The next one includes pies, always a good move.
And also the world famous House of Military Displays and Scared Action Man, which is a highlight of any town when you’re approaching your 6th pint.
An unexpected new GBG entry, with its Courage signage, Wolves flag and simple styling, the Star & Garter is nonetheless unmistakably Proper Pub for those very reasons.
A proper community local, with just a nod to the crafties at the bottom of the beer board.
Abbot Brass Castle” I said, excitedly. Well, it was IndyMan the next day and I had to get in practice.
Quosh, being an east Manchester hipster, had found the secret hand pump dispensing (British) Beermat’s homebrew.
We found a nice table with a view to the A449, a magical road that leads to a magical brewery, and I tucked into my Balti pie from the hot cabinet, which was probably a nutritional improvement on the nachos.
Once again Quosh decided I’d got the better beer, and again I willingly swopped.
I reckoned a 3.5 for the Pragmatic, almost a clean sweep in Stafford. But of course, beer always tastes better in pints, you know.
Surely we were finished now ?