Lots in this Summer Issue including: Dorchester Brewing & Distilling Celebration; A Cider Renaissance – A Follow Up; Brewery Spotlight #1. Piddle Brewery; Women’s Day Brewsters; A yomp to the local with Bruce Mead.…
After along sleep caused by the pandemic and pubs not being open normally, we are pleased to resume publication of Giant Dongle. The new Winter Issue contains: This is What I Missed; Dorset Cider Apple Project; 50 Years of CAMRA plus Latest News & What’s On.…
Support from our advertisers and contributors continue to be strong so we look forward to another bumper issue. Lots to read inside including more on Dorchester’s Lost Pubs, Desert Island Beers, The Brewers Apprentice.
As giant Dongle Issue 25 hits the streets we are proud to be able to publish our first full colour version. Lots to read inside including historic pubs of Dorchester, a Mystery Tour report, recent trip to Bristol and tons more packing 28 pages.
Our 22nd Giant Dongle with reports on Branch Trip to Maltings festival, Wassailing in Dorset and our trip to the “Far East”. Also news of the launch of a new beer and the Clock House Chideock festival. Lots to enjoy!
The 17th issue of our Newsletter is published. A “Treasure Hunt” type competition included this time along the no 31 bus route. Lots more including news about brewing in the west of the county and articles about the Bottle Inn.
Issue 16 of our award-winning Branch Newsletter hits the streets in time for Xmas. For this issue the cover pages are produced on pastel blue paper. The on-line version stays on a white background for best on-screen legibility. This issue contains another prize crossword and, of course, much more.
New editors help with Octoberfest Dongle!!. For this issue the printed version is produced on pastel pink paper. The on-line version stays on a white background for best on-screen legibility. This issue contains our first prize crossword and, of course much more.
The 14th issue of our Newsletter just launched during the hottest weekend this year. This issue confirms the news about the Pavilion and has an excellent journal of the recent Branch Trip to some famous London pubs. Click the branch logo at the top of this page or the picture to read more.
Front page news about the Albert Inn Wyke Regis and our request to have it recognised as a “Community Asset”. More information on recent visits to our local breweries, also some recognition of those of our pubs which have repeatedly been listed in the Good Beer Guide over the years..
Two weeks today until Dorchester Beerex doors open to the public. The next issue of Giant Dongle is published today to coincide with our next festival. Lots more beery articles inside for your interest!
Thanks to an excellent turn-round by our printers (Weyprint of Weymouth) we’re able to bring the Dongle out a bit early this year. So tuck in to these festive 20 pages and enjoy a good read by the fireside in which ever pub you find yourself. We in the local branch of CAMRA want to […]
A bit like the proverbial “London Buses” you wait for eight years for a Newsletter and the three come along in the space of ten weeks! Our Editor, Kevin, is aiming to link them mainly to our Beer Festivals, so there will now probably be a gap – our next festival after Beerex being Wykefest […]
Our new branch newsletter “The Giant Dongle” was published to coincide with our Octoberfest beer festival. It has now been loaded onto the web site to allow anyone who is interested to read it. The document is available as a pdf file for download or for reading online. CLICK HERE or the picture to see […]