TOP 100 PUBS – THE MARBLE ARCH, MANCHESTER

Five points for identifying what’s odd about the photo above. The Official US/UK New Year Pub Crawl of Manchester contained some expected names (but oddly not the Lost Dene). Our motley crew met up at the Lower Turks Head, but I ducked out in favour of another scolding coffee at Home Sweet Home and a… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – THE MARBLE ARCH, MANCHESTER

TOP 100 PUBS – THE EXPRESS TAVERN, BRENTFORD

Just when it was believed that cask had been killed completely by the Great Heatwave (and Peroni), I bring further evidence that cask lives ! And again it’s Bass that provides the proof.  Who’d a thought it ?  Not R. Coldwell Esq. But first, how did I get here ?  As the song goes. On… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – THE EXPRESS TAVERN, BRENTFORD