I’ll keep this brief because I want to avoid it degenerating into Viz The last sausage-fest I went to was at the Brandling, and I queued for an hour only to be told that they had to go and cook more sausages. Oh how we laughed, and oh how we went to The Victory and […]
A comprehensive guide to the Beers, Breweries,Pubs Past and Present of the North East England, Northern Ireland and farther afeild.
Interesting bit of background on the award winning Cullercoats brewery- I was surprised to discover that they had been brewing since 2011. It has only been in the last few years I have started to see their beers gain a wider audience(me included). Details Here. If Cullercoats is new to you I can recommend the […]
Durham Brewery is celebrating its 25th Birthday on the 3rd of August 2019. Purveyors of such great ales as Magus and Black Bishop Tickets are available here
Along the coast just outside Sunderland is the picturesque village of Whitburn. Whitburn was serviced by 2 pubs and the cricket club. The large Grey Horse pub closed a few months back and locals have been campaigning to save it. Unfortunately, despite the locals best efforts, the new owners do not believe the pub is […]
CAMRA, a social club for people who make Beer Bore look cool, are running a summer of pubs campaign- with the offer of free drinks for you and your bingo buddies if you tag Tweets, Instagram, Semiphore, Telegram or Carrier pigeon with the tag #SummerofPubs. In CAMRAs defence, they have played the long game. Although […]