The BSHG Beer Festival

Friday the 1st to Sunday the 3rd of September

Beer Fest 2016
The BSHG Beer Festival 2016

With the growing success of our previous Beer Festivals in 2015 and 2016, we are planning to go even bigger again this year. The festival will be held over the weekend starting on Friday the 1st of September 2016 until Sunday the 3rd at our local Ferry House Pub. We are looking to extend our bar area so all 20 beers will be on hand pumps to ensure you enjoy your ale at its very best. There will also be new branded glasses especially for the festival which visitors can purchase and keep to take away after the event. These were kindly sponsored by Crawfords Shooting Supplies.

We are also planning more entertainment during the course of the weekend with bands performing live music on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Saturday's band will be The Reach and on Sunday we have Peacekeeperz. We will also have traditional games including Saturday's Tug of War contest, so get your team in training now.

Our Sponsors

Here is a list of our sponsors who have generously donated to the Beer Festival so far. If you would like to be a sponsor and see your name here, see the details below.

Full Barrel Sponsors

Half Barrel Sponsors

Pre-Sales Beer Tokens

These fabulous ales are great value at just £3 a pint. You can buy our pre-sales beer tokens at £9 for six half-pint tokens.

The Beers

We have hand picked 20 fine beers and 3 ciders from 18 different breweries for your enjoyment. See the full line up and tasting notes below.

Name Colour Tasting Notes % ABV Brewery
Angler's Reward Golden Refreshing golden pale ale with a fruity bitterness and lingering aftertaste. Brewed with Wold grown malts and hopped with the fruity Cascade and Goldings hops. 4.0 Wold Top
Hunmanby
Chinook
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Golden Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor 4.1 Scarborough
Yorkshire
Classic Blonde
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Blonde Pale, straw colour, fruity aroma with light spicy taste 3.9 Westgate
Wakefield
Cleethorpes Pale Ale Pale A refreshing pale ale with crisp citrus hops & a sweet undertone from Sea Buckthorn Berries. 4.2 Axholme
Ealand
Crafty Fox Amber Brewed with Maris Otter & Crystal Malts, triple-hopped with classic English varieties Northdown, Fuggles & East Kent Goldings to create a quaffable, full bodied bitter ale with a spicy, earthy aroma. 4.0 Wily Fox
Wigan
Cunning Stunt
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Golden Amber coloured single-hop beer brewed with American Willamette hops. The rub of the hops gives an estery/blackcurrant/herbal aroma. 4.3 Fuzzy Duck
Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire
Elderflower Cider
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Blonde Cloudy Fruity and more. The perfect summer drink. 5.6 Watergull Orchards
Wisbech
Fruit Bat
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Red Crisp apple cider blended with Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackcurrant. Perfect over ice on a freshly mowed lawn. 4.0 Snails Bank
Herefordshire
Harry's Golden A strong traditional bitter brewed locally on The Stather. 5.0 The Ferry House
Burton Stather
Harvest Pale
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Golden A pale beer brewed with a gently-kilned malt and an aromatic blend of American hops. 3.8 Castle Rock
Nottingham
Heritage
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Amber Traditional bitter from an 1854 recipie with a fresh, hoppy aroma and a full bodied and satisfying taste with a lingering and pleasant bitterness 4.0 Firebird
Horsham
Jaipur
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Pale A citrus dominated India Pale Ale, its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of massive hoppiness accentuated by honey. An enduring, bitter finish. 5.9 Thornbridge
Derbyshire
Medium Cider
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Golden Cloudy The Safe Bet. A good balance for good boozing. 6.5 Watergull Orchards
Wisbech
Mutiny IPA
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Pale Ale Brewed with only the very best Maris Otter and Amber malts, and characterized by a riot of American and English Hops to tantalize the taste buds and leading to a pronounced and lingering dry finish. 5.0 Wily Fox
Wigan
Oak Aged Cider
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Golden Cloudy Left for a year after fermentation in old oak whisky barrels this cider has an interesting whisky induced smokiness to it. 6.2 Watergull Orchards
Wisbech
Old Peculiar
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Dark Red Rich, dark and smooth tasting with a magnificent Christmas pudding kaleidoscope of flavour. 5.6 Theakston
Masham
Panda Blood IPA
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Pale Ale Blood orange IPA featuring Citra, Mosaic and galaxy hops. 4.9 Mordue
North Shields
Plum Porter
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Black This beer is dark strong and well rounded, the richness of such a rotund beer is brought to an even keel by the late addition of Goldings hops and natural plum flavouring. 4.9 Titanic
Stoke-on-Trent
Real Elderflower
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Golden To make this cider, we begin by creating a giant cup of Elderflower tea. Our farmhouse cider is then spiked with this elderflower brew to open up a new world of possibilities 4.0 Thistly Cross
Dunbar
Salem Porter
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Black A porter with a dry roast, nutty palate and rich malty aftertaste. 4.7 Batemans
Wainfleet All Saints
Seaside Special Light A light crisp refreshing seasonal ale. 4.5 Tom Wood
Barnetby
Smuggler's Delight
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Deep Copper Tangy, Hoppy, Raisins. 4.2 Liberation
Jersey
Spitfire Gold
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Golden Its sweet malt base is built upon with tropical aromas imparted by some of the most popular hops of the moment, including Challenger, Centennial and Saaz. 4.1 Shepard Neame
Faversham
Summer Sunshine Amber A deliciously refreshing pale golden summer ale with a mellow hoppy finish. 4.0 Old Mill
Snaith
Wolds Way Amber A golden pale ale, triple hopped to give a fruity bitterness. 4.0 Wold Top
Hunmanby
Workie Ticket
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Red-Brown A tasty, complex beer with malt and hops throughout and a long, satisfying bitter finish. 4.5 Mordue
North Shields
XXXB
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Deep Copper Superb strong bitter with a complex palate, consisting of a delicate aroma of hops delightfully balanced by a prominent malty character. 4.5 Batemans
Wainfleet All Saints
The Burton in Beer Tug of War contest 2016.

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