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Mortal Man, Troutbeck
The Westmorland CAMRA Cider and Perry Pub of the Year for 2015 is the Mortal Man at Troutbeck near Windermere. Many congratulations to the team there.
Duke William, Staveley
The Westmorland CAMRA Winter 2015 Pub of the Season is the Duke William at Staveley. Congratulations to the team there. The presentation will take place at the Branch meeting there on Monday 9th March.
There is to be a CAMRA North of England Super Regional on Saturday 28th February 2015. This will be held at Moorhouse's Brewery in Burnley. which is about half a mile from Rose Grove station, between 12:00 and 17:15.
The conference has been organised to allow members to understand more about how CAMRA operates, to contribute to how we deliver our key objectives and to provide feedback back to the executive.
It is expected that a group will be travelling from Westmorland branch using public transport. To register to attend, please go to http://www.camra.org.uk/super-regional-conference.
The 21st Westmorland Beer Festival was held at Kendal Town Hall between Tuesday October 7th and Saturday October 11th. If you came hopefully you had a good time, we did.
As it was the 21st birthday of the festival, there was a cake, here being cut by Tony and Ivor.
The provisional dates for next years festival are 29th September to 3rd October which is a little earlier in the year.
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.