Friday, March 28, 2014

A spring shower of beer festivals

Here's a selection of just some of the upcoming Yorkshire ale showcases (non CAMRA), courtesy of The Bloke from Hull.
Thursday 24-Sunday 27 April. Five years' celebratory weekend at The Sportsman, Huddersfield with special birthday brews from local brewers, Thu & Fri tapas with a Yorkshire twist 17:00-21:00 and Fri from Yorkshire based klezmer & Balkan band, Klonk. Sat open until 02:00.
Poster courtesy of @RatBrewery
Friday 25-Sunday 27 April. Third annual 'Rat Inn-Fest' at The Rat and Ratchet, Chapel Hill, Huddersfield HD1 3EB. More than 20 Rat Brewery ales including some brand new ones and old favourites. Meet the brewer/tutored beer preview on Thursday, April 24 from 7pm. Live music and BBQ (weather permitting) on the Saturday.
Thursday 24-Saturday 26 April. Third annual Haworth beer festival, with meet the brewer on the Thursday and a exclusive taste of the wide range of real ales, ciders, perrys and draft lager £3 entry. 
£3 a pint. Glasses will be plastic and FOC..or BYO or buy a special edition one. For more details follow the Haworth Beer Festival Facebook page:
Friday 25-Sunday 27 April. Scarborough Brewery beer festival, Unit 1B Barry's Lane, Scarborough YO12 4HA ten casks including local guests and barbecue.
Friday 25-Saturday 26 April. Definite date for fifth Rothwell beer festival in Rothwell Parish Hall, behind Morrisons next to the Parish Church on the hill. 
Around 44 cask beers, a joint effort between Rothwell Lions and the Parish Church, open 18:00- 22:30 Friday, 12:00-22:00 Saturday, around 47 real ales, live music Fri afternoon and Sat evening featuring "Vintage" (Sat), food, entry £5 including souvenir tankard, latest details at: 
Friday 25-Sunday 27 April. Second annual beer festival at The Sun Inn, 136 Westgate, Pickering YO18 8BB.
Saturday 26 April. Tenth Thorner beer festival. Part of a series of events to mark the 90th anniversary of the opening of Thorner Victory Hall.

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