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Welcome to the official site of the Thanet Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale known as Thanet CAMRA for short


By using the navigation buttons above you can found out all about the Thanet branch and what it is up too.


Thanet CAMRA is one of over 200 CAMRA branches across the UK - it covers the three main towns in the area plus the outlying villages. As well as supporting CAMRA's national and local campaigns, the branch holds bi-monthly meetings to discuss CAMRA business, always at a pub in the branch area, as well as regular social events like pub walkabouts. All members are welcome to attend branch meetings and social events. The branch also organise the popular planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival .As well as this website you can follow the branch on facebook & twitter.


What is Real Ale


In the early 1970s CAMRA coined the term 'real ale' to make it easy for people to differentiate between the bland processed beers being pushed by the big brewers and the traditional beers whose very existence was under threat. Real ale, also referred to as cask-conditioned ale, continues to develop its wonderful tastes and aromas in the cask through a process called secondary fermentation.


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Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and up to date, no responsibility for errors and omissions can be accepted. The views expressed on this site are not necessarily those of the campaign for Real Ale Ltd