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CAMRA North Herts – Branch Pub of the Year

It is that time again where the members have an opportunity to become more active and support the CAMRA pub, real ale and cider campaigns. We ask you to help choose the Branch Pub of the Year. Many of you have contributed already in scoring your beers in WhatPub. This information has been used to give[…Read on]

Good Beer Guide 2018 branch pub selection

We are now 10 months into the 12 month Good Beer Guide 2018 selection period and it is where we usually take stock of where we are and generate the selection “long list”. The list attached below, in alphabetical order, shows the current leaders for our branch selection based on the average beer scores entered[…Read on]

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. Book[…Read on]

3rd Revitalisation survey

Members recently should have received an email inviting them to take part in the survey. The email should have said that the survey closes at 9.00 am Monday 14th November. If you want to take part (and I suggest you take the opportunity to have your say – it only takes 10 mins), you will need[…Read on]

Beer Duty Escalator Scrapped!

Hooray! We all won! It is great news that the beer duty escallator has been scrapped – this means less financial pressure on pubs and beer consumers. Read the full CAMRA HQ press release here: http://www.camra.org.uk/pressreleases

However, let us be realistic – don’t expect your local pub to be reducing their £3.50 pint to £3.49. Even[…Read on]

Save Your Pint – Mass Parliamentary Lobby Day! 12-12-12

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Join us on the 12th December to lobby your MP and stop spiralling beer tax. Save your pint – stop the beer duty escalator! What: 100,000 signatures on the e-petition and a three-hour debate in Parliament, the mass lobby is now more important than ever to ensure Government stick to their commitments and review the damaging [...Read on]

Hertfordshire Pub of the Year Mini Bus Trip 2012

Warming up at The Red Lion

On a sunny Saturday in May, a merry band of beer enthusiasts in a minibus accepted the challenge to visit the best of Hertfordshire pubs. To partake in ales at venues rated the best in their respective regions – oh such difficulties! A lovely day outside at The Red Lion In no particular order this dedicated crew [...Read on]

FIGHT BACK TO SAVE YOUR PINT – SIGN THE BEER TAX E-PETITION

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It’s time to save your pint and fight back against this year’s budget which saw the Government continue its damaging policy of the beer duty escalator. Every year beer tax increases by 2% above inflation meaning your pint in the pub costs you 5-10p more. This mounting pressure is contributing to the closure of 16 pubs [...Read on]

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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