Friday, 31 July 2009

The Cotswold Beer Festival - Postlip

I was welcomed to the 33rd CAMRA Cotswold beer festival on 25th July 2009. This is the 5th year I have been. Set in the grounds around the Manor Houses Tythe Barn at Postlip Hall nr Winchcombe you couldn't ask for a better setting for a beer festival. There was again a very good selection of beer regional and from all over the country. Entertainment Saturday evening was by Anything Goes an entertaining upbeat live jazz band.

Friday 7pm -11pm
Saturday "Lunch time" then 6:30pm to 11pm

On arrival you get given a program and can buy beer tokens as you approach the Tythe Barn where all the beer is housed. On entry you are given a glass in exchange for your ticket.

Food comes in the form of a BBQ burger and hot dogs.

What did I drink???
3 pints Bays Best 3.7%
(2 for the walk back to the campsite)
1/2 pint Brass Monkey Best Bitter 3.8%
1 pint Cotswold Spring Olde English Rose 3.9%
1/2 pint Half Penny Halfpenny Ale 4.0%

1/2 pint Nailsworth The Artist's Ale 3.9%

1/2 pint Oakham J.H.B 3.8%
1/2 pint Severn Vale Severn Springs 4.4%
1/2 pint Skinners Betty Stogs 4.0%
1/2 pint Stanway Stanney Bitter 4.5%
1/2 pint Stroud Tom Long 3.8%
1/2 pint Wickwar Rite Flanker 4.3%

Glass sponsorship was by Stroud Brewery. This years glass showed the rooks, which constantly circle Postlip Manor and Tythe barn (well they do when its not raining)

1 comment:

Nan said...

The Cotswold Beer Festival is this weekend again at Postlip Hall. Come along for some Good Beer.