Local Beer Fest News

28 10 2009

Tomorrow sees the start of Newcastle Cricket Club’s Real Ale Festival and ADB and at least one Cider Tart will be taking in the atmosphere, and one or two beers, over the weekend.  It’s not the largest of festivals but does have some interesting brews as you can see below.


Brewdog Punk IPA

Brewdog Trashy Blonde

Marble Ginger Marble

Timothy Taylor Golden Best

Timothy Taylor Ram Tam

Hadrian Tyneside Blonde

Hadrian Ouseburn Porter

Theakstons Old Peculiar

Rudgate Ruby Mild

Oakham IPA

Oakham White Dwarf

Thornbridge Jaipur IPA

Stables Bobby Dazzler

Mordue IPA

Mordue Coffee Porter

Saltaire Titus Black

Wylam Gold Tankard

Jarrow Rivet Catcher

Copper Dragon Golden Pippin

Exmoor Gold

Jennings Sneck Lifter

Jennings Cocker Hoop

Marstons Old Empire

Wychwood Hobgoblin

Brakspear Oxford Gold


Ross on Wye


Brook Farm Dabinette

Brook Farm Balls Seedling

Wilkins Med

Solway Howzat!

Solway Googly

Solway Dibbly Dobbly

Hecks Perry

A review will hopefully follow in some sort of timely manner next week.

EDIT: I didn’t make the festival in the end a combination of being well and truly hung over, bad weather and a suggestion from Twitterer @jeffpickthall that I save myself the bother winning the day.



2 responses

28 10 2009
Jeff Pickthall

What are the dates? I’ll be in Newcastle later in the week.

29 10 2009

Hi Jeff

It runs from today (29th) until Monday (2nd). I think Sunday is the only day we will make it…though I may try and sneak a couple of halves in on Saturday if I can get there for 12.

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