Having never been one to sit around, after leaving the Thatchers I answered a call for help from Mauldons Brewery. Their trusty drayman ‘Dainsy’ had retired, and left without a replacement they asked if I might mind a few days on the road until they got sorted. Always happy to see the beer industry from a … More Beer Van Man
Saturday 20th October 7:30 for 8pm The evening costs £30 and includes seven courses each paired with a different beer. Bookings are essential and we will be able to cater for any dietary requirements (including vegetarian/coeliac options) if mentioned when booking. Call 01787 227460 to book, places are limited. Pont Neuf Chips with Maldon Salt … More Hoptoberfest Beer & Food Matching Menu
My last brewday of the five was with Mauldons. Assuming there was a fair chance we might end up for a few in their pub, The Brewery Tap, at the end f the day I decided not to take my car. So at 5:45am I was whisked in to Sudbury by our friendly local taxi driver … More Mauldons – Beer Festival Brewday #5
Our next beer festival is looming and as per usual we’ve decided to theme the selection of beers. Not one to make things easy I’ve set myself the challenge of brewing as many of the beers as I can. Thankfully we have great relationships with many of our local breweries and five in particular have … More Beer Festival 3rd – 7th May 2012
After celebrating our 5th birthday last week, I found out it was my locals 3rd birthday this week. It’s great to see other thriving pubs in the midst of this financial crisis, but what separates the successful pubs from the ever-growing list of closing ones? It’s tough, and possibly unusual, for a publican to have a … More What makes a successful pub?