Who are CAMRA?

29 04 2010

You will probably hear me mention CAMRA a great deal in my posts, as such I should probably explain who they are and what they do.

In a nutshell CAMRA is the CAMpaign for Real Ale, they were formed back in the 70s with the aim of promoting and raising awareness for Real Ale, Real Cider and the British Pub.

They tend to promote smaller brewers and champion the less common types of beer and other traditional drinks; for example porters, milds, perry and stouts.

They publish a good beer guide each year, along with their monthly magazine which goes out to about 100k members.

CAMRA also organise and support a large number of beer festivals around the UK including the Great British Beer Festival at which there are often awards given out to beers that they deem to be particularly worthy.

If you want to find out more about them or possibly even become a member than you can visit there website here

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Help stop pub closures

1 04 2010

As many of you will know I am a big fan of Real Beer and British pubs and that I run a blog dedicated to both.

What you might not be as aware of is that British pubs are shutting at an ungodly rate of 52 pubs a week, to find out more about the pub closures in the UK and to find out what you can do to help your local pub click here to read my full blog post.

I would encourage anyone with an interest in real beer and real pubs to subscribe to my blog for the best in news and reviews about all things beer related








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