The Festival! 2017-08-23T07:45:10+00:00

Bewdley Beer Festival

It all began with two and a half tonnes of beer, a fifty-six-foot long bar, one tonne of scaffolding, and fifty-one different beers from thirty-seven different breweries. The first ever Bewdley Beer Festival was born!

Now, over 1500 people come together to experience hundreds of the best beers the UK has to offer over an action-packed four-day festival!

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Getting Here

Times and Dates

Bewdley Beer Festival 2017

24th August – 18:00 – 23:00

25th August – 12:00 – 23:00

26th August – 11:00 – 23:00

27th August – 12:00 – 23:00…
…or until the beer runs out!

Admission

We do not sell tickets in advance as all admission is paid on the door. 

Thursday 24 August – £5.00

Friday 25 August – £5.00

Saturday 26 August – £5.00

Sunday 27 August – £5.00

*a £5.00 ticket will be valid for all four days of Bewdley Beer Festival 2017 and Severn Valley Railway ticket holders receive 50% off

The Beer List

Bewdley Brewery

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Penny

ABV: 4.3%

Colour: Pale

A pale beer with a distinct sweetness underlying hints of citrus and fruity aroma. Brewed by Tim to celebrate the arrival of Penny, his niece.

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William Mucklow

ABV: 6%

Colour: Dark

A dark, sweetish, strong Ale with smooth fruity flavour & slight Liquorice after taste.

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Lavender

ABV: 5%

Colour: Pale

A sweet, hoppy beer with a pleasing aroma and palette, using local lavender.

Big Bog Brewery

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Stog Milk Stout

ABV: 4.1%

Colour: Stour

A milk stout brewed using chocolate and brown malt. Milk sugars are added to give a creamy bittersweet taste.

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HinkyPunk

ABV: 4.1%

Colour: Pale

The ultimate hop heads beer, with a secret blend of no less than 7 American hop varieties. Intense citrus notes and its incredibly pale colour make this a truly unique ale.

Black Country Ales

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Bradley’s Finest Golden (BFG)

ABV: 4.2%

Colour: Pale

A straw coloured quaffing beer, with an impressive bold citrus hop aroma, fruity balanced sweetness and a lingering refreshing after-taste.

Coastal Brewery

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Poseidon Extra

ABV: 4.5%

Colour: Pale Gold

Pale gold ale packed with citrus hop & fruity flavours, rounded off by a fresh citrus blast. Pronounced Citra hop aroma throughout.

Driftwood Spars

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Unexpected

ABV: 4.0%

Colour: Pale

Gluten Free: A light beer with a slight sweetness balanced with woody and molasses hops to give it body. Flavour hops provide fruit, berry and a slight citrus touch to excite the palate.

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Alfie’s Revenge

ABV: 6.5%

Colour: Deep Red

A strong rich ale with a deep polished red colour. It has a big malt flavour with chocolate and biscuit notes.

Froth Brewing Co.

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John Bull Bitter

ABV: 4.4%

Colour: Amber

A balanced, amber coloured beer with a satisfying bitter finish. Named after the British archetype, John Bull, used in Great War posters and by ex-soldier Bert in his membership booklet.

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Wellingtonian

ABV: 4.3%

Colour: Pale

Blonde coloured beer made with 3 types of New Zealand hops, including Waimea and Rakau.

First Chop Brewery

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SUP

ABV: 3.9%

Colour: Pale Amber

IPA style with a lower abv. but no holding back on the hops. Big tropical fruit notes with a spicy, resinous, smooth bitter finish. Dry hopped with Mosaic.

Grafton Brewery

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Apricot Jungle

ABV: 4.8%

Colour: Pale

Made with the English Beata hops, this gives this beer it’s unique apricot, honey and almond flavours which then finishes with a pleasant bitterness on the palate.

Kinver Brewery

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Maybug

ABV: 4.8%

Colour: Pale

A top fermented German style cask conditioned lager.

Lines Brewing Co.

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Small Beer

ABV: 3.2%

Colour: Pale

An unfiltered beer, brewed with the new cryo hop, designed to provide intense hop flavour and aroma.

North Cotswold Brewery

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Hung Drawn n Portered

ABV: 5%

Colour: Porter

Strong, dark treacle coloured porter, with Bramling Cross hops and a malty finish. An ale that harks back to 18th century London.

Purple Moose Brewery

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Elderflower

ABV: 4%

Colour: Pale

A refreshing pale ale brewed with Cascade Hops with the added indulgence of Elderflowers.

Salopian Brewery

Catatonic

ABV: 5.7%

 A lush aroma of apricots and mango ripples across a vibrant and spicy fruit filled basket of lychee, pineapple, & subtle passion fruit.

Kashmir

ABV: 5.5%

An elegant strong Salopian version of an IPA, citrus, pines and tropical fruit engulf the palate and caress the senses. A dry body with an extremely long lingering finish. Hopped with Citra, Riwaka and Saaz.

Sandiways Ales

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Hop Schism

ABV: 4.1%

Colour: Golden

A Golden Ale with a Hint of Orange Peel. Delicious and quite refreshing. A fruity delectable real ale.

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Chain Breaker

ABV: 4.8%

Colour: Pale

A delicious IPA made with British grains and hops from the USA.

Skinners Brewery

GTA

ABV: 3.8%

Colour: Gold

A lovely hoppy golden ale, fused with Cornish honey, gives this session beer a superb round finish with a hint of ginger.

St Andrews Brewing Co.

Fife Gold

ABV: 4.2%

Colour: Gold

Refreshing fruity golden ale.

Teme Valley Brewery

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XX Anniversary Ale

ABV: 4.6%

Colour: Light Gold

Light golden best bitter . Brewed to celebrate 20 years of brewing, using only first gold hops.

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Talbot Blonde

ABV: 4.4%

Colour: Pale

A hoppy and tasty golden ale using Pilgrim and Archer hops.

Tiny Rebel Brewing

The Full Nelson

ABV: 4.8%

Colour: Pale

The sweet, musty flavour of Nelson Sauvin is similar to the Sauvignon grape – and both grow in the same region of New Zealand. Sweet Munich malt compliments the fruity hop flavours in this Maori-inspired ale.

Unity Brewhouse

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Pekin Pale Ale

ABV: 4.0%

Colour: Pale

A refreshing Pale Ale with hints of tropical fruits. Quadruple hopped with an experimental hop,(GP75) developed on the farm where the beer is brewed

Vale of Glamorgan Brewery

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Dark Matter

ABV: 4.4%

Colour: Dark

Champion blackcurrant porter! Easy going, rich and smooth with liquorice and chocolate notes from the complex dark roasted malt recipe, balanced perfectly by the late addition of Bramling Cross hops.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery

Hilly Billy Red Rye

ABV: 4.5%

Colour: Deep Golden / Red

Deep golden / red beer with rye crystal malt. Brewed using American hops to give it a fruity taste.

The Cider List

Oliver’s Cider and Perry

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Dry

Colour: Dry

Broadoak Cider Brewery

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Pheasant Plucker

ABV: 4.5%

Colour: Dry

A medium to light bodied, farmhouse-style cider.

Buckshot Cider

Buckshot Dry

ABV: 5.7%

Colour: Dry

Fruity with a dry aftertaste.

Copse House Cider

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Landshire Medium

ABV: 6.0%

Colour: Medium

Soft, mellow with a medium tannin finish.

Cotswold Cider Co.

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Horn Blower

ABV: 4.0%

Colour: Medium Sweet

A botanical blend of classical Indian chai spices.  Surely Horatio’s favourite tipple when on the high seas!

Cornwall Cider Co.

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Apple Slayer

ABV: 5.7%

Colour: Medium

A light easy drinking cider made with a delicate blend of bittersweet, ‘Dabinett’, cider apples, and sweet hand-picked dessert Gala apples.

Sea Cider

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Bakewell Tart

ABV: 4.0%

Colour: Sweet

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Blueberry

ABV: 4.0%

Colour: Sweet

White Peach

ABV: 4.0%

Colour: Sweet

Broadoak Cider

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Strawberry

ABV: 4.0%

Colour:  Sweet

Farmer Jim’s Cider

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Perry

ABV: 5.0%

Colour: Medium

Strong cloudy Medium cider.

Orchard Pig Cider

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Hogfather

ABV: 7.4%

Colour:  Medium Dry

Westons Cider

Old Rosie

ABV: 7.3%

Colour: Medium Dry

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