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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)


Thu 21st-Sat 23rd
Cannock Chase Beer Festival
Prince Of Wales Theatre, Church St, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 1DE
63 Real Ales, 20 Ciders + Perries, International Bottled Beer Bar
Open: Thurs 5-11pm, Fri & Sat 12noon-11pm.
Entry: £3 non CAMRA members, £2 seniors, students, HM Forces, £1 CAMRA members. £10 package to include admission, programme, souvenir glass (refundable) and beer tokens.

Fri 22nd-Sat 23rd
Sedgley 1st Beer Festival
Jubilee Scout Hut (rear of Sedgley Co-op)
Details TBC

Sat 23rd
South Staffs Scoring Social
By Minibus – £18
To include:  Hot lunch and FREE PINT at the Red Lion, Bobbington & visit to Kinver Brewery and presentation of DWAF 2016 Beer of the Festival award, with snacks and beer sampling
Contact:  Ryan Hunt - or 07870 781837

Non CAMRA Event

Thurs 28th-Sun 1st
Old Bulls Head Beer Festival
Old Bulls Head, 1, Redhall Road, Lower Gornal DY3 2NU
Non CAMRA Event

Sat 30th
Branch Social by Minibus Geen Hop Festival at Talbot, Knightwick, Worcester WR6 5PH
Cost £15
Contact: Jacqui Edwards - or 07939480746

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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