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Wantage Beer And Cider Festival 2019

Wantage Beer and Cider Festival 2019
The 9th Wantage Beer and Cider Festival took place from 11AM until 11PM on Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th of March 2019, at the Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BY. 28 real ales from throughout the country were available, together with 4 ciders and 2 perrys. Food and soft drinks was on sale.

The festival was open from 11 until 11 both days. Admission was be £2 (£3 Friday 5-11) for the general public, but free to card-carrying CAMRA members; under 21’s needed to show some ID. Glass hire was £2, and festival glasses were available.

All Six Nations rugby games was shown live on Saturday, and local Musician Neil Dwerryhouse, “The man with the stereo hands!”, gave an excellent performance live after the games at 8PM.

Beer list:

Brewery Name of Beer ABV Style
 
Amwell Springs Chairman Dave 3.5 Pale Ale
Ashover Rattle Imperial Red 7.4 Red IPA
Barn Owl Old Scruttock’s Inscrutable 3.9 New English Bitter
Bellingers Pathfinder 4.3 Continental Lager
Broken Bridge Cofffee Chocolate & Orange Porter 4.6 Orange Porter
Butts Barbarosa 4.7 Bitter fortified with Port
Castle Rock Arthur Skill 4.2 Coffee Stout
Clavell & Hind Coachman 3.8 Golden Ale
Corinimum Firebird 4.0 English Bitter
Glamorgan Try Time 4.0 Copper Bitter
Goffs Jester Brew No 3 4.8 Special Bitter
Hop Kettle Tropic Cloud 6.5 West Coast IPA
Hydes Kansas State Glass Cat Pale 4.3 Pale Ale
Indigenous Tickety-Boo 4.2 Golden Ale
Innformal San Frinncisco 5.9 West Coast IPA
Kew Pagoda Number 11 4.7 Pale Ale
Little Ox Bamm-Bamm 4.8 IPA
Loose Cannon Shawshank Fermentation 3.6 Dark Mild
Love Beer Mild Rover 4.5 Mild
Luna Keplers’ Law 4.5 Tropical Stout
Lymestone Pounamu 4.0 Golden Ale
Magpie Wanderers 3.8 Session IPA
Red Cat Driftwood 5.4 Oaked IPA
Steam Town Bishop’s Gold 4.6 Golden Bitter
Titanic First Class 3.8 Amber Bitter
Wadworth Alternate Currant 4.6 Blackcurrent Bitter
Wantage (Brewed at Bicester) King of Wessex 5.2 Traditional IPA
White Horse Moon Stallion 3.9 Pale Bitter

Cider and Perry list:

Producer Name of Cider/Perry ABV Style
 
Snails Bank, Herefordshire Orchard Dry 5.2 Dry Cider
Harry’s, Somerset ‘Scrummage’ Medium Farmhouse 6.2 Medium Cider
Tutts Clump, Berkshire Rhubarb 4.0 Medium Sweet Cider
Charlton Collective, Wantage Lost Afternoon 6.0 Medium Dry Cider
Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire Ross Perry 5.5 Medium Dry Perry
Oliver’s, Herefordshire Traditional 6.0 Medium Dry Perry

We are most grateful for our beer, shirt and glasses sponsors:
Ashby Construction,
Coleman & Coleman Jewellers, Wantage,
Dolphin Art, Wantage,
Mallers Kitchens, Wantage,
Shrivenham Football Club,
The Kings Arms, Wantage
The Plough, West Hanney,
The Royal Oak, Wantage,
The Sholuder Of Mutton, Wantage,
The Swan, Faringdon,
Wadworth Brewery, Devizes,
Webbs Taxis, Wantage, and
White Horse Brewery, Stanford In The Vale.

Previous festivals:
2017, 2018

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