Pub & Brewery News
Here is the latest news about pubs in the branch area. If you are a pub licensee and you would like to share news about your pub, please email ku.gro.armac.yrtnevoc@tcatnoc
- Byatt’s Brewery Big in Japan sells out on first day
Byatt’s brewery in Japan
Next weekend will see the brewery showcasing their beers at the Daisen Beer Festival held in Yonago City in the region of Tottori Prefecture, Japan. Shelley Chamley-Byatt Director of the brewery will be a special guest of the festival and the only UK brewer. This year is special for them as it’s the 1300 year anniversary for the Daisen area. The festival will have around 91 different beers made by 13 different breweries, from 2 countries with 11 from Japan's top brewers. More details about this festival can be found at http://beerfestdaisen.com/en/index.shtml . This is a major accolade for all at the brewery and we wish Shelly a safe journey and a great experience at this festival set on Mount Daisen. The festival went well as the beer was sold out by 4.00pm on first day
- Coventry & District CAMRA Pubs of the year 2018
We are pleased to announce that our Pub of the Year 2018 for Coventry, West Midlands is the Broomfield Tavern, 14-16 Broomfield Place, Coventry CV5 6GY. And our Warwickshire area is the Old Bakery, 12 High Street, Kenilworth CV8 1LZ.
BRANCH PUBS OF THE YEAR 2018
- Launch of Branch Polo & T-Shirts
To coincide with the Members’ weekend, AGM and Conference we are pleased to announce the launch of Branch Polo and T-shirts sporting the Coventry & District CAMRA logo. We have teamed-up with Beadlebop Design to produce these distinctive dark blue garments. For details about garment options and costs please click following link.
They are now available to order by quoting Coventry CAMRA from Beadlebop Design, Unit 2A, Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry CV1 5ED. If you are unable to visit the shop in person then for more details, placement of orders and payment Tel 07982 040502 or email moc.yks@pobeldaebofni .
- New additions at Twisted Barrel Tap House
New additions to Tap House
Twisted Barrel has some new additions to the Tap House, two handpulls for fresh casks of lovely beer each week.
This now means you can try beers from the Cask, Key Keg and Can, at the Brewery Tap House.
- The Wyandotte Inn Kenilworth to get all new look
The Wyandotte Park Road Kenilworth will soon be closing its doors for a total refurbishment see details below. The opening party is set for Friday 1st June. We wish Liam & Alys all the best in this new venture.
- Vegan Beer and Food Festival Fargo Village
2018 Vegan Beer and Food Festival Fargo Village
Fat Gay Vegan events with Twisted Barrel Brewery to bring the first ever Coventry Vegan Beer Fest to life on Saturday 28th July, 2018. More details on this event can be found at http://veganbeerfest.co.uk/coventry/
- Well done Church End Brewery Goats Milk named Champion Beer of Britain 2017
Well done Church End Brewery Goats Milk named Champion Beer of Britain 2017
Local branch member and Church End Staff member Paul with awards at GBBF2017
Goat's Milk by Church End is crowned Champion Beer of Britain A Warwickshire brewery, originally located in an old coffin shop, has won the Campaign for Real Ale's prestigious Champion Beer of Britain award on the opening day of the Great British Beer Festival at Olympia London. Goat's Milk by Church End scooped gold in the competition thanks to its blend of pale barley, crystal malt oats and aromatic hops. The award comes after almost a year of local tasting panels and regional heats resulting in the best beers from across the UK being invited to compete at the Great British Beer Festival. Final judging for the competition was held at the beer festival which opened its doors to the public on 8 August and will see more than 50,000 people visit to sample from more than 900 beers, ciders, perries and fine wines – including the chance to try the nation's best beer. Bishop Nick from Essex took silver with Ridley's Rite, a pale ale with a floral aroma and satisfying bitterness, while Welsh brewery Tiny Rebel - former Champion Beer of Britain winner - won bronze with Cwtch, a red ale with a blend of six caramelly malts and three citrussy American hops. Nick Boley, CAMRA's National Director responsible for the competition said: "Congratulations to Church End for winning the Champion Beer of Britain award for Goat's Milk, which is the highest beer accolade in the country. Goat's Milk is a stand out beer - it has a lovely balance of malts and hops and a full flavour. It is a very fine example of a bitter and incredibly refreshing." Paul Hamblett, sales manager from Church End says: "Goat's Milk is our biggest selling beer - it's a nicely balanced beer with a hoppy edge. We originally brewed and named it for a festival taking place in the Goat pub, and the beer just caught on. It's the first time we've won the competition, and we expect it to put us on the map."