A born and bred Dovorian is toasting a successful first year running his micropub. Victor Evans opened the Breakwater Brewery and Breakwater Taproom in St Martin's Yard, Lorne Road, Dover, in December 2016. The Taproom was recently crowned Branch Winter Pub of the Season by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).
Over the weekend Mr Evans invited me to sample the delicious ales on offer, explaining about the variety of events at the Taproom, such as quiz nights and live music. I was hugely impressed by the work of Victor and his team – both in the brewery and the taproom.
The pint I tried was delicious and I highly recommend people giving the Taproom a go if they haven't already. It's great that Victor is so focussed on involving the community and I'm glad local residents have supported him.
From the Mash Tun in Bench Street to Breakwater Brewery in Lorne Road, Dover is overflowing with brilliant micropubs – they are a real success story in our town.