8th-9th July – 16th The South Cotswold (Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire) Beer & Cider Festival 2011 Preview

Address: Chipping Sodbury Rugby Club, Wickwar Road, Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, BS37 6BQ (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Fri 8th July: 6pm-11:30pm (£8)
Sat 9th July: 12pm-11:30pm (SOLD OUT)

Tickets: Available only in advance. Tickets are available from the following outlets:

• Any Sports, North Walk, Yate Shopping Centre
• The Tourist Information Centre, Chipping Sodbury

Tickets are also available via post to Rotary Club of Yate & District, PO Box 1141, Yate, Bristol, BS37 6YA after filling in this application form

Camping: SOLD OUT for Saturday, but it is still available for the Friday and is free. You will need to purchase atleast 2 festival tickets and fill out the camping application form to gain access for camping (upto 6 people size tent pitch)

Ciders/Perries: 17 ciders/perries available

Ben Crossman’s (Hewish, W-S-M)

PRIME FARMHOUSE CIDER (6%) Dry. med sweet.
HOME ORCHARD SPECIAL (7%) –Medium dry

Broadoak (Clutton Somerset)

– BRISTOLPORT(RUBY) (6%)-Med/Cloudy.
– KINGSTON BLACK (7.5%) – Dry rough filtered.
– TRADITIONAL CLOUDY (6%) – Dry, med sweet.
PERRY (CAMRA Gold Medal) (7.5%)

Derricks (Cheddar)

– FIRKIN STRONG SCRUMPY (6.5%) – Medium.

Hartland’s (Tirley,Gloucester)

– GLOS. TRADITIONAL PERRY (5.5%) – Medium.

Heck’s (StreetSomerset)

FARMHOUSE CIDER (6.5%) – Dry. med sweet.

Moles (Melksham, Wiltshire)

– BLACK RAT Trad (6.0%) – A medium/dry cider.
– BLACK RAT Perry 7.5% –

Thatcher’s (Winscombe)

– MEDIUM (5.0%) – Medium dry palette, very drinkable.

Westcroft (Highbridge Somerset)

– JANET’S JUNGLE JUICE (6%) – Medium.

Weston’s (Herefordshire)

– FIRST QUALITY (5.0%) – A dry, quality cider.
OLD ROSIE (7.3%) Dry with a hint of sweetness. Scoffable scrumpy.
– SPECIAL ORGANIC VINTAGE (7.3%) – Scoffable, strong scrumpy. Dryish aftertaste.
– HEREFORDSHIRE COUNTY PERRY(5%) – Premium Perry with an original taste.

Food: TBC

Entertainment:The entertainment schedule is as follows:

Friday

6:30pm-8:30pm – Harpin’ On
9pm-11pm – The Glambusters http://www.glambusters.net/

Saturday

12pm-2pm – The Peppercorns http://www.myspace.com/thepeppercorns
2:30pm-4:30pm – The Surfin’ Turnips http://www.myspace.com/surfinturnips
4:30pm-6pm – Championship Tug-o-War Tournament
6pm-8:30pm – Dogs and Demons http://www.dogsanddemons.co.uk/
9pm-11pm – The ZX80s http://www.thezx80s.com/

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