2016 Peterborough Beer Festival Next Month!

2016 Peterborough Beer Festival Next Month!

Well it’s four weeks until the 39th Peterborough CAMRA beer festival, and therefore it’s “officially” time to start getting excited!  I’ve started work on updating the mobile app I created, I’ll be updating the database with this year’s drinks lists (wine, cider & perry, bottled beers and cask beers). MOBILE APP IS UPDATED:  OK at the time of writing the draft beers is in a very early version, but...

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2015 Champion Beers

2015 Champion Beers

I didn’t get to judge this year, but those who did picked the following champion beers.  I did get to try and overall champion, and it was a very tasty hoppy brew – very fresh. CHAMPION BEER OF THE FESTIVAL 2015 Overall Champion Gold Bullards No.1 East Coast Pale Silver Nobby’s APA Bronze Son of Sid Muck Cart Mild Light and Dark Mild Gold Son of Sid Muck Cart Mild Silver Dunham Massey Chocolate Cherry Mild Bronze = Brown Cow...

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2015 Peterborough Festival Very Close Now!

2015 Peterborough Festival Very Close Now!

We are just days away from the 38th Pboro CAMRA Beer Festival, with the volunteer team working hard on the embankment site preparing for the 40,000 or so visitors. They start with a day putting up the security fencing – it’s a huge site these days, especially when you compare it to the early indoor events at the now gone Wirrina.  Then the three huge marquees go up, followed by all the support structures, and of course the long...

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Krispy’s Guide to the Pboro Beer Festival

Krispy’s Guide to the Pboro Beer Festival

Updated for 2015:  I thought I’d write a bit of a fun guide to what it’s like to spend time at the Peterborough beer festival, either for those of you who are coming for the first time, or for those of you who may give an experienced nod to some of the points I make, or maybe even write to me in a fit of anger at my schoolboy errors! The first thing I often do the day or two before the festival, is read through the beer list, and...

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Beefest App Updated to v2

Beefest App Updated to v2

As the original Peterborough Beer Festival mobile app was getting a bit long in the tooth, I’ve completely re-written it in a new framework so it SHOULD look much better, and more importantly, the same, across all devices and web browsers. It’s in the same place; http://beerfest.kristianbrown.co.uk/app/, and is now loaded up with all the up to date beers for the 2015 festival. New features: Wine list Show new breweries Show festival...

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2015 Peterborough Beer Festival It’s Coming!

2015 Peterborough Beer Festival It’s Coming!

OK so we can now officially get excited, as it’s a month of two huge beer festivals.  Firstly the quite large and popular GBBF (Great British Beer Festival), CAMRA’s showpiece festival down in London.  I went for the first time last year (yes shocking I’d not been before I know), and I’l be there on the Wednesday evening this year. That’s still only a warm up to the main event for me – the Peterborough 38th...

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2015 Peterborough Beer Festival Announcement

2015 Peterborough Beer Festival Announcement

The sun may be finding a hard time visiting us this ‘flaming’ June, but it’s still summer, which means the clock is ticking down to the best outdoor summer beer festival in the UK – The Peterborough CAMRA Beerfest! In just under 10 weeks’ time Peterborough CAMRA will be hosting the 38th annual beer festival.  The dates for this year’s event are Tuesday 25th – Saturday 29th August [full opening times & prices here]...

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This is a small website dedicated to the 39th Peterborough Beer Festival , 23 - 27th August 2016.

Beerfest Mobile App - CLICK HERE.

Thanks to the dedicated people of CAMRA and the Peterborough branch, it's one of THE real ale events of the year.


About Me

I'm "Krispy". Webmaster, software developer (Java, WordPress and PHP, working in Peterborough), real ale fan (been going to the Pboro Beer Festival for the last 28 years!), and part time beer writer. Starting to get a small reputation as a half decent home brewer, and I write about beer on my beer blog. Catch me on twitter at; @krispybeer