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Harbury Beer Festival Beers & Ciders

Here is the initial beer and cider list for this year’s Harbury Beer Festival.

We have a variety of beers from the Peak District and North Derbyshire along with some local brews.

This list is subject to change as there are always a few last minute changes.

For information about the festival, please go to our festival page.


AmberChocolate Orange StoutStout4
AmberDambusterPale Ale5.5
AshoverFontPale Ale3.8A great pale session beer, refreshingly brewed with Chinook and Cascade hops. Thirstquenchingly quaffable and moreish!
Blue Bell BrewhouseTBCTBCTBC
BramptonBrampton MildMild4.9Dark, roasted and jam-packed full of flavour. The characteristics change the longer it is allowed to condition for. Brampton Mild is not so much a meal in a glass as a 5-course banquet. Coffee, toffee and caramel tones tease your taste buds and warm your cockles.
BramptonSpecialePale Ale5.8An IPA-style ale, the fruity hoppiness is balanced beautifully by the residual sweetness of such a strong ale.
Church FarmIPAIPA5A proper India Pale Ale. Pale in colour and dry hopped twice with Citra Hops. This gives the beer fantastic aromas of grapefruit and citrus fruits.
Clouded MindsN253Pale Ale3.9Light-medium bodied Oatmeal Pale Ale. Fruity and resiny. Nicely hopped with Citra and Chinook hops.
Clouded MindsDouble Clout StoutStout6.6Our Coffee Stout, rich and smooth. A complex fusion of coffee, cocoa, liquorice, dark fruit and burnt sugar. Made with organic coffee.
Clouded MindsVespaPale Ale4A moreish pale ale with strong notes of peach, mango, lemon and pine. Full-flavoured yet refreshing.
Drone ValleyFanshaw BlondePale Ale4.8A crisp higher strength golden ale named after the local School in Dronfield. Floral notes and wholesome mouthfeel from Mittlefruh and Cardinal hops; and Cascade for a citrus bitter finish
GaolJailbreakBitter4.5A light ale brewed with traditional Fuggles & Goldings hops
HopjackerPapaya Don't PreechPale Ale4 Heaps of papaya and beautifully fruity hops give this refreshing pale ale a totally tropical taste!
HopjackerThe Ace of SpadesBlack IPA6brewed in honour of Lemmy, aggressively hopped for citrus, tropical and coconut flavours more than counterbalancing the light roasted flavours from specialist malts. 
Howard TownMilltownMild3.5Dark and lightly hopped with hints of toffee and coffee.
Howard TownSuper FortressBitter4.4A bittersweet ruby ale with malty caramel notes and fruity hops.
Instant KarmaTest Brew Number Two!4.5
IntrepidExplorerPale Ale4
LandlockedA & EBitter7.4
Lock 34Premium Dark (Special Edition)Brown Ale5.3A dark chocolaty rich English ale, with hints of new world hops and a nutty sweetness.
Matlock Wolds Farm100ccBitter4.9American style Ale brewed using Maris Otter Barley and Dark Crystal malt. The beer is hopped with three C’s: Chinook, Cascade and Citra. Chinook gives an intense bitterness, Cascade adds floral and fruity flavours and Citra is used at the end to give a characteristic tropical fruit aroma. The Dark Crystal malts add some rich caramel flavour to complement this. 
Mouselow FarmUdder The InfluenceBitter4The beer is a combination of 6 varying malts and different three hops and is a flavoursome bitter.
PeakBakewell Best BitterBitter4.2This is robust copper colored ale. It is dry and firmly bitter, with some toasted malt flavors and plenty of grassy hops. A traditional Best Bitter.
PentrichThree GravesPorter6.6A rich and luxurious porter, deep black in colour with smooth notes of coffee and chocolate.
Pigeon FishersCynosurePale Ale / fruit?4.6
PurityBunny Hop Pale Ale3.5 An extra hopped pale ale brewed with Maris Otter, Lager Malt, Cara Pils and Wheat Malts. Then generously hopped.
RawCF191Pale Ale4.1Orange pale ale with experimental UK hops and fresh oranges
Rock MillInbetweenerRye (pale)5.3A pale rye ale with a sharp chrisp mouth feel and a sweet finish
Sky + EarthCitrusphere Session IPAPale Ale4.8Straw coloured ale with a big orangey aroma and a grapefruity flavour. Its relatively bitter at 55 IBUs
SlaughterhousePacific Pale AlePale Ale4.2
SperrinPinch an InchGinger Ale4.4Typical traditionally brewed charismatic ginger ale that has dry hoppy tones, copper in colour and a long lasting ginger finish.
SperrinThird PartyRuby4.8
SpireDark SideMild4.3Complex and satisfying ruby ale with coffee aroma and toffee flavours, some say a hint of raspberry
Stratford Upon AvonMosaicPale Ale4.2Beautiful blonde ale made with Maris Otter Pale Malts and Carapils. Heavily hopped with Mosaic hops. A medium bodied blonde beer with a heavy flavour of Grapefruit.
ThornbridgeWild SwanPale Ale3.5
TorrsideWest of the Sun4.5NZ Pale Ale Light fruity pale ale brewed with generous amounts of Wai-iti and Green Bullet hops from New Zealand Unfined/vegan-friendly
TorrsideMolten UniverseRed IPA5.8Juicy red IPA heftily hopped with over 25g per litre of US and European hops. Unfined/vegan-friendly
TownesPynot PorterPorter4.5A deep burgundy coloured porter whose dark roast malt flavours combine with fruit highlights and overtones of espresso and caramel, leading to an abundance of fruity hop and coffee flavours towards the finish.
Urban HuntsmanThe OutlawPale Ale5.5Towards the darker side of pale a complex malt bill and low finishing gravity create a balanced but far from cloying sweetness on which huge USA ‘C hops’ can showcase big, bitter fruit flavours and that classic grapefruit aroma.
WeatheroakSt Udley MildMild3.4Dark traditional mild, well balanced, a refreshing session beer
WhimHartington BitterBitter4A classic well hoped session beer. Deep malt and hop aroma slightly floral with spicy notes. Bitterness and lovely liquid malt combine in perfect balance followed by a satisfying dry finish. Fantastic for a big session or just a pint.
Windmill HillChesterton IPAIPA4.2Chesterton IPA is a strong classic British Ale. Golden amber in colour, this well balanced beer consists of caramel, light fruits, and roasted malt hints. Made from Water, Pale Malts, Yeast and both Golding and Savinjski Golding hop’s. It’s cask conditioned for at least 2 weeks to create the perfect British pint!


Crossman'sMediumMedium6Easy drinking traditionally produced cider. Ben Crossman is fourth generation of Crossmans to make cider at their own orchards.
MillwhitesHedgelayerMedium4.8My father tells a story of a hedgelayer who would take 24 pints of cider in a stone far to work daily, just for refreshment, all before going to the pub in the evening! This medium cider , light and refreshing, pays homage to that legendary gentleman
NempnettPiglets ChoicePerry6.5Medium sweet perry. Dull straw yellow, slightly cloudy, delicate pear aroma. Traditionally produced blended perry with all local pears sourced within 5 miles of the farm. 108 year old orchard planted with many rare varieties including “Helen Green” and “Claret”. Won several awards at CAMRA festivals including Oxford and Stockport in 2015.
Perry's CiderPathfinder Vintage CiderMedium7.2Blended from the very best cider apples from the autumn harvest before being left to mature in vintage port and sherry barrels for at least 12 months.
Perry's CiderNustarMedium5.5Blended from last seasons harvest for a truly authentic farmhouse cider.
Rich's CiderSweet CiderSweet6Scrumpy cider. A taste of Somerset
Rich's CiderGolden HarvestMedium4.5Easy drinking “Session” cider.
West CroftJJJ - Janet's Jungle JuiceMedium6Full bodied tastey medium dry cider. In 2015 won CAMRA cider of the year gold award for 3rd time since 1997. “We use traditional English cider apples from our own orchards and those brought in from local farms. The apples are pressed and the juice blended, which is then fermented in oak casks. These methods are the same as used by cider makers over many centuries.
Windmill HillTBC

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