ROWTON BREWERY/Rowton Meteorite
The Rowton Meteorite hit earth in 1876. Its impact was witnessed, and is considered to be very important in the study of the solar system.
Rowton’s Meteorite beer is a copper coloured English ale. It is perfectly balanced and brewed using 2 British hop varieties.
Malt: Maris Otter Malting Barley, Crystal Malt and Caramalt
Hops: Goldings and Sovereign
Allergy Info – Contains Barley
Sponsored by Little Star Cafe
London Pride is Fuller’s award-winning, most famous premium ale. It has a good malty base with an excellent blend of hop character, resulting in an easy-drinking beer with great body and a fruity, satisfying finish
Malts – Pale, Crystal, Chocolate and Amber
Hops – Target, Goldings, Northdown, and Challenger
Allergy Info – Contains Barley
Sponsored by The Portland Arms
FULLERS GALES/Horndean Special Bitter
A silky-smooth premium ale, Horndean Special Bitter was originally the flagship beer of Gales Brewery in Hampshire. First launched in 1959, it’s still brewed with the same passion and pride today – and the age-old recipe continues to go down a storm.
Brewed with the finest malt and hops, HSB imparts the rich, soft-fruit flavours of traditional Dundee cake. It’s a tawny, russet coloured beer, with malt and raisin on the nose – and a gentle sweetness that lingers long into the silky smooth finish.
Sponsored by The Garibaldi
BIRRA MORETTI/L’Autentica Lager
An authentically Italian quality lager brewed with passion and the finest quality ingredients. A special blend of quality hops creates a well-balanced lager with some hoppy and fruity notes, finished with moderate bitterness and a clean aftertaste. So fresh and simple that it transports you straight to the rolling hills of Tuscany.
Sponsored by Verdi’s Italian Restaurant
VALE BREWERY/Red Kite
This is arefreshingly deep red chestnut bitter with a bitter finish. Maris Otter Crystal, Chocolate and roasted barley provide a full body, whilst Northdown, Fuggle, Williamette and Brewers Gold hops combine to offer a subtle starting bitterness with a strong bitter finish.
Sponsored by The White Hart Hotel
PENTRICH BREWING CO/Hour on Earth
A naturally hazy pale ale at a sessionable ABV but still packing huge hoppy flavours! Punchy citrus flavours and floral notes are backed up with a gentle bitterness so make for a super tasty and easy drinking beer.
Sponsored by The White Hart Tap
3 BREWERS OF ST ALBANS/Golden English Ale
This ever popular golden ale is brewed using Cascade hops which give a subtle citrus flavour, coupled with Cara malt to give a light golden colour and a hint of sweetness – an exceptionally refreshing beer.
Sponsored by St Albans City Football Club
3 BREWERS OF ST ALBANS/Blonde
A superb light golden Blonde, brewed with a big pile of Mosaic hops giving the beer a wonderfully hoppy aroma, and a refreshing smack of fruity citrussy flavours!
Sponsored by Rayner Essex Recruitment
3 BREWERS OF ST ALBANS/India Pale Ale
Golden colour with an orange tint, brewed with five hops from the UK and USA and fermented longer to give a clean and dry finish.
Sponsored by Needham Accountancy
3 BREWERS OF ST ALBANS/Copper
Brewed with Williamette, First Gold and Cascade hops, 3 Brewers Copper Ale is a tremendously refreshing all-rounder!
Sponsored by E D Elson Ltd
3 BREWERS OF ST ALBANS/Special English Ale
A robust and full bodied Premium Ale with chocolate malt to give it a deep copper colour and the finest English hops give the ale a hint of berries. It’s a well balanced, smooth and moreish ale.
Gold Medal Winner: Champion Strong Bitter of East Anglia
Finalist: Champion Beer of Great Britain 2017
Sponsored by E D Elson Ltd
3 BREWERS OF ST ALBANS/Classic English Ale
A deep amber colour, a light hoppy aroma and a rich and rounded malty taste balanced by subtle hoppiness, to give a supremely clean, smooth and refreshing ale – a modern classic!
Sponsored by 3 Brewers of St Albans
ENVILLE BREWERY/Enville Ginger
Enville Brewery are proud to brew some of the Midlands most iconic ales, forging a path as a staple drink in the region. For the past 25 years our passion for creating ale has lead us to brew some of the finest ales in the country and we are proud to have become a Midlands favourite.
Produced using root extract ginger this ingeniously created ginger beer has a flavour which is not overpowering and is very refreshing. This continues to win awards at beer festivals.
Sponsored by Maples Flowers
TRING BREWERY Co./Sidepocket for a Toad
Unmistakable citrus and floral notes from only the best American Cascade hops balanced with a crisp dry finish make this straw coloured ale a fantastic session beer.
Sponsored by Tring Brewery Co.
BIG SMOKE BREW Co./Solaris Pale Ale
It’s their biggest selling beer and also one of the first that brewed from the brewery’s inception 6 years ago. A very easy drinking pale ale with Cascade & Centennial hops.
Sponsored by The White Lion
McMULLEN BREWERY/Country Best Bitter
Country Best Bitter has a distinctive aroma and flavour from a mix of English hops. The combination of locally farmed and malted pale and crystal malts with Fuggle, Progress and Bramling Cross hops bear a fruity, riple pear and light caramel flavour with a pronounced, lingering bitterness.
Sponsored by McMullen Brewing & Pubs
VALE BREWERY/Brill Gold
Smooth, evenly hopped, marmaladey, bitter. A refreshing golden ale with hints of orange zest and a deep caramel finish.
Hops: First Gold, Caelia
Malt: Cara, Munich, Pale Planet
Sponsored by The Great Northern Pub & Kitchen
CELLAR HEAD BREWERY/Session Pale Ale
Cellar Head Brewing Company is an award-winning independent microbrewery on the East Sussex & Kent border. Using the finest of English grown malts and hops as well as selected others from around the world. Refreshing and uplifting, this straw coloured fresh pale ale has tropical fruit and sweet floral aromas with the intense flavour of gooseberry and green grapes with a light honeyed sweetness leaving a crisp punch and a dry, clean finish. Delicious and awakening. Vegan friendly! TASTE OF KENT AWARDS BEER OF THE YEAR 2021 & 2022 FINALIST!
Malts: Maris Otter, Flaked Barley
Hops: Ernest, Jester, Challenger
Sponsored by Ye Olde Fighting Cocks
CELLAR HEAD/Summer Pale Ale
A fresh floral aroma with sweet honey and slight grassy notes. Rounded off with a soft bitterness to finish.
Sponsored by Ye Olde Fighting Cocks
MALLINSONS BREWING Co/Danger: Hops!
Dangerously strong and even more dangerously hoppy! This delicious pale ale has a hoppy passion fruit and mango nose, a bitter strong taste and a long bitter citrus finish.
Hops: Columbus, Amarillo and loads of Centennial.
[Did we mention its strong?]
Sponsored by The Lower Red Lion
The drinkers’ favourite, a classic pale ale with a complex citrus and hoppy aroma. It has won more awards than any other beer, winning both CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain and the Brewing Industry Awards Gold Medal four times.
Hops: Styrian Goldings, Goldings, Fuggles
Malt: Golden Promise Barley
Sponsored by Timothy Taylor Brewery
BREWPOINT/Charlie Wells DNA
An English amber ale showcasing malty, caramel, and subtle dark fruit flavours, complemented by balanced English hopping with firm yet smooth bitterness to finish.
Hops: Admiral, Fuggle
Malts: Pale, Torrefied Wheat, Munich, Medium Crystal, Melanoidin, Cara Dark
Allergens: Malted barley, wheat
Sponsored by The Jolly Sailor
MAD SQUIRREL BREWERY/Resolution
Designed for cask, brewed for cask and served on cask only. Resolution is late hopped Golden Ale with three American hop varieties for maximum flavour. Light, refreshing and immensely drinkable, this beautiful brew shows everyone our resolution to keep cask ale alive and relevant to modern drinkers!
Sponsored by The Mad Squirrel Tap
WADWORTH/Swordfish Rum Infused Ale
Swordfish ale is a unique blend of Wadworth beer and Pusser’s Navy Rum (rationed to the Navy during WWII) and is perfect for those who like something a little different! It was originally brewerd to support the 100th anniversary of the Fleet Air Arm but due to its incredible popularity is now available all year round.
Swordsfish has a gentle rum arora and features dark unrefined sugar, adding a rich smoothness – full-bodied and deep copper coloured.
Hops: Fuggles, Goldings
Sponsored by The Verulam Arms
BUTCOMBE BREWING CO./Rare Breed
Rare Breed Pale Ale is the result of Adam Henson’s dedication to sustainable farming and a passion for characterful, artisanal beer. This is a distinctive, clear tasting pale ale with a smooth, citrus twist. A bold, standout beer that’s one of a kind.
Hops: Fuggles, Cascade, Amarillo
Malt: Maris Otter barley
Sponsored by North Star Renovating Ltd.
VALE BREWERY/Black Swan Rich Mild
Dark and smooth with hints of cholcolate and coffee on the nose and a soft rounded toffee flavoured and malty finish.
Hops: Fuggles, North Down, Mild Ale, Munich
Malt: Crystal, Brown
Sponsored by The Victoria
WOODFORDE’S BREWERY/Wherry Amber Ale
Wherry is a Supreme Champion Beer of Britain! Mighty fresy and zesty, this award-winning, rich amber ale enjoys floods of flavours, as sweet malts clash with grapefruit hops and big floral aromas in a sensory strike. Set sail on an epic taste adventure…
Sponsored by The Farmer’s Boy
TRING BREWERY/Colley’s Dog
This dark ruby premium ale is all about the malt, and we’ve packed a lot into this brew. It’s nutty, it’s malty and full of body. An old school strong English bitter. Yeast, hops, water and malt. Lots and lots of malt.
Sponsored by The Hare & Hounds
TRING BREWERY/Drop Bar
Pale, crisp and refreshing. Head for the bar!
This is a beer to drink all night long and all year round. A slower, low temperature fermentation and dry hopping with Mosaic yields crisp flavours, subtle bitterness and a gentle floral, tropical fruit aroma.
Sponsored by The Green Man, Sandridge
BIG SMOKE BREW Co/Jolly Saviour
Our very own festival beer thanks to the lovely folk at Big Smoke! We could tell you more…. but we’d rather you come and taste it for yourself!
ABV Who knows%
Sponsored by Big Smoke Brew Co
Farr Brew was founded for one reason, and one reason only – to make great tasting beer and bring it to the public! Combining Citra, Columbus, Amarillo, Centennial and Cascade to give you Hustler – a hoppy pale ale, fruity with a bitter aftertaste…
Sponsored by Farr Brew
FARR BREW/Best Bitter
A staple of the Farr Brew range; painstaking research and recipe tweaking went into producing a beer acclaimed as the best bitter by Farr!
Pale, crystal and chocolate malts combine with Soverign hops to create this beautifully dark traditional bitter. It’s a perfectly balanced best bitter with a hint of caramel; very moreish and a true session ale.
Sponsored by Cliffords Gardening
BURNING SKY BREWERY/Aurora
A premium strength pale ale with a satisfying blend of malts to provide a juicy backbone and pale amber colour. An expansive blend of US hops gives a resinous mouthful – big citrus and tropical fruit flavours which are prominent, yet weell balanced.
Sponsored by Dylans – The Kings Arms
OAKHAM ALES/Endless Summer
UK, New Zealand and USA sourced hops combine beautifully as this light and refreshing summer beer begins with fruity aromas and flavours before surfing an endless wave of bitterness. A perennial Oakham favourite with quite remarkable depth and complexity of aroma and flavour for the ABV.
Hops: Olicana (UK), Nelson Sauvin (New Zealand), Columbus and Sterling (both USA)
Malts: Maris Otter and Wheat Malt
Allergens: Contains Gluten
Sponsored by The Boot