Beer Festival// Starts Today At The Bridge Hotel #Scunthorpe

The 17th Scunthorpe Beer Festival is due to take place at the Bridge Hotel in Scunthorpe
town centre from 25-28 September (Thurs-Sun). Organised by volunteers from the Scunthorpe & District Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), the festival will feature over 25 real ales carefully selected from Yorkshire, the East Midlands, Scotland and Wales, plus cider and perry.

There will be a varied and interesting selection of beers from these regions.The provisional list of beers and ciders is shown below (although may be subject to change prior to the event):

Abbeydale, Yorkshire, Seasonal ?% ABV
Axholme, Lincolnshire, Darley’s Ghost 4.2%
Batemans, Lincolnshire, Bourbon Biscuit Beer 4.1%
Blue Monkey, Nottinghamshire, Seasonal ?%
Brains, Wales, Seasonal ?%
Buxton, Derbyshire, American Rye 4.3%
Celt Experience, Wales, Brigid Fire 6.3%
DarkTribe, Lincolnshire, Pieces of Eight 3.6%
Eight Sail, Lincolnshire, Damson Porter 5.0%
Fernandes, Yorkshire, Malt Shovel Mild 3.8%
Fyne, Scotland, Jarl 3.8%
Hop Studio, Yorkshire, XS 5.5%
Ilkley, Yorkshire, Seasonal ?%
Inveralmond, Scotland, Sunburst Pilsner 4.8%
Magic Rock, Yorkshire, High Wire 5.5%
New Plassey, Wales, Cherry Diva 4.7%
Otley, Wales, Colombo 4.0%
Otley, Wales, Oxymoron 5.5%
Purple Moose, Wales, Dark Side of the Moose 4.6%
Roosters, Yorkshire, Seasonal ?%
Spire, Derbyshire, Sgt. Pepper Stout 5.5%
Stewart, Scotland, Copper Cascade 4.1%
Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA), Scotland, Ginger Explosion 5.0%
Tiny Rebel, Wales, Fubar 4.4%
Tom Wood, Lincolnshire, Seasonal ?%
Tryst, Scotland, Raj IPA 5.5%
Tryst, Scotland, Zetland Wheatbier 4.5%
Williams Brothers, Scotland, Seven Giraffes 5.1%
Bottle Kicking Cider Co., Leicestershire, Rambler Cider 6.0%
Gwynt-Y-Ddraig, Wales, Fiery Fox Cider 6.5%
Mr. Whiteheads, Hampshire, Midnight Special Perry 5.0%


All beers and ciders will be available via half pint tokens costing £1.40 each – most will be available for one token per half, with just a handful carrying a cash supplement due to their higher alcoholic strength.

Other attractions at the festival will include hot and cold food at all sessions such as pie & peas, burgers and a selection of filled rolls to help soak up the beer.

Admission charges to the festival are £2 per session except for Friday lunchtime (up to 5
pm), and Sunday lunchtime when admission is free. Card-carrying CAMRA members are
admitted free at all times. Opening times are as shown below:

Thurs 25 Sept: 3:30 – 11pm
Fri 26 Sept: 11am – 11pm; Sat 27 Sept: 11am – 11pm
Sun 28 Sept: 12 noon – 4pm

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