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  • Ale Trail

    Become part of the World's Biggest Ale Trail using the free CaskFinder app. Every Cask Marque pub should be displaying a certificate with a QR code on it.

    Register using the app and then scan these codes. The more you scan, the more prizes you win!

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  • Free Caskfinder App

    Available free for iPhone and Android phones, CaskFinder has been downloaded by over 80,000 people and is used over 50,000 times each month to find Cask Marque pubs selling great quality real ale. 

    View tasting notes for over 1,400 cask ales, brewed by over 200 British breweries, as well as details of beer festivals around the country and more.

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  • The Independent Award for pubs serving great quality cask ale

    Since 1997 Cask Marque has been ensuring that the real ale you drink in pubs in the UK has been in perfect condition. Our 45 qualified assessors make over 18,000 visits to pubs in England, Scotland, Wales and even Europe to check the temperature, appearance, aroma and taste of Britain's favourite drink.

    Visit a Cask Marque accredited pub and you are guaranteed to receive a great pint of cask ale.

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  • Find Cask Marque Pubs

    Find real ale pubs with our easy to use pub finder. There are over 8,000 to choose from so why not see which pubs near you are serving great quality cask ale?

    You can see who owns pubs and find similar pubs from a chain, or even see what beers were on sale when we last visited. All pubs are regularly visited by our qualified assessors to ensure you are guaranteed a great pint, every time.

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  • NOP-Survey

    In a recent NOP Survey, 57% of cask ale drinkers recognised the Cask Marque plaque and 62% related the sign to beer quality.

    Interestingly, awareness is higher; 67% in the 21 to 44yr old category, which must in some part be due to the CaskFinder app, which is used over 60,000 times per month to find Cask Marque Pubs.

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  • Beer is the most profitable part of your business, but do you know that 34% of customers would not return if the quality of the pint served was poor?

    The Award in Beer and Cellar Quality is a Bii accredited training course and is designed to help you improve yields (by up to 7%), increase sales (3%) and decrease wastage.

    Cask Marque are the UK’s No 1 provider of Cellar Management Training with a team of experienced trainers passionate about getting beer quality right, first time.

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Cask Marque Award

We went to a meeting the other day, where a large pub chain updated their key suppliers about their strategy and performance.

Cask Marque is supported by a number of brewers and pub companies. Each one pays an annual membership depending on their barrelage or size. View a list of sponsoring companies.

The benefits of becoming a corporate member are shown below, or you can download the benefits of Cask Marque corporate membership:

 

  • sb_bar_3beersThe ability to sponsor pubs for Cask Marque accreditation.  To help, a third of your  subscription cost is returned in the form of credits.
  • The use of the Cask Marque logo on all merchandising and stationery.  This shows a commitment to best practice and cask.
  • Our team of Roger Clayson and Annabel Smith are available to advise on increasing profitability from cask ale sales.
  • The team can devise bespoke solutions to grow sales and profits whether through quality initiatives or training.
  • We can support company initiatives both internally by presentations and externally through PR.
  • Membership gives the opportunity to link your company name with Cask Marque and generate PR.
  • Supporting Cask Marque drives the cask category by helping Cask Marque achieve its objectives.
  • Monthly billing of sponsorship and project work.
  • Cask Marque will monitor on each renewal that the sponsor’s brands are still being stocked by a pub to ensure that the investment by the sponsoring brewer generates extra sales.
  • Monthly beer quality report showing where during the month we have tested your beer nationwide and the results.
  • Notification within 24 hours where a beer has failed a Cask Marque inspection and recommended action required.
  • Industry analysis of visits ie glass care and the ability to benchmark your beer quality performance against other competitors.
  • Link your company into retailer quality initiatives thus supporting your customers.
  • Members discount on training courses and project work.
  • Company links from our website.
  • Annual invitation to join the Company AGM.