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GBG 2016 cover
Tiny Rebel Cwtch logo - ChampionBeer of Britain 2015.
Battersea Arts Centre - before and after the fire
Eagle Ale House
Pubs Matter logo
40th Birthday Presentation at the Sultan
Good Beer Guide 2016

The CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2016 was published on Thursday 10 September 2015. The fully revised and updated 43rd edition lists 4,500 pubs and a comprehensive breweries section.
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Champion Beer of Britain 2015

The CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain 2015 was announced at the GBBF. The Overall Champion Beer was Cwtch from Tiny Rebel Brewery in Wales.

Runner up was Kelburn Brewery, Jaguar, with Dancing Duck, Dark Drake in third place.

Battersea Arts Centre Fire

The long term venue of our annual Battersea Beer Festival, Battersea Arts Centre, suffered a major fire on Friday 13th March 2015.

The main casualties were the Grand and Lower Halls. Updates on

Eagle Ale House is Top Pub

The EAGLE ALE HOUSE in Battersea SW11 has been voted South West London CAMRA Pub of the Year 2014.

Runner up was the Nightingale in Balham SW12 with third place going to the Old Sergeant in Wandsworth SW18. [Full Result]

Pubs Matter Campaign

CAMRA's Pubs Matter Campaign aims to close planning loopholes which allow pubs to be converted to other uses, or even demolished, without planning permission or local community consent.

CAMRAswl 40th Birthday Awards

Two former SW19 publicans were presented with certificates in acknowledgement of their support of CAMRA SW London over the years.
Angie and David, ex-licensees of the Sultan and the Trafalgar respectively, picked up their awards in the Sultan on Thursday 15th January 2015.

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London Drinker Magazine

London Drinker August/September 2015
The Oct/Nov 2015 edition (64 pages) of London Drinker is available online and in the usual outlets. Click the cover image above to download a pdf version (8.29MB). All Previous editions: London Drinker Archive.