Peterborough CAMRA Beer Festival Programme 2012

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Programme of the 2012 Peterborough CAMRA Beer Festival. Details of the real ales, bottled beers, cider, perry, wine and live music.


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WELCOME TO THE 35th CAMRA PETERBOROUGH BEER FESTIVALyour glass as there are unscrupulous people who collect stray glasses and attempt to cash them in. A full program of entertainment is being presented each evening with our grand final on Saturday night The Fab Beatles. As our political masters seem still to be hell bent on destroying our beer and pub heritage by continually increasing the taxes on alcohol, to in their eyes alleviate the binge drinking, I draw your attention to one of our most publicised campaigns ever. CAMRA has for many months been drawing up a petition to present to the government asking them to scrap the Duty Escalator on alcohol, and beer in particular. Please, before you leave make a point of signing the petition which will be situated on the Membership/Information stand. Remember this duty escalator is similar to the one introduced some time ago on fuel. Look what happened to that. Every time this increase is implemented your pint goes up by around ten pence more and, will be even more next year if this tax is not changed. Ask any licensee what effect this is having on their beer sales. Our own beer prices this year only reflect on how much we have to pay for the beer that we have ordered from our suppliers. We hope you all enjoy your visit to this years festival and give our hard working staff some credit for doing a good job. If you would like to be a part of this enthusiastic band of volunteers, why not join up at the Membership stand whilst signing our petition. Cheers

nce again we welcome you to the annual PBF, organised and run by the Peterborough & District branch of CAMRA - the Campaign for Real Ale.

More than just a Carvery!great welcome awaits you at The Farmers, Yaxley. We are famous for our fresh vegetables and great carvery meats, succulent and served with all the trimmings, then finished off with a tantalising hot or cold dessert! Check out our lunch time grill menus and our ever changing specials boards. Put it all together with three fine cask ales and you have the perfect place to enjoy dinner with friends or a family celebration. We have a self contained function suite which is ideal for parties, weddings and all of lifes celebrations.


We have made an extra effort this year to make the festival more customer friendly, by returning back to the preferred layout of the two main marquees being joined together via the entertainment marquee, thus enabling customers to walk all the way round the site. Remember also that the festival is run by members of CAMRA and a few others who are all unpaid volunteers. More than 350 draught real ales will be on offer. This year we have introduced a singles bar but, before you hot blooded drinkers get too excited this isnt what it implies. A selection of ales will be available but only one cask of each hence the singles name. When they have gone, theyve gone! As usual we have a great range of real ciders, bottled beers from overseas and country wines. For the taxi drivers, a selection of soft drinks are available from the Escape Bar. Somewhere I need to find occasionally! Crisps, ice cream, sweets and cigarettes are on sale here. Feeling peckish? Almost every kind of food from French crepes, pizza, fish and chips, oriental biltong, olives, to burgers, hot dogs, pasties and pies should keep the hunger pangs at bay. Commemorative half pint and pint glasses, lined and bearing the festival logo, will be available to ensure you get a full pint to the line. Please note we have also returned to the system of paying for your glass hire separate from the admission price. You will be given a token to retain. If you wish to get a refund on your glass on leaving the festival you may be asked to produce the token. Please look after

Open Every Day10am - 5.30pm All Day Menu & Coffee Midday - 2:30pm Carvery & Specials Menu 5:30pm - LATE Carvery & Grill Menu Sunday Open From 12 Noon - 9pm All Day Carvery

So if youve not been before give us a try and youll be pleasantly surprised.

200 Broadway, Yaxley Tel: 01733 244885 Email:

David Murray Peterborough Branch Chairman Peterborough Beer Festival 2012 03

The Simmonds Family present:

OPENING TIMES AND PRICESTUESDAY 21st 5.30pm 11.00pm Admission 4.00 2.00 to CAMRA and EBCU members WEDNESDAY 22nd Noon 2.30pm Admission 1.00 Free to CAMRA and EBCU members 5.30pm 11.00pm Admission 4.00 2.00 to CAMRA and EBCU members THURSDAY 23rd Noon 2.30pm Admission 1.00 Free to CAMRA and EBCU members 5.30pm 11.00pm Admission 5.00 2.00 to CAMRA and EBCU members FRIDAY 24th Noon 3.00. pm Admission 1.00 Free to CAMRA and EBCU members 3.00pm 11.00pm Admission 5.00 2.00 to CAMRA and EBCU members SATURDAY 25th Noon 3.00pm Admission 1.00 Free to CAMRA and EBCU members 3.00pm 11.00pm Admission 5.00 2.00 to CAMRA and EBCU members ALL ENTRY PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE A GLASS Wristband pass-outs are available. When we are open all day get a wristband at lunchtime to get you entry in the evening.The gates close at 10.30pm. No entry or re-admittance after that. Accompanied children are04 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

admitted free. Dogs are permitted so long as they are kept on a lead. NEXT YEARS FESTIVAL DATES Tuesday August 20th to Saturday August 24th 2013 . See you all then.

serving Real Ale with fantastic prices!


CONTENTSWelcome Opening Times & Prices Fun at the Festival Beer Festival Bands Tipple Fair Escape Bar The Beer List Logo Competition LocAle Scheme Site Map World Beers Cider & Perry Wines Sponsors Peterborough Real Ale Pubs CAMRA Pub Heritage Group Royal National Lifeboat Institute Join CAMRA 3 4 7 10-15 17 17 19-41 42 42 41 44-55 58-63 64-65 70 73-77 80 84-85 86

Staniland Way, Werrington centre PE4 6NA Tel: 01733 327696

Peterborough CAMRA Pub of the Year 2011

Hodgson Centre, Hodgson Ave PE4 5EG Tel: 01733 578088 Six Real Ales from 2.20 a pint Live Satellite Sports Live Entertainment


Seven Real Ales from 2.00 a pint Live Satellite Sports Live Entertainment Happy Hour Monday - Friday 5-7pm

The Queens Arms

31 Station Hill, Brixham TQ5 8BN Tel: 01803 852074 6 hand pumps and a regular 2 special Weekly Live Music and EventsFacebook: The-Queens-Arms


HAVE FUN AT THE FESTIVALment stamped line measured markings to ensure that you, the customer, gets a full measure in your glass. Please be careful if you put your glass down on a table, on the grass or anywhere that it could be knocked over and broken. If such an event does occur please inform a member of staff or security that there is broken glass. On no account attempt to pick up the pieces yourself. We have staff with the proper equipment to retrieve it safely. Do not grind it into the grass! Other events take place on this site after we have finished. Be careful not to leave your glass unattended. Remember You paid for it! Remember this year you must retain you admission ticket as it required to cash in your glass. To ensure you enjoy the festival at all times we advise you to start off with some light beers, say a mild or low gravity ale, then on to something a bit stronger. Starting off with the strongest beers on the menu means your taste buds get no chance to enjoy the different flavours that the various brews offer. As with any other pub we do have the right to eject any person who we feel is a threat to other customers or our staff. Thankfully this is a very rare occurrence. Also remember that, just like other pubs, you are not allowed to drink your own alcohol on site and illegal drugs are totally banned and their use will result in a call to the police. Finally let me remind you of the dedicated staff who are serving you at the festival. Every one of them is an unpaid volunteer, so please be patient at busy times. The person serving you may well have been on duty for the best part of the day, or the whole week and are naturally starting to flag a bit! You can help these people by joining CAMRA and offering to help run the festival. Cheers! Enjoy the Festival Peterborough Beer Festival 2012 07


e all hope that your visit to the Beer Festival this year will be a memorable one. Remember without your support the festival could not take place, and the chance to sample some of the excellent brews on offer would be lost. Please try and imagine the festival marquees as one giant pub. Of course as with all pubs there are certain rules we have to comply with. The times of opening are published in the programme and the marquees are completely non-smoking. Accompanied children are allowed in the bar marquees but please keep them away from the bar serveries. And remember that it is against the law to drink alcohol on site if you are under 18. You will need to buy a glass before you start. If it gets too sticky or you want to change glass sizes just take it back to the glasses counter and exchange it. The Beer Festival serves all beer, cider and wine in oversized glasses with govern-

Public HouseThe Green, Sawtry, Cambs PE28 5ST Tel: 01487 831999

20p offa pint of Real Alefor all card carrying CAMRA membersTerms & conditions apply, ask at the bar for details

David & Sharon welcome you to The GreystonesA warm and friendly traditional country pub in the village setting of Sawtry.Real ales and a wide selection of wines and spirits complimented with traditional pub food served 7 days a week Ample Car Parking Free Wi-Fi 4 Large screen TVs showing the full range of Sky Sports and ESPN Pool table & Darts team 2010 Ramsey & District league winners

We are a member of the CAMRA LocAle scheme supporting local breweries. We order a range of ales from a wide selection of local and national breweries including:

Quiz night every Wednesday Function Room available Bar and catering for your special occasions at Greystones or your own venue.

Buntingford Potton Digfield Oakham Ales Grainstore Woodfordes Adnams Cottage Blue Monkey Church End08 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

When the sun shines, bring the kids and watch them play on our brand new extensive childrens play area while enjoying a drink in our large and attractive beer garden.

Opening Hours: Mon - Thurs 11am to 11pm Fri & Sat - 11am to midnight Sun 12 to 10.30pm

Kerry Divine with Kasandras Magic Pylon BandOn Stage Approx 8:15


brantly demanding - and yet playful and amusing - musical delights. If you haven't seen Columbian Necktie I urge you - I implore you to do so at your first opportunity or else leave your life bereft of all the joys they have to offer. Once upon a time, not too many years ago, you could listen to any band on the UK rock scene and compare them to a band from the 60s or 70s...but UK rock has now developed its own sound and manifested itself in the form of Columbian Necktie who sound like everything and nothing that has gone before them.


ENTERTAINMENT LISTAmplifiedTUESDAY 21ST AUGUSTOn Stage Approx 8:45 (2 sets) Peterborough singer songwriter Kerry Devine is accompanied by Kasandras Magic Pylon Band Rob White - Bass, Nathan Wieskowski - Keys and Jes Kerr - Drums. Having self-released two EPs Bare Teeth and Biscuit and Buttons - Kerry and the band are now working on an album due to be released in November 2012. This talented bunch of lads has been together now for just over a year. In 2011 they started off by playing at the Brewery Tap open mic nights and since then have performed in and around Peterborough. Having built a solid reputation, they have appeared in the local press / magazines and recently entered a nationwide competition where they competed against 10,000 musicians to win a spot at the London O2 and managed to reach as far as the semi finals. Playing a range of music from the 50s to the present day, they are currently writing their own material. a mysterious fusion of disparate musical talents incorporating free jazz and classical baroque into their sound"Boomerang Returns - Promoters -Stamford.

ts that time of year again, so welcome to the Entertainment Listing for the 35th Peterborough Beer Festival 2012. I seem to say this every year, but the fact is that more and more bands are keen to show off their wares at the PBF and unfortunately we have only nine evening slots in which we endeavour to provide an eclectic mix of talented songwriters, along with a couple of your more well known local favourites. I hope something to please everyone. Saturday afternoon again sees us open ALL day with live entertainment in the main band marquee throughout the afternoon, do come along and support this predominantly younger talent from around and about the local area. Once again, my sincere thanks to everyone who has contacted me over the last 12 months or so requesting a gig at the Beer Fest. Persistence does work, but please bear in mind that we will only ever have two or three covers/tribute bands a year and good original material will always be the preferred choice. Enough of my ramblings do come along to support and appreciate this impressive range of talent playing on the big Beer Fest stage in a friendly atmosphere with something for everyone and a fantastic finale on Saturday night as we close for 2012 with internationally renowned The Fab Beatles.

The Offshore RiversTHURSDAY 23RD AUGUST

On Stage Approx 7:30 The Offshore Rivers are a four piece band from East Anglia. The band were first formed by two friends over a mutual love of music, many nights spent over a record player comparing notes on the likes of The Stones, George Harrison, Gram Parsons, Otis Redding, the Byrds, Captain Beefheart, Jimmy Cliff, Neil Young, the Band... It took over a year from the first spark of inspiration to the actual forming of the band, keen to find the perfect balance of players with a good ear for song and that wide but solid set of influences. The resulting sound is of bittersweet blues and tender soul laden with country guitar, the songs heartfelt and melodious with Dylanesque prose, and layered vocal harmonies.The band is currently working on their first album which they hope to have out later this year.

assured, mature and confident, a very impressive first record. There's more than enough to impress and more than enough to make you want me more."Review from "Art and Soul" magazine

Columbian Necktie

On Stage Approx 9:45 All the stars in heaven began to glow as Columbian Necktie strutted the stage and regaled the audience with as fine a collection of vi-

On Stage Approx 9:15 Formed in Cambridgeshire UK in 2009, Soulweaver are making a name as one of the tightest, hardest working and entertaining live bands around. With dynamics, quality and intensity,


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Soulweaver contain the essence of classic British rock bands such as Led Zeppelin and Cream but with a contemporary edge that could see them described as the British Foo-Fighters. World beating rock from the UKthat receives regularplay on US, UK, European and Internet radio stations. Recent media comments include: Very Impressive, Cracking Band(Total Rock Radio)

Motor City VipersOn Stage Approx 9:15

The Indigo KingsFRIDAY 24TH AUGUSTOn stage Approx 7:30 Motor City Vipers are an electrifying eight-piece band who lovingly recreate some of the greatest Northern Soul and Motown floor-fillers from the 60s and 70s from The Temptations, Wilson Pickett and Dobie Gray, to The Supremes, Jackie Wilson and Otis Reading The Vipers do it all! Formed early-2009, Motor City Vipers have quickly gained themselves a reputation as a hugely exciting soul band that are in high demand all year round and were very pleased to welcome them to the Beer Festival. The Indigo Kings was formed in early 2011 by the bands bass player and lyrical mastermind Carl, with nothing but a War & Peace sized catalogue of scribbled words about heartache and desire; and an empty barn with a resident polystyrene alligator. Fast forward to 2012 and the 7 piece band play 1930s inspired jazz and irresistible swing rhythms, fused with heart aching blues and a sprinkling of vintage pop. Sweet and saucy harmony vocals meet with gritty lyrics to tell stories of interludes between life and love, whilst smooth sax and classic blues guitar are woven together in the melodic haze with jazz piano to create a foot tapping vintage yet modern sound.

The Nuggets

SATURDAY 25TH AUGUSTOn Stage Approx 8:00 Sixties tribute band The Nuggets have been wowing audiences with their winning blend of sixties pop, soul and R&B classics for more than seven years.The excitement of hearing these much-loved gems played live and loud never fails to energise their audience at pubs, clubs and festivalsacross the country. Fresh from their triumphant appearance at this year's Willow Festival, The Nuggets are delighted to be appearing at the CAMRA Beer Festival and hugely looking forward to supporting The Fab Beatles.

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The Fab BeatlesOn Stage Approx 9:15

Formed in 1991 they have risen through sheer hard work & dedication to be one of the most sought-after Beatles tribute bands in the world today, with concerts performed all over the UK, Europe, Middle East & the Americas. The Fab Beatles show starts with early Hamburg material & goes right through all the singles & album tracks to Let It Be & the break-up, with a repertoire that is second to none! Chosen by the BBC as The Best & commissioned by EMI to promote the Beatles 1 CD. The Fab Beatles pride themselves on professionalism & attention to detail & it's well documented that the Fab's sound is the closest you will ever hear to the originals. The Fab Beatles use only authentic instruments & costume and can now boast to have the very drum-kit Ringo used on The Beatles 1964 American tour no less! Without a doubt, The Fab Beatles are the industry's choice & considered the ultimate standard to aspire to by other acts. See & hear for yourself....... "The Fab Beatles are truly fab & I know because I saw the other lot. Michael Parkinson BBC "I must say, that their presentation of The Beatles is excellent. In fact, I could quite believe that I was actually listening to The Beatles I am sending a copy to Julia, Johns sister".Stan Parkes (John Lennons 1st cousin)

On Stage 14:00 When thinking of what to call the band the guys were just shooting in the dark, thinking of random names writing them down, but nothing felt right to them... until Ricky (vocals) pointed out "Well we're all from the sticks" bingo bongo the rest is history. At the end of the day, the boys love their music and they love to play, giving it everything at every show.

From The Sticks


Phoenix Calling On Stage 15:00

The Mistreated On Stage 16:00

The Cambridgeshire rock band Phoenix Calling deliveran energetic and polished performance ofalternative rock. As a new up-coming band withpromising reviews they are supporting Hawthorne Heightsand are working to record theirfirst EP and video.

Sons of Kal El On Stage 17:00

The Mistreated is a four-piece classic rock covers band based in Cambridgeshire, UK. Fronted by the powerful vocals of Doc, they present wellknown rock songs from the 70s, 80s and 90s to the present day. They strive to deliver awesome rock tracks at the highest standard of musicianship. You can expect to hear tracks by such diverse rock acts as Thin Lizzy, Muse, Led Zeppelin, Ozzy, AC/DC, The Cult and many, many more.

Sons of Kal-El provide professional live performances of refreshing classic hard rock music in the UK. Through performing shows consisting of original songs from their debut album, the band is building up an excellentloyalfan base. The bands musicians have previously been signed to Transcend Records; toured Europe and performed with Steve Vai. Mike Lane Peterborough Beer Festival 2012 15

he organisers of the Peterborough CAMRA Beer Festival are delighted to be able to offer Tipplefair a new venue and would like to thank the Pub History Society for organising the event. Tipplefair has been running since the 1990's in Milton Keynes and more recently in Buckingham and is seen as the most popular event of its kind for collectors of breweriana and drink related ephemera. Tipplefair 2012 will host exhibitors from around the country who will be selling everything from Guinness collectables, pump clips, beer mats and glasses to ephemera, brewery playing cards and bottles. In fact, a whole host of drink related items from near and far. There will also be a number of interest societies in attendance including the Brewery History Society, British Brewery Playing Card Society, Association for British



Brewery Collectables and of course the Pub History Society who will be coordinating things. Tipplefair will also be launching the new 'Roll out the barrel DVD by the British Film Institute which is a compilation of films from the 1940's to the 1980s based around the British pub. Tipplefair 2012 will be located in the Hospitality area on Saturday 25th Aug from 12pm until 5pm.

f you are driving, have kiddies that need refreshing or just want a change from alcohol then head for the Escape Bar a dedicated soft drinks bar were you will find a range of soft drinks to suit both adult and Childrens tastes. Soft drinks include Lemonade, Coke, Orange Juice, Britvic 55, Pepsi, Fanta, Tango, Sprite, J2O, 7UP, Ribena, Appletise,Lucozade Ginger Beer, Victorian Lemonade and many others. Fruit drinks for the children will be priced at just 50 pence each as will bottles of still and sparkling water (Remember you will pay up to 2


ESCAPE BAR 2012a bottle for water at many non-CAMRA festivals). Also on sale will be Pipers Crisps, Cadburys Dairy Milk, Kit Kat, Maltesers, Polos, Twirl, Mini Cheddars, Peanuts, Dry Roasted, Pork Scratchings, Quavers, Hula Hoops, Bacon Fries, Scampi Fries and Cheesy Wotsits. We will have a small selection of cigarettes, hand-rolling tobacco, papers, cigars and lighters. If you fancy a glass of alcohol-free apple juice then you will find a selection on the Cider & Perry Bar and alcohol-free beer can be found on the Bottled Beer Bar. Peterborough Beer Festival 2012 17

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BEER LIST!Singles Bar At this years Beer Festival we will be having a singles bar, but before you all get too excited, its not the kind of singles bar where you can possibly meet someone with a view to developing a deep and meaningful relationship, its even better than that. There will be a bar with about 30 one off beers and when they are gone, they are gone. The kind of beers available will vary from 2.5% beers, which may taste very nice but we might struggle to sell 3 firkins of it, up to 10% ales which again will probably taste great but how much of it can we shift? There will also be one offs that certain brewers we have spoken to have found lurking in their cold stores and are still in date such as festival specials from other beer festivals or unusual dark flavoured beers that no publican is brave enough to buy. There will only be 10 to 15 on at any time so you may have to visit more than once. The beers are highlighted in the lists on the forthcoming pages in BLUE. The singles bar will be located on Bar 1 on the very first bay. See you there. They also will not all be on at the same time. So keep checking whats on. Dave Botton Ghost Ship 4.5%

4 T s Warrington, Cheshire Chinook 3.5%Presumably brewed with Chinook Hops

A delicious Pale Ale with a good assertive bitterness and a malty backbone



Sole Star


A classic ale made with German hops. Easy drinking for such a high gravity ale

A full-flavoured and great tasting pale amber beer, with a light floral/cirtus aroma and gentle caramel notes.

Southwold Bitter Abbey Ales Bath, Somerset Bath Star 5%Golden brown bitter brewed from the finest Maris Otter malt and finished with Cascade hops and is named after the brewerys only pub The Star Inn,


Beautiful copper-coloured beer, late and dry-hopped with Fuggles for a distinctive, lingering hoppiness.

Tally Ho!


Brewed with Pale Ale, Crystal and Brown malts. A dark Mahogany red in colour with a rich, fruity aroma.



Topaz Gold


Notably hoppy ale which is light to medium-bodied, clean-tasting, refreshingly dry, with a balancing sweetness.

Brand new offering from this well established Suffolk brewery. So new we don't even have a strength for it!

Adnams Southwold, Suffolk Broadside 4.7%Brewed with Pale Ale malt and First Gold hops, Broadside is a dark ruby red beer rich in fruitcake aromas, almonds and conserved fruit.

Arbor Kingswood, Bristol Yakima Valley


An American IPA, They used twice as many hops as they put into their Imperial IPA. Then dry-hopped with another few kilos, just for good measure.



Suffused with the aromas of a grapefruit grove. The citrus attack will burst on your palate as the hops deliver their fruity bitterness.

Ascot Ales Camberley, Surrey Anastasia Imperial Stout 8%SINGLES BAR Deep black with a tan head. It has aromas of roasted coffee and chocolate. Flavour is lightly roasted with dried fruits and liquorice

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the beer listAureole Ale 3.3% Neck Oil Smog RocketA Smoked Porter

the beer list4.3% 5.4%Golden in colour with citrus and floral aroma and flavour from the Summit hops. Dry finish. Quenching, Moreish, delicious best bitter

Blackjack Manchester Ace High I.P.A.


Red I.P.A.


New Micro from Manchester. Beers brewed by an ex brewer from Marble Brewery with a 'Card Game' theme

A red/amber coloured IPA with a hoppy aroma. Flavour is sweet orange fruits with hints of caramel.

Binghams Ruscombe, BerkshireSINGLES BAR

Austendyke Weston Hills, LincolnshireNEW BREWERY

Blue Bell Whaplode St Catherine, Lincs. Frightened Pheasant 3.7%Brewed with Maris Otter malt and a well balanced selection of hops, its strength belies it's flavour.

Ginger Doodle Stout


Long Lane Bitter


Infused with root ginger to produce a stout with the refreshing zing of ginger.

Brand new brewery from deepest Lincolnshire

Old Honesty


Space Hoppy I.P.A.


Barngates Barngates, Cumbria Tenacious Ted 3.8%Amber-coloured ale with a vibrant hop character on the nose and palate. Bittersweet and moreish. Named after a Jack Russell

A pale golden ale and the hops impart a citrus flavour to make this beer hugely refreshing.

A traditional well balanced beer brewed using premium Maris Otter malt & four hop varieties, including Fuggles, to give a full bodied rounded bitterness.

Twyford Tipple


Easy drinking tawny coloured bitter which has a satisfying malty flavour with a citrus hop finish

Blue Monkey Ilkeston, Derbyshire Black Howler 5.9%Brand new Strong ale from this popular Ilkeston Brewery

Westmoreland Gold


Black Iris Derby, DerbyshireNEW BREWERY

Sun-golden ale, with a distinctly fruity and hoppy nose. Crisp, with a lingering, bittersweet palate.



Krasny Red


An infinitely satisfying pale ale, brewed with Citra hops from the USA for a punchy hop presence.

Batemans Wainfleet, Lincs Dark Mild 3%A creamy mild with a fruity palate, some roast character and a hoppy finish.

The red colour comes from Vienna and Crystal malts. The beer is finished off with big hoppy, fruity flavours that come through huge additions of international hops.



Peregrine Pale


Salem Porter


A porter with a dry roast, nutty palate and rich malty aftertaste

Brewers Gold & Pioneer hops create a refreshing citrus bitterness

This beer is designed to have very broad appeal, satisfying drinkers who like traditional, copper coloured session beers whilst also having a punchy hop presence to put a smile on the face of hop-lovers everywhere!

Summer Swallow


Black Paw Bishop Aukland, County Durham Parragon 2.8%Low gravity offering from this new North East Micro

Boggart Hole Clough Manchester Cascade 4%A bitter hoppy session ale made with an abundance of Cascade hops.

Light, crisp, golden and thirst quenching, conjuring up images of those lazy summer days

Polar Paw


Rum Porter




A distinctive, well balanced bitter, with a refreshing dry bitterness on the palate and pleasing hoppy finish

A dark ale with a bitter-sweet taste complemented by a pleasing hop aroma and aftertaste. Brewed with select English hops, this is a good honest traditional ale.

A classic porter with a smooth roast finish, enhanced by a sweet spicy hop taste, complemented with a hint of dark rum.



Superb strong bitter with a complex palate, consisting of a delicate aroma of hops delightfully balanced by a prominent malty character

Black Sheep Masham, North Yorkshire Ale 4.4%Full flavoured premium bitter, with a rich fruity aroma

SundanceSINGLES BAR No tasting notes available


Bays Paignton, Devon Devon Dumpling

Bitter 5.1%


Botanist Richmond, LondonNEW BREWERY

A well hopped, light golden best bitter with a distinctive, dry, taste

Night PorterSINGLES BAR Rich & Dark with a complex flavour


A strong golden beer with a fresh hop character. This ale has a smooth taste with a balanced sweetness.

Golden Sheep Riggwelter

3.9% 5.9%

A refreshing ale particularly suited to summer drinking Deep chestnut brown colour with an aroma of freshly roasted coffee.



Queen CharlotteGerman Kolsch style beer


Topsail is a well balanced beer, deep amber in colour with a subtle sweetness throughout.

Brass Castle Pocklington, East YorkshireNEW BREWERY

Beavertown De Beauvoir, London N1NEW BREWERY

Blackhill Stanley, County DurhamNEW BREWERY



8 BallAn IPA from London 20 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012


Brass ThillFruity & Spicey ale


Refreshing, Hop laden Golden ale infused with a wave of Citrus notes

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the beer listSunshine 5.7% By the Horns Summerstown, London, SW17NEW BREWERY Bitterness balanced by a malt sweetness and dry hopping rounds out the aroma

Bobby on the Wheat


Brew Company Sheffield, South Yorkshire Hop Ripper 4.3%Aromas of melon and floral, grassy hoppiness in-mouth along with some floral notes

Hazy light golden colour with a tiny bobbly white head. Light fresh fruit aroma with a slightly smokey flavour, peaches and summery berries and a dry finish

Yellow Rose


Cairngorm Aviemore, Morayshire Seasonal ?.?%No tasting notes available

Golden, Hoppy, Fruity and very drinkable

Brewsters Grantham, Lincolnshire Decadence 4.4%A golden ale with a hint of malt sweetness from caramalt. Passionfruit and grapefruit aromas on the nose.

Trade Winds


The Largest Brewery in the Smallest County.

Light golden in colour with a high proportion of wheat giving the beer a clean fresh taste



Castle Rock Nottingham Egret


A pale hoppy brew with a fresh floral hop character from a blend of English and American hops.

Strong pale pilsner style cask ale. Soft hop and subtle dry finish.

Hopticale IllusionGood hoppy session bitter

4% 6%

Harvest Pale



Kilned malt with a blend of American hops. The hops are very noticeable and lead to a crisp aftertaste.

FESTIVAL SPECIAL 2012 offering brewed by our illustrious cellar team

Major Arthur Lawrence Rook MC 4.2%Fruity and floral pale ale made with Polish Sybilla hops.

Wheat WatcherSINGLES BAR A Raspberry Wheat beer


Castor Castor, Cambs. Edmund Tyrell Artis


Bristol Beer Factory Bristol Bitter Californian 4.5%Tangy tea malt, bitter with citrus orange coming through on the finish.

Ginger and bitter taste, slight citrus hops, a refreshing bitter.

Core AleFESTIVAL SPECIAL Light and hoppy.




SINGLES BAR Amarillo, Cascade & Centennial hops give beautiful aromas of tropical fruits and pine resins



SINGLES BAR Beer Festival organiser's birthday brew

West Coast Red


A red ale from the West Coast I presume?

Old ScarlettA dark bitter with a fresh fruity taste


Brown Cow Barlow, North Yorks. Captain Oates Mild 4.5%SINGLES BAR Mix of malts and oats giving a wonderful depth of flavour, well balanced with undertones of coffee and chocolate and a full finish

Chough Lizard, Cornwall Kynance Blonde


A well balanced malt and hop aroma with a crisp palate and underlying estery malt fruitiness.

Lizard Storm


P.B.F.35 Pale AleFESTIVAL SPECIAL No tasting notes available


A rich malt and hop aroma with an underlying spice and fruit flavour.

Thriller in Vanilla


Church End Nuneaton, Warwickshire Can't See the Join ?.?%FESTIVAL SPECIAL One for Eric & Ernie??

We are extremely proud of our brewing expertise at The Grainstore Brewery. We endeavor to produce beers that are popular with the drinker, and give very little problem to the publican, both in the cellar and at the tap.The Grainstore Brewery, Station Approach, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6EJ Tel: 01572 770065

Rich porter brewed with fresh vanilla pods complimenting the complex dark malts. 22 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

the beer listForbidden Fruit 4.1% CitraClean, Zesty & Quaffable.

the beer list3.9% 4.2% Digfield Barnwell, Northants. Barnwell Bitter 4%Amber beer with a malty finish and caramel notes.

A golden bitter brewed with real grapefruit

Elland Elland, West Yorkshire Amnesia 5.8%Golden coloured special pale ale bursting with citruscharged hop aromas and flavours.

Colchester Wakes Colne, EssexNEW BREWERY

Yakima Gold

Hoppy aroma of grapefruit and pineapple.

Festival SpecialFESTIVAL SPECIAL No tasting notes available


Double Brown


FESTIVAL SPECIAL Latest offering from this micro, established in 2011

Dancing Duck Derby, Derbyshire Ducks Courage 5%Brand new offering from this Derby based Micro brewery

Nocturne 4.4% 4.5%


March Hare Shacklebush

MetropolisA superb golden hoppy beer.

3.9% 4.2%

A straw coloured premium ale with a subtle fruit flavour A mid-brown beer with a hoppy bitterness



A rich full-bodied stout brewed with roast barley, black malt and oats, blended with one English and one American hop variety give a crisp, fruity, slightly-spiced flavour.

Red Diesel

Hoppy bitterness and aroma balanced with strong malt notes.

Northern Sky


A touch of roasted malt with a building bitterness and strong sweet backbone

Nice Weather for Ducks


Collingham Wetherby, West YorkshireNEW BREWERY

A copper coloured, fruity, summer ale packed full of flavour.

Double Top Worksop, Nottinghamshire The Lipstick 4%Brewed with Challenger and Willamette hops.

Pale golden bitter featuring Simcoe hops. It has a full citrus flavour and a long hoppy finish.

Artisan's Ale


SINGLES BAR Second ale from this brand new micro

Dark Star Ansty, West Sussex Ardennes Pale 5.8%SINGLES BAR A straw coloured beer with pale ale & wheat malt, liberally hopped with Saaz, Hallertau and Styrian goldings

Treble 20Three of these and you hit 180!!!!!


Flowerpots Cheriton, Hampshire Elder Ale 3.8%SINGLES BAR A dry beer, very light in colour, with a hint of elderflower. Refreshing and fragrant

Journeyman Conwy Conwy, Gwynedd Honey Fayre


Driftwood St. Agnes, Cornwall Alfie's Revenge 6.5%Dark copper brown with aromas of floral and caramel. Flavour is caramel, mildly spicy with a hint of treacle.

Flowerpots I.P.A.


Brand new micro from West Yorkshire



A strong fruity hop flavour which balances the weight of malt.


Pale golden ale with a strong floral aroma and elderflower notes from the Cascade hops

Lou's Brew


Light, hoppy, citrus and grassy aromas.

Whistle Blower


It is dry in flavour with the sweetness of the honey emerging in the aroma leading to a pleasing bitter finish

Hylder Blonde


A delicate and lightly hopped beer with the fresh fruitiness of South Downs elderflowers

Elgoods Wisbech, Cambridgeshire 4 by Paw Hundred 4.4%One of the Dog Decathlon series

A dark amber with smooth sweet maltiness, medium hopping and moderate bitterness.

Copper Dragon Skipton, North Yorkshire Golden Pippin 3.9%A refreshing blonde beer brewed using a specially selected hop to create a citrus flavour.



An American Pale Ale using a blend of Centennial, Liberty, Cascade, and Citra aroma hops.

Black Dog Mild


Forge Hartland, Devon DiscoveryBrand new brew from Cornwall

3.8% 4.3%

Crystal malt and roast barley to give it a full roast flavour, which is balanced with Fuggles hops.




Deep gold in colour with an amber tinge, a thirstquenching ale with a smooth hoppy finish.

Dartmoor Princetown, Devon I.P.A. 4%Aroma of sweet herbal orange and fruit with hops. Smooth light thin body

Black Eagle Imperial Stout


SINGLES BAR The main characters of the Imperial stout are bitter chocolate with rum & raisin.

Golden colour, light and hoppy citrus notes with a hint of elderflower and a bitter finish

Cornish Crown Badgers Cross, CornwallNEW BREWERY

Jail Ale


Golden Newt


Fox Heacham, Norfolk Festival SpecialFESTIVAL SPECIAL No tasting notes available




Pale Golden Colour with medium bitterness and strong Hop aroma. Citrus Finish

A full bodied mid-brown beer with a well-rounded flavour and a sweet aftertaste.

Prominent hop character; a blend of Fuggles, Goldings and Cascade to bring the delicate flavours and aromas to the fore.

St. Michael's Bitter


Presumably named after St Michaels Mount

Dawkins Timsbury, Somerset Alederflower 4%Presumably contains Elderflower

Cross Bay Morcambe, LancashireNEW BREWERY

The One Muskebeer


Sand PilotFloral & spicy with a distinct aroma.

4.1% 5%

Golden, aromatic, herbal & spicy. Full in flavour yet highly refreshing.


Distinct tropical aroma. Zesty fruit flavours.

Derby Derby, Derbyshire Hop Till You Drop Quintessential

3.9% 5.8%

Polished blonde, with fruity overtones and a dry finish. Well rounded with fruit and citrus flavours.

Crouch Vale South Woodham Ferrers, Essex Brewer's Gold 4%Hoppy beer with aromas of tropical fruits. 24 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

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the beer listGrace & Favour 4.2% Geeves Barnsley, South YorkshireNEW BREWERY The name of the sequel to Are you being served. As for the beer, no tasting notes available

Gunwale Dance


Red Poll


The Red Poll is a dual-purpose breed of cattle developed in England in the latter half of the 19th century

A pale ale with a rich malty body, dry, fresh and quite crisp, then a flowery light hop.

Smokey Joe


Full Mash Stapleford, Nottinghamshire Illuminati 4.2%A well rounded pale ale with a full bodied hop flavour and a refreshing zesty finish

SINGLES BAR Stout made with several different malts. Chocolate and slightly smokey aroma, which leads into the dry and quite bitter flavour.

Red Dog


Amber ale with a hint of red. Slightly malty with a good hops aroma

Glastonbury Somerton, Somerset Mystery Tor 3.8%A light golden ale packed with zesty, fruity hops to give a refreshing citrus hop flavour.

Fullers Chiswick, London W4 London Pride 4.1%Aroma is faint malt and caramel and some citrus. Taste is light bitter. Body is creamy and smooth and is has a long finish of malt and caramel.

Thriller PorterSINGLES BAR A Dark ale


Wild RiverDouble Hopped Pale Ale


Gloucester Gloucester Gloucester Gold Mariner

4.1% 4.4%

Aroma of citrus fruit, cereal malts and grassy hops. A distinctly smooth, malty and hoppy copper ale

Fyne Ales Achadunan, Argyll Cloud Burst 4.3%FESTIVAL SPECIAL Drink plenty of these inside the festival and hope we dont have many outside

Grafters Willingham by Stow, Lincolnshire Golden 4.3%Slight bitter throughout with a hoppy flourish at the end

Fladda RockA Blonde IPA

5.5% 3.5%

Luvly JubbliesA Jubilee Beer

4.2% 3.6%


Delicate nose of straw, light grass and faintly toasted dough. Light sweet flavour with a sturdy bitterness of grass and pale hay


A very light citrus beer, made from pale malt and torrified wheat

Sublime Stout


SINGLES BAR A traditional stout with flavours of coffee, chocolate with some smokiness.

Great Heck Heck, North Yorkshire Dark Force Treason Stout 5.4%SINGLES BAR Complex stout, unusual for the style, it is brewed with a high proportion of wheat as well as malted barley.

Superior I.P.A. Garage Plympton, DevonNEW BREWERY


Deep amber colour with aromas of apricot and peach.

Stormin' Norman


Strong golden ale with hoppy, fruity notes and a dry finish

Firkin Folly


Supreme Overlord


Amber in colour, refreshing, clean to the palate, with a dry hoppy finish.

A clean, dry, hoppy golden ale brewed with four varieties of American hops

Young BobA Strong IPA




SINGLES BAR Pale, hoppy session beer with 8 Hop varieties

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the beer listGreen Duck Stourbridge, West MidlandsNEW BREWERY

Hawkshead Staveley, Cumbria Brodies Prime 4.9%A porter

Drunken Duck


Pale gold light ale, slightly sweet malts with an overriding lemon and lime edge. Finish is moderately bitter.



Duck Blonde


Complex golden ale with wild fruit flavours, hoppy leading to a bitter finish

Aroma comes with coriander and lemony citrus hop. Flavours are light herbal and citrus hop over a subtle sweet honey malt.

Windermere Pale Ale


Very pale ale, light body with lots of citrus and fruity hop flavours

Green Jack Lowestoft, Suffolk Flower Power 6%FESTIVAL SPECIAL Limited edition Elderflower ale

Highland Swannay by Evie, Orkney Orkney I.P.A. 4.8%British IPA, fruity, malty and with a classic bitter finish

Golden Best Ripper

3.8% 8.5%

Orkney Porter


A golden pale ale with a crisp, dry with aromatic hops. Strong, sweet and fruity with a warming finish

SINGLES BAR Coffee and chocolate dominate with a hint of smoke lending complexity

Scapa Special


Gun Dog Daventry, Northants.NEW BREWERY

A satisfying pale ale, wholesome maltiness and a hint of spices

Booze Hound


A rich pale with a sweet full texture. Citrus aromas and a bitter bite make this a perfectly rounded ale

Hook Norton Hook Norton, Oxfordshire Hooky 3.5%A subtly balanced, golden bitter, hoppy to the nose, malty on the palate, dry floral finish

Jack's Spaniels


Blonde session ale. Smells like nectar with a fruity, floral aroma.

Old Hooky


Fruity by nature, with a well rounded body

Hackney London E2NEW BREWERY



Hop Back Salisbury, Wiltshire Heracles 2.8%This golden beer is truly strong in flavour while low in alcohol. Maris Otter gives its characteristic silky, biscuity maltiness, quickly followed up by the delicate spicy lemon of East Kent and Styrian Goldings

This beer has a rich malt base giving it a warm amber colour. It is brewed with American aroma hops that make it refreshing and hoppy.

Best Bitter Harveys Lewes, Sussex Lewes Castle Brown Ale


Summer Lightning (Special Edition) 5%A special version of a regular beer

A traditional British bitter with a full bodied flavour

Hop Studio Elvington, East Yorkshire 4.8%NEW BREWERY

A traditional full malty 'brown ale' with coffee and liquorice notes



Sussex Best Bitter


A well-balanced session bitter with a hint of caramel and a prominent hop character

A light, crisp and hoppy ale with a hint of sauvignon. Maris Otter Pale Malt and Carapils provide a light malty base for aromatic flora



Havant Cowplain, Hampshire Finished 5%Finished is an ale to be considered and enjoyed like reading the Sunday papers in a wing back leather chair.

Aroma with lots of fresh lemon and light malts. Sweet flavour with some dried lemon, mild grass and floral hops.



Stopped Dancing


Golden summer ale, light, crisp and fruity

SINGLES BAR Plenty of tangy, ripe fruits in the nose. Flavour comes with some citrus and marmalade. Moderately sweet finish with some melon, citrus and slight grassy bitterness.

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the beer listHopshackle Market Deeping, Lincs. Black Mule 7%A hybrid between an Imperial IPA and an Imperial Porter. A dark ruby beer with an intense hop flavour .

the beer listIlkley Ilkley, West Yorkshire Gold 3.9%A light golden ale with a floral, citrus flavours and a delicate bitter finish

Yorkshire Gold Lincoln Green NottinghamNEW BREWERY


A light hoppy bitter. Chinook hops give citrus notes.

Magic Rocks Oakes, West Yorkshire Curious 3.9%Flavourful and well balanced golden ale with zesty citrus notes, tropical fruits and a hoppy tone throughout

Colonel Gojo




FESTIVAL SPECIAL Golden ale with Challenger, Fuggles & Golding Hops

A dark golden coloured light refreshing summer beer with orange, citrus, mango & Vanilla flavours

Hood Best Bitter


A classic English style bitter, giving a full-rounded bitterness with a gentle floral aroma

Mallinsons Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Citra 3.8%A very pale ale, grapefruit and light mango nose, with a bitter hoppy citrus taste

Extra Special Bitter


A dark amber coloured bitter with an aroma full of malt and hop with a hint of liquorice.

Inveralmond Perth, Perthshire Inkie Pinkie 3.7%Inkie Pinkie is an old Scottish term for 'light beer'.

Village Green


Brand new offering from this newest Nottinghamshire micro

Danger Hops


Restoration 2010SINGLES BAR Belgian Strong Ale 2010 Vintage




Golden copper coloured ale, which has a thick and creamy off-white head that laces your glass all the way to the bottom, leaving you wanting more

Liverpool Craft Liverpool, Merseyside I.P.A. 5%A Scouse IPA

Pale straw, with a hoppy passion fruit and mango nose, a bitter strong taste and a long bitter citrus finish.



Restoration 2011SINGLES BAR Belgian Strong Ale 2011 Vintage

10% Jo Cs West Barsham, Norfolk Bitter Old Bustard 4.3% 3.8%This russet coloured ale carries sweet, nutty biscuit flavours coming through a smooth caramelised malt body

Viking Lizard Treleaver, Cornwall An Gof


Dark amber beer with caramel, malt and bitter notes

Very pale blonde colour with a fresh hoppy citrus aroma. The taste is tart citrus hop and the finish is long and intensely bitter.


A burnished gold coloured beer with a strong aroma of citrus fruit and malt . The taste is tangy tart fruit with a malty- bitter finish


Marble Manchester Ginger


Norfolk Kiwi


Strong Cornish ale with rich smoky flavours and a hop complement

Amber and clear. Soft oily nose with a strong ginger aroma. Sharp bite from the ginger from a clean and decent bitter finish

Humpty Dumpty Reedham, Norfolk E.A.P.A. 4.6%Amber best bitter with a massive dry-hop addition of Amarillo hops for a citrusy hop bouquet.

A clear golden orange body. Slightly buttery, biscuity malt and citrus hop profile. Some grassiness in the finish with a light pithy lemon note.

Helford River


LagondaHoppy but not overly bitter

5% 6%

Session ale with an intensely fruity aroma and taste

Longdog Basingstoke, HampshireNEW BREWERY

Welcut Mild

Bad EggFESTIVAL SPECIAL No tasting notes available


Kelham Island Sheffield, South Yorkshire Firestarter 3.8%SINGLES BAR Brewed with attitude this Porter packs a smoky punch thanks to the addition of German Rauch malt. Toasted malts add a dark colour, body and sweetness

Brindle Bitter


A mid copper coloured. Spicy aroma and a good, malty background and a herbal, bitter finish

SINGLES BAR Aroma is toffee with some orange citrus hops. Flavour is more deep toffee with some light liquorice and dark fruits.

Golden Poacher


Hunters Ipplepen, Devon Black Jack


Pale Rider


A golden beer with crisp citrus aroma and flavour backed up by a subtle sweetness from the malt.

Mauldons Sudbury, Suffolk Black Adder 5.3%The nose is chocolate, dark fruit, charcoal and soap. The taste is chocolate, liquorice, fruits and roasted malt with a dry finish.

Premium strong but light stout that is well balanced with a caramel undertone

Well balanced, strong and fruity ale flavoured with north American hops

Lamplight Porter


Denbury Dreamer Royal Hunt

4.1% 5.5%

White RiderA cloudy wheat beer


Malt flavours, hoppy and bitter with a light floral finish. Brewed to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. A premium strong ale, amber in colour with a bitter sweet finish

SINGLES BAR Chocolate and coffee notes from the malt are balanced by a solid hoppy bitterness from English Goldings hops

Blackberry Porter


Le Brewery Normandy, France Deccadance 6%FESTIVAL SPECIAL No tasting notes available

Lord Conrad Dry Drayton, Cambs. Gubbins 4%A real mixed bag much like its name with a hint of spice.

A balanced hop aroma and rich blend of chocolate and roast flavours that give way to a subtle sweet fruit finish.

Silver Adder


Aroma is quite bitter with grassy hops, yeast, and alcohol. Similar flavours with some caramel and treacle

Iceni Ickburgh, Norfolk Fine Soft day Iceni Gold

Slap N' Tickle 6.6%Brand new summer brew

4.3% Milk Street Frome, Somerset Mermaid 4.1%A fruity aroma with hops, berry and fruits. More fruit and hops prominent in the flavour with a dry malt finish.

4% 5%


Fruity and sweet with light floral notes A strong ale with a crisp, fruity and sweet notes; deceptive for its strength

A real traditional English milk stout style, reminiscent of Makeson & Jubilee.

Lytham Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire British Pride 4.2%A subtle easy drinking premium strength pale ale

Many HopsFESTIVAL SPECIAL How many though???


Leeds Leeds, West Yorkshire Samba 3.7%Using malts more usually associated with lager, with some floral hops in the aroma



Zig Zag


Caramel flavours lead to a hoppy burst and a long, dry finish.

Hoppy and slightly spiced aroma. Dark coloured and rich on the palate, spicy with a dry peppery and bitter chocolate roast finish.

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the beer listMilton Milton, Cambs AbeonaFESTIVAL SPECIAL Pale, hoppy & satisfyingly bitter

the beer listHMS Queen Elizabeth 5.7% 6% Sentinel 3.8%A hoppy blonde beer with passion fruit aroma. Jubilee ale. Brand new beer from this Ilkeston based micro

Ole Slewfoot Hainford, Norfolk Citraville A.P.A. 3.9%Loaded with Citra hops for a peach and tropical fruit aroma and flavour.

RMS Olympic 3.9%SINGLES BAR Olympic ale.



Nottingham Radford, Nottingham Rock Bitter 3.8%Aroma is herbal, spicy, hoppy, floral and quite malty. Flavour is fruits, wood, earth, some floral notes as well.

Yellow colour. Aroma: lemon, citrus fruits, floral. Flavour: light sweet, tangerines, biscuits.

Orange Blossom Special Honey Ale


TirpitzFESTIVAL SPECIAL A wheat beer






Initial citrus hit with honey coming through and then in contrast the sharp bitterness of orange

Clear bronze colour. The initial hoppiness is balanced with a long fruity, malty finish.

Leafy British hop flavour, light tea, malty caramel sweetness with a dry, bitter linger.

Mr. Grundy's Derby, Derbyshire Lord Kitchener 5.5%Tastes of banana and toffee. Sweet flavour, rich toast, some ripe fruits, grape skins, heavy dough, mild caramel.

New-k-Ham Peter Grant Flotsam & Jetsam


SINGLES BAR Wheat beer with a slightly hazy golden colour and an off-white of head. Banana notes in the nose

Oakham Peterborough Bishop's Farewell

Otley Cylfynydd, Mid Glamorgan Motley Brew 7.5%SINGLES BAR Chestnut red in colour and infused with sweet notes of malt, caramel and citrus fruits


A strong premium beer of structured quality dominated by elaborate fruity hop notes, with a dry finish.

O2 Crose O


Citra Norfolk Brewhouse Hindringham, NorfolkNEW BREWERY




Straw coloured, pale sharp bitter with citrusy overtones

A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.

Golden colour with aroma of fruits, some honey and vanilla. Flavour is more of the same

Moon Gazer Golden




Muirhouse Ilkeston, Derbyshire Buzzard Bitter 4%A light red hoppy ale

A golden ale with a fresh, citrus aroma and well-hopped character, with fruit and hop flavours



Moon Gazer Ruby


FESTIVAL SPECIAL No tasting notes available but I see fancy dress and body paint.

Black IPA heavily hopped with American Chinook and Columbus hops. Pine hops on the nose with a little liquorice and treacle in the mouth.

Foundaries I.P.A.Pure like hot steel


A ruby-coloured bitter with a rich, roasted aroma and a full, malty body, resulting in a full-bodied mouthfeel.

Green Devil I.P.A.


Navigation NottinghamNEW BREWERY

North Riding Brewpub Scarborough,North Yorks.

Amazing hop harvest aroma with tropical fruit bursting through. juicy, fruity and superbly hoppy bitter dry finish.

Palmers Bridport, Dorset Dorset Gold Tally Ho!

4.5% 5.5%

Banana aroma, honey flavour with a dry, tangy finish Aroma is sweet berry fruit. Flavour is chewy toffee followed by a herby, bitter-sweet dry finish



Classic .I.P.A.


BountifulSINGLES BA A mild, infused with coconut.


Aroma is complex hoppy and intense fruits beautifully dry and amazingly zesty.

A straw-coloured ale with powerful citrus fruit balanced with malty sweetness and robust bitter flavours

J.H.B. 4.6% Scarlett MaCaw

3.8% 4.4%

Pale Ale



Dry hoppy finish with soft fruit flavours Gooseberries and fruit to taste leaving a sharp bitter crisp & hoppy finish

Panther Reepham, Norfolk Ginger Panther 3.7%A fiery ginger wheat beer

Pale straw in colour, with a distinctive fruity nose, well hopped which blends itself to a sharp dry finish

Cricketers Rest In Peace IPA. Lager and Munich malt, Aussie Galaxy hops

Panther Cub


Fat Lads Junior Chocolate Mild 4.5%SINGLES BAR Slightly weaker version of last years bronze winning mild with real chocolate!

Nene Valley Oundle, Northants.NEW BREWERY

Untouchable I.P.A. Warspite

9% 6.5%

SINGLES BAR Brand new low gravity ale from this brewery.

Super sweet peachy aroma, packed full of sticky hops Cloudy light orange. Strong fruity nose. Soft fruit flavours and grapefruit and dry on the finish.



Spicy, grapefruit, lemon, and pine aromas. Good body with a hint of sweetness well balanced by a robust bitter aftertaste.

Posher Up North


Parish Burrough on the Hill, Leics Baz's Bonce Blower 12%Deep red brown with liquorice and brown sugar aroma.

Festival Special TBCNo tasting notes available

?.?% 4.1%

FESTIVAL SPECIAL Maris Otter and US Simcoe hops. Pale, hoppy & quite bitter.

Festival Special TBC Oldershaws Grantham CaskadeNo tasting notes available.

4.8% 4.6%


On Yer Bike


North Star Ilkeston, DerbyshireNEW BREWERY

Lightly bitter, subtly floral with zesty citrus, soft fruits and spices

A full bodied, well rounded beer with a warm malty finish.

Hint of roasted and caramel flavours from the crystal malt. A subtle spicy aroma and refreshing bitter aftertaste.



Chariots 2012Olympic ale.

4.2% 4.3%

Newby Wyke Grantham, Lincs Banquo 3.8%Citrus and bitter with spicy notes.

SINGLES BAR A ruby-coloured bitter with a rich, spicy, roasted aroma and a full, malty body, resulting in a full-bodied mouthfeel.

Penzance Crowlas, Cornwall Jolly Farmers 3.9%A light, hoppy ale. A fairly dry finish from the Cascade and Willamette hops.

Posh Blonde

FESTIVAL SPECIAL Deliciously crisp and refined lager-style beer

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the beer listPotion No. 9 4% George's Pebble 3.5%A light, golden, hoppy session bitter. Fuggles and Pilgrim go into the boil with pale ale malt. Perle and Amarillo hop is added later. SINGLES BAR Dark mild, light hop, late hopped with Boadicea. Blackcurrant and chocolate.

Pheasantry East Markham, Notts.NEW BREWERY



B. B. P. A.

3.8% 4%

Amber ale, high hop, late hopped with Cascade and Summit. Contains wheat and may have a slight haze.

Smooth tasting copper coloured beer. Brewed from Maris Otter Malt, Pheasantry Pale Ale is a pale coloured smooth tasting beer.

Red Squirrel Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Hopfest 3.8%Light golden ale with a floral/citrus aroma and elderflower notes

Purple Moose Porthmadog, Gwynedd Dark Side of the Moose 4.6%SINGLES BAR Deep malt flavour from roasted barley and a fruity bitterness from Bramling Cross hops.

London Porter


SINGLES BAR Dark brown, roasted barley, rich chocolate, creamy.

Summer Daze


Snowdonia Ale


Pale golden colour, light and smooth on the palate, highly refreshing with biscuity and malty flavours.

Refreshing pale ale brewed with pale and crystal malt with a delicate combination of Pioneer, Styrian Goldings and Lubelski hops.

Reedly Hallows Burnley, LancashireNEW BREWERY



Filly Close BlondeFruity and bitter with a spicy finish.


Refreshing pale ale brewed using Cascade hops with the added indulgence of elderflowers.

Raw Brewing Co. Staveley, Derbyshire Citra 4.4%Brewed with Citra Hops

Revolutions Castleford, West Yorkshire Identity 6%Strong English ale full of English hops with a subtle spicy finish

Pacific Ghost I.P.A.


London Calling Manifesto

4.5% 6%

A New Zealand hopped version of Grey Ghost IPA it has a refreshing lemon citrus aroma with a smooth lingering bitter aftertaste.

Golden ale named after a legendary album SINGLES BAR A strong, rich, dark stout. Coffee aroma, with some fruity hop. Bright, sharp flavour, goes into roasty malt.

PALMERSTON ARMS82 Oundle Rd, Peterborough, PE2 9PA Tel: 01733 565 865

Solstice Summer Ale


Munich and caramalt give this beer a sweet malty base and a deep golden colour. German hops give a pleasant bitterness.

Ravenscroft Special


A hoppy, pale session ale infused with fruity hop flavours and aromas.

Rebel Brewing Co. Penryn, CornwallNEW BREWERY

14 Ever-changing Real Ales served direct from the cask.See our cellar through the glass wall behind the bar!l: Opening times over the festiva

80/- Scotch AleA dark & malty scotch ale

5% 4%

Rockingham Blatherwyke, Northants Hop Devil Extra Special 4.8%FESTIVAL SPECIAL Stronger version of a regular beer

Cornish SunsetA hoppy golden ale

White Rabbit


10am - 12midnight everydayA selection of cold snacks will be available

Red Brewery Great Staughton, Cambs.NEW BREWERY

A blonde beer with Galaxy hops from Australia and Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand

All Saints Ale


Premium ale, garnet, balanced hop, late hopped with Progress and Goldings.

Roosters Knaresborough, N Yorks Buckeye 3.5%An easy-drinking, well-hopped pale ale, brewed with a blend of American and New Zealand hops.

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the beer listPentathlonA five hop India Pale Ale

5% 4.3%

Pioneer Stout



Pale coloured premium aromatic bitter. Soft bitterness. Aromas of lychees and tropical fruit,

Deep roasted malt flavours, bitumen with a black coffee break then overlaid with a hint of sweet plums. Good long dry finish



Roosters/Odell Knaresborough & FortCollins

Pale golden in colour with not too much malt but plenty of hop; a mix of Admiral, Fuggles, Golding and Pioneer.

The Accomplice


SINGLES BAR The nose is floral with mango and apricot. The taste is pine, floral, resin and hop with a dry, bitter finish.

Silverstone Silverstone, Northants. High Octane 5.5%Brewed to a Kentish recipe

Pole Position


Rudgate Tockwith, N. Yorks. I.P.A. 5.2%Initially bittersweet, well-balanced complex fruit. Hints of citrus and a bitter, hoppy finish.

A red amber coloured beer. A sweet fruity aroma with a hint of caramel. Sweet and short in the mouth.

Sinclair Quoyloo, Orkney Raven Ale




An easy drinking paler coloured and well balanced session ale. Olympic ale.

This mid-golden ale is a complex mixture of toasted and biscuit like malt aromas with spicy resinous hop notes

Red MacGregor


Slynns TriumphFESTIVAL SPECIAL No tasting notes.


Delicious perfumed, floral, lychee aromas from Cascade hops, with hints of spiciness and of toasted malts

Salopian Shrewsbury, Shropshire Blackwater Rat Race 4%A field of hops, breeze with hints of orange, citrus and lime. Hints of biscuit and wheat give depth and balance.

Skinners Truro, Cornwall Betty Stoggs


Pours a brown colour and has a wheat and caramel aroma with hints of wheat caramel, toffee and orange.

Cornish Knocker


Lemon Dream


Wheat beer. Hop smell, also had notes of mango. Fruity taste with bitter & dryness at the end

Floral grapefruit hops with citrus lemon. Sweet notes of caramel, hops and malt with a dry bitter finish.

PorthlevenPale, zingy stong ale


Shropshire Gold


Aroma of floral hops and caramel. Flavour of strong malts, floral hops, citrus and some pine notes

Slaters Stafford, Staffordshire Maravilla 4.5%A reasonable raspberry fruity aroma with a hint of sourness. Dry and hoppy finish though.

Sandstone Wrexham, Clwyd Opal 4.2%Latest offering from this Wrexham brewery

New BeerNo tasting notes available.

5.5% 4%

Sandstone Edge


Aroma is a malty, toasted and the flavour is a sweet, citric and lightly hoppy.

Top Totty

Sarah Hughes Dudley, West Midlands Dark Ruby Mild 5.8%Smooth and fruity, with gentle pear drop notes, light chocolate and a malty softness.

Aroma of wheat and cloves and has a sweet and dry flavour and bitter aftertaste

Sportsman Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Deco 5%SINGLES BAR Light blonde citrus tasing ale, very easy drinking for its strength

Sedgley SurpriseTasty West Midlands beer


Sherfield Village Sherfield-on-Loddon,Hampshire

KellerGerman style speciality beer


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the beer listSpringhead Laneham, Notts. Ginger Pig 4.4%A pale beer based on a 13th century recipe that includes rosemary. It has a delicate flavour.

Thornbridge Ashford in the Water, Derbys. Brother Rabbit 4%Lemon zest in colour with a clean, grassy, hoppy aroma. The taste has lemon and apple notes.

Maid Marion Blonde


Craven Silk


A pale golden beer with a fruity orange aroma and a dry peppery finish.

A golden summer ale made with a selection of American and Slovenian hops, Maris Otter Pale Ale and Crystal malts and infused with Derbyshire elderflowers.

St. Austell St. Austell, Cornwall Proper Job 4.5%Aroma of caramel, yeast and grassy hops. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and a dry finish.



Its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of hoppiness accentuated by honey.





Malty aroma with biscuit notes and a grassy touch. Dry and biscuit malty flavour with a spicy hoppy touch.

SINGLES BAR Light copper with a nose of fruit and berries.



Treboom Shipton-by-Beninbrough, N. Yorks.NEW BREWERY

Fruity citrusy hoppy aroma with a light semi sweet fruity taste with a long finish with dryness and some bitterness coming through.

Kettle Drum (Dry Hop)


Stringers Ulverston, Cumbria West Coast Blond 4.4%Pale malt, grassy and lemon hop, well balanced.

FESTIVAL SPECIAL Distinct fruitiness with a robust hop flavours from Cascade and Northdown hops leading to a clean finish

Yorkshire Sparkle


A bright pale beer with a fresh citrus taste.

Taylor Keighley, West Yorkshire Golden Best 3.5%Pale malt gives a digestive biscuit base with strong notes of butterscotch sweet in the mouth

Truefitt Middlesbrough, North YorkshireNEW BREWERY

Ayresome AngelA Summer Ale

4.2% 4.6%



Citrus fruit flavours of orange and lemon peel present in the nose. Thin but refreshing mouth feel.

Ironopolis StoutSINGLES BAR American style hoppy stout

Theakstons Masham, North Yorkshire Best Bitter 3.8%Aroma is clean, fruity hop, malt. Taste is subtle, complex and refreshing.

Tydd Steam Tydd St. Giles, Cambs. Barn Ale 3.9%Refreshing pale bitter, with a zesty bitterness and a lingering citrus finish, slightly sweet notes and grassy hops.

Black Bull


Aroma is subtle fruit. Taste is crisp and dry with a fruity finish. Dry-hopping with Golding hops

Dr. Fox's Chicken ChokerFESTIVAL SPECIAL Don't think it is a euphamism


Grouse Beater


A golden mid-gravity bitter with initial caramel sweetness balanced with a moderate hop bitterness

Dr. Fox's Cunning Linctus




Mango and lychee fruit flavour dominate, with a big fresh hop aroma.

Aroma of subtle fruit, peach. Taste is light, crisp and floral. Fuggle, Golding and Bramling Cross hops



Old Peculiar XB

5.6% 4.5%

Brewed with the addition of Chinese root ginger, which combined with Sarachi Ace hops give a balanced lemon and ginger flavour.

Aroma is fruity, mellow with a spicy warmth. Aroma of malt and subtle fruit. The taste is full-bodied with balanced hop. Bramling Cross and Fuggle hops used.

Tyne Bank Newcastle upon Tyne Dakota Rise 4%American Pale Ale, light in colour

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the beer listDouble I.P.A.SINGLES BAR Twice the hops, Twice the flavour


Midnight Sun


Erdbeer Weisen


SINGLES BAR Spiced porter created from a blend of malted barley, oats, roast barley, chocolate malt with an after bite of fresh root ginger.

A summer wheat bier with 100% fresh strawberries.

Urban Brewhouse York, YorkshireFormerly the Junction Brewhouse

Woodfordes Woodbastwick, Norfolk Kett's Rebellion 4.3%Seasonal - Christmas. Hops used: Celeia, Challenger, Goldings, Savinjski. Aroma and flavours of fruit and zesty flavours, with a rich, bitter aftertaste

Pacific Pale AleNo tasting notes available

3.6% 4.3%

Mardlers Nelson's Revenge

3.5% 4.5%

Smokestack Lightnin'No tasting notes available

Aroma of caramel, treacle, coffee and oats. Rich and floral aromas, sweet Norfolk malts and a burst of citrus hops.

Wadworth Devizes, Wiltshire 6X 4.3%A malty, fruity nose with a full body and more malts in the flavour. Finish is robust and malty with a hint of dry currants



Smooth, rich and rounded Old Ale with a velvety texture and hints of chocolate, treacle and liquorice



Once Bittern


Pale ale malt with a touch of Crystal and Munich malts. A blend of Fuggles and Goldings hops result in a punchy hop kick with spicy overtones.

A copper-coloured ale with a distinctive aroma of rich spice and citrus fruit.



Welbeck Abbey Welbeck, Nottinghamshire Aphrodite 5.2%Brand new offering from this brewhouse situated on the Welbeck estate

Pale in colour and light on the palate with the distinctive hoppy finish. Floral hops evident in the short aroma



Maris Otter; Crystal malt; Goldings and Styrian Goldings hops. Fresh and zesty with crisp floral flavours


3.6% XT Long Crendon, OxfordshireNEW BREWERY

Low in strength but absolutely crammed full of wonderful hop character

XT 1 Whim Hartington, Derbyshire Flower Power 5.3%The aroma is quite floral. Flavour is a little sweet with similar floral flavours of green tea and caramel.


Blonde ale made with English Pale Malts and some rare Belgian ones, combined with fresh New World hops.

XT 4


Hartington Bitter Snow White

4% 5%

A light-golden-coloured, well-hopped session beer. Pours clear pale gold. Pleasant, sweet but spicy unlike a traditional wheat beer.

An amber beer with a special Belgian malt and a fruity mix of American and European hops. Soft dark fruit malts on the nose with zesty fruits,

Yeovil Ales Yeovil, Somerset Posh I.P.A. 5.4%A strong IPA with body and mouth feel. Flavour of tangerines, apricots and a touch of caramel.

Williams Brothers Clackmannanshire Birds & Bees 4.3%Bright, golden ale is a blend of pale malt, Cascade and Bobek hops with a late infusion of fresh elderflowers and lemon zest.



A premium red bitter with rich malt depth. Dark malts give a slight fruit note of black grapes.

Stout Hearted


Harvest Sun


Straw gold in colour with a pleasant citrus aroma that gives way to a balanced and satisfyingly bitter finish.

SINGLES BAR A smooth, dark beer bursting with full bodied roast flavours. The flavour is sweet with notes of roasted malt and chocolate, leading to a dry and woody finish.

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LOGO DESIGN COMPETITIONlogo on our website and on posters by the end of April. Send your designs with your name and address to Logo Competition, 205 High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 8DY or to

hank you to all who sent in designs for the logo in 2012. Now its time to try again. We will need a logo for the 36th Peterborough Beer Festival which opens on 20th August 2013. If you have an artistic bent or even if you havent hunt out those old wax crayons and have a go. We are offering 200 for the design or idea that we use. The final design will need the words, Peterborough Beer Festival and 36th and will need to include the CAMRA logo. However, if you dont think that you can do all that then dont worry. It is the idea that is important. We can always get an artist to create a design using your idea. We are not declaring a closing date since we cant close the competition until we have a suitable design BUT we would like to start using the


The idea of the scheme is to promote local pubs who sell local beers, thereby reducing the mileage the beer travels and also helping the local economy and the environment. Here at the Peterborough Beer Festival we have many local breweries beers on sale so have a good look around today and enjoy. Clubs and Pubs joining the scheme must agree to endeavour to ensure that at least one locally brewed real ale is on sale at all times. So next time you visit your local check to see if you think any beers on sale could be locally brewed, if the pub should be in the scheme. Its easy to join and its free. Simply contact me at

AMRA LocAle is an accreditation scheme to promote pubs that sell locally brewed Real Ales. The Scheme was started in 2007 by the Nottingham Branch of CAMRA. Following on their success the Peterborough Branch scheme was created in April 2009. Currently we have 119 pubs and clubs who have joined. Each CAMRA Branch participating in the scheme decides on what they think is an appropriate local distance for their area. Here in Peterborough it was decided to adopt 30 miles as the distance required between Pub or club and Brewery.42 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

John Rice LocAle Coordinator

world bottled beers

world bottled beers

BOTTLEast year saw large changes in the Bottle Bar as we introduced 4 fridges. This had the effect of customers being able to see the beers available and also made it easier for staff to locate the beers. This year we continue this theme, we have tried to balance the amount of beers from different countries hence we are able to offer a wider range of beers from Germany, France, Netherlands and the USA. In total we will have 158 beer types available. One to look out for, though in limited quantity, is Engelszell Gregorius this is from a new Trappist Brewery in Austria making it the 8th official Trappist Brewery. From the USA you can drink Stone Brewing Co Oaked Arrogant Bastard or alternatively you could try their Sublimely Self Righteous Ale. As well as these there are a lot of old favourites from Belgium as well as a few new ones that we have not had before. From France we have a range of beers from Brassiere St Germain and from the Netherlands from Brassiere De Molen. We look forward to seeing you and are happy to advise you as to the beers to try that suit your palette. Take outs are available until 19.30 Tue-Thur and 17.30 Fri-Sat. Details are available from bar staff. So it just remains to wish you a good festival and cheers!

Little CreaturesPale Ale 5.2% 33clAmerican Pale Ale - Fresh floral hop aromas with a mouth-filling explosion of clean full rich malts and citrus hop flavours.

Brasserie DupontSaison Dupont Dry Hopped 6.5% 33clSaison - pours cloudy golden with a decent off-white head and a floral fruity aroma. There is a dry yeasty caramel malt flavour, a bit fruity.



AUSTRIAEggenbergerHopfenkonig 5.1% 33clPilsner - Hoppy smooth Austrian pilsner made to the German purity law.

CantillonGueuze 5.0% 37.5clLambic-Gueuze - Old and young lambics blended and secondary fermented in the bottle. Has to be tried.

Rose de Gambrinus



EngelszellBenno 7.0% 33clStrong Trappist Ale - Austria's first Trappist Brewery from Engelhartzell on the Danube. Approved by International Trappist Association in May this year.

Lambic-Fruit - Red beer with a reddish head. The aroma is malt, fruit, raspberries and cherries. The flavour follows the nose with additional sourness.

ChimayBlue Cap 9.0% 33clTrappist Belgian Strong Ale - Beer whose fragrance of fresh yeast with a light, flowery rosy touch is especially pleasant.




Strong Trappist Ale - Austria's first Trappist Brewery from Engelhartzell on the Danube. Approved by International Trappist Association in May this year.

Red Cap



SamiclausSamiclaus 14.0% 33clStrong Ale - Strongest lager in the world. Reddishbrown colour and a malty aroma and taste that remind you of Horlicks with a slug of alcohol added.

Trappist Dubbel - Coppery colour with a creamy head, light, fruity apricot aroma, taste perceived in the mouth is a balance confirming the fruity nuances

White Cap



SchlossEggenberg Urbock 23 9.6% 33clDoppelbock - Strong dark gold double bock.

Trappist Triple - Golden colour with a slightly hazy appearance and a fine head.

De Halve MaanBrugse Zot Blonde 7.5% 33clGolden Ale - Golden-blond beer with a rich froth and a fruity flavour. Brewed with four different malts and two aromatic hops.

BELGIUMBacchusFrambozenbier 5.0% 37.5clSour Ale/Wild Ale - Slightly hazy, mahogany colour with a beige and tall foamy head. Intensively raspberryfruity aroma with a shy mouldy touch of barnyard

De RankeSaison de Dottignies 5.5% 25clSaison - Aroma is medium strong and inviting: citrus, pineapple, bitter spices, spruce, caramel. Taste is citrus tart and sour, perky. Fresh and light.

The beers marked V are those that we have been able to find on the Internet verifying that they do not use isinglass or any other animal product. Those marked O claim also to be organic. Note that many bottles will not fit into a half pint glass and we are unable to let bottles go over the bar. If you have a half pint glass you may want to exchange it for a pint glass or a festival bottle glass.

AUSTRALIABoagsPremium 5.0% 37.5clPale Lager - Pours a light golden colour with a fizzy, white head. Aroma of pilsener malt and yeast. Yeasty flavour also with some caramel malt in there




Sour Ale/Wild Ale - Clear, ruby amber colour with a thick and off-white, slightly pinkish foamy head. Slightly sugary cherry-fruity aroma with a light mouldy touch. Sweet and slightly acidic flavour

De TrochMirabelle (Plum) 3.5% 25clLambic-Fruit - Clear honey-gold, the aroma is sweet spiced plums, figs, sugars, and it tastes like more of the same

BarbarBarbar 8.0% 33clBelgian Strong Ale - Yellow coloured beer with big white head. Aroma of malts and honey, sweet smell. Taste is malty, light hoppy and honey.

DubuissonBush Ambree ( Scaldis) 12.0% 33clBelgian Strong Ale - Its amber colour is due to the use of caramel malt in the production process. Its bitter sweet taste provides it with firmness and personality. V

CoopersPale Ale 4.5% 37.5clPale Lager - With its fruity character, and robust flavour, Coopers Pale Ale is perfect for every occasion.

BosteelsPauwel Kwak 8.0% 33clBelgian Strong Ale - Strong, smooth, sweet Belgian ale that's as drinkable as Duvel, but with a bit more sweetness and complexity.

Scaldis De Noel



Sparkling Ale



Golden Ale - Famous cloudy sediment and distinctive balance of malt, hops and fruity characters. 44 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

Belgian Strong Ale - White head. with large bubbles. aromas of ripe fruit, brown sugar and alcohol. Flavours are similar with a heavy sweetness.

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world bottled beersDuvel-MoortgatDuvel 8.5% 33clBelgian Strong Ale - Strong golden, big fluffy foamy white head, ripe pears aroma, with a hoppy clean finish.

Florisgaarden Framboise



Fruit Beer - Cloudy darkish red beer. Crispish palate. Tart and sweet raspberry

Florisgaarden Griotte (Cherry)3.6%


EcaussinnCookie Beer 8.0% 33clBelgian Strong Ale - Color hazy orange with medium head. Aroma sweet, ginger, cinammon. Taste sweet, cinammon, spicy.

Fruit Beer - Marachino Cherries. Light and very refreshing on a hot summer day.

Florisgaarden Honey



Witbier - Wheat beer brewed with real honey. It's light, sweet and distinctively honey.

Frank BoonFramboise 5.0% 37.5clLambic-Fruit - A blend of old and young lambics with added raspberries.

Florisgaarden Mango



Fruit Beer - Reddish orange colour with a medium sized white head, aroma is mango with some tropical fruit.




Florisgaarden Ninkeberry (Mixed Fruits) 3.6% 33clFruit Beer - Very light refreshing tropical fruitiness. An unusual blend of a white beer with three tropical fruits.

Lambic-Fruit - 100% lambic beer with the addition of 200 grammes of cherries per litre of beer. Alcoholic cherryade.

Florisgaarden Passion Fruit 3.6%


Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait 8.0%


Lambic-Gueze - Oude gueuze blended from three-yearold lambics and then matured.

Fruit Beer - Medium yellow colour, bouquet is heavy on the fruit and the taste is big on the sweet fruit

Mongozo Banana



Het AnkerGouden Carolus Classic 8.5% 33clBelgian Strong Ale - Dark brown ale with dark amber highlights. A deep, creamy cappuccino head. Molasses, raisins and figs.

Fruit Beer - Brewed to an African recipe using Fairtrade bananas. All bananas, all the way through.

Mongozo Coconut



Belgian Ale - This beer thinks its a pina colada. Aroma is strongly of coconut, but without being artificial.

HoegaardenForbidden Fruit 8.8% 33clDark malts, dried orange peel, and coriander give a strong beer with an excellent, well-balanced taste accompanied by an aroma of herbs and spices

La ChouffeLa Chouffe 8.0% 33clBelgian Strong Ale - Red deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, citrus, spices, alcohol. Flavour is sweet, citrus, malt, hop, belgian yeastV

HuygheDelirium Red 8.5% 33clFruit Beer - Cloudy, dark red colour with a dense and large pink-coloured foamy head, sweet and slightly bitter flavour of cherries and berries

LiefmansGoudenband 8.0% 37.5clSour Ale/Wild Ale - Complex in aroma and flavour with notes of maltiness and tartness throughout. An unsurpassed old brown with the richness and complexity of a vintage wineV

Delirium Tremens



Belgian Strong Ale - Good-looking hazy golden blond brewed using three different yeasts, coriander and orange.

LindemansFaro 4.0% 37.5clLambic-Faro - Astringent young Lambic with sugar added to start another fermentation. Easy going, fruity, cider like Lambic drink.V

Florisgaarden Apple



Fruit Beer - Apple pie in a glass. A creamy texture and tart aroma make it a complete apple lambic.

Florisgaarden Chocolat






Belgian Dark Ale - Made with Belgian chocolate. It has a real chocolaty aroma, very light and fun to drink.

Lambic-Fruit - Magnificent aroma, delicate palate of raspberries with undertones of fruity acidity.V

Florisgaarden Fraise (Strawberry) 33cl





Fruit Beer - The strawberry taste jives with the smell of ripe cooked strawberries or strawberry ice cream topping. 46 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

Lambic-Fruit - Selected lambic beers combined with pure cherry juice.

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world bottled beersPecheresse 2.5% 37.5cl Pater 6 7.5% 33clLambic-Fruit - Peaches, hint of lambic aroma, sweet drink, loose white head, very quaffable.V Abbey Dubbel - Made from same yeast as Westvleteren.Orange colour with medium white long lasting head. Aroma of orange, spices, Taste, grapefruit, yeast, floral hops. Nice spicy bitter finish

world bottled beers

FRANCEBrasserie St GermainBlanche 4.9% 33clBelgian Witbier - A hazy, almost golden coloured beer topped by a small, off-white head. The aroma has a touch of milky sourness, but is mostly fruity and citrusy.

For further information please go

Morte SubiteGueuze 4.5% 37.5clLambic-Gueuze - Aroma and taste are light and sour apple cider, with an acetic edge in taste

Prior 8



OrvalOrval 6.2% 33clTrappist Belgian Ale - Orangey amber coloured beer, triple fermented and dry hopped. Twice winner of Best Bottled Beer at Peterborough.

Abbey Dubbel - Made from same yeast as Westvleteren. Chestnut brown colour with a candied apple and fig flavours with a pretty high level of spiciness taste




Van EeckeWatou Wit 5.0% 25clWitbier - Unmalted wheat, malted barley, coriander and bitter orange peel.

Biere de Garde - Hazy golden colour with good white head. High carbonated. Fruity aroma. Solid malty flavour.




Oud BeerselOude Geuze 6.0% 37.5clLambic-Gueuze - a cloudy golden-orange beer with low head,first fruity with malty notes then very dry and bitter with bread, mushrooms and tart at the finish.V

Van Steen BergePiraat 10.5% 33clBelgian Strong Ale - Deep golden with a subtle haze. Lots of hops and malt. Mild sweetness. Reminiscent of bread dough, spices and tropical fruits V

Biere de Garde - An amber colour with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with weak yeasty hints. Fruity malty spicy caramel flavour. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.




PiedboeufJupiler Low Alcohol 0.5% 33clLow Alcohol - Blonde. Worty, somewhat grassy aroma and flavour. Sweetish

WestmalleDubbel 7.0% 33clTrappist Dubbel - Rich and complex Trappist beer with a dark roast malt flavour. Tenacious head follows the beer to the end of the glass. V

Biere de Garde - Amber colour, huge white (or slightly off-white) head. Sweetish malty, herbal and "spicy" (the chicory?) aroma.

Hildegarde Ambree



Biere de Garde - A lot of dried fruit in the aroma with with plums and dates in the flavour with chocolate.


Rochefort10 11.3% 33clTrappist Quardrupel - Deep dark reddish brown, potent. Complex fruit flavours & a hint of dark chocolate. Arguably the finest Trappist beer.

Hildegarde Blonde






Trappist Tripel - Very pale Trappist beer. It is top fermented, with a fruity, citrus orangey, smooth creamy mouthfeel.

Biere de Garde - A fair amount of marmalade, lemon zest, dry, fair amount of hoppiness. Well put together. A touch of white wine note. Very dry finish.







Trappist Belgian Strong Ale - Full bodied with that Belgian yeast aroma. Heavy malt flavours, almost of candy sugar and honey



Biere de Garde - bright gold, wispy topped white head, ring. Nose is bright pineapple and orange, light seed and root. Fruit flesh flavour, lights of orange and melon rind.

Regent Dark Lager







Trappist Belgian Strong Ale - Chestnut with a purple/red hue and a generous head. The nose has stewed apple, vanilla and just a hint of dark chocolate. The taste has more stewed apple, cinnamon and coffee.

Bohemian Lager - An export lager, garnet in colour, with a clean roasted malt flavour that provides a full round bodied taste.V

Abbey Triple - Pours a golden colour with a small white head. Has a fruity spicy yeasty aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavour. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty finish.

GayantBiere du Demon 12.0% 33clStrong Imperial Pils - Hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma of malt, sweet malt and candy-like.

Regent Golden Lager



RodenbachGran Cru 6.5% 33clSour Ale/Wild Ale - Dark reddish-brown colour with a very small khaki head that dissipates into a ring. Smells of vinegar, cherries and berries. Tart flavours of cherries, oak and berries

Bohemian Lager - Pours clear golden with a moderate sized creamy white head. Aroma of light grassy hops, bready malts. Taste is light bitter, with a good malty body underneath,

PietraColomba 5.0% 33clBelgian Witbier - Cloudy lemonade colour with big, stable, foamy head. Aroma of wheat, yeast, and herbs. Taste very light with high carbonation.

BudweiserBudvar 5.0% 33clBohemian Pilsener - Classic Pilsener. Not to be confused with the beer from the USA with a simular name

SlagmuylderSlag Pils 5.0% 33clBelgian Pilsner - Pale straw colour , smell is floral hopes, with a nice malt note, taste is bitter hops and citrus




Budvar Dark



St Bernardus12 10.2% 33clQuadrupel - Made from same yeast as Westvleteren. Big thick head. Brown body. Plum and raisin. 48 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

Bohemian Pils - Thin white head on dark body. Light roast aromas of chocolate, caramel, toffee. Pleasant taste, refreshing and light with burnt malts and coffee giving it some character.

Vienna - Golden colour with medium white head. Nutty aroma. A bit of nut in the flavour.

Saint SylvestreTrois Monts 8.5% 75clBiere de Garde - Pale gold, fruity, grassy, yeasty and sweet wonderfully fresh beer

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world bottled beers

GERMANYAecht SchlenkerlaRauchbier Mrzen 5.1% 50clSmoked - Bambergs speciality, a dark, bottom fermented smokebeer, brewed with Original Schlenkerla Smokemalt

pils malty, rich, soapy, straw flavour.V




Dortmunder Helles - Dark golden appearance with a white head. Straw, hay, grainy, light husky aroma. Crisp, easy to drink, grainy, rich malty, straw flavour.

FlensburgerPilsener 4.8% 33clGerman Pilsner - Clear yellow body and a nice creamy white lasting head, malt and grass. Bitter finish, light sweetness and medium bitterness taste

Rauchbier Urbock



Rauchbier - Light brown, clear, thin white head. Aroma: bready Munich malt, a little toffee, pronounced rauch malt smokiness. Flavour: bread-crusts, toffee, toasty notes, light chocolate.

FchschenAlt 4.5% 50clAltbier - Clear copper coloured brew, the taste is roasted malts with some hints of caramel.

Rauchbier Weisse



Smoked - A smoked Weisse beer. Very unusual. Smoked sausages and bacon.

AugustinerEdelstoff 5.6% 50clDortmunder Helles - Aroma is citrus, hay, herbs. Appearance is pale golden with a light white head. Taste is light bitterr, light sour. Has a malty mouthfeel with a medium carbonation, a medium long, light bitter finish.

Hacker PschorrHefe Weisse 5.5% 50clGerman Hefeweizen - A yellow-orange beer with a dense white head. Aroma is malty, banana, yeast. Very refreshing and balanced (sweet-sour). The end is slight bitter.

BayreutherBio- Weisse 5.0% 50clGerman Hefeweizen - Hazy gold beer. Softish dry palate. Good carbonation. A little bubblegum. Dry wheaty malt, a little tang of generic fruit. Dry creamy finish with a light minerally bitterness.

Muncher Gold



Dortmunder Helles - Golden straw, white head. Maltygrainy nose with honey notes and hay. Taste is crisp malts, some sweetness, straw. Malty-sweet aftertaste. Somewhat dry finish.




ErdingerAlkoholfrei 0.0% 50clLow Alcohol - Light straw color; Light body; Aroma and flavour of malt, yeast, light hops, some citrus, and grain

German Pilsner - Golden colour, good white head. Herbal, a bit metallic aroma. Light bodied. Sweetish maltyness. Late herbal bitterness,

KppersKlsch 4.8% 50clKlsch - Clear golden in colour with frothy off-white head. Sweet, malty and slightly fruity in aroma. Flavour grassy, malty and light nutty sweet

Weissbier ( Hefe-Weizen) 5.3%


German Hefeweizen - Golden colour with a slight haze through the beer. great flavours that are strong but not overpowering on the back of the palate

Weissbier Dunkel



MaiselsWeiss 5.4% 50clGerman Hefeweizen - Cloudy orange body, big white head. Malty nose with nuts, whole wheat bread, red fruit and light cheese. Nice spicy taste

Dunkelweizen - Brown-red colour with a high longlasting creamy head. An aroma of malt, fuit and chocolate

Weissbier Kristallklar



German Kristallweizen - Clear light pale yellow colour with a high small bubbly head. An aroma of yeast, citrus and herbs. The taste is sweet

Weiss Dunkel



FsslaBambergator 8.5% 33clDoppelbock - Clear brown pour with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, malt. Flavour is sweet malt, some dark fruit, sweet with a bitter finish.

German Hefeweizen - It pours a cloudy brown with a nice light brown head. It has a hint of chocolate, caramel and banana.

P J FruhKlsch 4.8% 50clKlsch - Klsch is an appelation given to top fermented beers brewed only in Cologne and this is one of the best.

Gold Pils



German Pilsner - Clear golden appearance with a white head. Crisp, quite pils grainy, grassy aroma. Glowing

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world bottled beersMunich Lager Dunkel 5.0% 50clDunkel - Good reddish brown appearance. Toasted malt and nut flavour. It has a good head on it. Slight citrus smell. white head, smell and taste sweet, grains and a hint of fruit

world bottled beersDubbelbock 7.7% 33clDuppelbock - Faintly reddish brown, slightly cloudy. Nose is sweet, candy, strawberry, faintest of alcohol. Thin and slightly fizzy. Sugary, faint strawberry, hints of cheese.

IRELANDJohn MartinSpecial Export Guinness 8.0% 33clForeign Stout - Relatively rare Belgian Guinness, bottled specially for John Martin SA.




Okctoberfest Marzen - Cookie aromas. Soft with sweet caramel up front turning to a hint of bitterness before the sweet bready finish.

Geboren & Getogen Hamer & Sikkel

4.0% 5.2%

33cl 33cl

Smoked - A crisp golden beer with a wisp of smoke Porter - You may be able to work out the translation for this lush English style porter with a dry bitter finish




Doppelbock - Pours caramel-brown with a slight head. Malty sweet aroma. A smooth double bock, that finishes on the tongue.

ITALYMenabreaLager 4.2% 33clPale Lager - Slightly bitter-floral and some distinct sour hops, peach-like fruit mid-palate and custard-sweet finish with a dying appearance of more hops.

Hel & Verdoemenis



Ritter St GeorgenAnnafestbier 5.6% 50clOkctoberfest Marzen - A herbal aroma of wet moss, caramel and yeast. Flavours of caramel, wheat, grassy hops and yeast

Imperial Stout - Hell & Damnation the third and most popular in a trilogy of Russian Imperial Stouts.

Rook & Vuur



PeroniGran Reserva 6.6% 33clHeller Bock - Clear amber, large head; sweet malt dominates with a little dry bitterness; its like regular Peroni souped up with a double dose of sugary alcohol;

Smoked - Smoke & Fire, dark ale brewed with smoked malt & chillies




Zwickel Kellerbier - Colour is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are malt, caramel and hops. Oily palate.

POLANDZywiecKrakus 5.2% 50clPilsner - Golden colour medium sized white head.Malty aroma,hoppy some what of a bread smell.Malty taste,slightly hoppy

RothausPils Tannen Zpfle 5.1% 33clGerman Pilsner - Clear yellow, small white head. hoppy aroma, flavour is hoppy, faint swet malty, pretty hoppy.




Pale Lager - Light straw yellow pour. Weak aroma and taste of grain, hay, and mild hop

SchlosserAlt 4.8% 50clKln has Klsch, Dsseldorf has Alt. A dark amber beer with a medium white head, malty with fruity tones

NETHERLANDSDe KoningshoevenLa Trappe Blonde 6.5% 33clTrappist Ale - A bright golden blond ale with a sparkling, fresh fruity taste with a delicate bitter aftertaste.

PORTUGALSuperBock 5.0% 33clPale Lager - Pale straw colour with fastly dissipating head, finish very light, more astringent than bitter

Old Foghorn Ale



SchneiderAventinus 8.0% 50clWeizen Bock - Golden colour with a slightly hazy appearance and a fine head. Fruity notes of muscat and raisins in the taste.

Barley Wine - Dark reddish/brown with a small head. This was a relaxed Barley Wine, with malt, dried fruit, vanilla, some alcohol and toffee. V O

La Trappe Dubbel



Trappist Dubbel - Trappist beer with a gentle flavour, creamy head and pronounced bouquet.

RUSSIABaltikaNo 3 Klassicheskoe 4.8% 50clAroma is mild, somewhat sweet with sourish apple and stale grains. Flavour is weak cereal grains with some appley sweetness.

Steam Beer



Golden amber pour with medium sized off white head. Aroma of malts, hops and caramel. Taste of malts, slight toffee sweetness and a slight hoppy finish. V O

Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock 12.0%


La Trappe Quadruple



BrooklynBlack Chocolate Stout 10.1% 35.5clImperial Stout - Jet-black beer. The aroma is richly chocolatey and the chocolate flavour is even more lavishly present. V

Eisbock - This Wheat Doppelbock of Bavaria, has always been known to be the most intense and complex wheat beer in the world

Trappist Quadruple - Taste is of breads, light caramel, sweet figs, nutmeg, spices, lots of yeast esters and some alcohol. Lingering vanilla sweetness

SpezialRauchbier Marzen 5.3% 50clRauchbier - Hazy dark orange/brown appearance with a cream colored head. Honey baked ham, somewhat spicy, caramel, mild meaty smoky aroma.

La Trappe Triple



Trappist Triple - The use of coriander gives it a spicy character. Golden in colour with a fruity, bittersweet taste.

SPAINEstrellaDamm 5.4% 33clPale Lager - Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma & flavour of sweet malt, hops, and some grain.

Black Chocolate Stout



La Trappe Witte



Smells of chocolate, alcohol and a small hint of coffee. Taste is sweet with chocolate and alcohol.

UerigeAlt 4.7% 50clAltbier - Malty base, nutty, some spices. Light roasted taste at first, a dry mouth feel from the middle onwards.

Trappist Witbier - Only Trappist white beer in the world A fresh thirst quencher with a refined character. Brewed with wheat malt and very aromatic varieties of hops




De MolenBloed Zweet & Tranen 8.1% 33clSmoked - Blood Sweat & Tears, smoked strong dark beer

USAAnchorLiberty Ale 5.9% 35.5clAmerican Pale Ale - Pours golden with white medium head. Good lacing. Aroma of fresh citrus, hay, herbs.

Indian Pale Ale - English malt and hops. Bitter alcoholic tasting with hints of grapefruit.

Flying DogDoggie Style 4.7% 35.5clAmerican Pale Ale - A true American-style pale ale dry hopped with buckets full of Cascades for an unrivalled hop flavour and aroma.

WeihenstephanerHeffe Weiss 5.4% 50clGerman Hefeweizen - Hazy yellow colour with thick, 52 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

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World Bottled Beers

The Newby Wyke BreweryTry our fine ales at the Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

Old Scratch



palate. Finishes with a characteristic lingering bitterness.

Amber Lager - Reddish amber colour. Aroma is light. Spring water with a bit of roasted sweetness, taste nutty roasted and sweet.

Sierra NevadaPale Ale 5.6% 35clPale Ale - Deep amber colour and an exceptionally fullbodied, complex character, fragrant bouquet and spicy flavour.

Raging Bitch



Indian Pale Ale - Pours a firm white crown, gives away a really nice aroma, lots of hop. The tasting was interesting, very rich taste.




Goose Island312 Urban Wheat Ale 4.2% 35.5clWheat Ale - The aroma is weak and watery but does have some wheat and citrus hops. The appearance is pale gold with a light haze and a small head. The taste is like the aroma.

German Hefeweizen - Solid hefe, nice fruity/banana aroma, slightly hoppy, lemon/citrus dominates the beer




Porter - Dark brown with a good head. Mix of chocolate and caramel. Found it milky and easy to drink.

Torpedo Extra IPA






Belgian Ale - A relatively clear light-red/orange colour. Aroma is some yeast notes, mild spice and fruit characters. Flavour is spice malt.

Indian Pale Ale - Aroma full of hops and some fruits. Golden appearance. Taste is bitter and refreshing.

SKA Brewing CoBuster Nut Brown Ale 5.2% 35.5clBrown Ale - Nice warm brown colour.The smell of roasted nut with a hint of sweetness on the nose. Medium bodied feel in the mouth. Nice smooth malty flavour, with a bit of a lingering aftertaste.

Odell Brewing Co 24 Limesquare Business Park, Alma Park Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 9SN90 Shilling 5.5% 35.5cl

Telephone: 01476 565682Email: Web:

Scottish Ale - Clear dark amber beer, tidy pale tan head. Light dry palate. Whisper of sulphur. Orange and red fruits underneath the toffee malt.

Steel Toe Stout



Cutthroat Porter



Porter - Pours almost black,with a deep roasted malty aroma. Notes of coffee and annis. Taste is deep and rich.

Myrcenary Double IPA



Milk Stout - Appearance is deep brown, good clarity. Half-inch of tan foam that dissipates into a skein. Minimal lacing. Smell is roasty, faint milk, cola, light roast coffee. Taste is lightly sweet with mild coffee, medium chocolate.

Indian Pale Ale - Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is citrus, hop, malt. Flavour is sweet, peaches, malt, hop, citrus, grapefruit, pine, tropical fruit.

Stone Brewing CoOaked Arrogant Bastard 7.2% 35.5clAmerican Strong Ale - It pours a hazy brown. The smell has wonderful amounts of oak but not overbearing and has some hops appear. The taste is well balanced between the oak and the hops and malts.

RogueAmerican Amber 5.3% 35.5clAmber Ale - Classic US style, fantastic fruity nose, then a clean palate, with bready, fruity flavour, & a real fresh zippy hoppiness.

Sublimely Self Righteous Ale 65cl


Dead Guy Saturday 25th August Sunday 26th AugustBeer Festival Open 12pm to 11pm Beer Festival Open 12pm to 11pm BBQ from 12pm til 9pm Live music from 8pm with Gone to the Dogs Beer Festival from 12pm til Sold Out! BBQ from 12pm to 8pm Live music from 3.30pm with Guido



Heller Bock - In the style of a German Maibock, using proprietary Pacman ale yeast. Deep honey in colour with a malty aroma and a rich hearty flavour.

American Black Ale - The colour is almost pure black . The nose is full of roasted coffee and chocolate malt with a dominating citrus and pine hop character. The taste is very hop dominant.

Dry Hopped St Rogue Red 5.3%


Victory Brewing CoHopDevil 6.7% 35.5clIndian Pale Ale - Colour clear amber with small white head. Aroma malt, caramel, hop, pine. Taste pine, hop, citrus, sweet, bitter.

Amber Ale - Reddish copper in colour, a roasty malty flavour, with a hoppy-spruce finish.

Hazlenut Brown Nectar



Monday 27th August

Brown Ale - A nutty twist on the traditional brown ale, a lovely hazlenut aroma & flavour backed up by a dry brown ale

Golden Monkey Tripel



Yellow Snow



Indian Pale Ale - Winter seasonal, pale golden in colour with a hoppy fruity aroma. Big hop flavour up front complemented by medium body and hoppyness mid54 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

Abbey Triple - Smell of fruit, coriander. Amber colour, hazy. Cream-coloured head. Aroma of herbs, citrus and berries. Slight aftertaste of alcohol. Coriander. Slightly sweet, medium bitter. Very lightly spicy.

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Landlord/Landlady WantedThe Crown, Lincoln RoadWe are completing the final phase of redevelopment of this landmark Peterborough Pub. This has included Reduction in the floor area to reduce rates and utility bills. Creation of an enclosed, landscaped rear patio area, including Smokers canopy. (Similar to our other pub, The Ostrich.) Extensive Refurbishment.

The Pub will be available for lease from October 2012 Completely Free of Tie 200 per week (pub only) 310 per week (including 2 bed flat) We are able to offer flexible lease terms to work with the right person to try and establish this pub as a community local.If you are interested please email: For further details.

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cider and perry list

cider and perry listCarey Organic Carey, HerefordshireMed Dry 7.0%A clean, crisp cider from a fast growing, organic cider maker.


CIDER & PERRY BARvarieties; where a single variety has been used this is on the tub label and is labelled in this list with an SV. All the ciders and perries have been tasted prior to the festival and they have been categorized as Very Dry, Dry, Medium Dry, Medium, Medium Sweet, Sweet or Very Sweet, again this is on the label. Admittedly this is a bit subjective; please feel free to disagree with us if you wish! Real cider and perry may be clear, hazy or even cloudy, but not thick nor containing foreign bodies, hopefully such drinks have been consigned to the past. Any special flavours, e.g. use of oak casks will be noted on the labels. That is more than enough introduction, time to start drinking. Wassail!

Cassels Cambridge, cambridgeshireMed Sweet 6.0%A well established, local cider maker using cider varieties of apples.

elcome to the cider and perry bar. As the festival is now back to the old layout I hope that you will not have to walk too far for your cider! All the ciders and perries sold here are real in the sense that they consist of nothing but fermented apple and fermented pear juice respectively. Furthermore they are not served chilled, nor are they artificially carbonated or served under gas pressure. This means that the majority of the ciders are still, although some will sparkle a little due to the residual fermentation in the casks. Many of the ciders and perries come from the traditional cider making areas in the West Country where apple and pear varieties are grown specifically for cider / perry making. Where cider is made elsewhere in the country it is usually made from a mixture of cookers and eaters producing what is known as Eastern Counties style cider. Since we like to source cider locally where possible we have a good range of these ciders at the festival. The range of styles and flavours is huge, and the bar staff will be happy to give small tastes and discuss the drinks with you provided the bar is not too busy. You will find that most real ciders and perries lie in the range 5.5% to 8% A.B.V. simply because that is what a natural fermentation of 100% fruit juice produces. Some of them dont taste their strength, so beware! We are also selling a range of non-alcoholic apple juices on the bar. Again, these are all 100% juice and are usually produced from a single apple variety; we expect to have Cox, Greensleeves, Discovery, Bramley and others. The tub labels should tell most of what you need to know when ordering. Green labels are cider and yellow labels are perry. Most ciders / perries are made from a blend of apple / pear58 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

Cornish Orchards Liskeard, CornwallDry 7.2%A fruity, flavoursome cider from a fairly large cider maker.

Countryman Felldownhead, DevonMed Sweet 6.5%A clear, golden cider, smooth and easy drinking.

Cromwell Olivers Huntingdon, CambridgeshireMed Sweet 6.5%A local cider maker using local fruit. New to the festival.

Days Cottage Brookthorpe, GloucestershireMedium 7.0%A traditional cider maker with their own orchards containing ancient cider varieties.

Double Vision Maidstone, KentMed Sweet 7.4%A clear, mellow Eastern Counties style cider. Dangerously quaffable.

CIDERSBiddenden Bushels Ashford, KentMed Sweet 6.0%A clear, very pale easy drinking cider.

Dunkertons Pembridge, HerefordshireMedium 7.0%A large, well established cider maker with extensive orchards.

Border Orchards Med Ross-on-Wye, HerefordshireMed Dry 6.5%A small, craft Herefordshire cider maker using fruit from ancient orchards.

Glebe Farm Huntingdon, CambridgeshireMedium 6.0%A fast growing cider maker using local fruit. New to the festival.

Broadoak Moonshine Clutton Hill, SomersetMed Sweet 7.5%A virtually colourless, sweet smelling cider from a large, well known producer.

Green Valley Vintage Clyst St. George, DevonMedium 8.2%A clear, mid brown cider with great depth of flavour.

29 North Street, Stanground PE2 8HR. 01733 753544 Up to 4 Real Ales available Friendly village pub with riverside mooring Large garden Dogs welcome

Burnards Montys Double Bideford, DevonMedium 6.0%A traditional Devon cider, new to the festival.

Greggs Pit Kingston Black Much Marcle,Herefordshire

Food served: Tues to Sun 12 - 2.30pm, Mon to Sat 6pm - 9pm


7.0% SV

Burrow Hill Kingsbury, SomersetMedium 6.0%A mid-brown, fruity cider. Burrow Hill are well known for their cider brandy.

A classic single apple variety cider from a craft cider maker.

Just 10 minutes walk from the Peterborough Beer FestivalLIVE MUSICSun 26th August 3pm - Steve Bean plays classical

Gwatkins Stoke Red Abbey Dore, Herefordshire Sweet 7.5% SVA single apple variety, light brown in colour.

Cam Valley Orchard Meldreth, CambridgeshireMedium 6.5%A local cider maker using a blend of culinary fruit.

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cider and perry list continuedGwynt y Ddraig Black Dragon Pontypridd,Glamorgan

cider and perry list continuedNew Forest Snake Catcher Burley, HampsMedium 7.0%A deep brown, full flavoured cider with a long aftertaste.



Whin Hill Well-next-the-Sea, NorfolkSweet 6.0%An outpost of cider making, made from cider apple varieties grown locally.



A clear, easy drinking cider from one of Somersets major producers.

A mid-brown full-flavoured cider from Wales largest cider maker.

Ross Cider & Perry Co. Ross-on-Wye, HertsMedium 6.5%A well-balanced blend of cider varieties grown at Broome Farm.

Newton Court Leominster, HerefordshireSweet 7.0%A pale coloured, full-flavoured cider. Made from locally grown organic fruit.

Gwynt y Ddraig Happy Daze Pontypridd,Glamorgan

Whin Hill Major Well-next-the-Sea, Norfolk Medium 6.5% SVA single apple variety cider, mid-brown and with a crisp finish.

Med Sweet


Sheppys Bradford-on-Tone, SomersetSweetA pale, fruity, easy-drinking cider.

Winkleigh Autumn Scrumpy Winkleigh,Devon

A lower strength, fruity cider with a tangy aroma.

Old Monty Kingston Black Montgomery, MidWales


Hartlands Tirley, GloucestershireSweet 6.0%A hazy cider made by one of the real characters of the cider world.

Med Sweet 5.5%



7.0% SV

Skidbrook Vintage Skidbrook, LincolnshireMediumA traditional Eastern Counties cider with good depth of flavour.

A clear, fruity cider, produced at Western Barn since 1916.

A single apple variety cider with a strong aroma and great depth of flavour.

Hecks Kingston Black Street, Somerset Medium 7.0% SVA classic single apple variety cider, well rounded and with a long aftertaste.

Olivers Ocle Pychard, HerefordshireMed Dry 6.7%A mid brown cider made on a farm from local fruit.

PERRIESBroadoak Clutton, SomersetSweet 7.5%A smooth, sweet and highly quaffable and ever-popular perry.

Stockmore Pembridge, HerefordshireMed Sweet 6.5%A recent Herefordshire cider maker using local fruit. New to the festival.

Once upon a Tree Ledbury, HerefordshireMedium 6.0%A fresh, fruity cider from a small Herefordshire cider maker. New to the festival.

Hereward Ely, CambridgeshireMed Dry 6.5%A full-flavoured cider with a lingering finish from a local producer.

Springherne Ross-on-Wye, HerefordshireMedium 6.5%A traditional Herefordshire cider made from local apples.

Butford Farm Bodenham, HerefordshireMedium 6.0%A traditional Herefordshire perry, deep gold in colour and full flavoured.

Orchard Pig Philosopher West Bradley,Somerset

Jollydale Stamford, LincolnshireMedium 6.5%A fast-growing East Midlands cider maker, but using fruit from Herefordshire.

Med Sweet


Swallowfields Hope Mansell, HerefordshireMed Sweet 6.5%A pale, fruity cider from a fast-growing cider maker.

Cornish Orchards Pear Liskeard, CornwallMed Sweet 5.0%A quaffable perry from a growing cider / perry maker.

An easy drinking cider from a fast- growing cider maker. New to the festival.

Mad Hatters Stockport, Greater ManchesterMedium 6.5%A full flavoured cider made from local culinary fruit.

Parsons Choice West Lyng, SomersetMedium 6.0%A traditional Somerset farm cider, made entirely from their own fruit.

Thatchers Cheddar Valley Sandford, SomersetMed Sweet 6.0%Deep orange / red colour, from one of the biggest cider makers in the country.

Cromwell Roundhead Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire



Soft and fruity perry from a local cider / perry maker.

Malvern Magic Swinmore Trumpet, HerefordshireMedium 6.5%A mid-brown cider with a bit of bite and a strong finish.

Perry Brothers Dowlish Wake, SomersetMed Sweet 6.0%A clear, readily quaffable cider from a large producer in South Somerset

Thatchers Heritage Sandford, SomersetMedium 4.9%Hazy and slightly sparkling, excellent for those preferring something a little weaker.

Days Cottage Brookthorpe, GloucestershireMed Dry 7.0%Maidstone, Kent A traditional perry made from mixed varieties of pear..

Mays Heart of Herefordshire Much Marcle,Herefordshire

Double Vision ImpairedMed Sweet

Med Sweet


Pickled Pig Porkers Snout Stretham, Cambridgeshire

Three Cats Morley, DerbyshireSweet 6.7%Pale, sweet and with a slight sparkle.


A very pale, easy drinking and deceptively strong perry.

An easy drinking cider from a rapidly expanding cider maker.



Dunkertons Pembridge, HerefordshireMed Sweet 6.0%A golden perry with great depth of flavour

Mr Whiteheads Boxing Dog Newton Valence,Hampshire

Cider made from local fruit and with a fast-growing reputation.

Tree of Plenty Ely, CambridgeshireMed Dry 6.5%Two varieties, Old Red and New Blue from a local cider maker.

Pickled Pig Rum Cask Stretham, CambridgeshireMed Sweet 6.5%A powerful rum flavour overlaying a traditional Eastern Counties cider.

Greggs Pit Aylton Red & Blakeney MuchMarcle, Herefordshire



A substantial cider with good depth of flavour. Made from local fruit.

Westcroft Janets Jungle Juice Brent Knoll,Somerset



Naish West Pennard, SomersetDry 6.0%Somerset farm cider as it was 50 years ago, untouched by progress.

Rathays Old Goat Sutton St. Nicholas, HerefordshireMed Dry 7.0%Made from apples from their own orchard, planted by Bulmers in the 1960s.



Two pear varieties make this a perry full of flavour and character.

A classic and highly popular Somerset farm cider.

Westons Old Rosie Much Marcle, HerefordshireMed Sweet 7.3%A hazy, popular cider from a very large cider producer.

Gwatkins Blakeney Red Abbey Dore Sweet 7.5% SVA single variety perry from one of the characters of the cider scene.

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cider and perry list continuedGwynt y Ddraig Pider Pontypridd, GlamorganMed Sweet 6.0%A highly unusual drink, apples and pears fermented together.

Hartlands Tirley, GloucestershireSweet 6.0%A pale, hazy, eminently quaffable perry from a longstanding, traditional cider maker.

Malvern Magic Swinmore Trumpet, HerefordshireMed Dry 6.0%All produce is fermented and matured in oak.

Moores Upton St. Leonards, GloucestershireMed Sweet 6.0%A traditional perry with considerable body and aftertaste.

Mr Whiteheads Midnight Special NewtonValence, Hampshire



A pale, fruity perry from a large cider / perry maker.

New Forest Burley, HampshireMedium 6.0%A full-flavoured perry made from local fruit supplemented from Herefordshire.

Newton Court Leominster, HerefordshireSweet 5.5%A slightly hazy, flavoursome perry. Made from locally grown organic fruit.

Olivers Ocle Pychard, HerefordshireMed Dry 6.0%A crisp, clean, perry with plenty of flavour and a long finish.

Ross Cider Co. Peterstow, HerefordshireMedium 6.0%A full-flavoured, well balanced perry from one of Herefordshires leading producers.

Swallowfields Hope Mansell, HerefordshireMediumoted Best East A rs Choice v nglian Olive by CAMRA 200 iderC Bottled9- 2010


From a small producer with his own orchards.

Westons Much Marcle, HerefordshireMed Sweet 4.5%A clear perry from the largest perry maker in the country.

Whin Hill Well-next-the-Sea, NorfolkMed Sweet 6.0%A pale, smooth perry, made from perry pear varieties grown locally.

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WINE BARWHITEChilford Hall, Schnburger Mller-Thurgau 2009This young, clean, refreshing light wine presents with a pale golden hue and an elegant bouquet of fresh melon.

REDBolney Estate, Lynchgate Red 2009Notes of red fruits , juicy plum and berry flavours together with soft tannins make this a very elegant, easy drinking wine. Medium bodied dry red wine.

Cherry SweetReal cherry aroma and full black fruit flavour.

Cranberry MediumA tangy medium-sweet wine; great for summer spritzers.

Elderflower DryOld fashioned, floral flavours

Stanlake Park, Ruscombe Red, 2009Ruscombe can be enjoyed whenever the need for medium bodied red wine arises. It contains grape varieties: Triomphe and Dornfelder.

Ginger SweetA classic, smooth, heart-warming ginger wine.

Three Choirs, Ravens Hill Red 2010A medium bodied red wine with a clear ruby red colour and delicate aroma of glazed cherries with just a hint of oak character.

Gooseberry Off/DryAn appealing, light wine with generously ripe gooseberry character.

Nettle DryDisplaying a summery character of nettle together with hints of melon and grapefruit.

Chilford Hall, Granta Valley Red 2009A rich, robust, intensely coloured wine made from an equal blend of rondo and regent grapes, matured in French and American oak barrels.


Stanlake Park, Ortega White, 2006Interesting variety, made as a dry wine, rich and zesty with delicate fruit and subtle complexity.

Parsnip Off/DryA good honest parsnip wine.

Stanlake Park, Regatta Dry White, 2009A blend of several of our grape varieties, such as Ortega and Schonburger, to make a dry, crisp, fresh wine, with a clean herbaceous finish

SPARKLINGChilford Hall, Sparkling White 2009Carefully blended delicate wine opens with a rush of fine bubbles bursting with aromas of new mown grass, herbs and lemons.

Raspberry MediumRipe raspberry character and a real berry aroma.

elcome to this years Wine Bar. For the 2012 Festival we have a wide choice of wines and there will a wine to suit everyones taste. All the wines are English sourced from individual vineyards around the country. We have 18 different varieties of traditional fruit based wines from The Lyme Bay Winery in Devon, as well as a small quantity of their popular Strawberry Sparkling wine. We also have a good choice of white still wines, Rose wines and four different English Red wines - one is a new one for this year; Granta Valley Red 2009 EAWGA Silver Medal winner from nearby Chilford Hall Vineyard. In addition we have three different 'champagne style' Sparkling White wines and a Sparkling Rose again from Chilford Hall. We have a selection once again of fruit based Jenevers. Please have a browse of the following descriptions of the wines to help with your choice and any of the wine bar staff will also assist you. Pamela Baines Wine Bar Manager

Rosehip Off/DryA beautiful salmon pink wine with characters including summer fruits.

Three Choirs, English House White Med Dry 2010Blended with Seyval Blanc, Reichensteiner and Muller Thurgau grapes. Melon, mango and a hint of spice, with a crisp dry finish.

Sloe MediumFull-flavoured, succulent and smooth.

Chilford Hall, Sparkling Ros 2005Distinctive pale pink with small sparkling bubbles, the nose and palate are rewarded with notes of fresh strawberries, red fruit and cherry.

Strawberry MediumLusciously fruity with a very intense bouquet.

Bolney Estate, Lynchgate White 2011Fruity,zesty blend of Reichenstiener,Schonburger and Wurzer grapes has rich,ripe scents and flavours of Lychee and passion fruit.

West Country Mead Medium SweetA delicious honey based wine with a sweet spicy overtone. Slightly drier than Traditional Mead.

Stanlake Park, Heritage Brut SparklingLight bodied sparkling wine that is crisp, dry and refreshing.Made from Seyval Blanc, Muller Thurgau, Reichenstein and Pinot Meunier grapes.

Blackberry Medium SweetA richly scented, golden sweet wine with the lingering flavour of soft ripe fruit.

Three Choirs, May Hill Medium White 2010Aromatic herb and floral nose with harmonious palate. Medium and well balanced, with rich honeyed fruit.

Three Choirs, Classic Cuvee Brut N/V SparklingA traditionally-made sparkling wine using Seyval Blanc, Pinot Noir,grapes of very high quality. Dry and subtle it is very similar to a good champagne

Cranberry MediumA tangy medium-sweet wine; great for summer spritzers.

ROSEBolney Estate, Ros 2011Coral pink in colour, this elegant medium dry ros with its fragrances of gardenia, raspberry and lychee but its full palate makes it ideal for year round drinking.

Damson Off/DryA traditional favourite. Smooth and well balanced.

COUNTRYThe following country wines are all supplied by Lyme Bay Winery of Devon. Apricot Medium SweetA richly scented, golden sweet wine with the lingering flavour of soft ripe fruit.

Elderberry Off/DryA robust red, rich in colour and flavour.

Gooseberry Off/DryAn appealing, light wine

Stanlake Park, Pinot Blush English Ros 2010Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes, with white grapes such as Ehrenfelser and Scheurebe to make up a lovely delicate wine with a rose petal bouquet.

Lyme Bay Winery, Plum MediumAbsolutely delicious, rich ripe plum flavour.

Lyme Bay Winery, Sloe MediumFull-flavoured, succulent and smooth.

Three Choirs, Ros Reserve 2010Delicious off-dry Rose full of the aroma of strawberries and summer fruits.

Blackberry MediumBursting with the heady aroma of ripe hedgerow fruit.

Lyme Bay Winery, Sparkling StrawberryThe wine has a soft creamy bubble complementing the delicate flavour of summer strawberries.

Blackcurrant Medium SweetA sweet wine with the full fruity flavour of dark berries.

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Ales of outstanding flavour and colour for all real ale lovers!All our ales are made using the finest East Anglian Malting Barley from The Brant Hill Farm on The Holkham Hall Estate near Wells-next-the-Sea.

Awards for our ale Friend of the DevilSIBA 2011 Silver Award Bottled Speciality Beers CatagoryNorwich & Norfolk CAMRA Gold Award 2011 Barley Wine Catagory Champion Barley Wine Of East Anglia 2011

Our range is available in Cask and Bottles.Please Telephone 07909636966 for orders

The Jolly Sailor, 43 Great Whyte, Ramsey PE26 1HH Tel 01487 813388

Traditional Town Centre Pub with real fire

Five Real Ales and Stowford Press CiderIncluding Abbot, Wherry, Bombardier and two changing guest ales

Good Sized Car Park Heated Smoking Shelter JOLLY SAILOR RAMSEYNow Serving Freshly prepared foodMonday to Friday 12 to 2.30pm and 6 to 9pm Saturday 12am to 9pm Sunday 12 to 4 Booking is advisable66 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

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Come and visit the national inventory listed...

12 Highbury Street, Millfield Peterborough PE1 3BE Tel: 01733 564653

Hand & HeartCAMRA Gold Award 2010

CambridgeshirePub of the Year 2010

5 Ever Changing Real Ales, always including a LocAleLarge well appointed beer garden to rear, including stage & 35m2 Beer Shed facility (Uncle Bram's Cabin) Open 3-11.30pm Mon - Thur; 11.30am-midnight Fri & Sat and 11am - 11.30pm Sun

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Thanks to our sponsorsTRADE SESSION The trade only session will be held on the opening Tuesday from 3.30pm with the general public admitted at 5.30pm. Again this year the trade session is being sponsored by Small Beer Ltd of Lincoln. They are able to supply your pub with a vast array of real ales and other products. CHAMPION BEER OF THE FESTIVAL The beers with the most votes in each section (we will sort them into categories) will go into the blind tasting sessions that will be held on Wednesday lunch time. PUB QUIZ

gdon Huntin Pub CAMRA ear of the Y 2011

THE CHEQUERS71 Main Road, Little Gransden Tel: 01767 677348

CAMRA East Anglian Pub of the Year 2008The popular pub quiz will be taking place on Wednesday to Saturday lunch times. Once again, many thanks to ESP Magazine for sponsoring the quiz and to Ian Gray for running the quiz on site. CARRIER BAGS Plastic Bags for taking Home your Festival Glasses are sponsored by Pipers Crisps. Please visit them in the south marquee for the full range of hand made crisps. We thank them for support again this year.

Home of Son of Sid MicrobreweryBob and Wendy Mitchell invite you to try their unique unspoilt village local with its own special atmosphere

Many thanks to J D Wetherspoons and their three local pubs, the Drapers Arms , the College Arms and The George at Whittlesey for sponsoring the competition. If you are at the festival on Tuesday, please pick up a form and vote for your favourite beers of the evening. This year we are not asking you to grade the beers into mild, bitter, strong bitter, etc as we know this can be confusing just tell us the names of the best beers and who brewed them.

Beer Festival5th - 8th October

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pubs around the festival

THE OFFICIALReal Ales always available Including Roosters Yankee, Local Ales & others about 5 minutes walk from the peterborough Beer FestivalHead away from town over the town bridge, turn right down Oundle Rd and then turn left into Grove Street and we are on the corner.


PETERBOROUGHand only find pork scratchings, although it's worth the walk for the nice beer anyway. The beer garden at the rear of the pub backs onto the old course of the river Nene and if you just happen to own a boat and you've brought it with you, you can park it at the bottom of the garden. Phone number 01733 753544


he Peterborough Beer Festival is upon us and the choice of ales from around the country is simply staggering. Of course, the beer fest isnt open all the time so you might want to try a few of our local pubs when were all taking a siesta between sessions! For those of you new to the city and the festival, Peterborough provides a variety of venues in which to drink real ale. From a quiet village pub just 25 minutes walk from the festival to Europe's largest brew pub, from a pub specialising in ales straight from the cask to a 1930's back street boozer known for the quality and variety of its ale. Peterborough has it all! Below is a rundown of some of our favourites We shall divide the pubs into north and south of the river to make direction finding easier. To start with the festival is on the north bank of the Nene. For those of you who carry technology we'll include the postcode so you can navigate easier.

SKY SPORTS with ESPNThree Sky boxes to show multiple games at once. All football and other live sporting eventsHeated Smoking Area, Pool Table & Beer Garden

Open All Day Every Day from Noon

SOUTH OF THE RIVERThe Woolpack, North St, Stanground PE2 8HR This is the closest you can get to a village pub in the city. Situated in the ancient village of Stanground just south of the Nene, the Woolpack provides a bit of peace and tranquillity in a mad mad world. The pub will provide 4 beers during the festival which will be Wherry and Landlord with 2 guest ales. The pub is open all day every day. Food is served but times vary so call the pub to find out details. We wouldn't want you to trek half a mile in search of food

Charters, River Nene, PE1 1EH Just south of the river (on the river really) you will find Charters. This large converted grain barge will provide the easiest and most convenient point to try more ales. Although, as it's the closest to the fest it might get a bit busy during 'festival down times'. Usually about a dozen ales on offer with a beer garden and marquee to relax under. The restaurant on the top deck is called East and will cater for those in need of the exotic. Phone number 01733 315700 The Cherry Tree, 9 Oundle Road, PE2 9PB The Cherry Tree is known as one of Peterborough's live music venues and has seen a wealth of talent play here. You will find at least 4 ales on offer, one or two will probably be local ones. Food available - phone for details. Phone number 01733 703495

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Finest quality local alesNow taking on new orders

Contact : 07932 726552

Swiss Cottage, Grove St, PE2 9AG The Swiss is a pub with an Irish flavour but with a difference, in as much as not all the sales are Guinness related. The standard offering is Roosters Yankee which is unusual for this area. There are usually at least a couple of handpumps in use and the choice tends towards local ales with Tydd Steam and Digfield being regulars. No food but theyre open all day and they have a pool table. Phone number 01733 568734 The Palmerston Arms, 82 Oundle Road, PE2 9PA After a short interlude of uncertainty we are pleased to say that the 'Palmy' has now been reinstated as one of the premier real ale pubs in the city. Run by local man, Ian Benton the pub offers a fine array of ales straight from the cask from the cellar. Phone number 01733 565865 Coalheavers Arms, Park St, PE2 9BH The Coalheavers Arms is one of the city's success stories. During the festival the pub will probably have 8 or so beers on, some of which will be by Milton of Cambridge. A super pub with a pleasant beer garden known everywhere for their great beer festivals. One of local CAMRA's favourite pubs which will no doubt be used as the 'Festival Tap' during the building of the festival! No hot food but home made scotch eggs of exotic and unusual varieties on sale. Open Tuesday onwards at midday during the festival. Phone number 01733 565664. More details at

tor Ales. Their other beers can include London Pride, Blackfriars and Abbey. Unfortunately the pub is having builders in to rearrange a few things and will be closed until Friday evening of the festival. Normal opening from then on so you can still enjoy the pub all day Saturday. Food until 9.30pm. Phone number 01733 310600 The Draper's Arms, 29-31 Cowgate, PE1 1LZ One of the closest pubs to the railway station offering the usual JD Wetherspoons fare. Opens early for breakfast. 01733 847570 Ostrich, 17 North Street, PE1 2RA. Superbly refurbished, the Ostrich offers a selection of 5 ales most of which are local to the area. A real cider is also available. Live music is usually on at the weekends and there is a pleasant courtyard in which to enjoy your beer. No food available but worth finding anyway. Pub opens at 11am. Phone number 01733 746370 Wortley Almshouses, Westgate, PE1 1QA. At the top of Westgate you will come to the Wortley Almshouses. Converted in the early 1980's into a pub by Sam Smiths from an old and derelict almshouse. Several years ago it was refurbished and divided into many small and intimate rooms which won it an award. Sam Smiths beers available with the usual competitive prices. Phone number 01733 348839 Brewery Tap, Westgate, PE1 2AA This is the largest brew pub in Europe and is the home of Oakham Ales. Expect Oakham Ales on the bar and many, many others. The pub is famous for its Thai cuisine. Probably the closest pub to the railway station although the Drapers is probably equally distant. Phone number 01733 358500 .


CAMRA Gold Award Winners 2005 CAMRA Pub of the Year 2006 Cambs Pub of the Year 2007

Blue Bell

at MaxeyTraditional Free House

Now with NINE Real Ales includingFullers ESB and London Pride, at least one Oakham Ale and SIX ever-changing quality guest ales Club & special event buffets on request Real fires in winter, always a friendly welcome!

NORTH OF THE RIVER AND THE CITY CENTREHigh Street, Maxey, Peterborough PE6 9EE Tel: 01778 34818274 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

The Beehive, 62 Albert Place, PE1 1DD A popular pub known for its excellent food. The 'House' ales here are made by local brewery, Cas-

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Peterboroughs Oldest Members Club

Mini Beer Festival during festival week12 real ales + 3 ciders

Just a short walk from Bus and Railway Stations and Queensgate

College Arms, 40 Broadway, PE1 1RS The pub was the first Wetherspoon's pub in the city. The usual good value meals and beers. Phone number 01733 319745 The Rose, 2 Burghley Road, PE1 2QB This rather unique pub specialises in AfroCaribbean cuisine and is run by chef and owner Nick Rutta. Nick is a firm believer in real ales and his choices are firmly local, with Digfield and Tydd Steam being noticed. Call Nick for more details 01733 873003 or see The Burghley Club, 7 Burghley Road, PE1 2QA Recently reopened after extensive re-furbishment by buider-owner Mick this well furnished club offers at least three real ales and a couple of ciders and will be offering a range of twelve ales over the beer festival week. The Solstice, Northminster Rd, PE1 1YN A large pub north of Peterborough market offering 3 ales some of which are beers from small

breweries. Large screens for sporting events are available. Food available. Phone number 01733 560231 Hand & Heart, 12 Highbury Street, PE1 3BE Rebuilt in the 1930's the 'Hand' is a pub which has remained at the forefront of real ale excellence for the last several years. Our landlord Bram and his good lady Sue have ensured that all of the beers served over the bar are in perfect condition. The range is ever changing and the pub now sports regular beer festivals with ales to keep any self respecting beer spotter occupied for some considerable time. The pub was awarded a Gold Award from Peterborough CAMRA and it was Cambridgeshire Pub of the Year for 2010. Put simply, if you're in Peterborough you need to visit the pub. To get to the pub you can use the local bus service (Citi 1) which will drop you off within a hundred yards of the pub. Phone number 01733 564653 Steve Williams Pubs Officer

FREE entry to CAMRA Members

Find us at: 7 Burghley Rd, Peterborough PE1 2QA Tel 01733 896989 theburghleyclub Website:

You are assured a warm welcome at

Grants FreehouseHome of the famous Parish BreweryBurrough on the Hill near Melton Mowbray LE14 2JQ. Tel: 01664 454801A friendly picturesque country rural village pub, with superb walking routes to Burrough Hill, try our full range of real ales, ciders & fine wines.

Cosy and friendly atmosphere Comfortable Lounge Fully stocked bar, offering a selection of real ales, lagers, spirits and fine wines. Tempting range of bar snacks Seperate restaurant serving an excellent menu of home cooked food at lunchtime all week. Sunday roast 12-2pm. Patrons Car Parking available

Opening times Mon - Thurs 5 - 11pm, Fri 12 - 2pm & 5pm - 12pm Sat 12 - 12pm, Sun 12 - 11pm Food Served Thurs 6 - 9 pm, Fri 12 - 2pm & 6 - 9 pm Saturday 12 - 2pm & 6 - 9 pm, Sunday 12 - 4pm

BREWERY VISITS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY(MINIMUM 12 PEOPLE)Food available either lunch or supper menu to suit individual needs. Prices on request - for more details telephone & speak to Baz or Trudy or email

19 Marker Place, Market Deeping, Peterborough PE6 8EA

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camra pub heritage group



ow would you describe your ideal British pub? Your response might well feature words like unspoilt, traditional and old. Your pub might be an ancient country inn replete with beams, panelling and inglenook fireplaces. Or perhaps a huge Victorian city pub, all mirrors, mahogany and ornate tiling. Or even a basic back-street boozer of the kind now so hard to find. If you enjoy pubs with characterful historic interiors, then CAMRAs Pub Heritage Group can help you locate examples all over the country. The Group is dedicated to promoting and preserving pubs whose interiors are of historic or architectural importance. Their work concentrated initially on finding those pub interiors which are nationally precious, either because they are essentially intact from when built or, whilst altered, contain exceptional features or rooms. The number of such pubs is sadly small less than 300. The Group has gone on to record a second tier of interiors which are less intact or remarkable but still have significant historic or architectural merit and are therefore also well worth a visit. The easiest way to get information about these Real Heritage Pubs (CAMRA's collective name for them) is to visit the website at where you can search for the80 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

pubs on a county-by-county basis. CAMRA has also published books covering several parts of the country, including Scotland, Wales, Yorkshire and London. You may be able to buy these at the Festival products stall or, if not, direct from CAMRA ( Should you wish to contact Pub Heritage Group (perhaps to recommend a pub for inclusion as a Real Heritage Pub or just to seek further information) please e-mail Peterborough Beer Festival 2012 81

Matt and Emma welcome you to theTel: 01778 560238Barholm, Stamford, Lincs PE9 4RA

THE WHITE SWAN30 High St, Bluntisham P E28 3LD Tel: 01487 842055OPENING TIMES:Monday - Friday 4.30pm - Late Saturday All day from noon Sunday All day from noon

A Traditional Ale House with an open fire

Six Real Ales with four on rotation3 Ciders 2 Lagers Fine Wine & Spirits large beer garden Pool roomOpening Times

A Proper village pub serving 4 real ales with two being ever changing guest ales. Facilities include a Large Car Park, Outside Seating, Childrens Play Area, eat your own takeaway food (Chinese takeaway close by).

thewhiteswan.bluntisham OUTSIDE BAR SERVICE AVAILABLE FOR FUNCTIONS AND PARTIES Please ring for further information

open from 4pm week days

1pm saturday and 12pm sundays

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FESTIVAL CHARITYon the east coast, somewhere between North Lincs. and Suffolk, so once again trying to keep it local. A typical Lifeguard Station will have one, some or all of the following, Rescue watercraft 9,000, Inshore rescue boat 9,000, Patrol vehicle 21,000, All-terrain vehicle 5,500. Add to this the cost of training, a hut, clothing, first aid equipment etc. etc. and as you can see, it aint cheap! This is why it costs around 385,000 A DAY! to run the RNLI. Watch this Inshore Resc ue Boat space or see the Local CAMRA magazine Beer Around Ere for further news. Finally, I wish you all an enjoyable and safe imbibing session or 10, and please pop over for a chat, chuck the kids into the display boat or buy me a beer (We are poor volunteers too you know!) I look forward to seeing you all again this Festival. So,

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea.funded what I like to call OUR little fleet. The last of these, Peterborough Beer Festival IV, is stationed at Skegness, quite local, so if you are at Skeggy any time, feel free to pop in and introduce yourself, they are a friendly bunch and rarely eat people who have donated as generously as you all have. Firstly let me add my own Welcome to the Beer Festival. Hopefully the monsoon season is now at an end, and we will have some pleasant picnic weather to enjoy this week. I personally will be drinking my breakfast every morning whilst helping those brave souls testing the quality of the product for your benefit! Yet another thing I volunteer for, and yes, that is burning martyr you can smell! As you are all aware, the organisers here at PBF have allowed us to collect for many years now and your contributions and those from the festival itself have enabled us to purchase and equip no less than 4 inshore lifeboats, 3 D class and 1 Atlantic 85. With most of the assistance needed in this country being small craft getting into difficulties quite close to shore, swimmers and surfers near rocks, people getting cut off by tides and other sometimes life threatening hazards, the small highly manoeuvrable D class can be on the scene within minutes when time is often of the essence. This of course costs money, and it is your donating year on year which has84 Peterborough Beer Festival 2012

Rescue Watercraft

All Terrain Vehicle

CHUCK IT IN THE BUCKET!!Martyn Edgar (Press and Box Secretary) RNLI Peterborough.

In the last year, up to May the 14th this year , our little boat at Skeggy has been called out 29 times safely returning 11 people and 6 craft of various types to shore, so please feel free to feel as smug as I do! For more on Skegness Lifeboats, crew etc. go to As you may, or indeed may not know, the RNLI is funded entirely by donation. We receive no government money, and our only source of income is the often unbelievable generosity of the public in this country, who, like you, CHUCK IT IN THE BUCKET! (A cry which at the time of writing is only 4 weeks away.) I know I have said this before, but the amount of support we, as a very small land-locked branch receive from the patrons of this, the premier event in our City still amazes me. This round of collecting will however not be buying a further D class as for once, the RNLI fleet is at full strength (at the time of writing). We are at the moment in discussion with the various agencies to equip a Lifeguard Station (Yes, our volunteers run these as well) hopefully Peterborough Beer Festival 2012 85


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