Posts Tagged "oakham ales"

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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2014 Festival Day 3; IPA Be With You

2014 Festival Day 3; IPA Be With You

Well I made it through day 3 of the Peterborough beer festival.  After two busy days, I gave myself a little time at home, timing my arrival at 2.50pm so I could still get in free with my CAMRA membership card, and still leaving myself a long session there. Thursday night is the traditional ‘go from work’ night – and I did meet up with some old colleagues of mine (as I’m not currently working I had no work to go from...

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Congratulations Oakham Ales, Silver Award

Congratulations Oakham Ales, Silver Award

With great timing for next week’s Peterborough Beer festival, Oakham ales will be the proud brewers of Britain’s 2nd best beer of 2014, after they won the silver award in the champion beer of Britain, for their single hopped ‘Citra’ beer. I’m very pleased, as it is a beer I often enjoy, it’s credited as the first beer to use Citra in the UK, and it’s become a very popular hop since then, with many...

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Thursday “Leo Sayer”; Two Sessions of Ale

Thursday “Leo Sayer”; Two Sessions of Ale

Well it’s about time I wrote up something from my real ale adventures on Thursday. Thursday at the Peterborough Beer Festival is my traditional “Leo Sayer” (all dayer), but this year the organising comittee decided to split it into two sessions, with a three our break.  That was a little bit of a let down, but it didn’t stop a great day and night! And as with old traditions, my good friend Lindsay (he’s Australian,...

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Tuesday Night Pic 12

Tuesday Night Pic 12

Photo’s from the opening night at Peterborough Beer Festival; beers, people, food, band! Follow Karl who runs the official Pboro Beer festival twitter on @PBF2012.  Or me, Krispy, on @dartsbeerscheer.  Don’t forget the mobile app if you’re visiting the festival, all the beers, and voting too!

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

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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