Social Secretary Report – April 2015

Beer Survey Trips 16 members went on the survey trip on Saturday 11th April.  We visited the Waggon and Horses, Alfreton, the Cross Keys, Swanwick, the Red Lion and Greenhill Tavern at Riddings, the Poet & Castle, Codnor and the Talbot Taphouse, Ripley.   The following beers were noted – Please follow and like us:

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Dispelling The Myths

Sometimes I am quite surprised by how little the general public and, in some cases members, know about our organisation, how it is run and what we stand for.  I have therefore compiled the following with a hope to dispelling some of the myths about CAMRA as a whole and about our branch specifically.   We are all old, retired, balding, bearded blokes with beer […]

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2014 Trips & Meetings

AMBER VALLEY CAMRA PUBS VISITED ON MINIBUS SURVEY TRIPS 2014   GRAPES, BELPER GREYHOUND, BELPER WHITE HART, BARGATE SPANKER, NETHER HEAGE BLACK BOY, HEAGE EAGLE TAVERN, HEAGE WAGGON & HORSES, ALFRETON AMBER HOTEL, OAKERTHORPE PEACOCK, OAKERTHORPE BUTCHERS ARMS, OAKERTHORPE ANCHOR INN, OAKERTHORPE GEORGE INN, LOWER HARTSHAY KING ALFRED, ALFRETON RED LION, RIDDINGS NEW INN, RIDDINGS MOULDERS ARMS, RIDDINGS GREENHILL TAVERN, RIDDINGS SEVEN STARS, RIDDINGS ARKWRIGHTS BAR, […]

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Fruit Ciders – Support the Motion at CAMRA’s AGM, Nottingham

You probably know that under CAMRA’s current definition of Real Cider, fruit ciders are not classed as real and therefore cannot be sold at CAMRA festivals, although many pubs sell them. Fruit flavoured beers are, of course, acceptable, and at every cider bar I run I get numerous requests for fruit cider. Many of those asking are young (by CAMRA standards anyway), and by not […]

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Social Secretary Report – March 2015

Beer Survey Trips 16 members went on the survey trip on Saturday 14th March, again including two first-timers, and visited The Grapes at Belper, Black Boy and Eagle Tavern at Heage, The Spanker Inn at Nether Heage, Canal Inn at Bullbridge and George Inn at Lower Hartshay.  We were very impressed by the range and quality of beers at The Spanker and very pleased to […]

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