Archive for February, 2016

This week is all about new pubs.  The first is based in the edge of Huddersfield just off the Bradford Road into Brighouse,  Magic Rock Brewery Tap is located behind their new brewing plant which came into being about a year ago.  The entrance is not obvious involving a walk round the back of the […]

Pubpaper 844 – (Punch)ing Out, Fitting In and Fitting Out

Posted: 20th February 2016 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

I’ll start this week with an update on the Barge and Barrel / Punch situation.   After some conversation between people like myself who write about the pub scene and those who work in the pubs themselves, the pictures seem to be as such.   The pub has been offered up for sales by the current owners, […]

Pubpaper 843 – Barge and Barrel over the Waterfall

Posted: 13th February 2016 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

I was going to start this weeks article directly quoting the pub manager at the Barge and Barrel in Elland, but when I came to copy and paste it, he had been forced to remove the post by Punch Taverns due to the negative press it had been attracting.  So to paraphrase him, the Barge […]

Pubpaper 842 – Haunts less common

Posted: 4th February 2016 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

This week, I’ve tried to visit a few pubs I have not visited in awhile.  Last Sunday I popped out for a pint at the Beck Brighouse and the Travellers Rest in Hipperholme.  Whilst during the week I popped into Millers in Brighouse during the day.   Three pubs, two what you’d call traditional pubs, the […]