• New micropub opens in Bakewell

    - The Joiners Arms micropub opened in Bakewell on Friday 2nd May and features 6 cask ales on handpumps plus a further selection of craft beers on keg taps. A loyalty card is available to buy that offers discounts on pints of beer. Breweries featured on the handpump on the opening day included Buxton, North Riding, … Continue reading New micropub opens in Bakewell
  • Railway Hotel, Bramall Lane

    - As the football season comes to a close, Railway Hotel becomes the out and out craft and real ale pub that so many CAMRA members past, present (and hopefully future) have come to enjoy.  While our focus remains on tapping a fantastic mix of reliable local brews, we are also looking into sourcing some of … Continue reading Railway Hotel, Bramall Lane
  • Sports Shack opens in Woodseats

    - Thursday 11th April saw the third bar in the local Sports Shack chain open in Woodseats, in the former Greggs unit at 706 Chesterfield Road which has been transformed! Sports Shack shares some values with micropubs in that it is small, simple, friendly and value for money; however it also has sports bar features such … Continue reading Sports Shack opens in Woodseats
  • Carbrook Hall update

    - As previously reported in ‘Beer Matters,’ Carbrook Hall, the pub, closed two years ago, stood empty for 18 months and, late last year, planning permission was granted to change the building into a drive-through Starbucks. Since then, much building work has occurred. So far, the owners claim to have spent £735k: roof work, removal of … Continue reading Carbrook Hall update
  • Peak Hotel, Castleton

    - The Peak Hotel in Castleton has beaten off competition from 2,700 pubs around the country to be named Pub with the Best Pint in national awards run by Heineken-owned Star Pubs & Bars. The pub’s beer was judged against stringent criteria ranging from its taste, smell and temperature to staff knowledge and service and came … Continue reading Peak Hotel, Castleton
  • May Pub of the Month presentation – The Ale Club

    A number of CAMRA members and regulars gathered at the Ale Club on Ecclesall Road on the evening of Tuesday 14th May to celebrate this fantastic little bar being voted Pub of the Month with our branch chairman presenting the winners certificate and us all enjoying some great beer and hospitality.

    Pictured receiving the award from Glyn Mansell: Annabelle Mould and James Eardley