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LOCAL NEWS - TWO WINNERS BUT WHO WILL BE CROWNED OVERALL THANET PUB OF THE YEAR 2019? - Added 20/02/19 1414

   

Congratulations to John at Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea (Micro Pub of the Year 2019) and Eddie at Montefiore Arms, Ramsgate (Traditional Pub of the Year 2019) for being named the best in their category in our Pub of the Year competition.

One of these two pubs has also scooped the overall prize but won't find out until the day of the presentation - how exciting....!!

Check back for details of the presentations which will probably be Saturday 16th March.

Joint runners up in the Micro Pub of the Year competition were The Hovelling Boat Inn, Ramsgate  and Old Bay Alehouse, Minnis Bay.

Runner up in the Traditional Pub of the Year was Banks Ale and Wine House, Cliftonville.

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NATIONAL NEWS - HOSTS FOR GREAT BRITISH BEER FESTIVAL IN WINTER 2020-22 REVEALED - Added 20/02/19 0737

After an amazing three years in Norwich the GBBFW will be hosted by West Midlands CAMRA in 2020, 2021 and 2022. The venue and the dates to be confirmed very soon.

Well done to the team and we look forward to joining you next year.


 NATIONAL NEWS - CHAMPION WINTER BEER OF BRITAIN REVEALED - Added 20/02/19 0659

Congratulations to all the beers who made it through the nomination process, multiple beer tasting rounds to get to the final where the following were named the best of the best.

OVERALL

  • GOLD Lacon's Audit Ale  SILVER Calverley's Porter BRONZE Harviestoun's Old Engine Oil

BARLEY WINE STRONG OLD ALES

  • GOLD Lacon's Audit Ale  SILVER Tring Death or Glory BRONZE Robinson's Old Tom

OLD AGE STRONG MILDS

  • GOLD Tintagel Excalibur  SILVER Harvey's Old Ale BRONZE Brampton Mild

PORTERS

  • GOLD Calverley's Porter  SILVER Harviestoun's Old Engine Oil BRONZE Dancing Duck Indian Porter

STOUTS 

  • GOLD Plain Ales Inncognito SILVER Dark Star Imperial Stout BRONZE Cairngorn Black Gold