Advance notice about Good Beer Guide Voting

The voting meeting for the Good Beer Guide 2013 will take place at the Rat & Ratchet, Huddersfield at 8pm on Monday 6th Feb 2012. All Branch Members are welcome to attend, participate in the discussion and vote.

If you are a Branch Member and cannot attend, and you wish to submit an online vote, then according to Branch rules you must submit your votes for the Good Beer Guide 2013 before midnight on Monday 30th January 2012, using the online form in the Members’ Area.

Only registered members can access the Members’ Area. Details of how to register are here.

Beer Festival Sub Committee Meeting and some other news

We will be holding the first Beer Festival Sub Committee Meeting at the Rat & Ratchet, Chapel Hill, Huddersfield, HD1 3EB (map) at 8pm on Thursday 26th January 2012.

If you would like to get involved with the organisation of Huddersfield Oktoberfest 2012, then please come along.

Branch Members can download previous minutes & an agenda from the Members’ Area


We had listed a beer festival at the Field Head, Quarmby for 3-4th Feb on the Diary page. This has been postponed until March, date tbc.

Finally, the Junction at Marsh, HD1 4LA (map) has reopened, after being closed for several months, and is once again offering a range of real ale.

Branch Meeting at the Sportsman, Huddersfield on Monday 16th Jan

Our next Branch Meeting will be held at the Sportsman, Huddersfield, HD1 5AY (map) at 8pm on Monday 16th January 2012.

An agenda for the meeting, and minutes of the last meeting can be downloaded from the Member’s Area of the website.

We hope to see you there.

For those who cannot attend the voting meeting on Mon 6th Feb, online voting for the Good Beer Guide 2013 is now available to Branch members in the Member’s Area of the website.