Category Archives: Musselburgh

Musselburgh – The Staggs – POTY

Today was another in the regular monthly visits to the Staggs in Musselburgh by The Weegies as were are called locally, or The Company as Hector prefers. It was also the Edinburgh CAMRA Branch’s AGM. Hopefully they would not be … Continue reading

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The Staggs, Musselburgh – POTY – and no Hanging Baskets!

Once a month, a fair representation of Glasgow CAMRA members, hereafter – The Company – descend upon The Volunteer Arms (Staggs) in Musselburgh. We are in our Third Year of doing so, it is now written. Actually, not every visit … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday at The Volunteer Arms, aka The Staggs – Musselburgh

This was Hector’s first trip to The Staggs on this Day of Memorial. Katie, Mein Hostess has been counting down the days in anticipation of the Beer Festival that is the Highlight of their Year. On this day – It … Continue reading

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Magic Rock – The Bier You Want, When You Want it. – only at The Staggs

Since our last visit to the wonderful Staggs in Musselburgh the majority of the group have been to Berlin, Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Passau, Nürnberg and München. That was Hector’s Heroic Homecoming, today the feet were itchy again. Nigel was once … Continue reading

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The Staggs, impromptu, and just The Three of Us

A Quorate Group of The Friends of Hector had arranged a trip to Stavely today, Hector felt that He and Marg had travelled enough for the moment. Stavely, next time – definitely! But then there was a reconsideration. Robin was … Continue reading

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The Monthly Visit to The Staggs

  As has become the pattern, Howard contacted Nigel, Mein Host in advance to warn him of the monthly invasion form Glasgow.  As ever he promised us an array of Light, Hoppy, Dry and Citrus Ales which would make the … Continue reading

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The Staggs, again, so soon.

A day and a night in Musselburgh We take our Bier seriously. The title of this Blog should be sufficient a give-away to the fact that we will travel within reason, and within acceptable economic parameters, to consume the best … Continue reading

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The monthly trip to The Staggs in Musselburgh

It is written, we shall go to The Staggs (aka The Volunteer Arms) once a month.  The reason is simple; Nigel the Landlord will put on the best Light, Hoppy Ale that he can get his hands on.  Not only … Continue reading

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The Staggs – Making Plans with Nigel

We enjoyed ourselves so much at The Staggs aka The Volunteer Arms on our last visit we promised ourselves a return. Nigel, Mein Host, evidently appreciates all that is currently splendid about British Ale. ‘Tell me when you are next … Continue reading

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The Stagg Bar, Musselburgh

The Friends of Hector dared to go on a trip whilst I was in Greece having my possessions stolen. They had such a pleasant day in Musselburgh and Leith that a return visit was called for.  They couldn’t have enjoyed … Continue reading

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