Cask-conditioned ales and related topics
uk.food+drink.real-ale newsgroup will be used for the discussion
of Traditional cask or bottle-conditioned beers and the places
they are consumed in from the ingredients that are used, the
brewing process, dispensing methods, flavours, quality and
tasting to the pubs that serve them. Due to the unique nature
of our cask-conditioned beers the newsgroup will be mainly be for
Discussing beers brewed in the UK but discussion of any beers
which qualify as traditionally brewed and cask or
bottle-conditioned that are available in the UK will be
appropriate. Discussion about the aims and achievements of the
Campaign for Real Ale, associated campaigning and CAMRA oganised
Festivals also will be welcome as will the issues of prices, duty
and the current trends of all UK brewers, large, medium and
Related issues such as British pub preservation and real-ale home
brewing will be welcome as will relevant comparisons of real ale
with it's market competitors.
(Off topic postings will be sympathetically directed to the
relevant and already existing newsgroups.)
Binaries are not permitted on this group, however references to
relevant FTP-able material and Web URL's are welcomed.
Announcements concerning real ale issues are welcomed if they are
from non-commercial organisations but blatant off-topic or
commercial advertising and job adverts are not permitted.