Top 20 Pubs: Stamford And Warrington, Coalville

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

Meeting A Pub Blogging Legend Part 1 – Coalville

It’s always good to finally catch up with a real pub blogging legend and check if my credentials are up to scratch. Not only is Martin the doyen of beer blogging, a Chinese takeaway connoisseur, deathcore metal guru, member of the Fenland branch of the Manchester City Supporters club and a director of the esteemed… Continue reading Meeting A Pub Blogging Legend Part 1 – Coalville

Is LE67 The Best Pub Postcode in Britain?

Is this the best postcode for pubs in Britain? Highlighted above (not quite in the style of Martin!) are the boozers I’ve visited in the last seven months since I started blogging and you’ll be hard pushed to beat this place for ‘proper’ pubs. LE67 is often maligned as a former mining area but it… Continue reading Is LE67 The Best Pub Postcode in Britain?

Beast From The East No Problems For The Coalville Boys

That was the view that greeted me at work on Tuesday morning; but temperatures of -6, a  huge wind chill factor and snow is regarded as a mild inconvenience if you drink in Coalville. None of this food stockpiling or staying indoors as they breed them tough in this part of the world. So, the… Continue reading Beast From The East No Problems For The Coalville Boys