Our Branch Business meeting is open to all members.
Note Change of venue. Meeting will now take place at Sandford Park Alehouse
The May Ale Amble takes to the sea in Bristol. Join Veronica and her crew ferrying around Bristol harbour calling at some of the hostelries on the banks. Pirates Welcome. We will be catching the 10.00 am train to Temple Meads from Cheltenham.
The Royal Oak’s 15th Annual Beer & Sausage Festival gets underway at 5.30pm on Friday 26th May – the theme of this years event is ‘out of your comfort zone’ with 20 beers which are not readily available locally. A selection of european sausage platters will help complement the beers.
Electric Bear – Cherry Blackout 8.0%
Chough – Cadgewith Crabber 4.3%
Waen – Lemon Drizzle 3.7%
Treboom – Kettle Drum 4.3%
Great Heck – Dave 3.8%
Horbury – 5 Hop 4.2%
Hop Craft – Rudi in Orbit 4.4%
Track – Sonoma 3.8%
Dark Star – Sunburst 4.8%
North Riding – Chinook 4.5%
Brew York X – Panda 4.5%
Electric Bear – Laid Back 3.3%
Keep Brewing – Defiant 4.0%
Unity – Pekin Pale 4.1%
Ainsty – Flummoxed Farmer 4.0%
Driftwood – Trevaunance Pale 4.0%
Staggeringly Good – PaleAleontology 4.8%
Half Moon – F’hops Sake 3.9%
Anarchy – Citrastar 4.1%
Chapter – Chapter Nine 3.7%
Rostbratwurst – Small Franconian German peppery sausage with marjoram
Smoked Kabanos – Air dried smoked Polish sausage with mild herbs
Saucisson de Toulouse – The classic red wine and garlic coarse French porker
Lamb Spring Onion & Ginger – A Celtic recipe with spring lamb, and a spiced
Farnkfurterki – Mild smoked pork and mustard finger sausage
Huddersfield Black Pudding – A Yorkshire pudding that isn’t eaten with
Käsekrainer – Quirky Austrian sausage with pork, beef and cheese
Chorizo – The iconic cured, smoked, garlicy, pakrika banger
Well Hot Chilli – Try this last…
From 1st June to 9th July, the Greene King pubs in our branch area, including The National Hunt, will be hosting a “Live at Your Local” event. Live at Your Local is Greene King’s search for the UK’s best music talent, and what better place to find the brightest up & coming acts than at the spiritual home of music – Britain’s pubs, where some of the UK’s biggest music artists were discovered! Full details are available here and the full terms and conditions available here.
The event gets underway with live music on Friday evening at 6pm. On Saturday there is a 9 hour set of live music from 1pm onwards showcasing local talent. On Sunday there is a dog show, science fair for the children and more live music from 5pm. The outside pizza oven should be available and there will be an Ale and Cider festival in their outside bar (weather permitting) – the ales include Arkells, Ramsbury and other brewers and there is also a selection of local ciders.
The June monthly social will be pub crawl round Bishops Cleeve and neighbouring villages using the D bus service. Starting 8pm in the Kings Head.
If travelling from Cheltenham recommended bus service is 19:42 D service from Clarence Street. Purchase of evening rider ticket advised.
£3 entry includes festival glass, programme and a half pint.
32 ales and 12 ciders.
Live music on both days.
Beer and Cider Festival at The Wheatsheaf. Leckhampton
For more details see website:-
The next CAMRA South West Regional meeting will be hosted by Gloucestershire Branch.
As it coincides with a beer festival at The Pelican in Gloucester, some transport will be provided after the meeting.