Real Ale

A new look? CAMRA to ask members if they're happy with proposals

CAMRA ‘widens scope’ to cover all beers and outlets

By Nicholas Robinson

Beer and cider campaign group the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) will aim to broaden its reach to cover all “quality” beer and cider types, and will move its focus from traditional pubs to more on-trade outlets.

Doctor's orders: Pubs can learn about their customers through sociology

How sociology can help pubs understand their customers

By Phil Mellows

Doctor Tom Thurnell-Read is not a medical man, but he can help you with the health of your pub. Meet the sociologist whose research can teach publicans about their customers and their drinking culture.

Perfect harmony: 'It's all about making really good beer'


Real ale and craft beer ‘more alike than you’d like to think’

By Nicholas Robinson

Those who snub craft beer as a low-rent Americanised version of ‘real British ale’ are kidding themselves and should work with the brewers producing the unique liquids, argued beer writer Pete Brown at The Morning Advertiser’s (MA) Great British Beer...

CAMRA have launched a huge consultation on what it should stand for

CAMRA consultation

CAMRA founder criticised over BBC Breakfast appearance

By Emily Sutherland

Campaign for Real Ale founder Michael Hardman has come under fire after an appearance on BBC1's Breakfast show in which presenters accused the beer veteran of denying the existence of craft beer.

Number of micropubs doubles in the last year

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Number of micropubs doubles in the last year

By James Wallin, M&C Allegra FS

The number of micropubs in the UK has doubled in the last year and is expected to reach 800 by 2018, according the Micropub Association.

More younger people are being attracted to real ale

Young people turn to real ale

By Robyn Black

Young people are more attracted to real ale than any other age group, says new research by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).