Top Tory club makes Manchester great again

A Conservative club has achieved a remarkable hat trick as it is judged Greater Manchester’s Club of the Year.

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Sharon and Nigel Porter receive the award from Regional Director Graham Donning

Flixton Conservative club at the corner of Chassen Road and Flixton Road is no stranger to awards, having been named top club by the local Trafford and Hulme Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) branch for a staggering five successive years. But despite a challenge from six of the best clubs across the region, an expert team of judges marked Flixton the Greater Manchester winner for the third year running.

Real Ale takes pride of place on the bar, with six handpumps dispensing a choice of beers. There are also two ciders or perry available.  Stewards Nigel and Sharon Porter have been encouraged by the club committee to promote beers from popular Greater Manchester breweries alongside beers from further afield. This spirit of adventure culminates on the last Friday of each month with a ‘Meet the Brewer’ event featuring ales from a specially-selected brewer. Continue reading “Top Tory club makes Manchester great again”

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Source: Wigan CAMRA News