The April-May New Imbiber front cover shows the historic Cheshire pub, the 'Carden Arms' now renovated Grade II listed hostelry.
Going eastwards to Harrogate where Richard Plumb indulges the rich beer range found in some fine pub buildings there. Maybe next time he and Mrs P may enjoy the delights of Betty's!
Going down south to North Devon Howard Gladwin sampled quite a few number of beery hostelries in Holsworthy not too far from Ilfracombe.
Steve Hobman goes to Acaster Malbis near to York where Ainsty Ales has been established.
Up north to Scotland, David Hughes checked Drygate brewpub and beers in Edinburgh, then to Glasgow for the recent Shilling brewpub, and finally many miles further our intrepid beer hunters reached their goal - the Fyne Ales Brewery Tap at the head of loch Fyne.Thirst quenched by Jarl and Damson in Distress!
Two new books reviewed, first is the 2nd Edition of The World Atlas of Beer by Tim Webb & Stephen Beaumont, the 2nd is 'Beer in so many words - the Best Writing on the Greatest Drink', it comprises ~ 80 articles about beer written by well known writers past and present.
Our Newsline and Newsline Extra mentions - the Market Bosworth Brewery, the Stardust brewery in White Waltham (Berks), Tap Social Movement (Oxford), Neckstamper Brewery in east London, Mill Green Brewery in Edwardstone, Uttoxeter Brewery and some non-alcoholic beers.
18 new breweries are identified in our Brewery update and nearly 8 pages of new beers born since the last Imbiber.