10th December 2022. Two hours in Hull; two new great pubs in the bag (well, the GBG). But we’d forgot to eat, which is the sort of thing some Guide tickers seem to think is fine, but not us. Luckily, 10 minutes away lies Princes Avenue, home to all the places a hungry student could… Continue reading A craft diversion in Hull (via Waterbeach)
STAFFORD GOES ALL BLUEBERRY MARTINI SOUR
7th December 2022. It was all going swimmingly. Seven (7) pubs in 3.5 hours, some good beer, some bad beer, some lively debate. But now to the schism. Will and I wanted to visit the new craft bar Ship Aground, Peter and Paul said (figuratively) “Away from me, craft Devil” and opted to try out… Continue reading STAFFORD GOES ALL BLUEBERRY MARTINI SOUR
Both of the Waterbeach brewery taps were open that glorious Summer Saturday. My Dad was sceptical when I told him Pastore was one of the UK’s most popular new breweries, but Mum knows the mother of of the brewers and has kept that bottle on her windowsill. Pastore have some great bottle designs, which rather… Continue reading WATERBEACH WEISSE
Of the last 20 days I’ve spent 19 away from home, so the blog has gone to pot a bit. But fear not, fifteen (15) NEW Good Beer Guide reports to come, including this minor classic; But first, four days back “home” in Waterbeach to get my parents quadruple jabbed at an indoor bowls centre,… Continue reading THAT’S PASTORE
THE SHARING OF THE SOUR
A fifth pub in Bath on our crawl, the craft one we bullied Stafford Paul into visiting in 2018. No Stafford Paul in Brewed Boy this time, sadly, and no Mme Jon Benger, who had provided us with the classic Father Christmas riding JoJo the Unicorn in a craft beer bar line 3 years ago.… Continue reading THE SHARING OF THE SOUR
THIS IS THE K.I.T.
It’s just dawned on me I have to actually write the 2021 Review, it doesn’t produce itself spontaneously out of thin air like the whole of creation apparently did. Looking at my “liked” Spotify tracks the first one is this positive track encouraging us to hold on till the pubs re-opened by This is the… Continue reading THIS IS THE K.I.T.