Saturday, 11 January 2014


4-1-14. Arrived at Billed Birmingham,s Best Kept Secret. Barton Arms. 144 High Street. Aston. Birmingham. Home of Peterborough Brewery Oakham Ales. Drink Excellent Oakham Inferno. 4-0 ABV. Lovely Looking Victorian Bar. Wood Paneling Around Bar. Bar Full. Nice Food Smells add to your senses. Time for FA Cup Match. Sat in the Upper North Stand, at Villa Park. With 6000 Fan Contingent. United Make it Difficult for Villa to Break them Down. Murphy Scores for Blades, off a Deflection. United make Half Time. One Nil Up. Second Half. Villa Substitute Helenius Gets a Lucky Break of the Ball. To Level the Scores. Though United are not to be Denied. Murphy Scores Winner. To End Any Game. Blades Fans Go Delirious. Do Feel Sorry for Friend Michael a Big Villa Fan. Head Back to Birmingham City Centre. Drink at the Post Office Vaults, New Street. Special Occasion calls for Browulf. Grenels Winter Ale. 5-8 ABV. Finish with Hop Back. Red Ember. 4-6 ABV. Good Idea of Glass in Front of Pumps. Small Amount Of Beer. So You can see the Colour & Consistency. Catch 19-30 Train from New Street - Sheffield. Blades Fans Sing All the Way Home back to Sheffield. Great Day.

Monday, 6 January 2014


4/1/2014. Third Round Draw of the FA Cup. Paired the Blades with Premier League Aston Villa. Set Off by Train - Birmingham. Uneventful. Apart from being Locked in Train Compartment. Jolly Jape, By Blades Fans. Escaped, or i would have gone to Reading !. Met Good Friend Michael. In the Wellington, 37 Bennett,s Hill. Birmingham. Blades, Villa, Baggie & Palace Fans Mixed in Good Humour. No Hint of Trouble. Highlight of Bar. Electronic Board. Listing Brewery,s, Beers, & Type. All Beers, are Well Kept. Big Selection. Drank Local, at Reduced Price. Black Country. Pig On The Wall. 4-2. ABV. Saltaire White Christmas. 4-5 ABV. The Upstairs Bar. I had Purity. Mad Goose. 4-2 ABV. Also Available on Tap. CZ Krusovice. Regular Stated it was Good. NHL Fans Boasting their Brand of Hokej. My Czech League Allegiance does not make Me Feel Inferior, in My Opinion. Good Standard !. Leave for Bus to Aston.