Free membership of Saviour Pennies beer club for CAMRA members

The White Hart Inn, Hamstead Marshall has decided to throw the Saviour Beer Club open to Camra members at no cost.  


That means:

  • Benefits of the club, with its seasonal meets to taste new beers. See Members night below for details.
  • Discounted Beer, with all Saviour beers are discounted to £2.75.  There are 3 beers on at the moment; Boozer (3.5%), Tipple (4.2%) and Gold (5%).  A 3-litre take-away of any Saviour Ale will now be £13.75 for club members.

Loyalty points

In addition there is a loyalty app where 5% of your spend is accrued.  So, the net cost of a pint is £2.60 after the loyalty bonus.

Members night

We will still have members night where a firkin of the sessional beer will be launched.  The next night is Thursday 1 October at 7pm where the autumn beer Sweep’s Eyebrows (Porter, 4% ABV) will be launched.

On the bar

St Austell Brewery Tribute Cornish Pale Ale has joined the cask ale range.

The latest release of Saviour Boozer is a green hopped version, additionally using Northdown hops from the garden in the hopback.

Transport

We are looking at providing transport from Newbury and Kintbury on Friday evenings and Saturdays.  Our insurance requires that it is only available to members and there is no fee /payment.  It must be pre-booked.

We have a seven-seater car so we can provide a lift for 5 passengers, so the Government limit of six is not breached.  Door handles will be sanitised after each journey and face masks must be worn.  Warm clothing is necessary as a window must be open.

T-shirts

Saviour Beer Club T-shirts will be available to purchase.

How to join the club

Go to www.saviourwhitehart.co.uk.  Click on Members at the bottom, then register.  You will receive an email with a link to download an app.  The app has a QR code so that you can claim your discount and accrue points.

Pulling Together in West Berks

While we are in lock-down there are still a lot of pubs and outlets in West Berkshire providing services for the needy, desperate and regulars.

Some pubs are offering takeaway meals &/or beer and delivering to local residents as shown in the table below. Visit whatpub.com for more details.

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Some local breweries and cidermakers are offering delivery services including:

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Delphic Brewing Co (Thatcham) – free delivery within 15 miles – visit www.delphicbrewing.com for more details and online orders.

Tutts Clump Cider – free local delivery. Shop may be open at weekends. Travellers Rest Farm, Hungerford Lane, Bradfield, West Berkshire. RG7 6JH Tel. 0118 974 4649 Mob: 07836 296996  Email. sales@tuttsclumpcider.co.uk

Ciderniks (Kintbury) – online shop. shop.ciderniks.com

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.

Jennie was born and brought up in Derby, and was introduced to beer drinking by her father. After moving to West Berkshire, she and her second husband Jonathan joined CAMRA in 1974. She attracted great attention when serving at the new branch’s first beer tent at Newbury Agricultural Show that September.

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