Corvedale brew at the bar at the House of Commons

Ludlow Advertiser: Philip Dunne with Norman and Justine Pearce at the House of Commons. Philip Dunne with Norman and Justine Pearce at the House of Commons.

A SOUTH Shropshire brewer has been a guest at the House of Commons.

Norman Pearce and his son Justin, of the Corvedale Brewery at the Sun Inn in Corfton, were invited by Ludlow MP Philip Dunne to the Commons to celebrate guest beer status for their Fuggling Good Beer.

He is a well know figure in Shropshire brewing circles as the inspiration behind the Corvedale Brewery, which hosts the Ale in the Dale festival and also the SIBA annual beer festival in Ludlow Castle.

“I was delighted to be able to secure guest beer slot for Norman’s latest creation and to welcome him and Justin to the House of Commons during the week of the Queen’s Speech and have seen how popular the beer has been,” said Mr Dunne.

Shropshire resident Robert Humphries, who retires this month after 22 years as secretary to the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPG) which is the largest all party group in Parliament, was on hand to welcome Shropshire Beer to the premises.

“This Shropshire brew made a perfect summer’s drink,” he said.

Andrew Griffiths MP, chairman of the APPG, hosted the event and presented Norman and his son with Portcullis Beer badges, normally reserved for Parliamentarian members.


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