2016 Festival Beers

AbbeydaleMoonshine4.3%A beautifully balanced pale straw-coloured premium bitter with a distinctive floral aroma, leading to a predominantly citrus taste, with grapefruit and lemons to the fore, and a quenching bitter finish. Our most popular beer.Yorkshire
AdnamsGhost Ship4.5%A ghostly pale ale which takes its inspiration from Adnams 600-year-old haunted pub, The Bell at Walsberswick.Suffolk
AdnamsGhost Ship4.5%A ghostly pale ale which takes its inspiration from Adnams 600-year-old haunted pub, The Bell at Walsberswick.Suffolk
Arkell’sHoperation IPA4.0%So popular, we’ve made it a House Beer! A blend of English and American hops brought together to create a powerful hop flavour in this Pale Ale with oats and wheat in the grist to provide a smooth rounded finish.Wiltshire
AtomicAtomic Strike3.7%A pale golden ale with a sharp fruity aromatic aroma and a good sharp bitter finish.Warwickshire
Backyard BrewhouseThe Hoard3.9%A golden straw coloured beer brewed specially to mark the discovery of the ‘Staffordshire Hoard’ – the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found.SIBA National beer competition 2011 Gold medal.West Midlands
BallardsMidhurst Mild3.4%Traditional mahogany brown, mild, smokey, roasted nutty aroma with sweet molasses and dark chocolate flavours.Hampshire
BathamBatham’s Best4.3%A straw-coloured bitter which initially seems sweet, but a complex dry, hoppy taste soon predominates.Staffordshire
BellingersBlenheim3.8%A clean-tasting, dark straw-coloured bitter with a balanced sweetnessOxfordshire
BewdleyWorcestershire Way3.6%A pale straw colour, First Gold, Celeia, and Fuggles hops. A very refreshing session beer with citrus aftertones.Worcestershire
Box SteamGolden Bolt3.8%A light straw coloured bitter, with a fruity malty caramel flavour.Wiltshire
BradfieldFarmers Blonde4.0%This very pale, brilliant blonde beer has citrus and summer fruit aromas making it an extremely refreshing ale.Yorkshire
BrainsR D Dark3.5%A smooth, treacle-coloured beerGlamorgan
BrakspearBrakspear Bitter3.4%A superb session beer. Amber in colour with a good fruit, hop and malt nose. The initial taste of malt and the well hopped bitterness quickly dissolves into a predominantly bittersweet and fruity finishOxfordshire
BrakspearBrakspear Bitter3.4%A superb session beer. Amber in colour with a good fruit, hop and malt nose. The initial taste of malt and the well hopped bitterness quickly dissolves into a predominantly bittersweet and fruity finishOxfordshire
BrakspearHooray Henry4.0%Celebrating all the is good about Henley On Thames and the world famous Regatta. This gloriously zesty blonde beer releases tangy citrus and grapefruit overtonesOxfordshire
Brough’sFettle4.3%A golden bitter, slightly sweet, with a subtle hoppy aftertaste.West Midlands
ButcombeHop Eye4.2%An intensely complex and hoppy light golden beer that contains hops from 13 countriesAvon
Cannon RoyallBlonde Bombshell4.3%A golden bitter with a good body!Worcestershire
Castle CoombeDoing Little4.1%Toffee-coloured and hoppyWiltshire
Castle RockHarvest Pale3.8%A pale, polished, blonde beer with a distinct hop flavour leading to a crisp finishNottinghamshire
CoorsDoombar4.0%A balance of spicy resinous hop, inviting sweet malt and delicate roasted notes.Staffordshire
Cross BaySunshine4.0%Smooth Malt taste with Red Berry additions from UK grown Hops.Lancashire
CumbriaLoweswater Gold4.3%A pale golden ale made with mainly lager malt and German hops producing a tropical fruit aroma and flavour. Winner of many awards, including 2011 Champion Golden Ale of Britain.Cumbria
Dark StarSeville Ale4.0%Golden Ale brewed with Spanish Seville orangesWest Sussex
DonningtonBest Bitter3.6%A pleasant amber bitter with a slight hop aroma, a good balance of malt and hops in the mouth and a bitter aftertaste.Gloucestershire
DowbridgeD B Dark4.4%A strong, dark, full-bodied ale with roast malt giving hints of chocolate.Leicestershire
East LondonJamboree4.8%A golden summer aleLondon
ElgoodBlack Dog3.6%Well balanced malt and hops gives a pleasant aroma and taste, with splendid roasted bitter flavours.Cambridgeshire
EnvilleGinger Beer4.6%Produced using root extract ginger this ingeniously created ginger beer has a flavour which is not overpowering and is very refreshing.West Midlands
EverardsStateside Rye4.5%Pale amber beer with a rose, lavender, fruity hop and citrus, zesty, malty, vanilla tasteLeicestershire
FelinfoelDragon Heart4.5%A rich colour and a smooth balanced character with red fruit flavour and toffee overtonesCarmarthenshire
ForgeHart of Gold4.0%Golden colour with flavours of tropical fruit and pink grapefruitNorth Devon
Fuggle BunnyNew Beginnings4.9%Nose twitching, Fuggle peers from him den for the first time. The fresh spring air is gently fragranced with aromas of sweet honey and spice. A breeze of dry hoppiness drifts by whilst the warm glow of the sun gives the fields an amber haze. Today was going to be a good day for an adventure.Yorkshire
Fuller’sLondon Pride4.7%Award-winning, famous premium ale. A good malty base with an excellent blend of hop character, resulting in an easy-drinking beer with great body and a fruity, satisfying finish.Middlesex
Goff’sLancer3.8%A golden ale with a light citrus aromaGloucestershire
GraftonProwler4.3%Classic copper bitter, bags of flavour, dry malty finish.Nottinghamshire
GrainstoreTen-Fifty5.0%A full strength mahogany coloured beer, possessing the fine balance of pronounced hop bitterness & aroma against a natural malty sweetness.Leicestershire
Great OrmeCeltica4.5%A refreshing contemporary golden ale full of citrus taste and aroma.Clwyd
Great OrmeOrme Bitter4.2%Crystal, chocolate and Maris Otter malts give an initial well balanced taste, giving way to a delicate smoked finish.Clwyd
Great OrmeWelsh Black4.0%Rich, dark and full of malt flavours, this black bitter owes its characteristics to the large amount of chocolate malt giving it a velvety smooth rich coffee finish. No aroma hops are added to this beer, instead seven types of grain are used to develop the flavourClwyd
Greene KingBack of the Net4.1%A perfect, easy drinking beer for the Summer; the Amarillo and Citra hops create a refreshing beer with an intense citrus zingSuffolk
Grey TreesCaradogs Bitter3.9%A beautiful bitter, copper in colour, with a crisp flavour and a dry finish. Crafted with Crystal and Caragold malt, Challenger and Golding hops, Welsh water and Grey Trees’ passion.Glamorgan
Grey TreesDiggers Gold4.0%Grey Trees’ modern CAMRA award-winning golden ale. Alive with fresh citrus aromas which leave a subtle bitterness. Crafted with Marris Otter pale malt, US hops, Welsh water and Grey Trees’ passion.Glamorgan
Gun Dog AlesHot Dog3.9%We love Hot Dog and it appears so do a lot of other people. Super cool and friendly, with a refreshing citrus taste, it’s a summer beer that ticks all the right (cool) boxes. So pop on the shorts, light the barbie and lap up the sunshine.Northamptonshire
Hall & WoodhouseFursty Ferret4.4%A sweet nutty palate, hoppy aroma and a hint of Seville oranges, give this tawny amber ale its distinctive personalityDorset
HambletonStud Blonde4.3%A refreshing, golden, easy-drinking blonde aleNorth Yorkshire
HarveysBest Bitter4.0%A superbly balanced bitter with a prominent hop characterSussex
HarveysGolden Ale4.3%A cool golden summer ale, very refreshing with a balanced complexitySussex
Holden’sGolden Glow4.4%A golden ale with subtle, fragrant hop aromas, a moreish gentle sweetness and an almost citrus-like pleasant bitter finishWest Midlands
Hook Norton1676.7%Brewed to celebrate 167 years of brewing here at Hooky. Reddish brown, fruity and spicy. Remember Diamond Reserve? Try this!Oxfordshire
Hook Norton12 Days5.5%A strong dark brown beer, offering a dominantly malty palate with nutty overtones, giving way to a lyrical sweetness that speaks for its strengthOxfordshire
Hook NortonBrian the Daddy4.2%Brewed in fond memory – so please raise a glass, raise a smile, and enjoy.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonBrian the Daddy4.2%Brewed in fond memory – so please raise a glass, raise a smile, and enjoy.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonDraymans Drop3.7%A light brew with a complex hop aroma. Malted barley complemented with a bushel or two of malted wheat and some fruity slovenian hops.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonHarvest Hop3.5%Light and fruity, with a cosmopolitan hop burst, ideal summer refreshment.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonHaymaker5.0%A strong pale ale of distinctive taste. Plenty of Goldings hops during the brewing give it a certain something extra – like sunshine dancing on the tongue.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonHooky3.5%A subtly balanced, golden bitter, hoppy to the nose, malty on the palate. The classic session beer, eminently drinkable.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonHooky Gold4.1%A very pale, crisp beer confidently displaying its hop character.  The first Hook Norton Beer to feature American hops, a fruity aroma and a pleasant, light taste.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonHooky Mild2.8%A dark chestnut coloured ale, full of roast malt flavours, and complemented with superb dry-hop aromas from East Kent Goldings.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonLion4.0%Perfectly balanced, fresh and fruity. A blend of four malts and four hops gives a slightly sweet taste and a wonderful aroma of dark fruit.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonOld Hooky4.6%A beautifully balanced beer, fruity by nature, with a well-rounded body and the suggestive echo of Crystal Malt.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonPro’cross’tination4.0%You’d be a fool to delay or postpone getting your hands on our PROCROSSTINATION Ale, brewed to celebrate our 50th Anniversary, our St Cross international Pale Ale is  bit unique and truly an international affair.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonRight Hook4.6%Light with a bitter dry mouth feel, finishing in a lovely mix of citrus and tropical fruits.Oxfordshire
Hook NortonThorns Best4.2%Hand crafted by his master Sandra, this dark chestnut brew delivers a forest fruit finish. It’s a dog’s life indeed.Oxfordshire
Hop BackSummer Lightening5.0%An extremely pleasant bitter, straw coloured beer with a terrific fresh, hoppy aroma. This, coupled with an intense bitterness, leads to an excellent long, dry finish.Wiltshire
HopshackleKinesis3.8%A golden ale tasting of malt, citrus fruits, orange and passion fruitCambridgeshire
Hydes AnvilLowry4.7%Crafted from Citra and Chinook hops to produce an intensely hoppy and refreshing Golden beer. The use of amber malt gives the beer an attractive richness with oodles of strong citrus and lovely tropical tones. A real “Hop Heads” beer.Greater Manchester
Itchen ValleyBelgarum3.9%Named as a tribute to the Roman province of Venta Belgarum, better known today as Winchester. The hop’s flavours are full and juicy but the key to Belgarum is the sweetest of Hampshire honey, offset by elderflower, creating one of our most addictively smooth pints.Hampshire
KendricksScrum4.0%A malty nutty flavour and a long, dry finish with a hint of wild berriesWarwickshire
LanghamHip Hop4.0%Following in the modern tradition of blonde strongly hopped beers. A classic blonde beer — clean and crisp. The nose is loaded with floral hop aroma while the pale malt flavour is overtaken by a pleasing dry and bitter finish.W Sussex
LemmingRed Head4.4%Our complex red ale made with six different malts from the UK, Belgium and Germany, with UK and US hops – a truly international aleWarwickshire
LoddonHullabaloo4.2%A copper coloured Best Bitter with a rich, nutty malt balanced by the dry herby flavour of English Fuggle hops. Guaranteed to cause a stir!Oxfordshire
Loose CannonBombshell4.2%The perfect beer for a warm summers day. The use of only pale malts really allows the hop’s unique citrus flavour to shine unabated. Thirst quenching and tasty.Oxfordshire
Mighty OakCaptain Bob3.8%A traditional deep amber coloured bitter brewed with Nelson Stauvin hop from New Zealand.Essex
MoncadaNotting Hill Blonde4.2%Continental style yellow beer, a mix of hops, bitterness and sweetness. The flavour explodes on the tongueLondon
Mordue5 Bridges3.6%A fruity amber beer with more than a hint of hops.Tyne & Wear
NailsworthAlestock3.6%More hoppy than a caffeine-fueled bunny on a bouncy castle, it is the perfect year-round ale.Gloucestershire
NailsworthMayors4.2%This best bitter with wonderful malt textures is complemented by the long-lasting and heavenly taste of blackcurrants.Gloucestershire
NailsworthMonument Valley5.9%A floury, fruity red IPA, inspired by N American craft  beersGloucestershire
North CotswoldHung Drawn & Portered5.0%A strong dark Porter – treacle roasted molassesWarwickshire
OakhamEndless Summer3.4%Pale gold colour with a good head, floral aroma, dry citrus hop tasteCambridgeshire
Olde SwanOriginal3.5%A moderate bitter, light sweet with a crisp refreshing woody hop bitter palate and a lingering bitter finishWest Midlands
OtleyHop Angeles4.8%It spent a while in development but this is our version of a full bodied hop bursting American Red, it just keeps delivering.Glamorgan
OtterOtter Head5.8%A distinct barley wine, old ale character, yet is light to drink. It has a malt, fruit and slightly sweet flavour, with a long bittersweet aftertaste.Devon
Pot BellyBellowhead4.5%A light coloured bitter with a citrus hoppy finish, Brewed with the help of “Bellowhead”Northants
Purity Brewing CoPure Ubu4.5%Pure UBU (pronounced ‘OO-BOO’) is named after our faithful canine friend ‘UBU’, a maverick, brim full of character and the unofficial protector of our secrets.Warwickshire
RebelMexi-Cocoa7.2%A premium luxury chocolate & vanilla stout. Tasting of black treacle, brown sugar, coffee and raisins.Cornwall
RebellionEvolution4.2%A light golden Summer beer, with a citrusy hop characterBuckinghamshire
RedemptionUrban Dusk4.6%Chestnut coloured Premium Bitter with malts providing coffee aromas and some hazelnut and caramel on the palate, while Bramling Cross hops offer some dark fruit flavours.London
Robinson’sReservoir Hop4.2%A Blonde ale. Clean, zesty and hoppy palateCheshire
RudgateRuby Mild4.4%Nutty, rich ruby ale. Champion beer of Britain 2009 – dark cherry ruby red in colourYorkshire
SalamanderGolden Salamander4.5% Silver Medal Winner at the Great British Beer Festival. A golden premium ale brewed with Challenger and Styrian hops. This beer has a refreshing citrus hop flavour.West Yorkshire
SalamanderMud Puppy4.2%A bittersweet copper-coloured bitter with a distinctive hop character derived from Progress and East Kent Goldings hops.West Yorkshire
Shepherd NeameSpitfire Gold4.1%A well-balanced, light golden ale. Its sweet malt base is built upon with delicate floral and pine aromas imparted by some of the most popular hops of the moment, including Centennial and Saaz.Kent
Sherfield VillageButchers Brew4.9%A rich, brown multi-hop beer which is vegan-friendly (only ever casked or bottled unfined)Hampshire
ShotoverProspect3.7%A session bitter designed to be full of hoppy character and flavourOxfordshire
Six BellsBack to Basics4.3%Lovely traditional English brown bitter with a great tasteShropshire
Six BellsSpikey Blonde4.0%A refreshing beer with a beautiful tasting citrus back groundShropshire
SkinnersLushingtons Ale4.2%A zesty pale ale, with summer fruits flavours and floral notesCornwall
SlaughterhouseSaddleback3.8%An amber coloured conversational bitter with a distinctive ‘Challenger’ hop flavour.Warwickshire
SpeysideDava Way4.0%A pale ale with elderflower flavoursInverness
St AustellProper Job4.5%An award winning modern IPA, packed full of citrus pineapple, grapefruit resinous flavours with a fine crisp bitter finish.Cornwall
St GeorgesDragons Blood4.8%Chocolate and crystal malt combined to give a ruby red coloured beer with a hint of chocolate. Brewed using fuggles and styrian Goldings, blended for an earthy and slightly spicy aroma.Worcestershire
Stratford – Upon – AvonLouis’s Pale Ale4.0%Our hoppiest beer yet! Powerful floral flavours made with pure English hops including East Kent Golding and Challenger. It is heavily hopped at the end of the boil process which allows the brew to lock in all of the essential oils to create a powerful flavour and aroma. Full bodied with strong floral flavours.Cumbria
Stratford – Upon – AvonMalty Pig Bitter4.4%A Premium Dark Golden Bitter made with Maris Otter, Crystal and Chocolate Malts with English Fuggles and Golding hops.A full bodied dark golden bitter with hints of caramel. Generously hopped to bring out a variety of balanced hoppy flavours.Cumbria
Stratford – Upon – AvonStratford Gold3.8%Premium light Golden ale made with Maris Otter, Crystal and Wheat Malts with Citra and Fuggles hops. Medium Bodied Golden ale with a fine malty flavour with a light hint of citrus fruits.Cumbria
StroudBudding Pale Ale4.5%Very popular pale ale with a grassy bitterness, sweet malt and luscious floral aroma.Gloucestershire
SummerskillsDevon Dew4.5%Honey, yellow with a floral, clean malty aroma. Sweet lemon upfront with a long grapefruit finish, mildly hoppy.Devon
TeignworthyOld Moggy4.4%A lovely golden ale with a good, hoppy citrus tasteDevon
Teme ValleySummer Nights3.7%A thirst quenching summer ale that is dark in colourWorcestershire
Timothy TaylorBoltmaker4.0%The Brewers’ Favourite. Named after one of favourite local pubs, Boltmaker is a well-balanced Yorkshire Bitter that was awarded Supreme Champion Beer of Britain in 2014.Yorkshire
Timothy TaylorLandlord4.3%A classic pale ale with a complex citrus and hoppy aroma. A recent survey revealed that Landlord has the highest proportion of drinkers who call it their favourite ale. And it has won more awards than any other beerYorkshire
Tomos WatkinKickass6.0%Does exactly what it says on the tin. At a full bodied 6.0% ABV, the clean malt palate allows a big kick of new world hops to give a refreshing bitterness, tropical fruit flavours and a dry finish. Craft brewed in Wales by our brewing team to be enjoyed anywhere.West Glamorgan
TorrsideFire Damage3.6%A smooth, rich yet easy drinking stout with its feet firmly rooted in the smoked beer traditions of Germany. Brewed to a lower ABV for the warmer months.Derbyshire
TringMoongazing4.2%All American hopped. This amber/ruby hued ale has a well rounded bitterness with grapefruit, mango and peach hop characteristics imparted by Chinook and Citra.Hertfordshire
Triple F F FAlton’s Pride3.8%A traditional English bitter brewed using water from the Hampshire chalk hills. Full and clean tasting, initially malty then tangerine fruit and resinous hop build to a quenching bitter finish. CAMRA Supreme Champion 2008.Hampshire
TurpinGolden Citrus4.2%Award winning golden ale steeped with Yakima Valley American hops for a powerful citrus flavour.Oxfordshire
TurpinElderflower4.0%A thirst-quenching light summer beerOxfordshire
TwistedRider Ale4.0%Deep copper, fruity, floral, malty with a dry finishWiltshire
WadworthSwordfish5.0%With a gentle rum aroma and dark, unrefined sugar adding a rich smoothness, it is a full-bodied, deep copper coloured ale.Wiltshire
WarwickshireLady Godiva4.2%An aromatic golden ale, with honey and malt on the nose. On the tongue a slightly sweet, biscuity maltiness is balanced by the rounded bitterness of the hops. The honeyed sweetness of the palate surrenders to a lingering bitterness in the finish.Warwickshire
Watermill InnWindermere Blonde4.2%Blonde bitter with a hoppy aroma, well balanced bitterness and long lasting dry finishCumbria
WessexStourton Pale Ale3.5%Low gravity, English style pale coloured bitter, light and refreshing.Wiltshire
White HorseBlack Beauty3.9%Siba Regional , Bronze Winner 2013
Black Beauty Mild joined the Stable last year as a dark outsider and dark is the word! Rich Ruby in colour, using the best chocolate malt and fine English Fuggle hop to achieve a flavour that leaves the herd behind like a true Champion!
WickwarFalling Star4.2%Premium Golden Ale. Brewed for the contemporary taste palate using locally grown and renowned floor malted Maris Otter barley from Warminster Maltings.Gloucestershire
Windsor and EtonConqueror5.0%A Black IPA –  a rich, complex and very distinctive ale. It is brewed with a careful blend of 5 speciality malts along with Summit and Cascade hops.Berkshire
WychwoodHobgoblin4.5%Full-bodied, Ruby beer that delivers a delicious chocolate toffee malt flavour, balanced with a rounded moderate bitterness and an overall fruity, mischievous character.Oxfordshire
Wye ValleyDaisy Duke4.1%An ale that’s sunny by name, sunny by nature. A dark blonde ale that always looks on the bright side.Herefordshire
Wye ValleyThe Hopfather3.9%Starring UK Chinook and Herefordshire Goldings hops, this smooth bodied ale features a spicy honey-pine and grapefruit flavour.Herefordshire
XTApricot Pale Ale4.2%Apricot flavoured golden aleBuckinghamshire
YorkGuzzler3.6%A beautifully balanced, light gold coloured beer with dominant hop flavours and pale malt character.Yorkshire
YubbertonGoldie4.0%A refreshing IPA style beer with a strong hoppy character.Gloucestershire
ThornbridgeAshford4.2%A new world brown aleDerbyshire
KingstoneKingstone Gold4.0%Straw-coloured smooth ale with citrus notes and a hoppy finishMonmouthshire
RCHPitchfork4.3%A golden bitter with a floral citric hop aromaWiltshire
RamsburyFlintknapper4.2%A select blend of pale ale and chocolate malt and our use of Goldings Hops give this smooth ale a rich amber colour and a taste of malty overtomesWiltshire
Weston’s CiderOld Rosie7.3%Mid golden and straw-like in colour, a cloudy, medium-bodied fruity cider that has a wonderful aroma of wild berry-fruits, honey and vintage cider-barrels.Herefordshire
Weston’s CiderRosie’s Pig4.8%An easy drinking cloudy cider with a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spiceHerefordshire
Cotswold Brewing CoCotswold Lager4.0%Light and refreshing with hints of tropical fruit and elderflower.Gloucestershire
BelhavenBelhaven 80/-3.9%An auburn copper with with a malty, toffee and soft fruit flavoursEast Lothian
BelhavenBelhaven Golden Bay3.8%Mild malty aroma. Light chocolate roast flavour with a light caramel and hint of figs and a dry bitter finish.East Lothian