We have been informed by the landlord of the Duke William that the pub and restaurant will be closed indefinitely from November 10th.
Congratulations to The Railway, Town Center (Doncaster award) and The Jack Hawley at the Grange, Hatfield (District award). Details of the presentations will be in the next edition of Donny Drinker which will be in real ale pubs from mid-September.
At the festival, the following beers were awarded best of category by the beer tasting panels. Best Stout – Rat Brewery Ratsteroid. Best Golden – Stancill Brewery – Hopollo 11 Best Bitter – Slaters Brewery – Premium Bitter Best Mild – Black Hole Brewery – ALEien Invasion Best Porter – Spotlight Brewery – Fragile X … Read moreDoncaster Beer Festival – Beer Awards
Following the March branch meeting it has been announced that the Summer Pubs of the Season are: Doncaster – The Plough, Arksey District – The Queen’s Head, Epworth
Old Mill Brewery have announced that Yorkshire Cricketer Jack Leaning is now their brand ambassador for the company. Jack is a middle order batsman for Yorkshire, as well as an occasional off spinner. Some of you may recognise him from “that catch” against Lancashire in the battle of the rose’s game. Jack is one of … Read moreOld Mill Brewery Announces Appointment of Brand Ambassador
Following voting by branch members the following pub awards have been confirmed. Doncaster Pub of the Year 2019 Doncaster Brewery and Tap District Pub of the Year 2019 Hilltop – Conisbrough Doncaster Spring Pub of the Season Hallcross – Town Centre District Spring Pub of the Season Red Lion – Kellington
The branch has announced that the theme for the next Doncaster Beer Festival at the Dome in June will be based on the fact that it is 50 years this year since humans first set foot on the moon. The festival will be known as “A Giant Step for Real Ale”. Further details will be … Read moreTheme for the 28th Doncaster Beer Festival
The brewing house at Cusworth Hall has been brought back to life. Names the 1086 brewery it is well worth a trip to enjoy their real ales in the new micro-pub.
We are pleased to report that The Wheatley Hotel in Wheatley is now selling a real ale beer. They are selling Butcombe’s Original.
Now that we no longer post copies of Donny Drinker to all members because of the cost we have arranged with licencees of certain pubs to keep their stock of Donny Drinkers refreshed so that they should always be one available for you to collect. The pubs currently supporting this initiative are listed below and others will … Read moreDonny Drinker Collection Points