Welcome to the website for CAMRA branches in Scotland and Northern Ireland

The aims of the Campaign for Real Ale – CAMRA

  • To protect and improve consumer rights.
  • To promote quality, choice and value for money
  • To support the public house as a focus of community life.
  • To campaign for greater appreciation of traditional beers, ciders and perries as part of our national heritage and culture.
  • To seek improvements in all licensed premises and throughout the brewing industry.

CAMRA is a non-profit consumer organisation with about 150000 members. This website aims to act as a portal for all eleven CAMRA branches in Scotland and Northern Ireland. With over 200 local CAMRA branches throughout the UK, CAMRA Scotland and Northern Ireland Branches (SNIB) is one of 16 regional areas and represents a membership of over 4500.

Champion Beer of Scotland 2023

The final judging to select the Champion Beer of Scotland occurred during a blind tasting by a panel of judges during the 22nd Ayrshire Real Ale Festival on Friday, 6 October 2023. The results were as follows:

GoldCairngorm Black Gold
SilverLoch Lomond Bravehop IPA
BronzeSwannay Dark Munro
SNID Stuart McMahon hand over CBoS trophy to Cairngorm Brewery