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Beer List

Hitchin Beer & Cider festival is THIS WEEK! And my what a beer list we have for you… no time for fancy formatting, here’s the list!

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Brewery Beer ABV Type
Atom Chamomile cask
Atom Singularity 3.5 cask
Beavertown Gamma Ray 5.4% KeyKeg
Bexar County Brewery Arcanum 6.0% KeyKeg
Bexar[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival by numbers – and winners!

Hitchin Hedgehog pump clip art

We’re still recovering from Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival… we’ll digest the experience and publish a full festival report in the near future. For now however, here are the essentials… First – the news everyone waits for after a beer festival: who are the winners?! Hitchin 2013 Beer of the Festival:Bartrams, Comrade Bill Bartrams Egalitarian Anti Imperialist [...Read on]

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival is … over… :(

An excellent festival, with a lot of excellent feedback. Right now we’re all utterly exhausted though… and still have a tent full of gear to pack away. It couldn’t be done without excellent volunteers from the three organisations involved: the beer festival is 100% volunteer organised & run! (Volunteers are actually “compensated” – in beer!)[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival starts TOMORROW!

The beer is sitting there chillin’ away in fancy CAMRA cooling jackets now, awaiting our first customers at 5pm tomorrow – Thursday June 6th.

As an intro here is[…Read on]

Hitchin beer festival is THIS WEEK!

Beer Duty Escalator Scrapped!

Hooray! We all won! It is great news that the beer duty escallator has been scrapped – this means less financial pressure on pubs and beer consumers. Read the full CAMRA HQ press release here:

However, let us be realistic – don’t expect your local pub to be reducing their £3.50 pint to £3.49. Even[…Read on]

2013 Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival – Dates & Venue


Brilliant news: THERE WILL BE ONE! CAMRA North Herts and the Hitchin Round Table are pleased to announce that the annual Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival will be held again this year and with a new partner: Hitchin Rugby Football Club (HRFC). The festival will be taking place this year at the later-than-usual dates of Thursday 6th, [...Read on]

Festival Worker’s Party Trip to “XT”

XT Brewing Company's bright delivery van.

XT Brewing Company’s bright delivery van. The reward for our hard working Letchworth Beer Festival volunteers this year was a branch–sponsored trip to a new but extremely interesting brewery — XT. Twenty–two merry souls set off by coach on October 20 to the darkest remotest part of the vale of Aylesbury. Located on a [...Read on]

2012 Letchworth Beer & Cider Festival Report

Bar A - Sold Out

More people, drinking less… We’re glad to report numbers well up on last year’s festival, well over 100 more people through the door, at a count of just over 1100 visitors. Interestingly our customers drank less beer to the tune of about a pint per head. So overall volume of beer sold was down, and cider [...Read on]

Nearly Upon Us! Letchworth Beer & Cider Festival

Festival time is creeping upon us!

Wow, is that the date already? We have less than a week to go before Letchworth Beer & Cider festival kicks off. Next Thursday at 5PM we open the doors… and what an amazing list of beers, ciders, and perries we have for you to enjoy!

We have a lot[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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