Having left Brewed Boy in the last post, it was downhill all the way, trajectory wise anyway. I was heading for the Coeur De Lion next, it sounded decent. Along the way I spotted a pub on the other side of the road , having caught my eye I decided to pop in for a quick half.… Continue reading Pigs, Lions , Grapes & Foxes, Oh And A Brew House.
Back in the days when pubs were open you left me in the city of Bath, sat by the fire in The Bell. It was getting on for the alleged opening time of the micropub up the top of the hill, Brewed Boy. Having already tried earlier in the day only to be disappointed finding… Continue reading The Boy Done Good
Continuing on with my daytrip to Bath, after leaving The Old Green Tree I headed northwards , uphill toward The Star Inn. Nothing particularly stunning to look at from the outside, but once inside it’s a little like stepping back in time a hundred years or so with four small, cosy rooms with a fair… Continue reading Bass In Bath
Well it was late morning really when I got of the the train at Bath Spa but I like the title so It’s staying. I had a Tuesday off work and hadn’t actually planned going anywhere in particular. So whilst checking various destinations by train that morning, I saw I could get a return ticket… Continue reading Early Bath
Literally just a minutes walk from Brighton train station on Surrey Street, is the Evening Star. Birthplace of Dark Star Brewery in 1994 in the pubs Cellar, it was the original brewery tap, Dark Star have now long since moved on in location and ownership, but evidence of its history can still be seen etched… Continue reading Afternoons And Evenings
A pub visit to Brighton isn’t complete in my view without taking a 15 or so minute walk down to Kemptown, home to a couple of my favourite south coast boozers. Walking past the strikingly colourful Hand In Hand was easier knowing I would be coming back to it in due course. I continued on… Continue reading Downtown In Kemptown
The backstreets of Reading are home to a new brewery and taproom, the Brewery is Phantom , its taproom is called The Haunt. All housed within the same large industrial unit just ten minutes or so’s walk from the train station. Once having negotiated the aforementioned backstreets I found the place. Was it actually open?… Continue reading Ghost Hunting