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West Coast Spectacular – A day trip worthy of note

       by Terry Ridal - Furness Branch Member
                                                               I  n n Q u  i r e r  I s s u  e  6 7  -  S u m  m e r  2  0 1 8
     Recipe for a perfect Camra trip out.
                           Ingredients
                           1.  Ta ke  o n  e  p e r fe c  t  s u  m  m e r s  d  a y  w i  t  h  o  u  t  a  c l  o u d  i  n  t  h  e  s  k y
                           2.  Ta  ke  a  c o n  ve n  i  e  n  t  t  r a i n  f r o m  y o  u  r  l o c a  l  t r a  i  n  s t  a t i  o  n  a  n  d  s e t  o  f f  u  p  t h  e
                           b  e  a u  t i f u l  w e s t  c o a  s t  l  i  n  e  t o  a l l  p o i n t  s  n  o r t h
                           3.  G  a t h e r  a  c o n v  i  v  i  a l  g  r o u p  o f  l  i  ke  m i  n d  e d  C a  m r a  m  e  m b  e r s  w i  t h  a  g  o o d
                           s  e n s e  o f  h  u  m o u r.  A  l  l  m  u  s  t  b  e  i  n  t e  n t  o n  e n j o y i  n  g
                           t  h  e  d  a  y  o  u  t  t  o  t h e  f u l l
                           4.  A d  d  a  n  e xc e  p t i o  n  a l  s  o  c i  a l  s  e c r e  t a  r y  t o  b o o k
                           c o a  c h e s ,  fo o  d  e t c  .  t o  p e  r fe  c t i o  n  .
     Method  -  M  i  x  i  n  g r e d i  e n t s  c a  r e  f u  l  l  y,  s i t  b a  c  k  a n  d  r e  l  a x .
     W i  t h  a  l  l  t  h  e  a  b  o ve  a  s s  e  m b  l  e d  w e  s w a y e d  g e n  t l y  o  n  t h  e  t r a  i n  t  o  S e a  s  c a  l  e
                             w h e r e  w e  a  l  l  a  l  i  g h t  e d  ,  w a l ke d  a  b o u t  3  0  0
                             y a  r d  s  t  o  o u r  b u  s  w h i c h  w h i s ke d  u  s  o f f  t o  o  u  r
                             f i  r s  t  p  o  r t  o  f  c  a Gosforth Hall in Gosforth.
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                             G  o s  fo r t h  H  a l  l  i s  a n  o  l  d  m  a  n  s  i  o n  w h  i c  h  h  a  s
                             b  e  e n  p a  r t l  y  a  d a  p t e d  t o  h o  u s e  a  c o u  n  t r y  p u  b
                             w i  t  h  a  s u  p e r b  b e e  r  g  a r d  e  n ,  w  h  i  c h  g  i  ve n  o  u  r
                             e xc e  l  l  e n t  w e a  t h e r  g  o t  w e l  l  u  s  e d  .  T h  e  s t a  f f  w e  r e  c h e e  r f u  l  a  n  d
                             k n  o w l  e  d  g e a  b l  e  a  b o u t  t h  e  b  e e r s  o  n  o f fe  r  w h i c h  h e l  p s  a  l  o t  w  h e n  y o u
                             h a  ve n  ’  t  h  e a  r d  o  f  s o m  e  o f  t  h  e  m  .  A  t r a  i t  w  h  i  c h  i  s  a  g r e a  t  a s s e  t  t  o  a  n  y
                             h o  s  t  e l r y.
     T h  e  b  a r  w a  s  s  t  o  c ke d  w i  t  h  :  -
     Hawkshead’s Windermere Pale 3.5%.  A  r e f r e  s  h  i  n  g  ,  ve  r y  p a  l  e  a  l  e ,  b u  r s t i  n g  w i  t h  h  o  p  c h  a  r a c t e  r  a  n  d  a
     f i  n  e  f r u i t  y  a r o  m a  .
     Ulverston’s Lonesome Pine 4.2%.  A  p  a l e ,  h o  n e y  b e e r  w i  t  h
     s w e e t  m a  l  t s  fo  l  l  o w e d  b y  t a  n  g y  c i  t r u  s  f r u  i  t .
     Beer Monkey’s Uncle Monks 4.5%.  A  n  I  PA ,  l  i g  h  t  ,  s w e e t ,  m a  l  t
     f l  a  vo u  r  w  i  t h  a  h o p  p y  f l  a vo u  r  i  n  t h e  b  a c kg  r o  u  n  d  .
     Tractor Shed’s Mowdy Pale Ale 4%.  B u n d  l  e s  o f  h o p  s  g i  ve  t h i s
     a  b u n c  h  o f  l  o ve  l  y,  l e m  o n  a  n  d  s t  r a w -  l  i  ke  f l a  vo  u r  q u a  l  i  t i  e s .



                              A f t  e r  q u e n  c  h  i  n  g  o u r  i  n  i  t i a  l  t  h  i  r s t
                              w e  w e  r e  e  n  c o u  r a  g  e d  b  a  c k  o n t o
                              t  h  e  b u  s  w h i c h  t o  o  k  u  s  t o  “ h e  a ve  n ”  t  h  a t  a p  p e  a r e d  a  s  t h e  d  o  u  b l  e
                              w h a  m  m y  i n Nether Wasdale.
                                                                   f t The Screes
                              O n  a l i g  h  t i  n  g  f r o  m  o u  r  b  u  s  t h e r e  w a  s  o n  y o u  r  l  e  p u  b  a  n d
                              o  n  y o  u  r  r i  g  h Strands Brewery and pub,  b o t  h  u  n  d  e  r  t  h  e  s  a m  e
                                       t
                              o w n e r s h i p  a  n  d  j o y  o  f  j  o y  t h e y  w e r e  h o  l  d  i  n  g  t h  e  i  r  a  n  n  u  a  l  b e e  r  fe s t i v a l .
                              I  w i l l  l  i  s t  s  o  m e  o  f  t h e  b  e e r s  o  n  o f fe r  b  u  t  t  h  e  m e n  u  w e  n  t  o n  fo  r  e ve r.
                              S  o  m  a n y  b  e e r s  a n d  s o  l  i  t t l e  t  i  m e !

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