Colin and Jacquie Pearson of the Farmer`s Inn, Clarencefield, were presented with the award Dumfries and Stewartry Area Winner (Dumfriesshire) in the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Pub of the Year annual competition this week.
Chairman of the local CAMRA group, Trevor Hayward, explained how the CAMRA awards have been decided: “We have around 120 members in our branch and they are all invited to vote for their nominated Pub of the Year. We then take all these nominations along with beer scores submitted throughout the year via the CAMRA Whatpub system for the quality of real ale being sold to decide on the winners. Our Dumfries and Stewartry branch region is large, so we split the voting into three areas: Dumfriesshire, Dumfries Town and the Stewartry and select three area winning pubs as well as one overall winner”.
Colin said “We are delighted to receive this recognition of our efforts to provide quality real ale all year round and our hard work to make the Farmer`s a great place to drop into or to stay”
Anyone with an interest in real ale is encouraged to join us at our various events and play a part in local activities by simply joining CAMRA. Visit our webpage https://dumfries.camra.org.uk/, or search for the CAMRA Dumfries group to find our Facebook page if you want more information.