• Handpump Hijack

    Carlsberg Marstons Brewing Company have announced plans to sell keg beer branded Fresh Beer through cask handpumps. CAMRA need your help to campaign against these misleading products. The beers in the ‘Fresh Ale’ range for the initial launch are Wainwright Gold, Wainwright Amber and Hobgoblin. These beers will still be sold as genuine cask in…

  • Bernard Harris (Swan Inn, Inkpen)

    An obituary written by Mary Harris about her husband was published in the Newbury Weekly News on 15 June 2023 Reminiscing about Bernard Harris, Roy Bailey wrote ‘After renovation, The Swan Inn was officially re-opened in 1996 by Branch President Johnny Morris, and swiftly became the best pub in the area, selling Butts’ beer, local…

  • Berkshire Beer Box delivers a monthly selection

    Since November 2020, Jymi Plumer, has been collaborating with breweries in Berkshire to select eight beers per month for delivery exclusively to the county’s beer lovers.

  • Jennie Bray

    Jennie Bray, one of the earliest members of the former Newbury branch, died at the Great Western Hospital, Swindon, on 31 January 2020 at the age of 81.