A PINT of ale arrived at a pub on Monday after a 355-mile journey – in time for the owner and regulars to boost a toast to Freedom Day.
The pint of Ice Breaker Pale Ale had travelled for 5 days, ranging from the Greene King Brewery in Bury St. Edmunds, after seven landlords from pubs throughout England got here collectively in a joint effort to move the pint of beer from one aspect of the nation to the opposite to mark Freedom Day.
Every was charged with carrying the pint in essentially the most inventive manner potential, with scooters, curler skates and even a tractor being utilised to get the drink to its ultimate vacation spot, The Waggon Crew pub in Gateshead.
Rachel Jennings from the Norman Conquest in Middlesbrough selected to make use of a skateboard for the final leg to The Waggon Crew.
Nevertheless, a easy journey was key, as Greene King had pledged to donate £1 to Macmillan for each millilitre of ale that arrived at every pub.
With 568 milliliters in a pint, this implies there was a possible whole donation of over £4,500 up for grabs.
The landlords have been joined by members of the general public, who helped to cross the pint of Greene King Ice Breaker Pale Ale between every vacation spot.
Throughout its journey, the well-travelled tipple stopped off at seven Greene King pubs and even paused for a ‘cheers’ with the Angel of the North.
Basic Supervisor of the Waggon Crew, Ed Challans, used the pint to boost a synchronised toast to Freedom Day at 6pm yesterday throughout the entire collaborating pubs.
He stated: “On the Waggon Crew, each the group and our regulars felt we would have liked to mark Freedom Day, and the enjoyable of laws. As I spoke to different landlords at pubs throughout England, additionally they felt the identical, which is the place the inspiration for our Go the Pint relay got here from.
“The marketing campaign has been a enjoyable occasion for communities up and down the nation to get entangled in, and has raised cash for charity alongside the way in which. We’re thrilled to have been chosen as the ultimate vacation spot to assist mark this long-awaited day.”
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