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
Having a self-imposed hiatus from blogging due to a house move I have been under the cosh from all angles. Firstly, The Wickingman set the tone with a tweet claiming that I would spend the rest of my days in the Slug & Lettuce in Solihull Town Centre drinking G&T and ‘premium’ brand Estrella Lager… Continue reading Dealing With Thorny Issues In Thornton
New blog post title courtesy of my recent acquisition to the team…Pub Curmudgeon. He’s agreed to be my sub editor for five pints of Bass per week which I think is very reasonable. Clearly, he’s recognised my talents and decided like “An Idiot Abroad” my strength is in being a yob, hence the revamped “Lout… Continue reading Lout In Lount
With most of South Derbyshire underwater at present, I managed to snorkel my way over to North West Leicestershire and Dave Southworth’s favourite town. Martin has suggested a Life After Football sponsored route for the Southworths of East Midlands boozers taking in all the finest hostelries this region has to offer. Ashby, as has been… Continue reading Wham Bam Thank You Lamb