CAMRA Greater Manchester Region

Welcome to the CAMRA Greater Manchester Branches Website.

Here you will find news from The Campaign For Real Ale’s Greater Manchester Region and the nine branches within it.

Latest CAMRA Greater Manchester News

Salford Branch:Haunted Hostelries Crawl

Reminder that it is the “Haunted Hostelries” crawl this Tuesday 31st October Source: Salford Branch News

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Latest Branch news

A sparkling creation …. in Ince

The beer sparkler ….. possibly one of the world’s greatest inventions for beer? Guaranteed to give a ‘good head’ on a pint of beer which it is generally loved by us Northerners and despised by Southerners. Incredibly the beer sparkler was first patented over 130 years ago – by George Barker in 1886. His patent… … Continue reading “A sparkling creation …. in Ince”

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Mark Yates … a sad loss

Mark Yates, founder and head brewer at Connoisseur Ales in St Helens, sadly passed away earlier today. After many years of home brewing, in 2006 Mark became apprentice to Stan Shaw at the Wapping Brewery in Liverpool. It was from here that he began to brew under the name ‘The Connoisseur Brewer’ and his beers became… … Continue reading “Mark Yates … a sad loss”

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