Summer 2016 Real Ale and Cider Festival

26 stunning real ales plus ciders and perries.

Friday 26th August 6-11pm and Saturday 27th August 12am-11pm

Music: There will be no live music on the Friday. There will be Music on Saturday afternoon and evening.

Hot food will be available on Saturday.

Entry is £6.00  – which includes your first two pints of real ale or cider.

Tickets must be bought in advance and can be bought over the bar or by using Paypal (£6.50).

Below is the full provisional beer list and cider & perry list for the festival.

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Beer name
ArborMotueka 3.8Bristol A pale hoppy session beer, brewed with NZ Motueka hops. It has flavours and aromas of tropical fruit and sweet citrus with a delicate bitter finish.
AtomSchrodinger's Cat3.5HullBrewed as a paradox. We wanted to brew a beer that utilised different mashing mechanisms to create a full bodied, low abv hop bomb. IBU: 30. Malts: Pale, Melanoidin, Special B, Vienna & CaraRed. Hops: Chinook, Citra, Columbus & Mosaic
BexleySession Golden Ale3.5LErithA new golden ale from Bexley. A light golden ale dry hopped in the cask with Australian Ella hops bringing out a fuller spicy aroma
BexleySession Pale Ale3.8LErithA new session pale from Bexley. An amber coloured session pale ale dry hopped with English Sovereign hops for a fruity flavour with pleasant floral aroma
Brew BuddiesIPA03 Pioneer IPA4.1L, USwanley An easy drinking hoppy session IPA brewed with a simple malt base generously hopped with pilgrim and pioneer hops, giving an intense citrus flavour and aroma.
Brew BuddiesPA03 Cascade Sybilla Pale Ale4.4L, USwanley Pale and vienna malts provide a light, slightly malty base to this sessionable beer. Copious amounts of cascade and sybilia hops provide a citrussy floral flavour and aroma.
Bristol Beer Factory Nova3.8Bristol A light malt base; Maris Otter, CaraPils and wheat malt, allows the bright, fresh and zesty hop aromas to shine underpinned by herbal and floral notes.
CanopyBrockwell IPA 5.6L, UBrixton Hoppy, heady, easily drinkable pale ale. Inspired by the great craft beers of the US using Cascade and Citra hops and British Maris Otter malts. Straight forward and easy drinking.
Canopy Full Moon Porter 5.0L, UBrixton Rich flavours of chocolate, caramel and coffee from dark crystal and black malts, with light notes of East Kent Goldings hops on the finish.
ExeterCounty Best 4.6DevonPremium strength best bitter. Deep golden-amber in colour, it is rich malt in the mouth with a bitter-sweet finish. The aroma is a balance of fruit and malt.
Great OrmeAtlantis 5.0WalesAn India Pale Ale. Brewed with US hops but in the UK tradition.
Green JackRising Sun4.8Lowestoft A pale refreshing hoppy beer with zesty fruit aromas, sweetness and malt in the finish.
Gipsy HillBeatnik3.8LNorwoodBeatnik is a cunningly light, crisp pale ale. It showcases delicious tropical hop flavour above a pure Maris Otter base. Its flavours and aromas belie its ABV.
Hadrian and BordersOuseburn Porter 5.2Newcastle upon Tyne A traditional, robust and satisfying Porter made with the finest of ingredients.
HanlonsPort Stout 4.8Devon Dark, chestnut beer whose bitter chocolate and roast malt taste from the dry Stout base is softened by the addition of rich Ruby Port, combining the hoppy pepperiness from Phoenix, Styrian and East Kent Goldings with vinous alcoholic fruitiness.
LoddonReading Best4.0Berkshire ‘Reading Best’ is a deep golden best Bitter with an interesting fruity aroma and a smooth but nutty body. By blending traditional English hops with their modern American cousins and the addition of Crystal Wheat Malt in the grist Reading Best is a twist of old and new.Wheat Malt in the grist Reading Best is a twist of old and new.
OtleySaison Obscura5.5WalesContinental style dark saison flavoured with grains of paradise, curacao and orange peel
Pig and PorterSkylarking4.0LTunbridge Wells A new sessionable IPA hopped with Ella and Galaxy.
Pig and PorterElusive Pig 25.7L, UTunbridge Wells A Black IPA brewed in collaboration with Elusive Brewing. Hopped with Centennial, German Cascade and Comet.
PotbellyBeijing Black4.4Northamptonshire A strong dark mild.
ProspectCascade Blonde4.1WiganA pale yellow ale with zesty citrus notes and a clean, refreshing lemon taste.
SirenLiquid Mistress5.8Berkshire A 5.8% west coast bright red ale: burnt raisins and crackers balanced by citrus.
Squawk Porter4.1Manchester Clean and crisp. A lighter shade of dark beer, low on bitterness, with smooth and subtle hints of chocolate
Three SodsBelgian Bugger 5.0L, UBethnal Green Light and refreshing with strong tastes from the German hops
TitanicIceberg 4.1Stoke on TrentA combination of Maris Otter pale malt and fine wheat malt, give this refreshing beer real zest. Add fresh tasting Yakima Galena and Cascade hops and what you get is a fantastic beer that will hole any passing thirst.
Wild BeerBibble4.2USomersetBrewed with Vienna Malt and Oats, an unusual mouth filling malt base. Hopped with beautiful Mosaic hops, renowned for their tropical fruit beauty, helped along with some nice orangey Amarillo hops both at the end of the boil and in the dry hop. It is unfined, so naturally hazy. A moreish bitterness is complimented by tropical fruit.

Ciders and Perries:

Parson's Choice Cider 6.8CiderSomerset Uses traditional varieties of cider apples and made on the Somerset Levels.
Sherston Cider 5CiderWiltshire A medium dry cider blended from all 9 cider varieties from their own orchards. Full in flavour.
Turners Dry Cider7CiderKentA blend of six different Kentish dessert apples. Unsweetened, uncarbonated, unfiltered and unpasteurised. *Very Highly Commended at the British Cider Championships, Royal Bath & West Show, 2015*
Virtual Orchards Hop in Cider5.5CiderMilton Keynes National gold winner in 2011, all apples coming from Milton Keynes and the surrounding area. This cider is infused with hops.
Meare Cider6Cider SomersetMedium Dry cider made with a blend of apple varieties.
Turners Elderflower Cider 5.5Flavoured CiderKentMade from a dual purpose Kentish apple and sweetened with a hand-made elderflower syrup. Pasteurised to preserve the quintessential taste of the English summer.
Penalt Perry6PerryWalesPenalt perry is produced from the heart of the jackstone outcrop on the slopes of the Wye.
Tutt's Clump Farmhouse Perry 6PerryBerkshire This award-winning medium/dry Real Perry is handmade from a variety of pears mainly from within West Berkshire

LocAle = brewed less than 30 miles by shortest road route from the club
Unfined beers on this list are all suitable for vegans.

Saturday music lineup:


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