Southern Hampshire CAMRA

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The latest news of our activities locally and CAMRA's activities nationally are described below.

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Local News

 
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David Pritchard presenting Stuart Poulter of Flower Pots a certificate for
Pots Bitter for winning Silver in the Session Bitter Category of the
London & South East CAMRA Regional Champion Beer of Britain 2023.
Flower Pots receives regional Champion Beer of Britain award
David Pritchard (Flower Pots BLO) presented Stuart Poulter, head drayman of Flower Pots Brewery, a certificate for Pots Bitter for winning Silver in the Session Bitter Category of the London & South East CAMRA Regional Champion Beer of Britain 2023. Flower Pots is the largest independent brewery in Hampshire and has won numerous awards for its beers.
Posted by Pete Horn on 22/02/2024
 

 
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Pub of the Year 2024
Online voting is now open, starting the process of selecting our Pub of the Year 2024.
Vote for your favourite pubs. You can change your votes any time before 4pm on the 16th of January 2024. The four top pubs will then be surveyed to the same criteria used in subsequent rounds of CAMRA's national pub of the year competition.
It's a great excuse to visit some great pubs and test out the beer before making your final selections.
Posted by Pete Horn on 10/12/2023
 

 
Photo of branch chairman and the landlord of the Woolpack, Sopley
Branch Chairman Norman Clinnick congratulating
Nick and his team from the Woolpack, Sopley on
being a new entry from our branch in the GBG
Woolpack Sopley - new entrant in the 2024 Good Beer Guide

Branch Chairman Norman Clinnick congratulating Nick and his team from the Woolpack Sopley on being a new entry from our branch in the GBG. The Woolpack was last in the Guide in 1994

Other pubs from Southern Hampshire branch area that are in the Good Beer Guide for the first time, or after a long gap are:
Cleveland Bay, Chandler's Ford (returns after 18 years)
Hidden Tap, Botley (new)
Drop the Anchor Brewery, Hinton (new)
Brewhouse & Kitchen, Southampton (returns after 5 years)

For more about the guide visit 2024 Good Beer Guide

Posted by Pete Horn on 11/10/2023
 

Previous local news can be found in our Local News Archive.

 

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