Highgate Brewery, Walsall is a lovely Grade 2 Listed Tower Brewery. I visited it for the first and only time back in the late 1970’s. I was on a Rugby Tour; we were staying locally and one of the tour organisers I guess had come up with the somewhat unusual idea that the possible mix of a brewery, beer and a rugby team might work for an evening’s entertainment. It did.
However as things do; the brewery had fallen out of my conscience; this was until the other day when trying to avoid a huge traffic jam on the M6 in the West Midlands I somehow managed to end up driving through Walsall. (more…)