NSY Pub of the Year & Club of the Year

North Surrey CAMRA ~ Pub of the Year 2016

The tireless selection process (well someone’s got to do it) to choose the 11 local pubs that will be entered in the 2017 edition of the Good Beer Guide gave us a chance to also select our North Surrey Pub of the Year for 2016.
Version 2On Weds.20th April we gathered at the Barley Mow, Shepperton to present the award to long standing landlord John Keary. Live music is a great feature of this pub, and our thanks to the jazz band for letting us use their mike. Pictured is John being presented with his CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year Certificate by our handsome Social Secretary Bob Inman. We were joined by CAMRA members Tony, Jim, Geoff, Ken, Chris, Spike and probably some whose names I’ve missed …

Our close runner up for the second year in a row (it was POTY in 2014) was the Thyme at the Tavern, Chertsey.

For information on Surrey Pub of the Year click here.

Previous NSY Pubs of the Year

North Surrey CAMRA ~ Club of the Year 2015

EUSC COTY 2017 (2)

Club Secretary Julie Black with ‘Spike’ Milligan NSY CAMRA, and Surrey Area Organiser Kevin Travers.

The Egham United Services Club was once again voted the branch Club of the Year. This is the 8th year in a row that it has won this award and in 2009 and 2010 it went on to become a finalist in the CAMRA UK Club of the Year competitions. Congratulations to all the staff, committee and members of the EUSC for their tireless efforts in promoting a fantastic range of top quality real ales and ciders. Also, many thanks for their brilliant beer festivals held three times a year since December 2008 – for more information go to their festival website .

Previous NSY Clubs of the Year?

How are they chosen?

The shortlist of pubs and clubs under consideration, is based on those receiving consistently high scores on the CAMRA Beer Scoring via What Pub. These are then re-visited by Branch members (all can join in) to ensure beer quality and choice remains high. These are than ranked, and top Pub and Club chosen. The 11 pubs/clubs in North Surrey receiving the highest total number of votes automatically win inclusion in next year’s Good Beer Guide.

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