Christmas Crawl |
Joins us for a Birmingham city centre pub crawl on Saturday 7th December.
Special edition Porter from Whitworth Brewing Co.
Our new one off Porter made with locally grown hops supplied by Gordon Clarke at the Solihull CAMRA beer festival will be available at The Warwickshire Lad from Saturday 16th. We will then be supplying it to The Forrest, Lady Lane Wharf and Bernies. This Porter has been produced to celebrate Whitworth Brewing Company's 100th commercial Brew.
Beer & Balti Night
Friday 31st January 2014
Membership secretary Dave Mckowen is arranging a beer & balti evening at "The Wild Boar" pub and "The Castle Balti" restaurant
Bonfire night at Tom o' the Wood
Saturday 2nd November, starts 7pm, free entry, featuring -
Live Folk Music
Homemade Mulled Wine
Children and Dog friendly
New promotion on at the Lady Lane Wharf
The 'Beer of The Week' promotion at the Lady Lane Wharf has now finished, but visitors can enjoy instead a reduction on the cask price of all four of the casks in-house to £2.60 per pint. This week's range is a combination of:
Wye Valley HPA
Monterey Californian Pale Ale
Wye Valley Harvest Hop
Whales' Pale Whale.
Next week they will be adding a range of Whitworth beers one by one and Wyre Piddle will be back on tap, so do try to find time to drop in and make the most of the new range and price of the ales on offer.
The Forest Real Ale Festival On Now
The festival starts at 5:00pm on Thursday and finishes Sunday evening and is promising to be a fantastic weekend at The Forest. DJ playing in The Olive Room Friday night 9:30pm to 1:00am, free entry, call for more information: 01564 772120
15 Ales Over 5 Weeks At The Woodmans Rest
If you're a real fan of real ale then The Woodman's Rest, Shirley is the place to enjoy it over the next 5 weeks. Their autumn beer festival showcases 15 of the best British beers, from old favourites to the latest tastes and even better, there's a free pint up for grabs.
Solihull 2013 Beer Festival Is Over Now
The 15th installment of our popular annual festival is taking place on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October 2013, as usual at the Royal British Legion, Solihull. With over 40 different cask ales, live bands and full-colour commemorative glasses, you won't want to miss it!
Charity Football Match
Annoucing a charity football match in memory of a legendary Solihull football and "Metal" fan Ian Edwards, kick off is at 3pm on 1st September at Shirley Town FC's ground, opposite Whitlocks Green station.
Online Petition Passes Target
More than 100,000 drinkers have now signed the online petition objecting to George Osborne's decision to keep the duty escalator, which raises the price of beer by 2% above inflation each year. It now must be debated in Parliament, but there is still time to sign and add your weight to the message.
Gallon of Ale Won
Solihull CAMRA's growing membership has passed the 400 mark. Robert Vaughan is the lucky 400th member who recieves a gallon of Real Ale, courtesy of the White Swan in Solihull.
Solihull's Newest - and Smallest - Brewery
For as long as anyone can remember Solihull was a brewery-free zone. Now, with the addition of The Shed Brewery, we're spoilt for choice!
CAMRA Welcomes Minimum Alcohol Pricing
CAMRA supports the Prime Minister's plans to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol, which could end pubs being undercut by below-cost supermarket alcohol price promotions.
Tax on a Pint Passes £1 Mark
The chancellor's 7.5% increase in beer duty increases the total tax on a pint to over £1 for the first time. Britain now endures the second highest beer tax in Europe.
Beer Brewed in Solihull
Solihull CAMRA recently joined Steve and Charlotte Whitworth to celebrate the opening of Whitworth Brewery in Shirley.
Drinker Hits Press
The latest issue of the Solihull Drinker, our quarterly newsletter, is out now. Find it in your Solihull local, or download it from here.
2012 Good Beer Guide Launched
The 2012 edition of CAMRA's indespensible Good Beer Guide is published this month, featuring listings for more than 4500 of the best pubs in Britain and the UK's top independent brewers.
Go Out to a Real Fire
If there's one thing better on a cold night, than a warming pint of Winter Ale, it's drinking it in front of a roaring fire. Browse our selection of Solihull pubs with the wonderful combination of Real Ale and a real fire.
Breweries in Our LocAle Area
CAMRA's LocAle scheme encourages pubs to stock local ales. Solihull pubs which always carry beers brewed within 25 miles can join the scheme. With more breweries in the area than ever before, there is an amazing choice.
Ever wondered how a brewery works? Our interactive cutaway brewery shows you step by step.