Nominations from CAMRA members are required for entrants into the North West Champion Beer of Britain competition.

The winners from this area competition are put forward as finalists to the national Champion Beer of Britain competition at the Great British Beer Festival and the National Winter Ales Festival.

There are 11 categories for the competition Milds; Bitter; Best Bitters; Strong Bitters; Golden Ales; Specialiity Beers; Old Ales and Strong Milds; Porters; Stouts; Barley Wines and Strong Old Ales; and Real Ales in a Bottle and you  can nominate up to five beers, in order of preference, in each.

There are plenty in there to choose from and if you don't want to vote in a particular category, you don't have to.

You ONLY have until the 30 November 2014 to vote, so login to

http://www.cbobvoting.org.uk/login.asp

using your membership number and the password from www.camra.org.uk then select your favourites.

If you change you mind, no problems, you can go back any time before the closing date and update your choices.

CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide is fully revised and updated each year and features pubs across the United Kingdom that serve the best real ale.

GBG_2015_300dpiThe 42nd edition continues to be completely independent with listings based entirely on nomination and evaluation by CAMRA members. This means you can be sure that every one of the 4,500 pubs deserves their place, plus they all come recommended by people who know a thing or two about good beer.

  • Painstakingly researched listings of over 4,500 of the best real ale pubs
  • Listings include Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England, the Isle of Man & the Channel Islands
  • Detailed contact information, facilities listings and opening hours
  • ‘Places Index’ allows quick reference to pubs near you
  • An essential resource for information on over 1,200 breweries

The Good Beer Guide 2015 is available to order now from the CAMRA shop for just £10 (plus p&p) or can be bought from the branch at branch meetings.

 

Below is the itinerary for the Sale Stroll 2014, our annual wander round the many hostelries of Sale which offer real ales. This year the Stroll will take place on Saturday 20th September. Everybody is invited to join us - either for the whole day or just pop in and out when you are free.

Sale has a great variety of pubs from major chains to small independent free houses so will make for a varied day out.

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