GIN, PUDDLES & PITCHFORKS AT CRADLEY BROOK

This was a tough one to write.  My personal Hippocratic oath is always to tell the truth about pubs and beer, even if it means that the local CAMRA branch don’t tell me the GBG2020 entries in advance.  Your pubby health is my No.1 concern. But I’m bound to upset folk with this short report… Continue reading GIN, PUDDLES & PITCHFORKS AT CRADLEY BROOK

A LATE LUNCH IN LEOMINSTER

BLOGGERS TIP: Never pass up the opportunity for alliteration, even when you’ve no actual pub to write about. Having failed to decide on lunch in Monkland (the Cheesesplaining incident), we stopped off at Leominster (NOTE : NOT pronounced Leo’s minster). past the point of caring about food provenance at 3pm. Leominster suffers a bit against… Continue reading A LATE LUNCH IN LEOMINSTER

HEREFORDSHIRE BRONZE IN THE GOLDEN VALLEY

  For completeness, a short review of the three pubs we visited in west Herefordshire to complete the county in the Beer Guide. Our ticking took us into the Golden Valley, strikingly highlighted on Bing Maps by the blue line from Ewyas Harold to Bredwardine. You may remember that Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger pre-emptively… Continue reading HEREFORDSHIRE BRONZE IN THE GOLDEN VALLEY