BOO ! BACK TO BUCKS WITH A BASS BANG

The pub blogging world is all a quiver tonight, as we ponder the eternal question; How do you top a blog title like this ?-  “Portland Bills, Thrills & Jelly Snakes” Yes, BRAPA’s team of interns has finally paid off. I’m going to be going through my own collection of Madchester* vinyl tonight for inspiration,… Continue reading BOO ! BACK TO BUCKS WITH A BASS BANG

“I’D BE LYNCHED IF I STOPPED SELLING DRAUGHT BASS”

Next up is one of those really dreadful things that pub tickers do occasionally; return to a pub they’ve already ticked. Sometimes that happens by accident, of course. Sometimes it’s because you know they’ve got this on; At least I hoped the Three Kings in Threekingham hadn’t decided to make it an “occasional” beer, or… Continue reading “I’D BE LYNCHED IF I STOPPED SELLING DRAUGHT BASS”

POLLY’S IN THE CITY OF DAN

No, not gollies, Polly’s. Still more fun from Coalville. Or nearby Whitwick, which you can walk from the Stamford (or run if you’ve just nicked Sod’s coat). The Three Horseshoes is another “A511 classic“, not quite as basic as the Stamford & Warrington, but still a culture shock for the American tourist acclimatised to our “Will… Continue reading POLLY’S IN THE CITY OF DAN

A BASS FOR “MR BRIGHTSIDE” OUTSIDE THE ARCHERS

Just to prove I do occasionally read your comments on here, this post follows a recent suggestion from the mysterious hedgenerd about Draught Bass in Grantchester.  To be fair, I’d want to remain mysterious if I lived in Grantchester or Trumpington. “I just had a nice pint (two actually) of Bass at the Green Man… Continue reading A BASS FOR “MR BRIGHTSIDE” OUTSIDE THE ARCHERS