Daily archives: November 9, 2008

Dark Night

Popped out for a couple in rainy Newark last night. Surprise and bargain of the night was the Meantime Coffee Porter in ‘Spoons – Beerfest on until the 16th Nov. For a start, it was the first beer I asked for and as I waited for the almost obligatory “Sorry it’s just gone” I saw a dark liquid flowing – it was actually on. And very coffee-tasting it was too. And in good nick. And at £1.49 for a very […]

A bevvy (or two) in Beverley 4

What a brilliant weekend we just had! After years of talking about it, we finally went to visit the pubs of Beverley and to make the best of it, we had an overnight stay. En-route, we stopped off in Hull to visit the two National Inventory pubs, Ye Olde White Harte and Ye Olde Black Boy, conveniently situated within gobbing distance of each other. They both claim to be the oldest pub in Hull but, we were told, the Harte […]