So, just the Golden Star to visit and I could wobble back to Cambridge, hopefully remembering to change at Ely, as successful as the City team would surely be at Carrow Road two days later.
Many cities seem to have run out of new city centre pubs for the Guide, but Norwich has more solid looking corner pubs (472) than medieval churches (471).
Not a lot in the residential north-western quarter, bar the White Lion, and I’m not sure I’d noticed the Golden Star on one of my many attempts to get lost in the Fine City over the decades.
Regular readers will immediately identify this as a “marvellous pub“.
But how does a Greene King pub get in the Beer Guide in The City Of Ale in 2019 ?
No, not the Chip Menu.
And hopefully not just because of the ale choice.
Tempting to have my 100th Greene King IPA of the new GBG year, but instead I say;
“You recommend one”
“It depends what you like“
“No, just recommend one”
Just to confirm your prejudices, that exchange makes me look a prat.
But I get the joy of a top class Lacons Legacy in a Proper Pub on Thursday afternoon, so I’m winning at life.
There’s plenty of pot plants, but none of them are needed.
Our soundtrack is something called “I Love Disco“, which includes this rarity;
Stay at home drinking Beavertown in your underpants with Netflix on and you will never have a conversation over whether it’s Sheila B Devotion or Sheila and B Devotion while enjoying marvellous cask.
With or without the halloumi fries.