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real ale

, beer
any beer which is allowed to ferment in the cask and which when served is pumped up without using carbon dioxide
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"We offer our customers an excellent range of real ales at all times, including those from regional brewers and microbrewers, as well as hosting our own beer festivals.
TheWetherspoon pubs have been acclaimed for the quality of their beer by branch members of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).
He said: "Licensee Brendon Daly gives his customers a great range of real ales every day, plus four beer festivals a year.
The Weavers Real Ale House is among four finalists in the Campaign for Real Ale's pub of the year competition.
Emley Brass Band are holding their 7th annual Emley Real Ale Festival.
The team at Real Ale Events, who also organise the Waterloo and St George's Hall events, has organised this beer and music showcase alongside Southport arts venue The Atkinson.
Real ales were introduced and there is now always a choice of six ales, often sourced from local breweries.
Conwy Brewery's beers including Clogwyn Gold, Rampart and the best-selling Welsh Pride are now playing a part in the Co-operative's move to change the way it sells real ale by offering specially selected beers from breweries near to its local stores.
It's run in conjunction with the Alnwick Food Festival and is now in its eighth year, with 30 real ales from both local and national breweries, various ciders, wines and soft drinks.
We had always wanted to own a traditional, warm and welcoming pub which specialised in selling real ales. When the Red Lion became available, we jumped at the chance to buy it because it''s a lovely old building and it already had a good reputation with imbibers and in particular, real ale lovers.
Local CAMRA branch members chose the pubs following regular visits to check the quality of real ales on offer.