Skip to main content

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival – the winners

BEERS OF THE FESTIVAL – the votes have been counted & we are pleased to announce the festival winners!

  • Beer: Brewsters Brewery/ Yeastie Boys – Britannia’s Brew
  • Cider: Apple Cottage Cider – Special Branch
  • Key Keg: Chorlton Brewing Company – Citra Elderflower
  • Foreign: Brouwerij Boon – Boon Framboise

BritBrew

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival 2017 – feedback

18921141_1455383004515226_7750164519198512061_o

Thanks to everyone who attended the Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival last weekend. A full report with all the statistics will follow but the early data shows it was a great success in terms of numbers attending and beer sold! However we’d like to hear from you – if you did not pick up a paper [...Read on]

June social events

This month there are 3 social events. First and foremost we have the Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival (details here). Once we have recovered from that, there is an evening social in Letchworth on Thursday 15th and finally a minibus trip around Westmill, Aspenden, Buntingford & Hare Street on Saturday 24th. Hope to see you there!

Thursday[…Read on]

2017 Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival – beer lists

The first version of the cask ale, cider & foreign beer lists is now online:

Beer and Cider Lists

Click on each tab to see the respective lists. Further information will be added ahead of the festival including any changes to the line-ups as well as the list of Key Keg beers.

Hitchin Beer Festival – meet the team (part 2)

IMG_0085

Your foreign beer selection has been carefully selected by Julian Keogh and Malcolm Chapman. Julian and Malcolm have been sourcing beers for the foreign beer bar at Hitchin and Stevenage Beer Festivals for a number of years. We strive to bring our ever increasing number of customers a mixture of old favourites and new offerings to [...Read on]

Hitchin Beer Festival – meet the team

HBF_Martyn_B

Martyn Beer has led the team who have selected the cask ales available at the festival. He also sourced the ales for this year’s Stevenage Festival. He stated, “It is always a challenging task choosing a beer list. We decided to try to have as wide a range of beers as possible as well as increasing [...Read on]

May 2017 social events

May sees 4 events with two evening social visits around Stevenage (3rd May)  and Hitchin (24th May). We also have a minibus trip (13th May) taking in village pubs around Pirton, Great Offley, Ley Green and Gosmore. We also have a social event for all members where you can quiz our branch committee about what’s happening[…Read on]

Call for volunteers – Hitchin Beer Festival

Information about this year’s festival can be found at http://www.camranorthherts.org.uk/2017-hitchin-beer-and-cider-festival/ and http://hitchinbeerfestival.org.uk/. We plan it to be bigger and better.

Volunteering:
The festival is fast approaching so we’re now recruiting volunteers to help with a range of jobs:

  • setup (putting up the marquee – collecting and building the bars and stillage) 5th to 8th June;
  • the festival (front of[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer Festival – sponsorship

Beer & cider sponsorship

Sponsor a barrel at the Beer Festival for £100!

The sponsor’s advertisement is displayed on the sponsored barrel and in the Festival programme, & the sponsor’s name also appears next to the beer / cider in the programme.

The sponsor also gets 5 packages of free festival entrance + pint glass[…Read on]

Hertfordshire Pub of the Year – still time to vote!

Although the branch trip to visit the four Herts POTY candidates has taken place, individual branch members can still visit the pubs under their own steam and cast their own votes!

The four pubs in the frame are:

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

Follow us on..

Branch Diary

[google-calendar-events id="1" type="ajax"]