Here is a list of branch events and other real ale events known to the branch.
Sun 4th June: First Sunday meet-up. 1pm, Baltic Fleet.
Sat 10th June: Coach to Rugby area. 9.30am, Ship & Mitre.
Wed 21st June: Childwall walk, leaving Fiveways at 6pm (meet 5pm to eat). See webpage for further details.
Sun 9th July: Annual Burscough Classic Bus Day, arranged by Merseyside Transport Trust. Meet Ormskirk Bus Station at 11.30am.
Sat 15th July: Coach to Skipton/Colne/Barnoldswick. 10.30am, Ship & Mitre.
Wed 19th July: This month’s Get – together is WEDNESDAY19th July coinciding with Meet the Brewer Event featuring… Read More
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… Read More
Due to it’s earlier success, THE FOUR ASHES is continuing is ‘Wednesday Special’ until further notice. This means ALL CASK REAL ALE is priced at £2.50/pint (from 5pm – 10pm.) In addition, containers are available FREE OF CHARGE and will hold up to 2 pints of your favourite tipple for you to enjoy at home that night.Due to it’s earlier success, THE FOUR ASHES is continuing is ‘Wednesday Special’ until further notice. This means ALL CASK REAL ALE is priced at £2.50/pint (from 5pm – 10pm.) In addition, containers are available FREE OF CHARGE and will hold up to 2 pints of… Read More
There have been changes at The Brooke Hotel. The pub now has a new leaseholder and is running it on behalf of Enterprise Inns and has plans to expand the range of real ales on offer. At present, there are currently 2 handpumps ( dispensing a beer from Robinson’s and one from Lancaster on a recent visit) but this is due to increase to 4 (maybe 5) by the August Bank Holiday, if not before. Beers will be selected from a quarterly list. In addition, card carrying CAMRA members can now get a 10% discount on their real ale purchases (pints… Read More
The Abbey has been selling some more interesting beers of late from breweries seldom seen in Liverpool.
On a recent visit, they had a beer from Bootleg Brewing Company of Chorlton and one from Box Steam Brewery of Trowbridge.
They continue to offer a 10% discount to CAMRA members on production of a valid card and a loyalty card scheme is in operation – buy 10 pints, get one free.
85-89 Hanover Street, L1 3DZ
https://whatpub.com/pubs/MER/52/abbey-liverpool … Read More
Big Bog Brewery in Speke has re-brewed their Cherry Rye, as a seasonal beer, due to popular demand. For those of you that are unfamiliar with this beer, it is described as ‘ a light coloured ale, brewed with Rye malt for dryness and flavoured subtly with Montmorency cherries’. It should be available in pubs in the next couple of weeks. Read More