Hinckley & Bosworth Branch

Beer Scoring Form
Pubs Section
Pubs in our Area
LocAle Scheme
Hinckley Beer Festival
Stillage

Return to Home Page

 

The 3rd. Hinckley Beer Festival took place from Thurs 9th September 2010 until Sat 11th September 2010

The festival was again held at the Masonic Hall, St. Mary’s Road, Hinckley LE10 1EQ in the centre of town, venue for the previous two festivals.

There were 60 Beers, approximately half of which were LocAles + 13 Ciders, 5 Perries & 14 Fruit Wines     Beer & Cider list

Poster                        Festival Programme      Beer Festival Shirts & Aprons


George Chuter opened the Festival at 5pm on the Thursday

George Chuter the England & Tigers Rugby star opened the 3rd Hinckley CAMRA Beer Festival at 5pm on Thursday evening by drawing the first glass of Quartz Brewery's Chuter's Choice, a special festival brew.


3rd Hinckley CAMRA Beer Festival - Beer of the Festival
The Beer of the Festival this year, as voted by those attending the festival, was Blue Monkey's 99 Red Baboons, a Strong Mild (4.2%). Described as 'an unusual combination of fruity hoppyness with a dark, malty side'. It's colour is described as Dark Ruby. Second place went to Thornbridge Jaipur followed closely by Oakham Citra & Orkney Dark Island.  Blue Monkey website

 

Photos by Chris Davies          

 

Festival Contacts:
Organiser -
Bill Smith
Website & Staffing Officer -
Alan Cooke

2009 Festival Report - Click here

2008 Festival Report - Click here

 

top

CAMRA
Web Site

This site copyright © 2005-10 The Hinckley & Bosworth branch of CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale

The views expressed on this site are not necessarily those of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Ltd, or of the members of the Hinckley & Bosworth Branch.
Whilst a lot of effort is made to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and up to date, no responsibility for errors and omissions is accepted.
Links to external servers do not imply any official or unofficial CAMRA, the Hinckley & Bosworth Branch or any web master's endorsement of the opinions, content or ideas expressed therein, or guarantee the validity, accuracy, timeliness or legality of any of the information provided. Links to commercial sites are in no way an endorsement of any vendor's products or services.

Found a dead link?
e-mail the Webmaster