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Take part in our competitions & Ale Trails and view the special offers during Cask Ale Week, below

Cask Ale Week Podcast

Cask Ale Week has a new podcast, which includes a conversation between two Beer Sommeliers.  Award-winning beer expert Annabel Smith hosts a conversation with fellow beer connoisseur, Bex Pate, about beer, cask ale and pubs.  Pop on over and listen here.

JW Lees 'Try Fresh Cask'

JW Lees are really working hard by encouraging their customers to try cask in their pubs this Cask Ale Week.

You'll also be able to find them at the Indy Man Convention this weekend, and what's more - they are the only brewer at the event to pull cask!

Enjoy Stand Up For Cask Bitter

Stand Up For Cask is a new beer created by Timothy Taylor's Brewery specially to celebrate Cask Ale Week 2022!

With Boltmaker as the backbone, but with additional dry-hopping using Fuggles hops. Bringing a huge hit of additional earthy and floral aromas - simply stunning.

It's a small batch brew, therefore only available for a limited time at their dedicated pub, Taylors on the Green.

Sharp's Brewery

Sharp's Brewery has created a limited-edition cask beer called Coaster Alfonso to celebrate Cask Ale Week.

The Brew is a revamped version of one of Sharp's first brews, Coaster, but with a mango twist!  Read more here.

Thwaites

Thwaites Brewery have launched two special seasonal ales especially for Cask Ale Week:

Daniels Hammer - 5.0% ABV
Stout and About - 4.0% ABV
Be sure to keep an eye out for these in your local!

Fuller's ESB

Continuing with the Cask Ale Week celebrations, join former Fuller's Master Brewer John Keeling and Fuller's Head Brewer Guy Stewart as they discuss in depth just what makes Fuller's ESB so legendary.

Video is now live on the Fuller's YouTube channel

Small Beer Brew Co.

South London brewery Small Beer Brew Co, known for its low alcohol beers, have launched their first cask, 2.7% Steam Beer, a super complex malt-forward beer and incredibly session-strength.  You'll can sample this new beer at their Tap Room.  More details can be found here.

Hadrian Border Brewery

Hadrian Border Brewery have released a special Cask Ale Week beer - Autumn Equinox abv 4.3%

See out the Summer and bring in the autumn with this extra pale ale. Very light in colour, this fruity beer uses a variety of US hops: Citra, Mosaic, Centennial, Chinook, Amarillo and Simcoe, all working together to deliver tropical, and citrus aroma and flavours.

Thwaites - WIN a day at their brewery

To celebrate Cask Ale Week, Thwaites are giving one lucky beer fanatic the chance to win a day at their brewery in Mellor Brook, Lancashire! During the visit, one lucky winner will not only meet their amazing team of brewers, but will also spend the day brewing one of our beers!  Head over to their Facebook and Instagram pages to enter! 

New Seasonal Beer Launch

During Cask Ale Week, Stroud Brewery will be  launching a new seasonal ale, Brewers Garden 4.2%, an easy drinking Pale Ale. 

This is made by using hops grown by members of Stroud Brewery's Hop Club in their gardens in and around Stroud .  The growers bring in their hop bines to the brewery. The brewery pick off the hop cones and add them to the beer.

The beer is being launched next week to be sold in the pubs in and around Stroud, a real community event...!

Henley Ale Trail

During Cask Ale Week, Brakspear challenge you to visit 10 of their pubs in Henley on Thames, enjoy a pint of Brakspear Gravity or Oxford Gold and get your map stamped.  Once you have completed the trail, you'll WIN a t-shirt.  Fore more details visit here.

Cask Conversations

St Austell Brewery have created a video series showing how important quality is to them - at every stage of cask’s journey – from grain to glass.  Also informing and educating people on what makes cask so special and unique. This includes interviews with our barley farmers, hop suppliers, brewers, beer quality team, publicans etc.

Check out their Cask Conversation videos, by clicking here.

Drink Cask Beer Campaign

Have you been following Black Sheep's Drink Cask Beer Campaign?  They launched part 3 of their latest film on the first day of Cask Ale Week and it's fantastic.

Watch award-winning comic-rapper, Jester Jacobs Talk Truths by clicking here.

Wadworth Ale Trail

Download the CaskFinder app and take part in the Wadworth Ale Trail. 

Simply, visit as many of the participating pubs as you can and make sure to scan the QR codes on the Cask Marque Certificate in the pubs as you go.

Up for grabs is:
- A Wadworth bottle opener: to every person who has scanned 5/10 of the pubs on the Wadworth Ale Trail
- £50 Brewery Tap & Shop voucher: visit and scan all 10 pubs and get entered in the draw to win this voucher

Find out more by clicking here.

Local Ale Trails

Great British Pubs have teamed up with Cask Marque to bring you 8 great Ale Trails across the UK on the CaskFinder app.

How to take part?

Taking part is easy! Simply follow these steps:

  1. Download the Cask Marque app, you can find this here.
  2. Find your local Ale Trail. Whether you’re staying close to home or making it part of your staycation, we have 8 Ale Trails based across the UK!
  3. Make a day of it, follow the trail and scan the QR codes as you go.
  4. WIN prizes, enjoy the Great British Pub and enjoy some real ale!

Click here for more details.

Buy 4 pints and get the 5th FREE

Butcombe are celebrating all things cask including the launch of the Butcombe Beer Club in our pubs - buy 4 pints and get the 5th free!

Just ask a team member for your stamp card next time you visit (available until October 20th).

And don’t forget it’s DOUBLE POINTS for loyalty members on all of our beer.  For more details and to find a pub near you, click here.  Offer only valid at managed sites.

Fuller's Brewery

Between now and 2nd October, when you purchase a new Growler bottle from Fuller's Griffin Brewery Shop (W4 2QB), you'll get your FIRST FILL FREE.

Experience cask ale straight from the brewery – you won't regret it!

WIN a bundle of Old Peculier

Head on over to Theakston's Facebook and Instagram page to be in with a chance of winning an awesomely Peculier bundle featuring a delicious mini-keg of OP, a hilarious t-shirt and a couple of branded glasses.

The winner will be chosen at random from Facebook or Instagram on 2nd October.

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WIN a Limited Edition Cask Ale Week T-shirt

The Cask Ale Week t-shirt competition is back!

This year's t-shirt has been designed by Matt Jackson, Co-Founder of Lancaster Brewery.

To win a limited edition t-shirt, simply visit and scan 12 new pubs on the CaskFinder app's WORLD'S BIGGEST ALE TRAIL. You have between 21st September and 1st October.

Download the free CaskFinder app via your App Store or click here

WIN a a money-can't-buy brewery tour and meal for four with Timothy Taylor

Enter Timothy Taylor's Cask Ale Week competition, which will run from 21st September to 1st October and you can win a brewery tour and meal for four people at the tap room, Taylor's on the Green.

Click here for more details. T&C's apply

Brewery Experience Day offer with Brewhouse & Kitchen

To celebrate Cask Ale Ale Week, Brewhouse & Kitchen are offering a special 20% discount for gift cards purchased for their unique Brewery Experience Day.

Usually £95 per person, but using code CASKALEWEEK, you only pay £76! 

Runs on Fridays and Saturdays and available at various sites.  Discount is available on gift cards purchased until 30th September 2023 and valid for 12 month.

Click here to buy and don't forget to use code CASKALEWEEK at the checkout.

WIN £100 on your Lincoln Green Loyalty Card

Visit every Lincoln Green pub during Cask Ale Week to win the chance of £100 on your Loyalty Card.

With 8 great pubs to visit, you can save points as you spend on your Beer Bonus Loyalty Card – the points can be redeemed as cash discounts off future purchases, so points really do mean pints!

Find out more here.

WIN with Woodforde's Brewery

Celebrate Cask Ale Week with Woodforde's Brewery!
This is your chance to win a day with the Head Brewer at Woodforde's and learn how to brew their multi-award-winning ales. You'll also enjoy a tasty lunch at their brewery tap, The Fur & Feather, and take home two cases of beer from their brewery shop!
For more details on how to take part, click here.
Good luck!

Spin for your Chance to WIN

Scan the special QR codes in participating Fuller's pubs from 21st September to 1st October and you could win a pint of cask ale on the house !

Codes can be found on Fuller's London Pride, Fuller's Cask and Dark Star Brewing Co. pump clips on the bar.

Click here to find a Fuller's pub near you.

Buy 1 Get 1 FREE

Wadworth Brewery have a great offer this Cask Ale Week, at the managed pubs. 

If you're new to the world of cask ales or unsure about your favourite, they've got the perfect opportunity for you.

Buy One Get One Free on their 3 x 1/3 pint paddles throughout Cask Ale Week. It's a chance to savour a variety of Wadworth cask ales, all while discovering your ultimate go-to choice.

Click here to find a pub near you!

Buy 6 Pints and get your 7th FREE!

Stonegate's Great UK Pubs are celebrating Cask Ale Week with a fantastic cask ale offer. 

Buy any 6 pints of cask ale during 21st September to 1st October 2023 and get your 7th pint FREE.

To take part, visit one of their pubs to receive your collector card.  Click here to find a venue near you. 

WIN a 5L Mini Keg

To celebrate Cask Ale Week, Moorhouse's are offering 10 lucky winners, their chance to each WIN a 5L mini keg of Moorhouse’s ale.

Click here to take part.

WIN a £100 Voucher with Sharp's

Sharp's have a fantastic competition running on their social media pages.

Win a £100 Mitchell's & Butlers gift voucher. 

Head over to their Facebook and or Instagram page.

Black Sheep's 'Best Bitter Day'

Celebrate 31 years since the first casks of Black Sheep's Best Bitter hit the pubs.  As part of Cask Ale Week, Black Sheep are founding Best Bitter Day on Wednesday September 27th. 

For the ultimate experience of this first Best Bitter Day, all Black Sheep fans are invited to the brewery to celebrate this iconic pint with 50% off! Booking not necessary, but if you want to stop by for food or a tour, make sure to book now to avoid disappointment!

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