Great British
Festival 2017
8-12 August
Olympia London
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Beer Finder

The clue is in the name, we are all about the Great BEER (and don’t forget the fantastic real cider and perry).

We appreciate that everyone is a little bit different and special, just like real ale, so we let you personalise your results by picking the sort of beers you know you enjoy.

We have also listed below which beers have been confirmed Gluten Free for those of you who need to know. If you would like to know which beers are Vegan, please contact us for the list.


Beer Writer and Expert – Tim Hampson’s Top Tips

Unusual brews

Sussex brewers – Burning Sky and Harveys – have produced a collaborative brew in memory of CAMRA Brighton and South Downs branch member Ruth Anglezarke, who was the brewery liaison office for both breweries. When Ruth died earlier this year the brewers decided to combine their skills to produce a beer in “memory of a dear friend”. Anglezarke’s IPA, at 6.6 per cent, has a juicy malt base of Maris Otter barley, oats and Cara malts support the rich aromas of spiced orange and mango.

Kingstone 1503 Tudor Ale, at 4.8 per cent, is brewed to a 500-year old recipe. Markedly different from modern beers, 1503 is deep chestnut red, lightly hopped, yet full of chocolate, coffee and malt complexities.

Black Sheep’s Holy Grail, at4 per cent is the official beer of Monty Python, full flavoured it has a bitter finish.

For people who are keen to sample a sour beer one wot look out for is Tiny Rebel’s Mojito Sour, at 3.9 per cent. A new sour beer, it is flavoured with mint and lime to give it a punchy Mojito flavour.



Gluten Free Beers:

Cask Beer:

Hadrian Border – Grainger Ale – 4.6% – B6 (The Mash Tun)

Nene Valley – Release The Chimps – 4.4% – B10 (The Copper)



First Chop Brewing – JAM 4.0%,  – B15 (Manchester Bottle Shop)

First Chop Brewing – POD 4.2%, – B15 (Manchester Bottle Shop)

First Chop Brewing – RED 4.6%,  – B15 (Manchester Bottle Shop)

First Chop Brewing – POP 5.4% – B15 (Manchester Bottle Shop)


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