18TH APRIL 2017 - 12TH PLANET THANET EASTER BEER FESTIVAL

  • 10,000+ pints consumed

  • 182 beers available

  • 68 cider/perry available

  • 20 new CAMRA members signed up

  • 3549 visitors

  • 90+ volunteers over 9 days

Judging for Champion Beer of Britain took place during festival for the Old Ale and Golden Ale categories and the following were declared winners click here for details of the competition 

  • OLD ALE

    • 1st Place OLD DAIRY - Snow Top 6.0% ABV

    • 2nd Place PALMERS - Tally Ho! 5.5% ABV

    • 3rd Place BRICK - Blenheim Black 6.5% ABV

  • GOLDEN ALE

    • 1st Place WINDSOR & ETON - Knights of the Garter 3.8% ABV

    • 2nd Place FLOWERPOTS - Perrige Pale 3.6% ABV

    • 3rd Place TILLINGBOURNE - Hop Troll 4.8%

Images from Adam Dark - many thanks

 



13TH APRIL 2017 - BANKS ALE & WINE HOUSE - NOW OPEN

Banks Ale & Wine House 244 Northdown Road Cliftonville CT9 2PZ

Opened Wednesday 12th April serving 3 real ales.

A warm welcome to this new addition to the pubs of Margate.


 7TH APRIL 2017 - WANTSUM BREWERY ARRIVES ON THE ISLAND

Wantsum Brewery are moving to Kent Barn, St Nicholas at Wade increasing capacity to 20 barrels. Whilst work takes place to get the new premises ready brewing will continue from Hersden so never fear you will not be without beer.

Graham will be acting as the Brewery Liaison Officer and will officially takes over on Monday 10th April.