THE VALLEY (OF BEER) RUNS DEEP

  A short post on the rest of Tuesday’s return to the Valley of Beer, which proved a few points; You can get high quality beer in pubs on a Tuesday afternoon CAMRA get 92.7% of their Beer Guide selections right Sheffield is a wise choice for your University That orange scarf suits Simon The… Continue reading THE VALLEY (OF BEER) RUNS DEEP

TOP 100 PUBS – RUTLAND ARMS, SHEFFIELD

I take a short break from “Midsomer Murders* land” to give you an instant review of the last pub I went in.  Possibly the last pub I’ll ever go to if I have the Little Earth Project 10.5% Stock Ale again. This was the Rutland Arms, the last pub of an afternoon with the legends… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – RUTLAND ARMS, SHEFFIELD

LEICESTER PUB CRAWL – “Can one desire too much of a good thing ?”

Another Pub Blogger Crawl, another opportunity to whine about too many handpumps. A Tuesday in Leicester, comparing notes with Old Mudgie of Pub Curmudgeon fame, Richard of Beer Leeds fame, and Paul Mudge of Stafford, which is fame in itself. Historians may one day be interested in this annotated itinerary, and wonder about the deviations we made.  Thanks to… Continue reading LEICESTER PUB CRAWL – “Can one desire too much of a good thing ?”