Real Ale

Harveys brewery joint MD Miles Jenner and Camra's Paula Waters express dissatisfaction at the cost to the consumer

Price of a pint up 5.5% on last year

By Ewan Turney

The price of a pint of real ale has increased by an average of 5.5% since last year's Budget, according to new figures from the Camra.

Hughes: cut tax on real ale by 10p

Host petitions PM to slash tax on real ale

By Ewan Turney

A North Yorkshire licensee, Tim Hughes of the Narrowboat in Skipton, has launched a petition urging the Prime Minister to cut tax on real ale by 10p a pint to help protect Britain's national drink.

Camra: LocAle success

Camra hails LocAle success

By Ewan Turney

But the organisation says the beer tie is hindering attempts to get all pubs to stock a local ale.

Camra hopes to crown real ale the drink of Britain

Only one in three have tried real ale

By Ewan Turney

Just one in three Britons have tried a pint of real ale, according to new research from Camra. The research shows that just 35% of British adults who...

What women want

What women want

Despite its revival in many UK pubs, real ale still conjures up images for many consumers that are not exactly classy: over-50s men matching their...

Camra slams S&N deal

Camra slams S&N deal

The Campaign for Real Ale has slammed Scottish & Newcastle's decision to sell to Carlsberg & Heineken

Ale safe

Ale safe

Everards tenant Phil Jones tells Ewan Turney how a passion for real ale has helped increase turnover 30% in three months at the Black Horse,...

Some cricket players

Never be stumped for a decent pint

Beer and cricket have gone hand in hand since the birth of the game, and will continue to do so thanks to a new book from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

A special brew

A special brew

Everards tenant Graham Yates tells Ewan Turney how a passion for real ale has helped boost sales by £4,000 a week at the Brunswick Inn, Derby How I...

John Young RIP

John Young RIP

John Young, who died on Sunday after a long battle against cancer, was, at 85, by far the oldest and longest serving chairman in the British brewing industry. His death came in the final week of brewing in Wandsworth. Below, we reproduce selected hig

CAMRA's view

CAMRA's view

When EastEnders pub the Queen Vic was up for pub of the year the barstaff were up in arms as two rain-coated bearded boffins came in and discussed...

Ale brewers join forces to revitalise beer

Ale brewers join forces to revitalise beer

By Andrew Pring

Leading ale brewers have formed a think-tank dedicated to breathing new life into the declining cask market. Called "Why Handpull?", the new group...

Drink talking

Drink talking

Last night in Strangers' Bar, a regular haunt of many an ale-loving MP, I was pondering which real ale to choose from the guest ales on offer. After...

Flyte Instant Hot Drink

Beer up nearly 10p a pint

By Iain O'Neil

The average price of a pint of beer increased by just over 4% or nine pence in 2005 according to CAMRA. The Campaign for Real Ale's annual price...

Camra reaches membership landmark

Camra reaches membership landmark

By Iain O'Neil

CAMRA is celebrating a landmark today after it signed up its 80,000th member. This week campaign group celebrates its 35th anniversary and chief...