Latest Pub News
On this page we will try to keep you up to date on any changes to the pubs of Somerset, i.e closures, opening,s etc. This can be quite a difficult job as the branch area is so large. If you know of any changes, threatened closures, etc. please feel free to contact the pubs officer Andy Jones or drop me an email on moc.liamg@66kwauqs.
Somerset Pubs newly added to the CAMRA Good Beer Guide in 2018.
* Bicknoller, Bicknoller Inn
* Blagdon Hill, Lamb & Flag
* Burrowbridge, King Alfred
* Crewkerne, King William Inn and The White Hart
* Curry Rivel, The Fire House
* Luxborough The Royal Oak
* Taunton, The Bank
Save the Great Western Pub in Yeovil
Somerset Live are covering the story this week (28 Nov. 2017). Can I please ask EVERYBODY to sign the petition accessed via this link:
The pub will close its doors on Saturday December 2nd. 2017. http://www.somersetlive.co.uk/news/somerset-news/great-western-pub-yeovil-set-840302.
The Ring of Bells in Taunton has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Oakademy of Excellence, Oakham Ales, which is awarded to flagship venues serving high quality beers. It was presented to them by the managing director of Oakham Ales.
The Firehouse, Curry Rivel won the National award for best newcomer and will shortly be named in the GBG. See https://www.greatbritishpubawards.co.uk/results.
The SW pub of the year is the Salutation Inn, Ham. http://www.the-sally-at-ham.com.
The Perkin Warbeck in Taunton has been refurbished and is set to re-open on 3 October 2017.
The Duke of Wellington in Minehead have set up a Real Ale & Cider Facebook Page dedicated to their pub at https://www.facebook.com/dukeofwellingtonale.
The Rock Inn at Waterrow: Perhaps you haven't been in the Rock for a while but we are selling a range of ciders including the Bere Cider Company's Gold Rush (6.5%), Thatcher's Stan's Traditional (6%), Luscombe Organic (4.9%), Quantock Brewery's Copper Knob as well as Katy (7.4%). We are also selling Quantock Brewery's Craft Ale - Sunraker (4.2%) which is proving very popular, as well as regular ales - Otter & Tribute.
Top Pubs in Somerset according to Somerset Life Magazine
The August edition of Somerset Life Magazine produced in Totnes have listed what they think are the best 10 pubs in the County of Somerset.
Bell Inn, Ash
Knowle Inn, Bawdrip
Queens Arms, Corton Denham
Rose & Crown, Huish Episcopi
Halfway House, Pitney
Brewers Arms, South Petherton
Ring of Bells, Taunton
Crossways, West Huntspill
BATH & BORDERS BRANCH
Bell Inn, Bath
The George, Croscombe