There was an interview tonight on FiveLive with sixty year old, Stuart Ashby. His claim to fame is that he had had a pint of beer in all 700 pubs featured in the Good Pub Guide over the last five years. But even more impressive, since 1984 he has visited some 17,000 hostelries’ Read more ›››
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Steve over at Occupied County has been reminiscing about the many local beers that have been lost over the years, one being Wilson’s, the north Manchester founded in 1834, RIP 1998.
Many moons ago, I worked for Wilson’s, or more accurately for a small PR firm that had the brewer’s contract. It was a great job for a lad in his 20s — out most nights of the week with your employer buying the beer. Read more ›››