Champion Winter Beer of Britain 2016: Congratulations to Darwin Brewery

Earlier this week at the National Winter Beer Festival in Derby the judging of the Champion Winter Beer of Britain took place. Winter beers are those beers classified by CAMRA as “Porters”, “Stouts”, “Barley Wine Strong Old Ales” & “Old Ale Strong Milds” The full results are available on the… Read more“Champion Winter Beer of Britain 2016: Congratulations to Darwin Brewery”

Post-Sunderland Octoberfest 2015.

This year saw our 7th Sunderland Octoberfest take place over the period 8th to 10th October. While we still have to hold the usual post-festival meeting for the organising committee & have the final numbers to crunch we’ve gleaned enough so far to state we’re happy to declare the festival… Read more“Post-Sunderland Octoberfest 2015.”

CAMRA North East Region: Pub of the Year, Club of the Year & Cider Pub of the Year 2015 Results.

Pub of the Year: 1st:          Steamboat          (Sunderland  & South Tyneside CAMRA) 2nd:         Old Elm Tree      (Durham CAMRA) 3rd:         Quaker House   (Darlington CAMRA)   Cider Pub of the Year: 1st:          Tannery               (Tyneside & Northumberland CAMRA) 2nd:         Black Lion            (Durham CAMRA) 3rd:         Rat Race               (Cleveland CAMRA)   Club of the Year:… Read more“CAMRA North East Region: Pub of the Year, Club of the Year & Cider Pub of the Year 2015 Results.”