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UK Beer Debate

26th November 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


From the event website:

Following on from last year’s hugely successful and lively debate, we decided the time was right for the next.

On the 26th November 2017 we will be hosting another lively discussion comprising of three topics of the day.

With a panel made up of journalists, authors, brewers and bar and pub managers it promises to be an interesting discussion with time for you, the audience to ask your questions and express your thoughts too. Grab a ticket, which also entitles you to a half of rather lovely beer, and come and see what it’s all about! Food will also be available from a local food pop up.

Provisional Panel Members so far

Man in charge – Simon Evans Trustee and Chair of Fundraising & Marketing Committee at Tenovus Cancer Care, Chief Executive at Alliance of Claims Companies

Pete Brown – renowned Journalist and Author

Wilf Nelson – MD at Salopian Brewery

Nik Antona – Director CAMRA

Jenn Merrick – Ex Beavertown Brewer, Brewery consultant Brewer of the Year 2015 – British Guild of Beer Writers Brewer of the Year and Supreme Champion Brewer 2015 – International Beer Challenge

Julian Grocock – Ex SIBA Chief Executive.

Chris Stairmand – Publican at The Wharf in Macclesfield, a freehouse and former CAMRA Champion Pub of Cheshire. Former Chair of Macclesfield and East Cheshire CAMRA Branch.

We hope you will stay on for a few beers afterwards, with 20 keg taps and 15 handpulls you’ll be spoilt for choice.

The main subject of the debate, and left until last as I’m sure it will take up some time, will be ‘GBBF and CAMRA – Do they still have relevance in this current craft beer climate? Two smaller topics will be debated before a break…….’What the heck are all these new beer styles about?’ and ‘Does anyone actually care whether the beer they are drinking is in cask or keg, or indeed a bottle or can?’

Limited tickets available. The event will be filmed and live streamed.

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