THE BROMWIC – TAKING CRAFT BEER TO THE BAGGIES

I’ve wrote about my exciting evenings out with auditors in the Black Country before.  Wolverhampton last month was an unexpected joy, and Walsall never disappoints (please don’t tell me Walsall isn’t Black Country, they sell faggots on the market). The breakthrough of craft beer in these traditional homes of boring brown bitter and mild was very… Continue reading THE BROMWIC – TAKING CRAFT BEER TO THE BAGGIES

MARCH STOCKTAKE

After the humiliation of being out-pubbed by BRAPA last month, March saw 43 new Beer Guide pubs in 16 different counties, finishing off East Yorkshire and Greater Manchester, and getting close to clearing Somerset. No trip to Stockport in March, clearly an oversight. The Offerton Stagger in May looks unmissable; as you will know I love… Continue reading MARCH STOCKTAKE