The information in this guide was correct at the time we surveyed the pubs, but we know this can change.
If you wish to visit a particular pub you can always ring them beforehand to double check.
Out now in a pub near you: This guide has been produced by the Colchester & N. Essex branch of CAMRA as a guide to the pubs in our branch area that serve real ale, and to assist visitors to the town to visit them.
The Mill Green Brewery out the back is now the Little Earth Project.Chelmsford Winter Beer & Cider Festival King Edward VI Grammar School, Broomfield Road, CM1 3SC Wednesday 14th February 2018 to Saturday 17th February 2018 Over 170 Real Ales, over 50 Real Ciders, Perries, & Pyders.Is it *really* two years since this pub became a co-operative, owned by the local community??more details Winter Beer Festival White Horse, Edwardstone, nr Sudbury CO10 5PX February date tbc Just a few miles north of Colchester, a lovely little countryside pub.I’ve taken that map down, but left the content as blog entries on the site.
CAMRA is a National Organisation, campaigning for the rights of lovers of Real Ale, Real Cider and Real Perry, and supporting Pubs & Clubs in which to drink it.Micro Beer and Music Fest The Blue Boar, Billericay Friday 26th January 2018 to Sunday 28th January 2018 Not in their amazing upstairs room, as some beerfests in bygone days, but in the courtyard with 11 beers, a bbq, and music.more details Ale House Beer Festival The Ale House, Chelmsford Thursday 1st February 2018 to Sunday 4th February 2018 First beer fest of the year – 12 casks on gravity, 12 on handpump, 4 key keg, funf German beers on tap, bottles and cans, and drinks for lovers of the squished apple.Maldon Beer Festival Plume Academy, Fambridge Road, Maldon Wednesday 11th April 2018 to Saturday 14th April 2018 “The festival will feature a selection of around 50 beers from the South-West of England (and we won’t be including Sharp’s Doom Bar!).” more details Harwich Ale Trail Various locations in Harwich Thursday 3rd May 2018 to Monday 7th May 2018 “Multiple locations to enjoy fine ale and cider in a Historic Port. Details of venues and ales to follow nearer the date!We’ve combined our town and country guides into a single guide and completely resurveyed all the pubs to bring it right up to date.