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Just Beer takes Pub of the Year for fifth time!

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Just Beer has again received the accolade of Newark CAMRA Pub of the Year 2017 making it Newark’s top pub for the fifth time in six years. The trophy was presented yesterday (Sunday 5th March) by Newark CAMRA Chairman Andrew Birkhead and Rob Neil, POTY co-ordinater. The pub business can be tough going at times, but days like this make it all worthwhile. We thank Newark CAMRA for the recognition and of course all of our customers for making it …

Yay! We are in the 2016 Good Beer Guide.

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Today sees the latest (43rd) edition of CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide. The GBG 2016 lists 4500 of the Country’s finest cask beer outlets and once again Just Beer are listed under the Newark section! This is the fifth year in a row Just Beer have appeared in the guide and is testament to the effort we put in to bringing you new and exciting beers from all over the country and serving them in top condition. Thanks to all of …

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Talk Like a Pirate Day 2015 on the horizon.

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Ahoy, me Hearties! Just a freindly shot o’er t’ bows that Satd’y 19th Septemby be International Talk Like a Pirate Day an’ as always, we aboard t’ good ship JB again be ‘avin a knees-up ter celebrate. Yarrr! Not only we be talkin’ like Pirates, we be dressin’ like ’em too. So be gettin’ yer best pirate togs on an’ be sailin’ down an joinin’ t’ fun. We also be ‘avin some Piratical-themed grog for ye on t’ bar. We …

Martyn Hillier wins 2015 CAMRA Campaigner of the Year.

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Martyn Hillier, the founder (and some say Godfather!) of the Micropub movement won the title of CAMRA Campaigner of the Year at last weekend’s CAMRA AGM in Nottingham. A great result for the Micropub revolution! This was an extra special event, as the nomination was written and submitted by Happy Tapster Phil on behalf of the Newark CAMRA branch. The wording of the nomination was as follows: “Newark CAMRA would like to nominate Martyn Hillier, of the Butcher’s Arms in …

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Jay walks away with top TLAP prizes.

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What a fantastic night we had for International Talk Like a Prate Day! Jay Doran took the top prize for both best Pirate dress and Pirate name – Arfur Galleon. Second prize name went to Stevie Dee with Captain Pubewash. We also awarded an extra prize for the best Pirate joke which went to Pete Geary with this one… A new cabin boy is welcomed aboard ship by the Captain, who tries to make him feel at home. ‘Aye lad’ …

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IPA Trail final menu.

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Just Beer Micropub’s announced lineup for the 2nd Newark CAMRA IPA Trail, which starts on August 1st and runs until the 10th, has changed slightly with the Great Heck Twisted Heart being a no-show. Never fear, we have replaced it with an IPA from brand-new Cambridge brewery, Calverley’s, which started brewing only a couple of months ago. So the revised (and final) IPA menu is as follows: BlackJack (Manchester) – Farmhouse Red (Red IPA) 7.0% Calverley’s (Cambridge) – IPA (English …

We are Newark Pub of the Year 2014!

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We can now officially say we are Newark CAMRA’s Pub of the Year 2014. This is the third sucessive year JB has won the coveted award (do we get to keep the trophy?) – the first time this has been achieved in branch history – which has made it even more special for us. The presentation took place yesterday – Sunday 23rd Feb and was well attended by CAMRA members, regulars and first timers alike. The trophy was presented by …

Well we’re once, twice, three times a POTY and we looooove you!

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It has just been announced on Newark CAMRA’s website that Just Beer has won the branches’ coveted Pub of the Year award for 2014 – the third year in a row. We are absolutely delighted to have taken the crown for a third consecutive year – the first pub to have done so  since the competition started. Just Beer beat five other pubs in the running this year so we are especially delighted to receive the top accolade once again. …