LOCAL NEWS - added 24/05/18 - BRANCH MEETING MINUTES & AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE
The minutes for the last branch meeting and the agenda for the next are now available on the Agendas & Minutes page CLICK HERE TO TAKE A LOOK
LOCAL NEWS - added 24/05/18 - THANET CAMRA HEAD OUT TO MINNIS BAY FOR MILD IN MAY SOCIAL
Many thanks to Phil and Kirstie for hosting us on Saturday 19th for our event to celebrate the beautiful drink that is Mild. A small number of attendees (something to do with a wedding in Windsor and an FA Cup Final in Wembley..!!)
LOCAL NEWS - added 10/05/18 - THANET CAMRA HEAD OUT TO RAMSGATE
A group of Thanet CAMRA headed to Ramsgate last night to talk about beer, pubs, cider, breweries and perries. A good night was had by all. Thanks to Hovelling Boat, Queens Head and Royal Victoria Pavilion for hosting us.
NATIONAL NEWS - added 08/05/18 - CAMRA NAMES BEST CIDER AND PERRY IN BRITAIN
Following more than a year of local tasting panels and regional heats, Harry’s Scrummage has been named the best cider in the country and Nempnett Piglet’s Choice has won best perry at CAMRA’s prestigious National Cider and Perry Championships, which have taken place this weekend. The winners were honoured at the Reading Beer and Cider Festival, which takes place from 3-6th May at Christchurch Meadows in Caversham. The home of the National Cider and Perry Championships, the festival features over 550 beers and 150 ciders and perries, plus a selection of foreign beers, wines and mead.
The winners were:
Cider GOLD – Harry’s, Scrummage (Somerset) SILVER – Whin Hill, Browns (Norfolk) BRONZE – Orgasmic, White Jersey (Herefordshire)
Perry GOLD – Nempnett Cider Company, Piglet’s Choice (Somerset) SILVER – Oliver’s, Perry (Herefordshire) BRONZE – Whin Hill, Perry (Norfolk)