- Publisher: Campaign For Real Ale; 27th Edition edition (1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1852491590
- ISBN-13: 978-1852491598
- Product Dimensions: 22.6 x 12 x 3 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,424,017 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Good Beer Guide 2000 : Paperback – 1999
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From the Publisher
Completely updated each year, the Good Beer Guide is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary in 2003. Each pub entry has been visited throughout the year in order to guarantee that the pub is of a consistently high standard. Find out the consumers' favourite pubs throughout the country. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Roger Protz, twice winner of the Glenfiddich Drink Writer of the Year Award, broadcaster and campaigner and the author of more than 18 ground-breaking books about beer and brewing. He is the Editor of the Good Beer Guide, now in its 34th year. He appears regularly on radio and TV and contributes regularly to The Guardian, the Morning Advertiser and CAMRA's newspaper What's Brewing and the website www.beer-pages.com. In 2004 Roger won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Guild of Beer Writers. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Top Customer Reviews
What can I say? It's great/fab/useful/unbiassed/independent...
If you like real ale and you don't buy a copy of this book every year you are either going to miss out on a fantastic pub you don't know about or you're going to trek miles to visit a pub that's closed or been refurbished as a "family-friendly bar and eaterie". Pubs do change that quickly and that's why you have to admire an organisation that manages to use its membership to resurvey the entire country and publish a guide every year.
Add to that attention to detail the talents of renown author/writer Roger Protz as editor and these books continue to shine above the rest.
Buy a copy now, you won't be disappointed.
This year's edition is much improved with two colours on the guide pages making it easier to read. The coloured maps are good as well giving everything a cleaner look.
The fantastic section that lists all Britain's breweries is so helpful. Quite often I find I can visit a local brewery as well as a few pubs in an area. Well worth looking to find out.
I think what really makes this book for me is that I know that the pubs have been selected by the local drinkers - not the editor. It always worries me when you see a guidebook to hundreds of pubs or hotels or B&Bs and only one person decided which to include - how on earth can one person visit all those places in a reasonable timescale to make the book valid?
If you only buy one guide to pubs this year make sure it's this one!
Celebrating its thirtieth edition, the Good Beer Guide remains the ultimate reference work for those who are interested in that difficult combination - good beer and a good pub. This is not a run of the mill pub guide with the usual emphasis on inglenooks, beams and extensive food menus. True the reader will find plenty of classic country inns with horse brasses and fireplaces, but also many excellent urban hostelries ranging from basic back street locals to sophisticated brew pubs and specialist ale houses.
The common factor uniting this disparate and eclectic collection is beer. Good Beer Guide listed pubs all serve cask conditioned beer ('Real Ale'), with the choice ranging from a couple of ales to well into double figures. Consistently excellent beer quality is the overriding qualification for entry rather than the building, landlord or services offered, after all there is little point in sitting in a pretty pub with a choice of a dozen ales which are all stale and flat. That said those that receive the accolade of an entry tend to be vibrant and interesting places.Read more ›
This guide has two primary aims, firstly to showcase the finest real ale outlets in the country and secondly to provide details of all brewers and their beers with detailed tasting notes where available. The pub reviews are carefully compiled by groups of local enthusiasts around the country ensuring that only the best are included and these lists are reviewed and revised annually.
Clearly the best, most up to date and thorough guide to good pubs serving real ale.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This book is very useful and is a must for fellas who like cricket, red meat and a good old fashioned pint of English beer.Published on 28 Mar. 2007 by James
The latest (2005) edition of CAMRA's Good Beer Guide offers an improved layout and is an indispensible guide to the Uk's Best Pubs. Don't leave home without it! Read morePublished on 5 Jan. 2005 by Alan Clements
Clearly the most up to date and comprehensive guide to good pubs serving great beer in Britain. My internet pub guide could never match the range and diversity of the pubs listed... Read morePublished on 7 Mar. 2000