9th-13th July – Chelmsford CAMRA Summer Beer & Cider Festival 2013 (Chelmsford, Essex) Preview

Address: Admirals Park, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2PL (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Tue 9th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£4 after 5:30pm)
Wed 10th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£4 after 5:30pm)
Thu 11th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£4 after 5:30pm)
Fri 12th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£5 after 5:30pm)
Sat 13th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£5 after 5:30pm)

Concessions: Free entrance for CAMRA card carrying members at all times.

Tickets: Available on the door

Festival Glass: £3 (Refundable)

Ciders/Perries: 145 ciders/perries available.


Producer Type County Style ABV
Abrahalls Thundering Molly Worcestershire M 5.2
Apple Cottage Apple Crumble Hertfordshire D 6.2
Apple Cottage F.T.J. Filthy Tramp Juice Hertfordshire S 6.7
Apple Cottage Muxnutz Hertfordshire S 6.7
Berry Farm Cider Devon M 6
Biddenden Cider Kent D 8
Biddenden Cider Kent M 8
Bridge Farm Cider Somerset M 6.5
Broadoak Bristol Port Somerset MS 6
Broadoak Kingston Black (SV) Somerset D 7.5
Broadoak Moonshine Somerset M 7.5
Broadoak Pheasant Plucker Somerset M 4.5
Buffoons Ribcracker Essex D 7.5
Burnards Monty’s Double Norfolk M 6
Burnards Oaky Dokey Norfolk M 5.2
Burnards Three Sheets T Wind Norfolk MS 6
Burrow Hill Cider Somerset M 6
Carters Cider Essex MD 7
Cassels Dabinett (SV) Cambridgeshire MD 7
Cassels Eastern Promise Cambridgeshire MS 7
Cassels Rum cask Cambridgeshire MD 7
Chafford Hellishly Strong Kent M !!
Chants (Naishs) Badger’s Spit Somerset S 6
CJ’s Surprise Gwent M 6
Cornish Orchards Farmhouse Cornwall M 4.8
Cromwell Oliver’s Choice Cambridgeshire M 6.5
Cromwell Oliver’s Session Cambridgeshire MD 4.5
Cromwell Oliver’s Sweetheart Cambridgeshire MS 6.5
Crones Dutchie Original Norfolk M 7.5
Crones Owld Norfolk Norfolk MD 7.5
Crones Rum Cask Norfolk D 7.5
Crones User Friendly Norfolk M 6.2
Crossmans Prime Farmhouse Somerset M 6
Crossmans Prime Farmhouse Somerset S 6
Delvin End Sailor’s Ruin Essex MD 7
Delvin End Summer Festival Essex MD 7
Delvin End Waltzing Wasp Essex D 7
Dengie Cider Dengie Dry Essex D 6
Double Vision Cider Kent M 7.4
Double Vision Cider Kent S 7.4
Dunkertons Organic Cider Herefordshire MD 7
Grays Cider Devon MD 6.5
Green Valley Rum Tiddly Tum Devon D 8.5
Gwatkins Game Cock Herefordshire S 4.5
Gwatkins No Bull Herefordshire M 4.5
Gwatkins Norman (SV) Herefordshire M 7.5
Gwatkins Silly Ewe Herefordshire D 4.5
Gwatkins Stoke Red (SV) Herefordshire S 7.5
Hecks Brown’s Somerset MS 6.5
Hecks Kingston Black Somerset MD 7
Hecks Port Wine Of Glastonbury Somerset M 6.5
Hogans Hazy Daisy Warwickshire MS 3.9
Hogans Pickers Passion Warwickshire M 5.3
Kent Cider Company Experimental Blend No.23 Kent M 5.5
Kingswood Brain Biter Kent M 6.4
Kingswood Traditional Dry Cider Kent D 7
London Glider Cider London MD 7
Marshwood Vale Dorset Tit Dorset M 5.3
Millwhites Barrel No.7 Hertfordshire M 6.5
Millwhites Hedge Layer Hertfordshire M 4.8
Millwhites Kingston Black (SV) Hertfordshire D 7
Millwhites Medium Scrumpy Hertfordshire M 6.5
Millwhites Rioja Cask Hertfordshire M 6.7
Millwhites Rooksbridge Reserve Hertfordshire D 6.5
Millwhites Rum Cask Hertfordshire M 7.5
Millwhites Sherry cask Hertfordshire MS 7
Millwhites Whisky Cask Hertfordshire MD 7.5
Mr Whiteheads Equinox Hampshire M 4.5
Mr Whiteheads Newton’s Discovery Hampshire M 3.8
Mr Whiteheads Rum Cask Hampshire M 7
Mr Whiteheads Russet (SV) Hampshire M 7.5
New Forest Traditional Hampshire M 7
Newtons Cider Herefordshire M 6
Newtons Cider Herefordshire S 6
Newtons Newton Wonder (SV) Herefordshire D 6
Once Upon A Tree Tumpy Ground Herefordshire MD 7
Orchard Pig Explorer Somerset M 6
Orchard Pig Philosopher Somerset M 6
Orgasmic Cider Herefordshire M 6
Orgasmic Cider Herefordshire S 6
Palmerhayes Kneebender Scrumpy Devon M 6
Perry Bros. Farmhouse Somerset MS 6
Perry Bros. Vintage Somerset M 6
Perry Bros. Vintage Somerset S 6
Pine Tree’s Farm Dudda’s Tun Kent M 5.5
Pine Tree’s Farm Dudda’s Tun Kent S 5.5
Polgoon Vineyard Cider Cornwall M 5
Pookhill New Season 2012 East Sussex M 6
Rich’s Farmhouse Somerset M 6
Rich’s Farmhouse Somerset S 6
Rosie’s Black Bart’s Denbighshire S 7.2
Rosie’s Triple ‘D’ Denbighshire MD 7.2
Rosie’s Wicked Wasp Denbighshire MD 7.4
Salt Hill Cider Merry England Berkshire MS 6.4
Sheppy’s Cider Somerset M 6
Sheppy’s Cider Somerset S 6
Springfield Dabinett (SV) Monmouthshire MD 7.2
Springfield Red Dragon Monmouthshire M 7.5
Springfield Sledgehammer Monmouthshire MD 8.2
Springfield Wobbly Munk Monmouthshire MD 7.5
Swallowfields Wonky Donkey Herefordshire M 6
Troggi Cider Monmouthshire D 7.1
West Milton Cider Dorset M 5
Wilces Cider Herefordshire M 6
Winkleigh Autumn Scrumpy Devon MS 7.5
Winkleigh Sam’s Devon S 6
Winkleigh Sam’s Devon S 6
Wiscombe Suicider Devon MD 8
Yarde Real Devon MD 6


Producer Type County Style ABV
Barbourne New Season Perry Worcestershire MD 6.3
Bridge Farm Perry Somerset MD 6.5
Butford Farm Organic Perry Herefordshire S 5
Cromwell Roundhead Perry Cambridgeshire M 5.8
Double Vision Impeared Vision Perry Kent M 7.4
Gwatkins Farmhouse Perry Herefordshire M 7.5
Gwatkins Squeal Pig Herefordshire M 4.5
Gwynt Y Ddraig Two Trees Perry Glamorganshire MS 4.5
Hecks Blakeney Red (SV) Perry Somerset M 6
Hogans Vintage Perry Warwickshire MS 5.8
Lilley’s Bee Sting Somerset M 7.5
London Glider Perry London MS 8
McCrindle’s Blakeney Red (SV) Perry Gloucestershire D 6.2
McCrindle’s Perry Gloucestershire S 5.8
Mr Whiteheads Novo Pyrus Perry Hampshire M 7
Mr Whiteheads Pear Light Perry Hampshire MS 3.8
Newtons Winnals Longdon (SV) Perry Herefordshire D 5.3
Olivers Perry Herefordshire MD 6.5
Orgasmic Parton Perry Herefordshire M 5
Pine Tree’s Farm Pear O’Dudda’s Perry Kent S 5.5
Raglan Cider Mill Snowy Owl Perry Monmouthshire M 4.8
Ross-On-Wye Alpaca Perry Herefordshire M 6
Ross-On-Wye Oak Cask Perry Herefordshire D 7
Severn Sider Perry Gloucestershire S 6.4
Swallowfields Painted Lady Perry Herefordshire MD 6
Troggi Perry Monmouthshire D 6.4
Tutts Clump Farmhouse Perry Berkshire MS 6.4


Producer Type County Style ABV
Gwatkins Pyder Herefordshire M 5
Gwynt Y Ddraig Pyder Glamorganshire S 6
Lilley’s Crazy Goat Somerset MS 6.8
Lilley’s Pigswill Somerset MD 7.5
Little Red Rooster Pyder East Sussex D 8.4
Little Red Rooster Pyder East Sussex M 8.4
Little Red Rooster Pyder East Sussex S 8.4
Millwhites Apple & Pears Hertfordshire MS 5
Mr Whiteheads Apple & Pears Hampshire MS 5

Food: Food will be available from the following companies:

Hopleaf – Curries & Chilli, Burgers, Hot Dogs and Jacket Potatoes.

Sukanya Thai – Authentic Thai food.

Cheese & Pie Man – A range of Cheese, Pies and pasties.

Hog Roast – Pork in bun!

Olive & Things – Olives, nuts, and other nibbles.

Merry Berry – Truffles and Chocolates – An amazing choice of unique handmade flavoured chocolates.

Yuley’s Bratwurst – Yuley’s Bratwurst will be serving traditional German Bratwurst cooked over a charcoal BBQ in the traditional German way. Try their 9½” and 20″ Bratwurst and 9½” Krakauer. A range of specialist burgers will be available in flavours such as Kangaroo, Ostrich, Venison and Wild Boar to name a few. There will also be Vegetarian Sausages.

Fish & Chips – Fish & Chips, and other fried foods.

Entertainment: Entertainment schedule as follows:


8-11pm Tequila and Guests


8-11pm The Malingerers


8-11pm Streets Ahead


1.00-3.30pm D’Ukes Ukelele Band
8-11pm Chocolate Fireguard Experience


Family Fun Day (12-6pm) Childrens Funfair & Rides – Unlimited Rides wristband available – £5

12.30-3.00pm Paul Hawkins Band
3.00-4.00pm Shameless
4.00-4.45pm Ten Point Too
4.45-5.45pm Shameless and Guests
8-11pm Robbie Gladwell Band & Guests

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