Dave Hopkins


About Dave Hopkins

Happily married lover of beer, movies, comics & cats


Yorks Bakery at the Ikon

One thing that Birmingham is blessed with is a plethora of great independent coffee shops, and Yorks Bakery has been on that list for a while, first with its Newhall Street location and more recently at Stephenson Street and the Espresso Bar on Colmore Row. And now it is set […]


MBBC Road Trip – Derby

Our first port of call was a very short walk from the railway station to The Brunswick, home to the brewery of the same name, and CAMRA pub of the year. It’s a decent size, a few rooms with nooks and crannies, and a good size bar with 14 hand […]


The End of an Era?

A few people have asked us if we are going to do a blog about the recent events at the Craven Arms, but since we don’t have any facts we feel this would be inappropriate. Like most of you reading this we are very disappointed that Chris and Sharon have […]