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Useful links

A selection of the most useful links we could find for the educated real ale drinker.


The Campaign for Real Ale‘s headquarters WWW site.

The Oxford Drinker

The Oxford Drinker is a full-colour newsletter jointly produced by the Oxford and White Horse branches of CAMRA

Neighbouring branches

Aylesbury Vale & Wycombe
North Oxfordshire
South Oxfordshire
Swindon & North Wilts
West Berkshire
Reading & Mid-Berkshire
South East Berks

Brewers – Local and Further Afield

Arkells of Swindon, just over the border in Wiltshire. Try their Kingsdown strong bitter!
Brakspears ex of Henley on Thames, now (after a short interlude) again brewed in Oxfordshire by Wychwood, with the original double-drop system.
Butts of Great Shefford is a small but popular fully organic micro, just over the border in Berkshire. Their bottled beer is available in local branches of Waitrose, or can be collected from the brewery by arrangement.
Hook Norton of …

Morland ex of Abingdon, at one time White Horse Branch’s one and only local brewers, now alas part of the Greene King empire.
Ramsbury Brewery, a micro just over the border in Wiltshire. Much admired beers!
Wadworth of Devizes.

West Berkshire Brewery of Yattendon and Frilsham; a micro whose output includes the award-winning Dr. Hexter’s Healer and Maggs Magnificent Mild, and a different brew every month!
White Horse Brewery, our largest branch-area brewery in Stanford-in-the-Vale, Oxon.
Wychwood of Witney.

A directory of Brewers, UK and worldwide.
A directory of UK Real Ale Breweries

Newsgroups devoted to discussion of real ale, pubs, breweries, etc. The best place for hot gossip. is slightly off topic, but has some beer-related themes.

Beer-related Organisations

Icknield Way Morris Men; well they drink enough of the stuff …
Faringdon Beer Society; a lively bunch by all accounts.
Beer Mad – all things Real Ale related.

Home brewing

The Brewery, which contains the incredible Cats Meow 3 recipe database.

Beer databases

Oxford Bottled Beer database

Pub guides

Beer in the Evening
Good Pub Guide; OK, its a bit foody, and all the ales are well kept, but ….

Health and Welfare

Drinkaware things you should known about alcohol.

DryOutNow helpful advice.

AddictionResource more general advice.

Quit Smokimg Should you wish to kick the habit.