The Campaign for Authentic Lager



 A record 16 members (one behind the camera!) - just over half of those who currently subscribe - and 2 guests attended our 1ST Social in 2023




2024 Events





Saturday, 25TH May



'Peterborough in Microcosm'
12.30pm - Frothblowers, 78, Sterrington Way, Werrington, Peterborough, PE4 6QP then:
2.30pm - Oakham Brewery Tap, 80, Westgate, Peterborough, PE1 1AA then:
4.30pm - Wonky Donkey, 102C, High Street, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 8DR then:
6.10pm - Stoneworks, 8B, Church Street, Peterborough, PE1 1XB then:
7.30pm - Bumble Inn, 46, Westgate, PE1 1RE.

We will convene at St. Pancras Thameslink station entrance (below the suburban platforms) at 10am ready for the 1016 train to Peterborough.

Either Delaine's 101 or the CT1 bus will be then taken to/from our first venue in Werrington and, after lunch, bus 5 or 5A to/from Fletton.

The return train to St.Pancras Thameslink departs Peterborough at 2054.



Further Socials this year are being planned for:

Newcastle Double Beer Furlong: 7TH July

Horsham Ale Shops: September

Bristol Breweries & Taprooms: November



For 2025, Socials are being pencilled-in for:

Dodo Micropub & The Grosvenor, Hanwell, Owl & Pussycat & Forester, West Ealing (jointly with APPFEL)

Belgian Brewer, Nag's Head, Beer Shop & Wheatsheaf, Bishop's Stortford 



Proposed (short term):


'Bill English Memorial Trip to Amsterdam & Antwerp (possibly including Ypres) - tba



Further details will be posted here in due course.




Proposed (medium term):


'Pröflokaal Rembrandt removed' 


It ain't much if it ain't Dutch, 67-8, Enid Street, Bermondsey, SE1 9QB - autumn 2024? 


The relocation of the Pröflokaal Rembrandt bar from the first floor at the closed Bolton ph in Earl's Court should provide us with another opportunity to revisit aspects of the Bermondsey 'Beer Mile'.



Proposed (long term):



'Further London Lager Microbreweries'


Noon - Antwerp Arms, 168-70, Church Road, Tottenham, N17 8AS then


1.30pm - True Craft (ex-West Green Tavern), 68, West Green Road, South Tottenham, N15 5NR, then


3pm - Bohem Brewery Tap Room, Unit 5, Littleline House, 41-3, West Road, Northumberland Park, N17 0RE then


4.30pm - One Mile End Brewery Tap Room, Unit 2, Compass West Estate, 32, West Road, Northumberland Park, N17 0XL then


6pm - Redemption Brewery Tap Room, Unit 16, Compass West Estate, 32, West Road, Northumberland Park, N17 0XL Closes 7pm



(All taprooms are adjacent to each other, One Mile End moving into Redemption's premises when the latter relocated and Bohem moving nearby to create a venue adjacent to their resited brewery additional to that at Bowes Park.)



CAMAL membership badges should be worn - by those who have them! - by all participating members at every event. 


  This depiction of mediæval monastic brewing appears to have the CAMAL tankard clearly in view! 


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Saturday, 9TH, March

'Berks Stumbling around Breweries, Micropubs & more'
11.45am - Sit & Sip, 8, Peach Place, Wokingham, RG40 1LY then:
1pm - Outhouse Brewery, Unit 4, Southgate House, Alexandra Court, Wokingham, RG40 2SL then:
2.30pm - Lord Raglan, 30, Denmark Street, Wokingham, RG40 2 BB.
We then visited:
Crispin, Broad Street Tavern & Queen's Head in that order.

We convened outside Wokingham station at 11.30am from where a short walk led to all venues. Trains, ex-Guildford 1043/Farnborough North 1101, ex-Reading 1105 and ex-Waterloo 1020/CJ 1028, arrived there at 1119/19/27 respectively.