BURNING ULLAGE – HERETICS IN BURTON UPON TRENT

As Newbury Tim will know, all publicity is good publicity.  So here’s a plug for the ever-excellent Ullage, which I can confirm has equally excellent combustible qualities when read over a candle in a Burton micropub. As is traditional, a totally pointless route map for the next leg of our journey; I suppose I could… Continue reading BURNING ULLAGE – HERETICS IN BURTON UPON TRENT

MICRO PUBS & SWINGING LEGS IN BURTON UPON TRENT

  From the birthplace of Bass to its spiritual home. Shamefully, this was our first trip to Burton since I started this blog in 2015, and it’s been prompted by a rather seismic, some would say heretical, event. The new Beer Guide has lost the Coopers* (of which more later) and the Elms, and gained… Continue reading MICRO PUBS & SWINGING LEGS IN BURTON UPON TRENT

HINCKLEY – MALLINSONS, MOHICANS & MOBILITY SCOOTERS

  Hinckley only offers two new GBG ticks this year, trailing behind the four (4) in Southport, but you know they’re likely to be good ones. I say that because Hinckley & Bosworth CAMRA have a track record of putting proper Bass and Marston locals in the Guide over many years. Hinckley may be well… Continue reading HINCKLEY – MALLINSONS, MOHICANS & MOBILITY SCOOTERS

PLOUGHING A PATH TO CAMBRIDGE CRAFT

  As winter approaches we’re taking the campervan on a series of minibreaks to ensure it doesn’t freeze up, or whatever campervans do. Not much scope for new Beer Guide ticks within a 90 minute radius now, so off to Shepreth for some craft. There’s actually more to see in this bit of dull South… Continue reading PLOUGHING A PATH TO CAMBRIDGE CRAFT