CAMRA branch for Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock & surrounds.

Minibus trip 19/11 – pubs confirmed

Minibus trip 19/11 – pubs confirmed

Here is the list of pubs for the minibus trip this Saturday 19 November, as decided at the branch’s open meeting yesterday. Countryman, Chipping Crown, Buntingford Blind Fiddler, Anstey Three Tuns, Great Hormead Axe & Compasses, Braughing Crown & Falcon, Puckeridge £5 members, £8 non-members. Pickups from 6pm, Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock & East Herts.Read more about Minibus trip 19/11 – pubs confirmed[…]

Brewery visits

Brewery visits

We have recently had 3 branch visits to some fine breweries – two were to award Beer of the Festival awards, and one to check out of newest local brewery (and award Cider of the Festival awards). All brewery trips are advertised on our Events calendar and all members are welcome to attend (numbers permitting).Read more about Brewery visits[…]

2016 Hertfordshire County Pub of the Year Competition Judging

2016 Hertfordshire County Pub of the Year Competition Judging

You may have gathered by now that the Half Moon, Hitchin has been voted as our branch pub of the year.  The next round of competitions sees it against the other three Herts branch winners for the Hertfordshire POTY. These are: The Woodman, Wildhill Land of Liberty, Peace & Plenty, Heronsgate Queens Head, Allens Green TheRead more about 2016 Hertfordshire County Pub of the Year Competition Judging[…]

The Awards Night

The Awards Night

The great and the good gathered at the Orange Tree, Baldock on Friday evening 28th August for the presentation of no less than six CAMRA awards! First up were two presentations to Apple Cottage Cider, our local cider producer, who won both the 2015 Hertfordshire Cider and Perry competitions which were held at the spectacularly successful HitchinRead more about The Awards Night[…]

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival by numbers – and winners!

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival by numbers – and winners!

We’re still recovering from Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival… we’ll digest the experience and publish a full festival report in the near future. For now however, here are the essentials… First – the news everyone waits for after a beer festival: who are the winners?! Hitchin 2013 Beer of the Festival:Bartrams, Comrade Bill Bartrams EgalitarianRead more about Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival by numbers – and winners![…]