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News snippets from our Club Campaigns Co-ordinator - 21st February 2017

Oxenhope Social ClubParkside Social Club, Haworth: This former Royal British Legion Club always offers two cask ales. Alongside the regular Goose Eye Barm Pot is a changing guest ale from a local brewery. Bingley Brewery’s Sesson IPA on a recent visit was found to be in excellent condition.

Oxenhope Social Club (pictured): What a gem. This club has a fascinating history as its alternative name alludes to i.e. The Idiot Hut. Basically a former Methodist Chapel that was purchased and then dismantled before transporting across the moors by horse and cart from East Lancashire and then rebuilt in its present village centre location! A very friendly club that is keen on its cask ale. They currently serve a good pint of Tetley Cask Bitter and are about to go through a substantial internal refit that is likely to result in an additional guest cask ale being added.

News snippets from our Club Campaigns Co-ordinator - updated 21st November 2016

Broughton Road Bowling Club, Skipton has been selling Dark Horse beers in place of Copper Dragon. Craven Bitter and Blonde Beauty were on the bar at the last visit. Tetley Mild continues to be available; this is the last outlet for it in Skipton in cask form.

Skipton Working Men‘s Club has just recently undergone a cellar and line refurbishment. A changing guest beer every couple of weeks accompanies the Tetley Bitter in cask form. At the time of writing, the most recent guest was Bridge To Nowhere, brewed by Belhaven.

The Three Links Club, Skipton, a current entry in the 2017 Good Beer Guide, has added a third Dark Horse beer on draught. They are trying out the dark Night Jar.

Oakworth Social Club offers three cask beers on a regular basis. Timothy Taylor Golden Best and Saltaire Blonde are permanent. There is a third guest beer: on the last visit Wychwood Hobgoblin was on sale. CAMRA members will be admitted on production of their membership cards we are told.

Just down the Road at Branshaw Golf Club, Thornbridge Kipling was the guest on offer alongside the regular Timothy Taylor Golden Best.

Keighley Cricket Club held their first beer festival in October, featuring three local brewers. It was very successful, and they expect to repeat it in 2017.

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