April, 2021

Celebrate CAMRA’s 50th with our beer box

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, CAMRA is launching the limited edition ‘Good Beer Box’, containing beers selected by UK beer experts. Ea...

It’s time to head back to the pub

It might have been chilly but thousands of people in England headed to a local pub garden on the day pubs reopened. CAMRA urged people to support thei...

Norwich volunteers prepare for city beer festival to return

The plans are well advanced for this year’s Norwich Beer Festival, as CAMRA volunteers prepare for an October return. The team behind the 43rd Norwich...

Running bitter gets an Indian twist

The India Pale Ale bandwagon gathers pace, writes Roger Protz Just when you thought there couldn’t be any further variations on the theme, new version...

Lacons Audit Ale named Norfolk’s best bottled ale

Norwich and District branch’s tasting panel has chosen the best bottled beers in Norfolk. The overall Gold winner  is revealed as Lacons Audit Ale, a...

MPs back preferential tax rates for draught beer

MPs supported CAMRA’s proposal for a preferential rate of duty for draught beer during a Parliamentary debate on 24 March. The lawmakers were debating...

St Albans beer and cider festival supports pubs

Plans are continuing for this year’s St Albans Beer Festival, but it will be held in the city’s pubs instead of its home for 24 years the Arena venue....

Cask is back, so back cask

A new campaign is calling on beer drinkers to back British brewing and pubs and opt for a pint of fresh cask beer from a local independent brewery whe...

Chancellor freezes duty but rejects cut for draught beer

Chancellor Rishi Sunak chose to freeze beer duty and offer pubs financial support in his Budget.

European campaigning steps up a gear

Like many other organisations, however, EBCU plans continue to be restricted by further waves of the pandemic, write Ray Turpie. Our Anniversary Year...


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