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The Dudley & South Staffordshire Campaign for Real Ale is a local branch affiliated to the national Campaign for Real Ale. Our aim is to promote Real Ales and to help you to discover the best places to try them.

What’s Coming... (click here)


Thurs 19th-Sat 21st
Stoke Beer and Cider Festival
Fenton Manor Sports Complex, City Rd, Fenton Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2RR
180+ Real Ales + Ciders + Farmhouse Fruit Wines + Bottled Beers
Open: Thurs-Sat 12noon-11pm

Mon 23rd
Branch Meeting - 8pm
Old Bulls Head, 1 Redhall Road, Lower Gornal DY3 2NU

Wed 25th
Beer Scoring Social - Langley, Oldbury
Details TBC

Thurs 26th-Sat 28th
Birmingham Beer Festival
The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA
150 Real Ales + 70 Ciders
Open: Thurs 12noon-12midnight; Fri 12noon-12midnight; Sat 12noon-12midnight

Thurs 26th-Sat 28th
Telford Beer Festival
War Memorial Club, Innage Rd, Shifnal TF11 8AD
20+ Real Ales + Ciders and Perrys
Open: Thurs 5pm-11pm; Fri & Sat 12noon-11pm
Entry: Free

Thurs 26th-Sun 29th
Rising Sun Beer Festival
Rising Sun, 116, Horseley Road, Tipton DY4 7NH
Non CAMRA Event

Mon 30th
DWAF Planning Meeting
Park Inn, George Street, Woodsetton DY1 4LW - 8pm
All Welcome

Beer Scoring - Help Wanted
Beer Scoring is the way the D&SS Branch chooses pubs for nomination to the Good Beer Guide. We are now about half-way through the ‘scoring season,’ and here is a list of pubs that need a little more love and attention, and scores...
Black Horse, Brierley Hill
Brickmakers Arms, Quarry Bank
Church Tavern, Quarry Bank
Bear Tavern, Bearwood
Cottage, Kingswinford
Horse & Jockey, Wall Heath
Jolly Collier, Oldbury
Bird in Hand, Wordsley
Clifton, Sedgley
Bulls Head, Sedgley
Five Ways Inn, Lower Gornal
Shoulder of Mutton, Blackheath
Wheatsheaf, West Bromwich
Red Lion, Bobbington
Hinksford Arms, Hinksford

Dudley Winter Ales Fayre 2017

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Pubs Matter - Protect Your Local

Beer Quality Scoring

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What Pub

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Good Beer Guide 2018

Champion Beer of Britain 2018

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