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The Awards Night

CPoTY Presentaion

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! Tara receiving Cider of the Year award from Gill First up were two presentations to Apple Cottage Cider, our local cider producer, who won both the 2015 Hertfordshire Cider and Perry competitions which [...Read on]

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival by numbers – and winners!

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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]

Apple Cottage win Champion Bottled Cider of East Anglia

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.

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Community Pubs Month & Pub Beer Festivals

Community Pubs Month 2012

Community Pubs Month - support *your* local 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 [...Read on]

Winter is coming, bringing plenty of festivals with it!

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[…Read on]

Late May Bank Holiday Beer Festivals

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 3[…Read on]

Long Weekend Beer Festivals

Here’s a list of beer festivals we know about this wedding & spring bank holiday extra-long weekend:

Baldock Crawl

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.

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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