CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2019 – Presentation

Thursday 13th September saw our branch host the North East Regional launch of the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2019. (The 46th edition)   We used the occasion to celibate a very special achievement: Fitzgeralds in  Green Terrace, Sunderland marked 25 continuous years in the guide, this is some achievement serving… Read more“CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2019 – Presentation”

North East Regional Pub, Cider Pub & Club of the Year competition 2018

The entries from the CAMRA branches in the North East for the 2018 Regional Pub, Cider Pub & Club of the Year competitions are now available. Judging to determine the North East regional winners & thus this regions entries into the first round of the national competition will be taking… Read more“North East Regional Pub, Cider Pub & Club of the Year competition 2018”

Results: CAMRA North East Region: Pub of the Year, Club of the Year & Cider Pub of the Year 2017.

Click on pub/club name for more info. Regional Pub of the Year: 1st:         Office                 (Tyneside & Northumberland CAMRA) 2nd:        Golden Smog     (Cleveland CAMRA) 3rd:        Quakerhouse      (Darlington CAMRA) The Steamboat… Read more“Results: CAMRA North East Region: Pub of the Year, Club of the Year & Cider Pub of the Year 2017.”

Sunderland & Washington Real Ale Trails – 2017

  The 2017 editions of our Sunderland Real Ale Trail and Washington Real Ale Trail are now available for download. (Just click the images above.) This is the 5th edition of the Sunderland RAT & the 2nd edition of the Washington RAT. Both publications update well received publication especially to… Read more“Sunderland & Washington Real Ale Trails – 2017”

Sunderland Octoberfest 2016: Beer & Cider list.

Next Thursday sees the start of the 2016 Sunderland Octoberfest at the Bonded Warehouse. Organised by Sunderland & South Tyneside CAMRA. This year we have a selection of Ales from some local NE breweries & some guest ales from the East Midlands. here is the list:   Beer: Brewery  … Read more“Sunderland Octoberfest 2016: Beer & Cider list.”

Results: CAMRA North East Region: Pub of the Year, Club of the Year & Cider Pub of the Year 2016.

Regional Pub of the Year: 1st:          Steamboat          (Sunderland  & South Tyneside CAMRA) 2nd:         Golden Smog      (Cleveland CAMRA) 3rd:         Old Elm Tree       (Durham CAMRA)   Regional Cider Pub of the Year: 1st:          Black Lion            (Durham CAMRA) 2nd:         Strathmore Arms… Read more“Results: CAMRA North East Region: Pub of the Year, Club of the Year & Cider Pub of the Year 2016.”

Launch of “Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs” at the Dun Cow in Sunderland

Message from Dave Brazier, CAMRA North East Regional Director: “CAMRA is hosting the launch of Geoff Brandwood’s new edition of Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs at the Dun Cow in Sunderland on Thursday August 25th at 2.00 pm. For those of you who attended the presentation of two CAMRA National… Read more“Launch of “Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs” at the Dun Cow in Sunderland”

Sunderland City centre pub steals the show at Pub Design Awards.

PRESS RELEASE from CAMRA HQ: City centre pub steals the show at Pub Design Awards The Dun Cow in Sunderland’s city centre scooped two awards in the National Pub Design Awards 2015, which are run by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) in association with Historic England and the Victorian… Read more“Sunderland City centre pub steals the show at Pub Design Awards.”

North East Regional Pub & Club of the Year competition 2016

Regional Pub & Club of the Year competition 2016 The line-up for the CAMRA North East regional Pub of the Year competition: Golden Smog, Stockton on Tees (Cleveland CAMRA) Quakerhouse, Darlington (Darlington CAMRA) Old Elm Tree, Durham (Durham CAMRA, Durham city entry) Dun Cow, Seaton (Durham CAMRA, Durham county entry)… Read more“North East Regional Pub & Club of the Year competition 2016”

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”