ACTIVITIES IN 2020Find what pubs and breweries are doing to celebrate in 2020
SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES in 2020
THE ADELPHI, Leeds will sell a host of cask ales to try during the Week.
ADNAMS are running a host of Cask Ale Week activity throughout the Week. Including:
- A Cask Beer blog: what is beer and what is the journey of beer? Head over to Adnams’ social media channels to watch over the weekend of 26/09/20
- Celebrating Cask Beer and specifically Broadside – nominated as a CAW ‘Beer of the Day’ – in Adnams pubs and on social media
- A potential cask beer and food pairing menu within their Managed Inns
ARKELL’S BREWERY – Throughout Cask Ale Week, Arkell’s will be offering cask ale at £2.95 a pint to all customers in their 12 managed houses.
BATTLE BREWERY are celebrating Cask Ale Week by offering 10% off all Cask Beer in a Box products. These are available on store.battlebrewery.co.uk or in the Bottle Shop (while stocks last).
BEERBLEFISH BREWING CO
BEERBLEFISH BREWING CO will have a cask of Edmonton Bitter on draught to honour Cask Ale Week at their brewery in Edmonton, London.
They’re open as usual: Thursday to Saturday from 12pm to 5pm. Bring your own growler / sealable bottle or use one of their two-pint cartons.
BEER FROM THE WOOD
BEER FROM THE WOOD will be fully supporting Cask Ale Week in Northern Ireland again this year. Check out their Twitter account to find out more.
BLACK SHEEP BREWERY
BLACK SHEEP BREWERY have launched a new, premium tankard for Black Sheep Best Bitter to celebrate Cask Ale Week. As part of their #BestInCask campaign, Black Sheep are encouraging people to go their local for a pint of fresh cask – with the tankards aiming to enhance the cask ale experience.
You can get your own personal tankard from their online store here: https://www.blacksheepbrewery.com/shop/black-sheep-best-bitter-tankard/
Check out their Instagram giveaway too. You could win a mini-keg and 4 Best Bitter tankards for you and 3 friends to share!
BOSS BREWING CO
BOSS BREWING CO have started sending pallets of casks back to some of their wholesalers. Look out for their beers in pubs during Cask Ale Week.
THE BOWGIE INN, Cornwall will be offering a number of real ales from Cornish breweries at a 25% off discounted price making them £3.60 per pint instead of £4.80. They are then donating £1.20 of every pint sold to their chosen charity – Cornwall Hospice Care.
For full details, visit: https://www.bowgie.com/the-bowgie-inn-celebrates-cask-ale-week
BULLHOUSE BREWERY will be running a ‘Tap Room Experience’ from Friday, 2nd October to Sunday, 4th October.
BUTCOMBE BREWERY will be celebrating all things cask around their pubs and online. Kicking off with 10% off all Butcombe bottled beers only during Cask Ale Week. Order via the brewery shop: Butcombe.com/brewery-shop
CALMDORE TAVERNS are running a loyalty card scheme at 6 of their pubs for Cask Ale Week: buy 7 pints and get your 8th free.
The 6 participating pubs are:
Dog & Partridge, Packmoor, Stoke on Trent
The Woodman, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
The Fountain Inn, Leek, Staffordshire
The Victoria, Newcastle under Lyme, Stoke on Trent
The Sutherland Arms, Stoke, Stoke on Trent
The Bakers Arms, Cheadle, Staffordshire
CAMRA members heading off to the pub can enjoy 50p off a pint of cask ale at Stonegate managed pubs, alongside Wetherspoon, Brains and Amber Taverns. They can also tap into individual discounts across 3,500 pubs that have joined the Real Ale Discount Scheme.
For more information on CAMRA discounts and membership, visit join.camra.org.uk
CAMRA NORTH HERTFORDSHIRE
CAMRA NORTH HERTFORDSHIRE are running a Treasure Hunt style quiz to enjoy while taking ale trailers around the CAMRA North Herts Ale Trail. Including Letchworth Garden City town centre, Willian, Wilbury and Norton.
All pubs and bars will be serving real ale. Especially on Friday, 25th to Sunday, 27th September as they collaborate to offer a wide choice of guest real ales and ciders. Find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/339754807150582/
CLAREMONT PUB to celebrate Cask Ale Week, the Claremont Pub (Fairfield, Bath) will be serving a special surprise guest ale as well as their usual range, including Claremont Ale and Bitter.
They are also running a special offer of ‘buy 6 pints and get the 7th FREE’.
CRAFT TAPROOM, Liverpool have launched a ‘Cask Loyalty Scheme’ to coincide with Cask Ale Week. Buy 10 pints of cask ale, collect 10 stamps, and get the 11th on the house.
Keep an eye out for the beers they will have on during The Week.
CRISP MALT will focus on Cask Ale Week as part of their Webinar series on Thursday, 1st October.
COUNTING HOUSE, London will be selling a range of cask ales at their cavernous bar throughout the Week.
CULLERCOATS BREWERY will have two new beers in coming in for Cask Ale Week: NE30 IPA and Wilde North Blond. Look out for them during The Week and get in touch to reserve a cask!
DAWKINS ALES will have ‘Easton Promise’ – a unique wet/green hop beer – out on tap ready for Cask Ale Week 2020.
DOCK’S BEERS are offering 20% off their hand pull beers in the Grimsby Taproom throughout Cask Ale Week. Cask ales include Humber Bitter, Axholme Brewing’s Cleethorpes Pale Ale and the Dock’s NEW Blood Sweat & Tears.
THE EASINGTON, Banbury will have an extended range of cask ales on through Cask Ale Week, including Sharp’s Doombar, St Austell Proper Job and more.
EGERTON ARMS, Little Budworth will be celebrating Cask Ale Week with a host of guest beers available. Including real ales from Wincle Beer Company, Black Lodge Brewery, Spitting Feathers Brewery, Storm Brewing Co, Neptune Brewery, Brimstage Brewery and Cwrw Lyn Brewery.
The three quizzes are available to host & play below:
EMBER INNS – To celebrate Cask Ale Week, Ember Inns are running a special deal in around 150 of their pubs.
Pints of Cask Ale will be priced at either £2.79, £2.89 or £2.99, depending on the venue, throughout the whole of Cask Ale Week.
Search on Ember Inns’ pub finder: https://www.emberinns.co.uk/nationalsearch to find your closest Ember Inns pub running this deal.
*Please note that The White Lion, Ambleside is excluded from this deal.
FIVE POINTS BREWERY
FIVE POINTS BREWERY are going to showcase some of their best cask beer pubs across London by hosting a series on social media talking to landlords about why cask is important, what it means to them, and why it should be celebrated now more than ever.
THE FORESTER, Ealing are hosting their 14th Beer Festival during Cask Ale Week.
From Thursday, 24th September to Sunday, 27th September, The Forester will have a selection of real ales (and cider) for customers to choose from. Call 0208 567 1654 to book a table.
FULLERS will be celebrating Cask Ale Week by having their 2020 Vintage Ale pouring in select Fuller’s pubs.
They are also giving away limited edition London Pride glasses and are running a mini-keg giveaway via their social media channels.
GARDEN HOUSE in Norwich are running a Loyalty Card during Cask Ale Week: buy 7 pints and get one free.
GRAIN BREWERY are hosting a ThreeOneSix social media competition throughout Cask Ale Week. You could become a brewer for the day. Look out for it on their social channels.
GREENE KING BREWERY
GREENE KING BREWERY will be hosting a tasting session on Facebook on Monday, 28th September. Ross O’Hara (Head Brewer) and Alex Broome (Senior Brewer) will be giving insights and opinions on favourite cask beers.
HALF MOON BREWERY
HALF MOON BREWERY are joining forces with BRASS CASTLE BREWERY to produce a collaboration brew.
HOGS BACK BREWERY
HOGS BACK BREWERY have their Citrus Pale Ale – back by popular demand and in time for Cask Ale Week from Thursday, 24th September. Available to pre-order for collection: bit.ly/3kCPUmn
HOOK NORTON BREWERY
HOOK NORTON BREWERY CO LTD will be brewing 6 cask ales, each one brewed by a different member of the brewery team. They will be holding a beer festival at The Pear Tree, Hook Norton on Saturday 3rd October and running social media competitions throughout the week and have special offers in their brewery shop and online at www.hooky.co.uk/shop.
HOT SPOT QUIZ
HOT SPOT QUIZ are hosting smart phone beer quizzes during Cask Ale Week. More details will be coming out via their social media channels.
HYDES BREWERY will be running Cask Ale Week quizzes in their pubs throughout the Week.
ILKLEY BREWERY has launched their own ‘Drink Out to Help Out’ scheme during September. Wherever Ilkley beer is served, drinkers can send a photo of their receipt to [email protected] and the brewery will match their spend with a voucher to use on their webshop. There is a cap of £25 per order, but the offer can be used as many times throughout the month as customers like.
JENNY LIND INN
THE JENNY LIND INN, Hastings will have a number of cask ales on sale during Cask Ale Week, including select Siren Craft Brew beers.
JOSEPH HOLT BREWERY
JOSEPH HOLT BREWERY are running an Instagram giveaway to celebrate Cask Ale Week – giving followers the chance to win two mini kegs of their Bitter.
JOULES BREWERY will be redeeming CAMRA Vouchers at their taphouses throughout Cask Ale Week. Each 50p CAMRA voucher will have the value of a half-pint of Joule’s ale throughout Cask Ale Week.
For more details and to find the full list of Joule’s participating houses, visit: https://www.joulesbrewery.co.uk/our-latest-news/brewery-news/camra-sept-2020
JW LEES BREWERY
JW LEES are putting a new seasonal cask beer (California Dreaming) in their managed houses throughout the week as well as posting a ‘day in the life’ video online following the brewing team.
LANCASTER BREWERY will be running ‘Beat the Barman’ at their brewery throughout Cask Ale Week. 10% discounts on drinks will be awarded to those that ‘Beat the Barman’ at fun games such as rock, paper, scissors and the higher or lower card game.
They are also giving away a free pint of one of their ales to those that scan their certificate – which is in a really accessible place by the brewery bar.
THE LITTLE TAPROOM, on Aigburth Road, Liverpool will be selling a range of Fresh Pub Beer during Cask Ale week.
View all of their beers pouring now, and those coming soon, on their Live Beer Board: bit.ly/livebeerboard
LIVERPOOL BEER COLLECTIVE
LIVERPOOL BEER COLLECTIVE have put together a ‘Beer Blog’ listing where you can buy a great pint of cask in Liverpool. Visit: http://www.liverpoolbeercollective.com/blog/cask-ale-week-20
MAULDONS BREWERY will be running ‘Real Ale Loyalty Cards’ at The Brewery Tap in Sudbury throughout Cask Ale Week. Customers who collect 7 stamps after buying 7 pints of real ale will receive their 8th pint free. Deal exclusive to purchases of real ale only.
Visit https://thebrewerytapsudbury.co.uk/loyalty-cards/ for more information.
NEPTUNE BREWERY may have their 500th brew out during Cask Ale Week. Keep an eye out on for more information as to what it’s going to be.
Their Taproom Takeout is also back on Friday, 25th September from 3pm to 7pm.
PARK TAVERN, Eltham, London, will have 6 guest ales on sale during Cask Ale Week.
PRINCE OF ORANGE
THE PRINCE OF ORANGE, Gravesend will be discounting cask ales throughout Cask Ale Week, including 4-5pm: £1.80 a point, 5-6pm: £2.80 a pint.
They will have live entertainment at the weekend of 25/09 and 26/09 too: including Michael Jackson & Adele tributes. Tickets available at the bar or by calling 01474748016
PURITY BREWING will be celebrating their 15th birthday during Cask Ale Week. Stay tuned for exciting plans!
ROBIN HOOD & LITTLE JOHN
THE ROBIN HOOD & LITTLE JOHN in Arnold, Nottinghamshire will be raising a glass to cask ales during Cask Ale Week, with weekend treats from Lincoln Brewing, Downtown Brewing, and Titanic Brewers.
THE ROYAL OAK, York will have a wide selection of ales on throughout Cask Ale Week.
SAMUEL JONES, Exeter will be selling pints of St Austell’s limited edition Harlequin beer during Cask Ale Week.
SHARP’S will be running a social media competition throughout the week, as well as joining forces with Punch Pubs in the QR Loyalty Scheme.
SHEFFIELD BEER WEEK
SHEFFIELD BEER WEEK will be supporting Cask Ale Week again this year. Head over to their social media pages for more information.
SHEPHERD NEAME‘s popular ‘Cask Club’ has returned to coincide with Cask Ale Week. From September 24 to October 4, green hop ale Oast Dodger (4.5% ABV) will be available in pubs and at the annual Kent Green Hop Fortnight which runs from September 25 to October 11.
‘Cask Club’ was first launched by the Faversham-based brewery in March 2019, introducing a new cask ale each month, celebrating modern styles and flavours, with exciting international collaborations. More than 500,000 pints were sold in the first 12 months, and 165 pubs signed up to stock the beers.
For more information, visit: https://www.sncaskclub.co.uk/
SNOOTY FOX, London will have a range of cask ales on throughout the Week. They will also be offering 25% off take-out beers.
SPARTAN BREWERY are running with at least 5% discount off all their casks to trade customers.
Email [email protected] for more information.
SOUTHWARK BREWING are offering deals on Cask Beer in Box for Cask Ale Week – as well as bottled cases of beer offers.
Visit their website for more details: http://southwarkbrewing.co.uk/
ST AUSTELL BREWERY
ST AUSTELL BREWERY has released a limited-edition English IPA, exclusively for Cask Ale Week (24th September – 4th October 2020). Harlequin (4.6% abv), which heroes a new English hop variety of the same name, is now available in select St Austell Brewery managed houses and pubs across the West Country.
Harlequin is a golden IPA, full of juicy passionfruit and pomegranate flavours. The beer showcases Harlequin – a new, award-winning English hop – and all English malt.
For more information and to see a full list of participating pubs, visit: https://www.staustellbrewery.co.uk/article/cask-ale-week-2020
STOCKPORT AND SOUTH MANCHESTER CAMRA
STOCKPORT AND SOUTH MANCHESTER CAMRA are running ‘Stockport Beer Week’ in a slightly different way this year. Their idea is to encourage visits to pubs across the whole of Stockport Borough, a sort of ‘Drink Out to Help Out’ scheme. The events support an initiative promoting the local economy, connecting communities and encouraging health & wellbeing.
The branch’s social media and website will post fun competitions to entice people to visit their local pubs, sample the cask ales and win beer-related prizes. Some pubs and breweries are offering discounts on cask beer or self-guided ale trails to collect stickers and get a free pint.
For full details, visit the website: http://www.ssmcamra.co.uk/beerweek.htm
STONEGATE PUB COMPANY
STONEGATE – some of Stonegate’s pubs will be hosting Cask Ale Week quizzes throughout the Week.
Stonegate will also be offering the chance to win a staycation to Rock, Cornwall. Visit: https://www.greatukpubs.co.uk/competition/doom-bar-staycation?utm_source=caskmarque&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=doom_bar
As well as giving away some two-for-one Doom Bar vouchers. See: https://www.classicinns.co.uk/competition/two-for-one-doom-bar?utm_source=caskmarque&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=doom_bar
SWAN BREWERY are hosting their Hop Harvest Tasting Day during Cask Ale Week. On Friday, 2nd October, between 10am – 7pm, Swan Brewery will have a line-up of 5 cask ales available to try and buy. Including two batches of Green Swan 4.1%: their ever-popular light golden green hop beer. They will even give away a drink on the house to all visitors.
TIMOTHY TAYLOR’S are running a ‘Taylor’s Tales’ competition: inviting social media followers to share memories of their first pint of Taylor’s cask. The lucky winner will win a mixed 16 pack of Timothy Taylor’s beers.
They are also using each day of Cask Ale Week to focus on nine of their core beers. Including history, awards, ingredients, tasting notes, etc. Search https://www.timothytaylor.co.uk/pint-finder to visit pubs selling these beers.
TOWN HALL TAVERN
TOWN HALL TAVERN, Leeds have created loyalty cards to redeem a free pint during Cask Ale Week. More details on their Facebook page.
WOODFORDE’S BREWERY are offering a deal to licensees for Cask Ale Week. See below:
Explore the range of award-winning beers at www.woodfordes.com or call our telesales team on 01603 720353 and quote “Cask Ale Week with Woodforde’s” to find out about a deal which has been created to help showcase cask ale.
YORK BREWERY have made their own limited edition ‘Fresh Pub Beer’ pump clips for Guzzler. Look out for them in pubs!
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