Hophurst Brewery scoops top award

At the recent Manchester Beer and Cider Festival, Hindley-based Hophurst brewery took the spoils from the Manchester Brewers Challenge thanks to its milkshake porter “Porteresque”. The 5.5% dark beverage was crowned by a panel of blind tasting judges as the favourite cask ale put forward by Greater Manchester and Manchester breweries for sampling. For more,…
Source: Wigan Branch News

South East Lancs Branch Diary

SEL Branch Meeting, Kirkfield Hotel, Hotel. High Street, Newton le Willows
Wednesday, 13 February⋅8:00pm

SEL Branch Meeting, Letters Inn. Atherton
Wednesday, 13 March⋅8:00pm

SEL Branch Meeting, Queen Anne, 14 Bridge Street, Golborne. WA3 3PZ
Wednesday, 10 April⋅8:00pm

SEL Branch Meeting, Colliers Arms, 105 Sale Lane, Tyldesley. M29 8PA
Wednesday, 8 May⋅8:00pm

SEL Branch Meeting, Bobbin, Leigh
Wednesday, 12 June⋅8:00pm

New owner for the Crown at Worthington

Publican, a local Wigan company, has purchased The Crown at Worthington and plans to open it once more as a pub, restaurant and small hotel more than two years after it closed its doors. The Crown closed in early 2016 and plans were initially submitted to the council for a housing development to go there.…
Source: Wigan Branch News