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A Thornbridge too far?

Just last year the Thornbridge brewery was widely esteemed for improving struggling pubs as well as crafting great beers. But with its takeover of the popular Bath Hotel, could Thornbridge be starting to lose the admirers who made it a success? Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 7 March 2011

Pub visits this week 3 Locations Sheffield, Ashford-in-the-Water This has been a modest sort of week in pubs. Of course, when I hear folk tell me they only get to the pub twice a year since they became parents, I reel in a sort of horrified wonder. By those kinds of standards this week has … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 31 January 2011

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Sheffield, Nottingham Arriving in Sheffield city centre early for Wednesday’s band practice presents me with a dilemma. I could wait around outside the studio for 15 minutes before someone turns up with a key. Or I could go to the Rutland Arms. It’s winter and everything, but the deciding … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 13 December 2010

Pub visits this week 6 Locations Chesterfield, Sheffield Going to the pub on a Monday can sometimes have a powerful antidepressant effect, countering the blues that set in at the start of the week. This Monday it’s not really happening. The week in pubs begins at Chesterfield’s Barley Mow, where I sometimes have lunch with … Continue reading