Duke William at Haxey

We have been informed by the landlord of the Duke William that the pub and restaurant will be closed indefinitely from November 10th.

Autumn 2019 Pubs of the Season

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.

Doncaster Beer Festival – Beer Awards

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 more

Summer Pubs of the Season announced

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

Latest Pub Awards Confirmed

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

Theme for the 28th Doncaster Beer Festival

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 more

Wheatley Hotel

We are pleased to report that The Wheatley Hotel in Wheatley is now selling a real ale beer. They are selling Butcombe’s Original.