JOAN & DAVE’S MANC CRAFT DISTRACTION

  A reminder of our itinerary for conquering the historic pubs of central Manchester. There’d already been a swap between the LT and the H&H. Somehow, Joan, Dave, Luke and I never made it to the Lower Turk for the trad bitters. Instead, we made a slight detour so Dave could see the joys of… Continue reading JOAN & DAVE’S MANC CRAFT DISTRACTION

BLACKJACK ATTACK – ALTY COMES TO ANCOATS

  About time I filled in the May gaps; Dick and Dave are shocked at my chronological laxity. While he’s suffering Cambridgeshire, I thought I’d cheer Simon up by showing him what he’s got to look forward to in GBG19 (just a hunch, I don’t bribe CAMRA branches for pre-emptive details).  It might also remind… Continue reading BLACKJACK ATTACK – ALTY COMES TO ANCOATS

FRED’S ALE HOUSE – MORE GREATER STOCKPORT MAGIC

  If Greater Manchester can claim Stockport from Cheshire, surely Stockport can claim Levenshulme ? Pub Curmudgeon will advise on local politics.  Anyway it’s in their branch, a stone’s throw from Britain’s top pub town (says I). Plenty of exciting debate on Discourse, the CAMRA forum, about inadequate Beer Guide allocations at the moment.  All I’ll… Continue reading FRED’S ALE HOUSE – MORE GREATER STOCKPORT MAGIC