Category Archives: Blog

I’m not blogging about real ale much these days, too busy brewing and selling/distributing it. There are blogs going back to 2010 here – please be aware of this when reading them : pubs can change a lot very quickly!

The Viaduct, Chappel

Chappel and Wakes Colne Station, Wakes Colne, Essex, CO6 2DS A quirky little part-time pub in the grounds of the…

The Old Lifeboat House, Clacton

I was going to say that The Old Lifeboat House brought real ale to a largely desert-like Clacton a couple of years ago, but for an old lifeboat house, I’m not sure that’s a metaphor that works.

The Alehouse, Chelmsford

The Alehouse, Chelmsford, 24-26 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TS The Alehouse sits snugly in two of the railway arches under…

A Day at Pitfield Brewery

In these days of micro and nano-breweries popping up every day, it’s easy to forget the first wave of smaller…