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News Update

Here is a list of branch events and other real ale events known to the branch.

13th April. Meet up at the Ship & Mitre Wirral Beer Festival, Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight

20th April. Train Trip to St Helens. Meet at Lime St in time for 11:28 train

3rd May. Committee meeting at Caledonia, Catherine St 7:30pm, followed by social

6th May coach to Stonehouse Brewery/Oswestry, 1050 Ship & Mitre.

No First Sunday Meet Up this month.

10th May Mild Month Pub Crawl, start 7pm Blackburne Arms.

17th May Branch Get Together & POTY presentation, 8pm Cask Micropub, 438 Queens

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The judging process for this year’s competition is now complete. All the judges have now submitted their scores and I can now announce a winner.

Firstly, before I do, I would like to give a big thank you to all the judges, nine of them in all, for spending their own free time (and money !) to visit all five pubs on the shortlist TWICE in the space of only six weeks...I hope it wasn’t too onerous a task !

Secondly, the competition was very close this year, particularly between the top two, with under 60 points between them...it sounds a lot, but believe me….it isn’t

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Real Ale Events

Waterloo 13  Beer Festival
27 - 30 April 2017
All CAMRA card holders can receive a discount* off beer tokens at Thursday evening and Friday daytime sessions.

*£2 discount on a full card (previously £12) for CAMRA members.  Valid Thursday evening session and Friday Daytime Session only.

http://www.liverpoolorganicbrewery.com/events/waterloo-13/

The beer list is also up.

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Lots going on in Waterloo this month...

 

The Four Ashes finally opened it's doors on 21st March. This new micro-pub further enhances the real ale scene in and around South Road. There are 6 handpulls, real cider & perry as well as continental bottled beers, premium vodkas & gins, wine and quality soft drinks also available. Tea & coffee served. Bar Snacks on offer. 

For opening hours: check www.Whatpub.com (subject to change at short notice)

SPECIAL OFFER: During APRIL, all cask ales on WEDNESDAY ONLY are £2.50/pt

23 Crosby Road North, Waterloo, L22 0LD 

Twitter:@theFourAshes

 

A few doors

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Sanctuary Bar opened on 31st March. This venue is "free of tie", allowing a wide variety of beers to be stocked. Up to 6 Cask Ales on offer,covering the range from light to dark and including local beers. Craft Ales on Tap, Craft Cider, over 50 Bottled Beers & Ciders, which are available to drink on and off the premises.

As the name suggests, aims to be a ' a haven for wayfarers to seek refuge and shoot the breeze, without pomp or pretence'. Coffee and soft drinks available from 8am (ex. Sun)

CAMRA members receive a 10% discount on real

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The Scotch Piper re-opened on the first day of the Grand National (6th April) after being devastated by a fire which destroyed the thatched roof. New licensees Colin Rimmer and Jamie Green have taken on the historical site. The Scotch is now open 12noon – 12 midnight every day. After an investment of more than £140,000 the 15th century pub and Lancashire's oldest pub, is set to welcome customers back.
Southport Road, Lydiate, L31 4HD

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The lease at the Derby Arms (Allerton Road,) has now been taken over by the current licensees of the Gardeners Arms in Vale Roadd and is being run as a sister pub. They have reinstated real ale again - Doom Bar and Greene King IPA. They now have live music on Wednesday and Friday evenings. Also simple bar snacks are being served during the day, sandwiches, pizza a etc up until 6pm. The pub is getting a full refurb in the very near future...which is wonderful news !
160-162 Allerton Road, Woolton, L25 7RH

Craft Taproom opened on 7th April. It describes

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Big Bog (Speke) have taken delivery of and installed a new 10bbl fermenter to their existing kit making 3 fermenters in all. They have also ordered an additional 100 stainless steel casks to help them keep up with demand. They have also release a new beer, Stog ( 4.1%) is a milk stout and is available in pubs now.

Neptune (Maghull) have two new beers out now in pubs. Poseidon (4.8%) is an orange pale ale brewed using Cascade & Amarillo hops with added orange peel. Big Sur (4.5%) is a West Coast pale ale. As with all their beers, both

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We are interested in getting feedback on our February Beer Festival, particularly about the Wednesday night session. If you have any comments, please send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
If the volume of responses is anything like last year's you won't get an individual response but we will post a summery of the comments on the Web site.

Martin Powell
Admissions Manager, Liverpool Beer Festival 2017

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20th - 22nd April
The festival is to coincide with the Mariners’ last home league game of this season on the Saturday when they take on play-off contenders Buxton (KO 3pm).

The hours will be: Thursday 6pm to 11pm / Friday 6pm to 11pm / Saturday 12 noon to 11pm

The festival is free to attend with 12 cask ales and 2 ciders on sale for just £1.50 per half pint, using tokens purchased from the clubrooms reception. There will be hot pies/savouries available along with a selection of snacks from the Graham Lounge bar.

Marine AFC, The Marine Travel Arena, College Road,

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Tickets: £5 via www..eventbrite.co.uk  or call 0151 933 1311
For more info: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Little Merton, Irlam Road L20 4AH

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Mossley Hill Athletic Club Charity Beer Festival

21st – 23rdApril; £5/session; 80 beers & ciders;Whiskey & Gin Bar; Live Entertainment;

Hot/Cold food; Free ½ pint to CAMRA members on production of valid card

Tickets: via www.mossleyhillbeerfestival.org.uk or directly from the club bar (after 6pm on weekdays or 12 noon on weekends/holidays)

9 Mossley Hill Road Liverpool L18 9DX; tel: 0151 724 4377

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Real Ale Events

Waterloo 13  Beer Festival
27 - 30 April 2017
All CAMRA card holders can receive a discount* off beer tokens at Thursday evening and Friday daytime sessions.

*£2 discount on a full card (previously £12) for CAMRA members.  Valid Thursday evening session and Friday Daytime Session only.

http://www.liverpoolorganicbrewery.com/events/waterloo-13/

The beer list is also up.

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  • Diary
  • MerseyAle March
  • Liverpool & Districts POTY Winner 2017
  • Waterloo Beer Festival
  • Waterloo
  • Sanctuary Bar
  • The Scotch Piper
  • Pub News
  • Brewery News
  • Liverpool Beer Festival
  • Marine AFC Beer Festival
  • Bootle Beer Festival
  • Mossley Hill Beer Festival
  • Waterloo Beer Festival

CAMRA Members - Are you missing out

Take noticeLiverpool & Districts CAMRA keeps in touch with members on email on a regular basis: giving a synopsis on all beery events (both CAMRA and non-CAMRA) and special news such as pub awards, and reminders about branch socials and meetings.

We are keeping members up to date with what is going on within the branch without using CAMRA funds on snail mail letters.

Liverpool & Districts are keen to keep in touch. So, if you are a CAMRA Member and want to be kept up to date with what’s happening, both locally and nationally, please make sure that your email address is logged on the CAMRA website.

This is very easy to do:

  • Log onto the CAMRA website – www.camra.org.uk.
  • Click the Login tab and sign in with your membership number and password (your postcode).
  • Click the My Membership tab then click Edit your membership information.
  • Click Enter/Amend My Record. Edit and Save your changes.

Any problems? email the branch Membership Secretary 

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Members can use whatpub.com to search for details of pubs across the UK and then look up details such as opening times, descriptions, facilities and of course details of the real ale and cider on offer.

Contact Us

Liverpool & District CAMRA:

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CAMRA HQ:

230 Hatfield Road, St Albans AL1 4LW

phone: (01727) 867 201

www.camra.org.uk

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