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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…

The Angel, Waltham Abbey

Nice enough inside although not a gastro pub by any means (posters on the wall promoting karaoke nights!), and the bar had on the McMullen Ale and their AK.

SX Bottle Share March 2016

Having met up at the excellent Queen St. Brewhuis in Colchester last week to meet some (far more experienced) home…