We expect to have around 90 casks of real ale (that's over 6000 pints!) on-sale at the festival, together with up to 20 different traditional ciders and perries. The beer list will be posted and updated here as soon as beers are confirmed.
Beers are listed in alphabetical order by brewer, as they will appear in the hall and in the programme.
The list of ciders and perries is available to download here.
|1.||Just Jane 3.9% ABV|
Tasty and refreshing golden session beer. Hops are balanced by malt throughout. Ambridge have recently acquired the Wyre Piddle Brewery and will be brewing their beers alongside Ambridge beers thereby ensuring their survival.
|Angel Ales Halesowen, West Midlands|
|2.||Angel Ale 4.1% ABV|
Pale beer with citrus nose, made with organic malt and Citra hops.
|3.||BOB62 6.5% ABV|
Special stout brewed to celebrate the 62nd birthday of Bob Dummons of the Waggon & Horses, Halesowen.
|4.||Equinox 4.5% ABV|
Traditional bitter with berry aromas.
|5.||Eros 4.0% ABV|
Very pale with a hint of cherry and is vegan friendly.
|6.||Symphony 4.5% ABV|
A pale sweet bitter symphony of New World hops.
|7.||Mandarin Dream 4.5% ABV|
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|Attwoods Hartlebury, Worcs|
|8.||APA (Attwood's Pale Ale) 4.0% ABV|
A crisp, light & refreshing IPA traditionally brewed using a careful blend of finest English hops & American cascade, resulting in a clean bitterness and delicious hoppy aroma to thirst for more.
|9.||O'Ryan's Bitter 5.0% ABV|
A dark oak premium bitter with a bite. O'Ryan's is full of flavour and body with both malts and hops evident in equal measure.
|Backyard Walsall, West Midlands|
|10.||Chinook IPA 5.0% ABV|
Single Hop IPA brewed with 100% Chinook hops in this pale beer.
|Banks's Wolverhampton West Midlands|
|11.||Cereal Thriller 4.0% ABV|
Compelling combination of crops, with the palest barley malt, malted wheat and golden oats creating a pale beer with a complex flavour and heart-warming, hoppy ending.
|12.||Sunbeam 4.2% ABV|
A glorious zesty blonde, releasing tangy citrus and grapefruit overtones.
|Beowolf Brownhills, West Midlands|
|13.||Finn's Hall Porter 4.7% ABV|
Dark and smoky, hoppy and not too sweet.
|14.||Folded Cross 4.3% ABV|
|Blythe Hamstall Ridware, Staffordshire|
|15.||Johnsons 5.2% ABV|
Black with thick head. Refreshingly Hoppy and full bodied with lingering bitterness of chocolate,date,coal smoke and liquorice.
|16.||Staffie 4.4% ABV|
Hoppy and grassy aroma with hints of sweetness from this amber beer.Caramel start is soon overwhelmed by mouth-watering hops.
|Bristol Beer Factory Bristol|
|17.||Milk Stout 4.5% ABV|
This award winning National Champion Stout is a beautifully creamy, full-bodied stout, the likes of which were brewed nearly a century ago on the very site of the Bristol Beer Factory today. Does not contain milk. Invigorating & stimulating for workers (or so they used to say). Brewed within the city of Bristol from local raw materials.
|18.||Barrel Aged Romanov 12.1% ABV|
Rich in every aspect.
|19.||Hoxton Special IPA 6.6% ABV|
Intense pineapplely powerhouse of an American/Antipodean hybrid IPA.
|20.||Kiwi 3.8% ABV|
A summer beer flavoured with New Zealand hops that give the beer an aroma of Sauvignon Blanc grapes.
|21.||Old Street Pale 5.0% ABV|
Sim Coe and Citra all the way in our showboat American Pale Ale.
|Burton Bridge Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire|
|22.||Burton Porter 4.5% ABV|
Chocolate aromas and smooth taste of smoky roasted grain and coffee.
|23.||Skyfall 4.7% ABV|
A traditional rich amber beer with a lasting bitterness from the Cluster and Bravo hops.
|Cannon Royall Uphampton, Worcestershire|
|24.||Arrowhead Extra 4.3% ABV|
A fresh, crisp hop aroma from the amber coloured bitter. A smooth almost creamy palate leads to a pleasant, hoppy finish.
|25.||Millwards Musket Ale 4.5% ABV|
Dark brew which has rich malty aromas that lead to a fruity mix of bitter hops and sweetness and a balanced aftertast.
|26.||Capra 5.0% ABV|
An easy-drinking 5% pale ale with its slight spicy and citrus flavour coming from a unique blend of traditional English hops
|27.||Honey Ewe 3.8% ABV|
Our brand new brew being launched here. This 3.8% beer with its blend of malts and English hops has a subtle yet moreish sweet taste with a little spice.
|28.||Predictable 4.2% ABV|
Extra pale ale. Made using an unusual New Zealand hop giving it a refreshingly nutty taste.
|29.||Saxon Gold 4.0% ABV|
With its unusual method of hopping, refreshing fruity flavours are produced using a trio of American hops.
|30.||Golden 3.8% ABV|
A bright golden session ale with a crisp hop finish.
|31.||IPA 5.8% ABV|
A deep, rich, well-balanced IPA, packing a load of summit &Â chinook
|32.||Stout 5.8% ABV|
A black velvety stout, with deep roast coffee and dark fruit flavours. Voted Best Beer at Leyton Orient FC Beer Festival.
|Dark Star Partridge Green, West Sussex|
|33.||American Pale Ale 4.7% ABV|
The yeast strain used for the brewing of this American style pale ale is specially imported from the USA, along with Cascade, Centennial and Chinook hops. The low colour Maris Otter malt provides a perfect light colour and dryness to complement the crisp taste and full aroma of the hops.
|34.||Carafa Jade 5.0% ABV|
Far from being jade coloured, this beer celebrates the beauty of the German Carafa barley malt that gives it a warm bronze colour without making it heavy or sweet. The clear palate is ideal to enjoy the full spiciness from the versatile New Zealand, Pacific Jade hops.
|35.||Hop Head 3.8% ABV|
An extremely clean-drinking pale golden ale with a strong floral aroma and elderflower notes from the Cascade hops. This beer is full-bodied and full-flavoured yet gentle enough to make it a favourite session beer.
|East London London|
|36.||Foundation Bitter 4.2% ABV|
One of our original brews, Foundation is an amber best bitter, with a good balance of maltiness and a refreshingly crisp bitter finish. Flavoured with a blend of English and New Zealand hops.
|37.||Nightwatchman 4.5% ABV|
Our third beer is a darker, warmer, smoother beer than the first two. It's red-tinged in colour and is relatively well hopped.
|Elland Elland, West Yorkshire|
|38.||1872 Porter 6.5% ABV|
Creamy, full-coloured porter. Rich liqourice flavours with a hint of chocolate from roast malt. A soft but satisfying aftertase of bittersweet roast and malt.
|Enville Enville, Staffordshire|
|39.||Cherry Blonde 4.2% ABV|
A light blonde bitter delicately infused with essence of Cherry to produce a Belgium style fruit flavoured beer. The aroma and taste surpass expectation whilst the bitter finish is dry, hoppy and refreshing.
|40.||Ginger 4.6% ABV|
Golden bright with gently gingered tangs. A drinkable beer with no acute flavours but a satisfying aftertaste of sweet hoppiness.
|41.||Kasitra 3.5% ABV|
A stunning American style Pale Ale bursting with hoppy flavour belying it's 3.5% alcholic content. A powerful combination of Cascade and Citra hops ensure Kasitra is a winner creating a citrusy tasting session bitter with zesty notes of Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Papaya and Guava.
|42.||Old Porter 4.5% ABV|
A traditional style Porter, dark in appearance and offering a complex mix of roast malt and fruit flavours with a degree of sweetness giving way to a dry finish.
|Fownes Sedgley, West Midlands|
|43.||BBH Cascade 4.3% ABV|
Developed in the UK from the US version in 2002 it has the same flavours and aromas although not as intense.
|44.||Crispin's Ommer 4.1% ABV|
First time at a CAMRA Beer Festival for the House Beer of the Jolly Crispin. Pale with a slight citrus flavour and bitter
|Great Heck Great Heck, Yorkshire|
|45.||Citra 4.5% ABV|
Delicious golden ale showcasing the unique American Citra hop variety. Very fruity and delicately bittered.
|46.||Yakima 7.4% ABV|
Strong IPA with a blend of US hops - Citra, Simcoe, Cascade, Chinook and Amarillo.
|47.||Yorkshire Navigator 3.8% ABV|
A traditional dry mahogany coloured bitter made with lashings of American hops for a delicious aroma. Fermented with a Belgian yeast strain which adds its own fruity smoothness to this dry session ale.
|Holden's Woodsetton, West Midlands|
|48.||Special 5.1% ABV|
A sweet, malty, full-bodied amber ale with hops to balance in the taste and in the good, bittersweet finish.
|49.||Stalin's Punch 4.5% ABV|
Herald hops and Optic malt fuse to give this straw champagne coloured beer a distinctive hoppy nose and rich and full bodied quaffable taste resulting in a well-rounded beer.
|Jennings Cockermouth, Cumbria|
|50.||Red Rascal 3.8% ABV|
The battle is turning, led by our hero the Red Rascal. Crystal malt gives a distinctive red hue to this dare devil of a beer.
|Kinver Kinver, Staffordshire|
|51.||Half Centurion 5.0% ABV|
Brewed to celebrate the 50th birthdays of both founders. A pale premium bitter with hop and citrus flavours.
|52.||Khyber 5.8% ABV|
Strong and bitter in true IPA fashion.
|53.||Light railway 3.8% ABV|
A light coloured session bitter with subtle citrus notes leading to a dry bitter finish.
|Liverpool Organic Liverpool|
|54.||Liverpool Pale Ale 4.0% ABV|
Dry hoppy notes with floral complexity giving way to spicy tones and a slightly creamy malt finish.
|55.||Shipwreck IPA 6.2% ABV|
Grapefruit, aniseed and peach notes feature in the hoppy bite that builds to tropical fruit and a generous, piney bitterness in the finish.
|Magic Rock Huddersfield|
|56.||Curious 3.9% ABV|
Pale session beer using plenty of US hops to give the beer a floral/grassy aroma and lip smacking citrus flavours which combine with a defined malty character to make a magically moreish and quenching beer.
|57.||Dark Arts 6.0% ABV|
Dark Arts Surreal Stout blends 4 malts and bags of whole hops to deliver a decadently deep and indulgent experience. A luxuriously smooth mouth feel, is followed by spicy hop notes and full flavours of chocolate, liquorice, blackberries and figs. The finish is rich and satisfying with a lingering roasted bitterness. Our stout will convert you to the dark side.
|58.||High Wire 5.5% ABV|
Let your taste buds walk this test of balance. Mango, lychee and lip-smacking grapefruit flavours harmonise against a smoothly composed malt base, which develops into a crisply bitter finish.
|Mallinsons Huddersfield, West Yorkshire|
|59.||Nelson Sauvin 3.8% ABV|
Highly rated beer with the wonderful Nelson Sauvin Hop.
|Malvern Hills Malvern, Worcestershire|
|60.||Black Pear 4.4% ABV|
A sharp citrus hoppiness is the main constituent of this golden brew that has a long, dry aftertaste.
|61.||Dodgy Banker 4.1% ABV|
A light and fruity beer with a long dry bitter finish.
|Morton Essington, Staffordshire|
|62.||Jelly Roll 4.2% ABV|
A light golden coloured dry hopped ale. Orangey hop aroma with a grassy hint. Citrus fruit and slightly sweet, a dry finish makes it a perfectly good sessionable bitter.
|63.||Ovantis 6.5% ABV|
A strong Scotch Ale - more malty than hoppy.
|North Cotswold Stretton-on-Fosse, Warks|
|64.||Cotswold Best 4.0% ABV|
An easy drinking straw colour best bitter made with finest English Challenger, Goldings and Fuggles hops.
|65.||Hung Drawn 'n' Portered 5.0% ABV|
Strong, dark treacle coloured porter, with Bramling Cross hops and a malty finish.
|66.||Extra Pale Ale 4.2% ABV|
Re-badged as Don's Pale Ale in honour of The Waggon & Horses' Don Dykes favourite drink, this is a hoppy and fruity golden ale with a hint of sweetness and a long-lasting bitter finish.
|67.||Calypso 4.2% ABV|
Light coloured with a subtle rather than an aggressive hop flavour.
|Rebellion Marlow Bottom, Bucks|
|68.||Mutiny 4.5% ABV|
A full bodied, ruby coloured premium ale with a rich, complex malt character, and well balanced hop bitterness and flavour.
|69.||Big Chief 5.5% ABV|
Big hoppy IPA style beer, packed full of Kiwi hops with hints of honey and nectar and plenty of tropical citrus and floral notes. SIBA regional 'Overall Champion Beer' 2012.
|70.||Hopspur 4.5% ABV|
Amber Ale with some citrus fruit aromas, chewy biscuity malt flavours, slight sticky sweetness and grapefruit piney hop flavours. Well balanced with hop flavours to the fore and an easy bitter finish. SIBA Gold Medal winner.
|71.||Rock The Kazbek 4.0% ABV|
Blonde ale single hopped with Czech Kazbek hop for refreshing zesty lemon, lime and grapefruit flavours with delicate lemon aroma.
|Sadler's Lye, West Midlands|
|72.||Dr. Hardwicke's Double IPA 8.5% ABV|
Brewed with huge amounts of 3 varieties of American Hops, added continuously over a 85 minute boil and then dry hopped in the fermenter and cask.
|73.||Hop Bomb 5.0% ABV|
A powerful India Pale Ale, brewed with American Amarillo and Citra Hops. A balanced malt sweetness supports the epic hop aroma and flavour explosion.
|74.||Mud City Imperial Russian Stout 9.9% ABV|
WORLD EXCLUSIVE! The first cask ever sold of this stronger version of the brewers flagship stout. Dark and delicious stout brewed with raw cocoa, vanilla pods, flaked oats, wheat and a blend of beautifully dark malts. Molasses, treacle and soft liquorice are rounded with a dark coffee bean and honeyed nut character. Sweet vanilla, chocolate and berry fruit shine through to a gentle bitter finish.
|75.||Rain Bird 4.7% ABV|
A American inspired IPA, using copious amounts of big resinous American Hops. A juicy berry fruit bitterness is the launch pad for a delicious hop experience.
|Sarah Hughes Sedgley, West Midlands|
|76.||Boadicea 4.6% ABV|
Seasonal beer brewed using Boadicea hops to set your chariot racing!
|77.||Dark Ruby 6.0% ABV|
A dark ruby strong ale with a good balance of fruit and hops, leading to a pleasant, lingering hops and malt finish.
|Three Tuns Bishop's Castle, Shropshire|
|78.||Cleric's Cure 5.0% ABV|
A light tan coloured ale with a malty sweetness. Strong and spicy with a floral bitterness.
|79.||Rantipole 3.6% ABV|
Refreshingly light and hoppy with hints of elderflower.
|White Horse Stanford-in-the-Vale, Oxon|
|80.||Bitter 3.7% ABV|
Using only the finest ingredients this golden bitter balances locally grown Challenge Hops with Yorkshire malt, to offer the discerning drinker a beer that will stop any horse in its tracks.
|White Rose Sheffield|
|81.||Lightning 4.0% ABV|
English Pale Ale with great citrus flavour.
|Windsor & Eaton Windsor, Berks|
|82.||Conqueror 5.0% ABV|
Rich, complex and distinctive ale. It is brewed with a blend of 5 malts with Summit and Cascade hops producing a combination of roasted flavours and fresh pine hop aroma.
|83.||Guardsman 4.2% ABV|
The first new ale brewed in Windsor for more than 80 years and launched on St George's Day 2010. The famous bearskin hats worn by the Guard regimants based in Windsor was our inspiration for this classic best bitter, brewed with premium Maris Otter pale malt and a blend of Pilgrim, Styrian Golding and Fuggles hops.
|84.||Knight of the Garter 3.8% ABV|
A flaxen-coloured, easy drinking Golden Ale, brewed with American Amarillo whole leaf hops giving a distinctive fresh citrus aroma reminiscent of cut grapefruit.
|85.||Kohinoor 4.5% ABV|
Based on a classic IPA recipe which uses Imperial Malt along with Chinook, Simcoe and Pacific Jade hops. However the additional special ingredients of Jaggery (raw cane sugar from India bought from Southall market), Jasmine Petals, Cardamom and Coriander produce a distinctive twist to this "Indies Pale Ale". The resultant beer is a pale, smooth, full IPA with a distinct bitterness and with a hop aroma that is enhanced by a touch of the exotic!
|86.||Windsor Knot 4.0% ABV|
Originally brewed to commemorate the wedding of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton, but now a regular. Brewed with Sovereign and Nelson Sauvin from New Zealand.
|Wychwood Witney, Oxon|
|87.||Jester Jack 4.0% ABV|
A refreshingly crisp beer with a fruity hop explosion.
|XT Long Crendon, Bucks|
|88.||Barnet - Palomino 4.0% ABV|
Brewed especially for Barnet Brewery and Oak Taverns. A Golden Pale Ale with fresh American Hops on English and Bohemian Malts.
|89.||XT13 Pacific Red Ale 4.5% ABV|
Galaxy, Riwaka, Columbia and Pacific Gem Hops from all around the Pacific Ocean meet on a raft of Amber Malts.