generous discount on all real ales also applies if you show a CAMRA
membership card. Nobody who enjoys a quality pint of ale should be without
this book – especially if you plan to travel around the UK on business
or leisure. With the price of a pint nowadays, why risk drinking poor
beer, when the book can steer you towards the best pubs wherever you are?
Even if you bought the Guide last year, the ever changing pub industry
means that a significant amount of it will now be out of date. In our own
area around 20% of the pubs featured this year will be different from last
year, and a similar story will be true in most other areas too.
addition the Good Beer Guide aims to list all known real ale breweries and
their regular beers (many thousands). The majority of these will also have
tasting notes supplied to steer you towards your style of beer – it can
be bewildering to see a large bank of handpumps and have no idea which one
is for you. This list also comes in handy at beer festivals or when buying
beers in an off license or supermarket. There are also always numerous
interesting beer-related articles to read.
book will be available in main book shops, or online from CAMRA from mid
September, and makes an ideal Christmas or birthday present for anyone who
enjoys a pint. However, we are offering the chance to buy it in person
from some of the volunteers who helped write it at our annual launch
event. The cover price is £15.99 but for this day only it will be
available at the bargain price of £12.50, or just £10 to card-carrying