Social Secretary Report – March 2018

Social Secretary Report – March 2018

13 members visited Angels and the Nag’s Head in Belper, the Black Boy at Heage, Spanker Inn at Nether Heage then the Queens Head and Thorn Tree on Chesterfield Road, Belper. The following beers were noted – Angels – Titanic Plum Porter and Cappuccino Stout, Oakham Citra, Thornbridge Jaipur and Otter’s Tears, Falstaff Arkwright and Arthur Fry, Slater’s Hakar, Silver Street Ruby, Bowland Skydancer Nag’s […]

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Social Secretary Report – February 2018

Social Secretary Report – February 2018

14 members joined the first beer survey trip of the year.  We met in the Miner’s Arms, Alfreton then went on to the King Alfred and What’s your Poison on opposite sides of High Street, splitting into two groups in case the micro pub was too small to accommodate the whole party at once.  We then travelled to Riddings to visit the Seven Stars and […]

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Social Secretary Report – January 2018

Social Secretary Report – January 2018

Phil Marshall organised a pub walk around Sheffield on Saturday 9th December which 12 members attended. They were joined by Andy Cullen from Sheffield CAMRA who recommended a few different pubs to visit. 18 members joined the Nottingham pub crawl on Friday 29th December and enjoyed a good day out, starting at the Organ Grinder and John Borlaise Warren on Canning Circus, the Room with […]

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Social Secretary Report – November 2017

Social Secretary Report – November 2017

The October survey trip was cancelled.   15 members from Alfreton, Swanwick, Ripley, Heage, Milford and Belper joined the free minibus beer survey trip on Friday 3rd November.  We met in Arkwrights in Belper then went to the Beehive/Honeypot in Ripley, the Holly Bush at Marehay, Thorn Tree at Waingroves and finally the Cross Keys, Swanwick which has recently reopened under new management.  We had […]

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Social Secretary Report – September 2017

Social Secretary Report – September 2017

11 members joined the free minibus beer survey trip on Friday 11th September when we visited the Boot & Slipper, Swanwick, the Dog Inn at Pentrich, White Hart at Moorwood Moor, the Social Club and Old Yew Tree at South Wingfield and the Amber Hotel at Oakerthorpe.  The landlord and landlady at the Boot & Slipper advised us that they would be taking over the […]

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Social Secretary Report – August 2017

Social Secretary Report – August 2017

14 members joined the free minibus beer survey trip on Friday 4th August when we visited the Old Oak at Horsley Woodhouse (found the Sitwell Arms closed), Traveller’s Rest at Kilburn, recently re-opened community pub, the Spotted Cow, the Dead Poets and Wheel Inn at Holbrook. Beers noted – Old Oak – Leadmill Old Oak Bitter, American Girl, Fluffer, Blue Morpho, Wish you were in […]

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Social Secretary Report – July 2017

Social Secretary Report – July 2017

14 members joined the minibus survey trip on Friday 14th July when we visited the Angels in Belper, Canal Inn at Bullbridge, George Inn at Lower Hartshay, Sir Barnes Wallis, George Inn and Talbot at Ripley.   The following beers were noted – The Angel – Titanic Plum Porter & Raspberry Wheat Beer, Oakham Citra, Old Mill Blonde Bombshell, Abbeydale Moonshine, Dancing Duck Dark Drake, […]

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Social Secretary Report – April 2017

Social Secretary Report – April 2017

Eleven members joined the survey trip on Friday 7th April.  We visited the Nag’s Head in Belper, the White Hart at Bargate, the Black Bull’s Head at Openwoodgate, the Black Boy and Eagle Tavern at Heage and the Spanker Inn at Nether Heage. The following beers were noted – Nag’s Head – Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold, Marston’s Pedigree, Ringwood Razorback White Hart – Leadmill Skywatch, Oakham […]

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Social Secretary Report – June 2017

Social Secretary Report – June 2017

Ten members joined the rainy walk around Alfreton pubs on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May.  They visited the Victoria Inn, King Alfred, Wagon & Horses, Miner’s Arms and Handlebar and the following beers were noted – Victoria Inn – Sharps Doom Bar, Old Sawley Figaro King Alfred – Sharps Doom Bar, Pentrich Soma, Black Sheep Bitter, Old Sawley Tollbridge Porter Wagon & Horses – Greene […]

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Social Secretary Report – May 2017

Social Secretary Report – May 2017

Nine members joined the survey trip on Friday 5th May – many thanks to Debbie Williams for organising it in my absence and collecting the beer scores.  The group visited The Handlebar micro pub in Alfreton, Moulders Arms, Greenhill Tavern and Red Lion in Riddings and the Gate Inn and Steampacket in Swanwick. The following beers were scored – The Handlebar – Landlocked Amarillo, Leatherbritches […]

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