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Hawkshead Brewery beer Cumbrian 5 Hop has won silver in the Golden Ales category at the Champion Beer of Britain Awards announced at the Great British Beer Festival. It was pipped to Gold in its category by Oakham Citra.
This is the first time for many years that a Westmorland brewery has won such an award, so congratulations to them.
The overall champion was Timothy Taylors Boltmakers Bitter with Oakham Citra the runner-up.
Westmorland CAMRA members are reminded that the next branch meeting will take place on Monday 8th September at the Sun Inn at Troutbeck Bridge.
Westmorland CAMRA held its annual awards as part of the AGM. For all the details please see our facebook page, use the icon to the right.
Westmorland CAMRA has been saddened to learn of the death of our vice-chairman David Prickett after a short illness. David had also served as Branch Chairman and will be sadly missed. The branch would like to express its condolences to David's wife Lynne, his family and friends.
Westmorland CAMRA would like to remind members that the branch Annual General Meeting is taking place on Monday 12th May at the George and Dragon, Dent. A minibus is running from Kendal, see Tony Jackson for a place. More details are on the CAMRA events page.
Westmorland CAMRA is delighted to annouce that our club of the year is the Netherfield Cricket Club in Kendal. Congratulations to all concerned.
Completing the set this year is the George and Dragon at Dent which has added the CAMRA Westmorland Pub of the Year 2014 to its growing list of awards. Congratulations to Gary and his team.
There were joint runners up in this years award, namely the Riflemans Arms in Kendal which was also runner up last year, and the Hawkshead Brewery Beer Hall in Staveley