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Beer salutes legend of 1966

Beer salutes legend of 1966

Greene King has launched a special beer to commemorate football legend Bobby Moore, who captained the England team in 1966 that won the World Cup. The beer is 4.2% to mark the score in the final match against West Germany -- and the ball did cross the line!

Added: Thursday, July 28th 2016

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I&G lays down an ale for posterity

I&G lays down an ale for posterity

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn, famous for its oak-aged beers, has placed a bottle of its strong, bottle-conditioned Vintage Ale in a time capsule for drinking in 100 years times. I&G founder Dougal Sharp says the beer will continue to age in bottle and is likely to taste very different when opened -- though he admits he is unlikely to be around for the tasting. Earlier this year, I&G bought the Inveralmond Brewery in Perth to increase production of its beer range

Added: Tuesday, July 26th 2016

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Fight to save last pub on busy high street

Fight to save last pub on busy high street

Pub campaigners in Surrey are battling to save the Cambridge Hotel from being sold to a property developer. It's the last pub standing on London Road, Camberley, where 16 pubs once stood. Members of the Surrey Hants Borders branch of CAMRA (pictured) are urging the local council to give the pub Asset of Community Value status that would allow the local community to attempt to raise funds to buy the pub

Added: Wednesday, July 20th 2016

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Cheer as pub closure rate declines

Cheer as pub closure rate declines

Figures produced by CAMRA -- the Campaign for Real Ale -- show that pub closures have fallen from 27 to 21 a week. The campaign says this is due to vigorous work at grassroots level (pictured) to save pubs, supported by the government's freeze on beer duty. But rural and suburban pubs are still at the sharp end of closures as new openings bring respite to the high streets

Added: Thursday, July 14th 2016

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Going for Gold: Exmoor toasts 30 years

Going for Gold: Exmoor toasts 30 years

Exmoor Gold was meant to be one-off brew but it sparked a beer revolution in Britain 30 years ago. Other brewers rushed to make similar beers and Golden Ale is now a major British beer style. Jonathan Price (pictured) owns Exmoor Ales in Somerset and he was joined by local CAMRA members to celebrate the beer's 30th anniversary.

Added: Wednesday, July 13th 2016

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