Category Archives: real ale

Updates and lack of them

I’ve not been doing well with these ‘fortnightly’ updates since I started the driving job have I? Well, there’s been less drinking of course, but still there’s no excuse for not being able to have a blog up that (ir)regularly. … Continue reading

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Frodsham Winter Beer Festival 2015

It’s usually the traditional curtain raiser to the new ale year, but this year they moved it back a week. Bit of a shame for football fans from Liverpool as we both played our games during the week so no-one … Continue reading

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Liverpool Pubs 2014

As 2015 begins I thought I’d just put up a quick note on my pubs of the year for 2014. Just mine. No votes. No ‘keg only’. Best Beer Quality – Dispensary – Quality ales guaranteed, which is no mean … Continue reading

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Waterloo Beer Fest – Nov 2014

I’ve worked the Waterloo Beer Festival several times, including the very first one. That seems in the dim distant past. And last week I was back to serve the punters and test the ale again. Didn’t get a chance to type … Continue reading

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Liverpool Drink Festival!

Hello guys and gals. It’s been a long time since I last put a blog up hasn’t it? In fact the last one was from when I had an interview in Southam, Warwickshire. You may be interested to know I … Continue reading

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Accidentally Warwickshire – Southam and Rugby

I’ve had two jobs lasting twenty years. In that time I’ve had two job interviews. In short, I’ve interviewed people a lot more times than I’ve been interviewed. In the space of 6 days though I’ve had two more. One … Continue reading

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A Saturday Stroll

Saturday brought me another day in Liverpool. Having to wander into town to get a birthday present for my little sister, a walk down Bold Street and beyond, had to take me past a few choice hostelries (there would be … Continue reading

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