Category Archives: CAMRA

CAMRA’s Good Beer Knowledge book by Jeff Evans

The new edition of CAMRA’s Beer Knowledge could well be just the thing you need to impress family and friends down the boozer – after all, knowledge is power. Written by award-winning author Jeff Evans, this pocket-sized book is packed with beer facts, feats, records, stats and anecdotes to ensure that you are never lost… Read More »

CAMRA Book: Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pub

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has just released the much-anticipated new edition of Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs.  This book explores more than 260 pubs throughout the UK which have interiors of real historic significance – some of them stretching back a century or more.  The book has already sold more than 600 copies… Read More »

Young drinkers turn to real ale

New research released to mark the launch of CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2015 shows that over a third of young people aged 18-24 have tried real ale and of those 87 per cent would drink it again. The book’s publisher CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, say that interest in real ale is increasing year… Read More »

CAMRA’s best pubs in Britain

The best pubs in Britain as judged by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, have been released to mark the launch of the Good Beer Guide 2015, which publishes today. The 16 regional finalists of CAMRA’s Pub of the Year competition will go forward and have a chance to win the National Pub of the… Read More »

Timothy Taylor’s Boltmaker named Champion Beer of Britain

After over a year of local tasting panels and regional heats leading up to the finals, CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, is today proud to announce that Timothy Taylor’s Boltmaker has been crowned the ‘Best Beer’ in Britain at the Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, London. The West Yorkshire brewed real ale was judged… Read More »

CAMRA Pub Design Awards 2014

CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) has launched its National Pub Design Awards 2014 in a quest to find the most stunningly designed pubs in the UK. The awards, held in association with English Heritage and the Victorian Society, recognise high standards of architecture in the refurbishment and conservation of existing pubs, and the construction… Read More »

CAMRA’s top 16 pubs in the United Kingdom

Having just recovered from the Great British Beer Festival, beer drinkers around the UK are rejoicing at the release of the latest edition of the Good Beer Guide. To mark the launch of this beer tome, CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) has announced the 16 regional finalists of it’s Pub of the Year competition. These… Read More »

The Good Beer Guide 2014, edited by Roger Protz

With the Christmas countdown well and truly underway in the nation’s High Streets, what better way to forget all about it than thumbing through the brand-spanking new edition of CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2014. Yes, that’s right, the nation’s favourite booze bible has hit the streets offering a wealth of knowledge about pubs, beer and… Read More »

CAMRA’s Good Bottled Beer Guide by Jeff Evans

If, like me, you enjoy cracking open a bottle of beer in the comfort of your own home after a hard day at work then CAMRA has just the book for you. The consumer group has released it new edition of the Good Bottled Beer Guide, which this time features over 1800 bottle-conditioned beers*. This… Read More »

Wobbly Munk named best UK cider

Springfield Wobbly Munk may sound like one of Homer Simpsons drinking buddies, but cider connoisseurs will recognise it as the UK’s new champion cider for 2013. CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) is celebrating it’s 25th year of campaigning for real cider and perry and recently announced the winners of the National Cider and Perry… Read More »

Book: Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs by Geoff Brandwood

What better way to while away an evening away from the pub than reading about what else, but the pub. A new publication from CAMRA, The Campaign for Real Ale, highlights the hidden gems of British pub architecture with 270 pub interiors of outstanding historic interest. Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs,written by Geoff Brandwood of… Read More »

London pubs close at net rate of two a week

London pubs close at net rate of two a week according to CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) who raised concerns at a summit on protecting London’s pubs recently. The summit at City Hall, which was hosted by the consumer group and Assembley Member Tom Copley, brought together London Councillors, MPs, Assembly Members and pub campaigners… Read More »

CAMRA’s top 150 local real ale pubs in the UK

To help raise the profile of pubs and pub-going as part of Community Pubs Month, CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, has released a list of the UK’s Top 150 Local Real Ale Pubs. The local award-winning pubs are selected by CAMRA’s local branch members, who vote for their winning pub based on customer service,… Read More »