Ayrshire Post

Toast to being listed in Good Pub Guide

- STEPHEN HOUSTON

A Prestwick pub has been acclaimed for the quality of its real ale – by members of the town’s Campaign for Real Ale ( CAMRA) branch.

The Prestwick Pioneer in Main Street is listed in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2020, the UK’s best- selling beer and pub guide.

Local branch members chose the Wetherspoo­n pub following regular visits to check on the quality of the real ales on offer.

They also took into a c c o u n t c u s t o m e r service, décor and overall atmosphere.

A CAMRA spokesman said: “The Prestwick Pioneer deserves its place in the Good Beer Guide 2020.

“It is our belief that if a licensee serves an excellent pint of real ale, then everything else in the pub, including customer service, quality of food and atmosphere, are likelyto be of an equally high standard.”

The pub’s manager, Euan Scott said: “I am delighted that The Prestwick Pioneer has been recognised for the quality of its real ales by CAMRA members. We offer our customers an excellent range of real ales at all times, including those from regional brewers

We offer our customers an excellent range of real ales at all times Euan Scott, pub manager

and microbrewe­rs, as well as hosting our own beer festivals. It was fantastic to win the award again, we weren’t expecting it. It’s unusual for a Wetherspoo­ns here winning the ale awards, it’s usually the wee independen­t ones. It’s more than just about the selection of beers, it’s the quality of the beer itself. All the guys at CAMRA want is good beer and a bit of patter - that’s guaranteed here with our

 ??  ?? Cheers Pictured are Euan Scott, manager with staff member Lizi Clark
Cheers Pictured are Euan Scott, manager with staff member Lizi Clark

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