The Stockport Beer Festival is in its 30th year & I reckon I've only missed one in 19 of the last ones - despite living in Wiltshire, Somerset, Hampshire & now Cumbria for most of that time.
Taste Cumbria is a celebration of this mostly rural county's fayre, but I had to miss this year's due to being in the Midlands. I did manage to get to the first session of the beer festival in the Jennings Brewery on the Friday night for an over-before-you-know-it 2 hours. There are a
My favourite beer festival returns, but I've moved away again so have to travel to get there. Having started going when it was in the town hall, the Hatters were Greater Manche
It was a triumph of optimism over experience as this beer festival has been both great & absolutely awful in the past.
In a neighbourhood between two good food & beer pubs - The Bitter End &
The Castle is an old thick stone-walled pub in Cockermouth (read "no phone signal") with large tellies for sports. 3 real ales on the bar from local breweries - one is always
My new favourite beer!
Just off Main Street in the town centre & at the end of the Bitter Beck, this pub is well wo