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Wantage Beer Festival

Wantage Beer Festival 2018

The 8th Wantage Beer Festival will take place from 11AM until 11PM on Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th of March 2018, at the Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BY. 28 real ales from throughout the country will be available, together with 5 ciders and 2 perrys. Food and soft drinks will be on sale.

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

Live music by Al Jenkins will be provided on Friday evening, and all Six Nations rugby games will be show Live on Saturday.

Details are available on the festival poster (PDF).


Very very provisional beer list:

Brewery Name of Beer   ABV   Style
Alnwick Alnwick Amber Ale 3.8 Bitter
Anarchy Boot Boys 5.0 Brown Ale
Barn Owl Festival Special
Bond Brews Spiced Bitter 4.0 Spice Bitter
Box Social Gentleman’s Nectar 4.2 IPA
Butts Wild Mild 3.5 Mild
Butts Festival Special
Charity Beer Happy Days
Church Hanbrewery   Ale X 4.5 USA IPA
Fishers Cascade Single Hop   5.4 Pale Rye Ale
Flash House Forest Fruit Porter 4.8 Porter
Hop Kettle
Little Ox
Long Dog Citra 4.5 Pale Ale
Loose Cannon Rogue 4.2 Highland Red
Love Beer Nice Try 5.0
Ox Brew
Rig & Furrow Run Hop Run 4.2 USA IPA
Oxford Craft
Siren Craft
Tap Social Up For The Town 5.0 Chocolate and raspberry milk stout  
VIP Village Bike 4.0 Bitter
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Branch members Dave and Diane Glass helping to brew festival special Nice Try at Love Beer. Lots of lovely hops!

Cider and perry lists to follow in due course

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