The Joy of the Micro Pub: Top Beer

A look at the rising popularity of the micro pub In George Orwell’s ideal pub, the Moon Under the Water, the author favoured a Victorian ambience. No pretence. Even the stale tobacco smoke, a sight that few people born after 1990 are able to remember in public houses. Lager had yet to make its presence…

The Stalybridge Seven: a Trail of Pristine Pubs

East of the M60 celebrates the launch of Stalybridge Real Ale Trail 2016 The last week has seen the relaunch of the Stalybridge Real Ale Trail. With the opening of Bridge Beers early this year, there has been good reason for its return.

Top Beer: 3. Stockport Brewing Company’s Stock Porter

Top Beer on Stockport Brewing Company’s porter For lovers of cask conditioned and bottle conditioned ales, Greater Manchester is some sort of a metropolis for its microbreweries. Stockport town centre also has three microbreweries alongside Frederic Robinson’s Unicorn Brewery. Two of them are yards apart, with the third one closer to Heaviley.