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Real Ale

The United Kingdom is very active on the Real Ale front. There are numerous pubs and several local brewers creating a variety of wonderful Real Ales.  This section of the guide shows everything you need to know about real ales and where you can find them.

Click on 'Search by Map' below to shows all the pubs featuring on our guide which serve 2 or more real ales:

Search by Map

Further Information:

What is Real Ale?

          The following organisations are very important to the real ale industry:


Cask Marque

Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA)

Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood (SPBW)


Below is a list of breweries in the pub explorer guide. Click on the brewery's name and read all about its history and beers it sells.


Abbey Ales




Black Sheep



Charles Wells


Greene King

Hall & Woodhouse

HB Clark



Shepherd Neame

Timothy Taylor


Wye Valley

Wyre Piddle



Below are the Micro Breweries featured on Pub Explorer

  Highhouse Farm Brewery  

If you would like to view these breweries in a county format click here.


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