Be careful not to wobble the drill, as this can result in an "ovaled" hole, which will not adequately hold the spile
and may allow sap to leak out around the edges.
Next they will venture into the forest to identify maple trees, check the taps, and possibly try drilling a spile
, a stout metal pipe
When the season is over, you simply take the spile
When you have finished sugaring operations for the year, remove the spile
and the hole will seal itself.
The airport worker said: "Liam came into the Tap and Spile
and asked for a pint of heroin.
You'll be able to get a round in at the Tap and Spile
using bitcoin from February 14.
Gavin, Lozzy, Christina and Jack at The Tap and Spile
To coincide with the launch of the new route, pubs in the region - including The Woolsington Arms at the airport, the Tap and Spile
in Hexham, The Free Trade Inn, and Cumberland Arms, in Ouseburn, The Brandling Villa, and The Queen Victoria Gosforth and The Trent House, in the city centre - are hosting a "Pula Pint Week.
At the end of the season, many old-time sugarers would plug the spile
holes with warm paraffin to stop the loss of sap and deter ants and other insects from being drawn to the wounds.
You could check into Eryl Mor, 2 Upper Garth Road (01248 353789), Tap & Spile
on Garth Road (01248 370835) or the Premier Inn at Ffordd Y Parc (01248 679070) Where do I eat?
is then inserted into the hole, and gently but firmly tapped into place with a hammer.
One of Birmingham's best known canalside pubs, The Tap & Spile
, was recently banned for selling alcohol for a month after an undercover police surveillance operation exposed staff selling alcohol to youngsters.