As a celebration of that rare event where none of us were actually working at a festival, six members of the branch took the opportunity to take a day trip to Leicester CAMRA Beer Festival.
For anyone who doesn’t know, this is how we run our annual Pub of the Year Competition. Every Amber Valley CAMRA member (over 900) is invited to nominate 2 to 5 pubs from a list of over a hundred pubs in the area that they feel are worthy candidates to go forward to the Pub of the Year competition. The nominations are sent to the […]
What a week. I’d forgotten just how crazy it can get because I only experience it once a year, fortunately. This week’s main tasks were to finish the beer order, the beer list and tasting notes and make the final edits to the programme. It sounds relatively straightforward in theory but not quite so in practice. Monday started with a local brewery returning […]