Pub of the Year 2017 Result

2017 Pub of the Year Votes have now been counted and results can be declared!

Firstly a BIG THANK YOU to all our Members that took the time to vote. We had a very good turnout again and confident the result was a genuine reflection of opinion across the Branch.


2017 Colchester & NE Essex CAMRA Pub of the Year Competition

Town Pub of the Year: 
Winner: New Inn
Runner-Up: Victoria Inn
Highly Commended: Ale House

Rural Pub of the Year:
Winner: Black Buoy, Wivenhoe
Runner-Up: Ye Olde Albion, Rowhedge
Highly Commended: Alma, Copford


CIDER Pub of the Year
Winner: Odd One Out
Runner-Up: Victoria Inn
Highly Commended: British Grenadier

Congratulations to Shannon, Joe and everyone at The New Inn for their first ever POTY Award.  It's been a fantastic year at the Pub and their success is fully deserved.  I'm sure the Vic and others will come back fighting hard throught 2017!!  Also congratulations to John and all the staff at the Oddie for their Cider Award.  Both Pubs will now go on to represent the Branch in the the next County Round of POTY Judging for their respective competitions.

Congratulations as well to all our winners and we'll arrange Certificate Presentations to you all shortly