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Stevenage Beer Festival – Ale and Cider Lists

Not long to go now to the first Stevenage Beer and Cider Festival! Here is the latest version of the Ale and Cider lists:

Ale list

 

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Brewery Beer ABV Style
1 Atomic Half Life 5.2 Golden
2 Barngates Cat Nap 3.6 Bitter
3 Binghams Brickworks Bitter 4.2 Best Bitter
4 Bradfield Brown Cow 4.2 Best Bitter

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]

Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival 2013

The Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival is fast approaching on the 11th-13th January – and the North Herts Branch annual social to this great event would be the held on the 12th (Saturday).

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Update for the annual Branch trip to the Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival 2013 and then GBG pubs in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

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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]

Letchworth 2012 – A festival of firsts

Letchworth 2012 - ale bars & tombola

First of all, thanks to all the CAMRA volunteers for your time and The Green House for hosting the Letchworth Beer & Cider Festival.. There have been a number of ‘firsts’ on the 21st running of this festival, with the change of venue and the use of key kegs as notable examples. It has been [...Read on]

Spring Beer Festivals Galore!

Starting today (Thursday April 26th) we have two beer festivals running over the weekend at two great pubs. Both the Half Moon in Hitchin and the Our Mutual Friend in Stevenage have beer festivals this weekend! Why not visit one, or even both? These two pubs are the 2012 North Herts CAMRA Pub of the[…Read on]

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]

Hitchin Festival Report

All is calm before the festival doors open.

One word summary: Success! Friday evening was crammed, over the course of the day we counted 1406 people entering the town hall. Saturday was steady but slower, 872 customers enjoyed the ales – bringing us to a total that trumps last year’s record by 104 people. Will the Hitchin festival ever shake its “runs out [...Read on]

FestyCam Hitchin 2012

See you at the festival! It’s over! See you next year?

All our time-lapse videos from the festival are below – they can all be viewed in HD mode too if you choose. Day 1, day 2, and then the set-up. Alas we didn’t get a pack-up one because somebody slept in on Sunday morning… maybe[…Read on]

Sneak peak: Hitchin Beer Festival 2012 Set-Up

It begins (Hitchin 2012 setup)

*Whew*! Finally finished up the Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival set-up for the day. Thanks to the CAMRA and the Round Table volunteers – some who had started before the 8:30am opening – that helped! It’s looking like a very long and intriguing list of ale, cider/perry and foreign beer that I’m waiting in rabid [...Read on]

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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