retiredmartin ON DETENTION IN LEICESTER - You may have noticed I finished the Leicester post when the night was still young, leaving Mudgie and Mr Mudge to negotiate the joys of 2017 train services...
5 hours ago
Tandleman's Random and Particular Thoughts on Beer.
he drinks in pubs, so you don't have to https://t.co/ktbM3Z26Om— Cooking Lager (@CarpeZytha) September 11, 2017
Now there is a semblance of truth to this, but in reality, I rarely get a bad pint because sensibly, since I'm not a charity, I don't drink in random pubs as a rule. In London I avoid cask beer unless I'm confident in the pub, though of course I do get caught out at times, but as compensation, while the beer may be dodgy, the pubs are usually well worth a visit. Like many others though, normally, I mainly in pubs that I know and I go there because I like the pub and I know the beer will be good. Mudgie wrote about the subject here and I agree within this particular phrase in particular "the point about cask beer is that, when it’s good, it’s much superior to kegs and lagers, and the occasional duff pint is a price worth paying for that. If you stick to pubs in the Good Beer Guide, or ones with a decent reputation locally, you’re unlikely to have much problem."
It's definitely doing a lot to promote having a great time, but without showcasing where modern beer is as a whole...— Matthew Curtis (@totalcurtis) August 9, 2017
J Mark Dodds, a well known - pub campaigner wrote grumpily in response to comments:1. Shocked and saddened to hear that @WellsBrewery have sold to @MarstonsBrewery . Another family brewer sells out.— Roger Protz (@RogerProtzBeer) May 18, 2017
You will also see a pertinent and useful quote from Melissa Cole. More of which later.@MelissaCole @RogerProtzBeer @petedrinks @BoakandBailey For the edification of the ignorant could you please outline under what circumstances a sell OUT is NOT a sell out? Thanks in anticipation.— J Mark Dodds FRSA (@JMarkDodds) May 19, 2017