PLAYING THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE CASK ALE LOTTERY

Recently I’ve wondered if this summer might be the summer that kills cask as a mainstream drink. You’ll have seen how resentful I’ve been about cask in Scotland, and eleven pubs over two days around the Brecons this week brought two drinkable pints (both in a Spoons). In Beer Guide pubs. But then again, last… Continue reading PLAYING THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE CASK ALE LOTTERY

TALES OF THE TAYLOR OF GLOUCESTER

Hardly a year goes by without a disappointing trip to Gloucester. Why, oh why can’t it be like other modest Cathedral cities ?  Never mind Salisbury, even Rochester has more GBG entries, and more to detain you. Like Peterborough, the cathedral is the star, an absolute gem, even without the Potter trappings. I tipped up… Continue reading TALES OF THE TAYLOR OF GLOUCESTER