The great and the good gathered at the Orange Tree, Baldock on Friday evening 28th August for the presentation of no less than six CAMRA awards! First up were two presentations to Apple Cottage Cider, our local cider producer, who won both the 2015 Hertfordshire Cider and Perry competitions which were held at the spectacularly successful HitchinRead more about The Awards Night[…]
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 EgalitarianRead more about Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival by numbers – and winners![…]
See the CAMRA press release below announcing that our excellent local cider producer – Apple Cottage – has won 2012 Champion Bottled Cider of East Anglia! For those who don’t know Apple Cottage also won Cider of The Festival at Cambridge Beer Festival this year. The winning cider was the medium FTJ. You can findRead more about Apple Cottage win Champion Bottled Cider of East Anglia[…]
It has nearly been a whole month since Hitchin Beer Festival, so you should have recovered well enough to be thirsty for another beer festival or two. This month we know of four pubs holding beer festivals: The Orange Tree in Baldock and The Lytton Arms in Knebworth this week, and the Half Moon inRead more about Community Pubs Month & Pub Beer Festivals[…]
A few winter beer festivals have come to our attention recently, so if you would like a little excitement leading into Christmas: Polhill Arms Beer & Bangers Festival, Renhold, Bedfordshire: Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th November Canary Club Winter Beer Festival, Hitchin Town Football Club: Friday 18th to Sunday 20th November Orange Tree Winter BeerRead more about Winter is coming, bringing plenty of festivals with it![…]
We know of several of beer festivals in and around our area this late May bank holiday weekend: The Fox, Aspenden – Thursday May 26th to Monday May 30th 16 cask ales, 3 regional ciders Live music Friday, Saturday, Sunday BBQ Saturday, Sunday, Monday The Goat, Codicote – Saturday May 28th to Monday May 30thRead more about Late May Bank Holiday Beer Festivals[…]
Here’s a list of beer festivals we know about this wedding & spring bank holiday extra-long weekend: Baldock Independent Beer Festival – Friday to Sunday – 58 ales, 23 ciders & perrys, & 14 continental beers! Half Moon in Hitchin: 7th Anniversary Beer Festival – Thursday to Sunday – 35 ales, plus ciders and perrysRead more about Long Weekend Beer Festivals[…]
Baldock Crawl on Wednesday 21st Jan. Starting at Old White Horse at 8pm then going on to The Cock for 9pm and finally The Hen and Chickens for 10pm until closing.