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TWELVE pubs in the area are offering their customers the opportunity to enjoy an American cask beer – available for the first time in the UK.

Red Nectar Ale, an award-winning beer, brewed in California, will be on sale in participating pubs from August 30.

The amber ale, a gold medal winner at the 2010 Great American Beer Festival, will be on sale from £2.05 to £2.50 a pint.

Although the beer is available in bottles in the USA, it is being brewed in the UK for the first time and will be on sale in the pub on draught.

The participating pubs are The Isambard Kingdom Brunel and The White Swan, both in Guildhall Walk, as well as The John Jacques in Fratton Road, The Sir John Baker in London Road, North End and The Trafalgar in Edinburgh Road.

It is also available from The Sir Alec Rose in The Boardwalk, Port Solent, The First Post in High Street, Cosham, The Lord Arthur Lee and The Crown Inn, both in West Street, Fareham, The Star in High Street, Gosport.

Buy it in The Parchment Makers in Park Road North, Havant and The Lord Palmerston in Palmerston Road, Southsea.