CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2020 launch

Warwick Heskins (Catherine Wheel), Hugh & Maryjane Macaulay (Bell, Aldworth), Ally Lucas (WBB Taproom), Andy Pinkard (CAMRA), Marie McConnon and Dave Broderick (Hungerford Club) [photo: Richard Lock]

West Berkshire Brewery Taproom and Kitchen, hosted West Berkshire CAMRA’s launch of CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2020 (GBG) on 12 September, 2019.

Branch chairman Andy Pinkard presented GBG packs to representatives of featured venues including the Taproom, Hungerford Club and the Bell Inn, Aldworth.

Copies of the Good Beer Guide can be purchased from Mike Avery ( or from the CAMRA shop.

Bell Inn – Central Southern region POTY 2019

The Bell Inn, Aldworth [photo: Alan Haselden]

The Bell Inn, Aldworth, the West Berkshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2019, went on to win the Central Southern CAMRA Pub of the Year 2019 award.

In November, the pub was featured on BBC TV after progressing to the final shortlist of four pubs in the national contest, with the result due by February 2020. (The Bell Inn previously won the National CAMRA Pub of the Year award in 1990.)