Have You Been Drinking Thwaites Beer? I Can See Flying Elephants

Back street local boozers on the outskirts of Solihull are always far better than any pub in Solihull and that has always been the case. Back in the eighties and nineties and my youthful drinking days then Olton, Shirley, Knowle Elmdon Heath, Cheswick Green, Maypole, Solihull Lodge and Yardley were all a better bet for… Continue reading Have You Been Drinking Thwaites Beer? I Can See Flying Elephants

Littleover Sizzler To Rival Spoons

I know that Stonegate are rivalling Wetherspoons for that early morning crowd now that they’ve got CAMRA vouchers, but don’t rule out Mitchells & Butlers either. In particular, their Sizzling pub chain is a definite player in that corner of the market.  By that I mean early opening (usually 9am), cask ale, food and very… Continue reading Littleover Sizzler To Rival Spoons