last post with both good and not so good news. Warwickshire winning the Schweppes County Championship for the first time since 2012 was definitely in the good news category whilst sitting through Blues’ goalless draw with Preston wasn’t as bad as it sounds… However,… Continue reading Is Cask Finished?