Social Secretary Report – July 2015

Beer Survey Trips


12 members went on the survey trip on Saturday 18th July and visited the Black Swan, Thorn Tree and Greyhound at Belper, the White Hart at Bargate and the Dead Poets and The Wheel at Holbrook.  The Thorn Tree and The Wheel have both recently reopened under new owners.

The following beers were noted –

Black Swan – Lincoln Green Archer, Ringwood Boondoggle, Salamander Mudpuppy

Thorn Tree – (Bear Inn Brewery) Innvader, Marston’s Draught Bass, West

Berkshire Brewing Co. Mr. Swift’s Pale Ale

Greyhound – St Austell Proper Job, Greene King Abbot Ale, Sharps Doombar

White Hart – Greene King Abbot Ale, Shepherd Neames Spitfire, Marston’s Draught Bass, Hardy Hanson Kimberley, Fuller’s London Pride

Dead Poets – Glastonbury Mystery Tor, Oakham Citra, Whim Flower Power, Totally Brewed Rakau, Moreland’s Old Speckled Hen, Exmoor Beast, Bath Ales Special Pale Ale

The Wheel – Titanic Plum Porter, Oakham Inferno and Bishops Farewell, Timothy Taylor Landlord, Marston’s Draught Bass, Thornbridge Kipling


Unfortunately, there were no cider drinkers on this trip and we failed to note any real ciders available.


The next survey trip will be on Saturday 15th August and is currently fully subscribed.


On Saturday 8th August we will be arranging a pub walk around Chesterfield and surrounding area using public transport.  Full details and meeting times to be confirmed but we will most likely meet up between 12 and 1pm.


Jane Wallis

Social Secretary – Amber Valley CAMRA

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