15th-19th July – Chelmsford CAMRA Summer Beer & Cider Festival 2014 (Chelmsford, Essex) Preview

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

Entry Price/Session times:

Tue 15th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£4 after 5:30pm)
Wed 16th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£4 after 5:30pm)
Thu 17th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£4 after 5:30pm)
Fri 18th July: 12pm-11pm (Free before 5:30pm/£5 after 5:30pm)
Sat 19th 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: 80+ ciders/perries available.


Producer Product County ABV
Abrahalls Thundering Molly Worcestershire 5.2
Armargh Cider Carsons Crisp Armargh, NI 4.5
Armargh Cider Maddens Mellow Armargh, NI 4.5
Ashover Poets Pippin Derbyshire 6
Berry Farm Cider Devon 6
Berties Cider Co Phoenix Essex 6
Biddenden Dry Cider Kent 8
Biddenden Medium Cider Kent 8
Bridge Farm Cider Somerset 6.5
Broadoak Bristol Port Somerset 6
Broadoak Kingston Black (SV) Somerset 7.5
Broadoak Moonshine Somerset 7.5
Broadoak Pheasant Plucker Somerset 4.5
Buffoons Ribcracker Essex 7.5
Burrow Hill Cider Somerset 6
Carters Cider Essex 7
Carey Organic Cider Herefordshire 6
Chafford Hellishly Strong Kent !!
Chiddingstone Bone Dry Cider Kent 7.5
Chants (Naishs) Badger’s Spit Somerset 6
Cromwell Oliver’s Choice Cambridgeshire 6.8
Cromwell Oliver’s Session Cambridgeshire 4.8
Cromwell Oliver’s Sweetheart Cambridgeshire 6.8
Crossmans Medium Prime Farmhouse Somerset 6
Crossmans Sweet Prime Farmhouse Somerset 6
Days Cottage Cider Gloucestershire 7.5
Delvin End Summer Festival Essex 7
Delvin End Waltzing Wasp Essex 7
Dengie Cider Dengie Medium Essex 6
Dove Skye Ribble Valley Lancashire 6.2
Double Vision Medium Cider Kent 7.4
Double Vision Sweet Cider Kent 7.4
Dunkertons Organic Cider Herefordshire 7
Green Valley Sweet Cyder Devon 6.8
Green Valley Vintage Cyder Devon 8.3
Gwatkins Game Cock Herefordshire 4.5
Gwatkins No Bull Herefordshire 4.5
Gwatkins Norman (SV) Herefordshire 7.5
Gwatkins Silly Ewe Herefordshire 4.5
Gwatkins Stoke Red (SV) Herefordshire 7.5
Gwynt Y Ddraig Molecatcher Glamorganshire 5
Hecks Kingston Black Somerset 7
Hecks Port Wine Of Glastonbury (SV) Somerset 6.5
Herts Cyder of Much Hadam Secret Cider Hertfordshire 7.2
Hogans Hazy Daisy Warwickshire 3.9
Hogans Panking Pole Warwickshire 5.3
Hogans Pickers Passion Warwickshire 5.3
Hurst Veiw Jibber Jabber Staffordshire 7.5
Loch Ness Cider Medium Dry Inverness-shire 5
Loch Ness Cider Medium Sweet Inverness-shire 5
Lulworth Skipper Cider Dorset 5
Lulworth Skipper Cognac Cask Dorset 7
Mac Ivors Cider Co Dry Armargh, NI 5.6
Mac Ivors Cider Co Medium Armargh, NI 4.5
Marshwood Vale Dorset Tit Dorset 7.2
Marches Cider Circle Comely Norma (Comy Norman SV) Herefordshire ?
Mays Cider Herefordshire 5.5
Millwhites Barrel No.7 Hertfordshire 6.5
Millwhites Hedge Layer Hertfordshire 4.8
Millwhites Major (SV) Hertfordshire 6
Millwhites Medium Scrumpy Hertfordshire 6.5
Millwhites Rioja Cask Hertfordshire 6.7
Millwhites Rum Cask Hertfordshire 7.5
Millwhites Whisky Cask Hertfordshire 7.5
Mr Whiteheads Equinox Hampshire 4.5
Mr Whiteheads Newton’s Discovery Hampshire 3.8
Mr Whiteheads Rum Cask Hampshire 7
Mr Whiteheads Russet (SV) Hampshire 7.5
Nempnett Piglets Choice Crimson king (SV) Somerset 7
Newtons Autumn Harvest Medium Herefordshire 6
Newtons Autumn Harvest Sweet Herefordshire 6
Newtons Newton Wonder (SV) Herefordshire 6
Oakhams Oaple Cambridgeshire 5.8
Orchard Pig Explorer Somerset 6
Orchard Pig Navel Gazer Somerset 6
Orchard Pig Philosopher Somerset 6
Orgasmic Medium Cider Herefordshire 6
Orgasmic Sweet Cider Herefordshire 6
Paglesham Punch Cider Essex 6.5
Palmerhayes Knee Bender Scrumpy Devon 6
Parsons Choice Cider Somerset 6
Perry Bros. Vintage Medium Somerset 6
Perry Bros. Vintage Sweet Somerset 6
Pine Tree’s Farm Medium Dudda’s Tun Kent 5.5
Pine Tree’s Farm Sweet Dudda’s Tun Kent 5.5
Polgoon Vineyard Cider Cornwall 5
Pookhill Craic Irish Whiskey Cask East Sussex 7.5
Pookhill Vintage Sweet 2012 East Sussex 6
Rosie’s Black Bart’s Denbighshire 7.2
Rosie’s Wicked Wasp Denbighshire 7.4
Salt Hill Cider Merry England Berkshire 6.4
Sandford Orchards Devon Red Devon 6
Sandford Orchards Devon Scrumpy Devon 6
Sandford Orchards Shaky Bridge Devon 6
Seabrook and Ridley Headbanger Essex 6.2
Sheppy’s Medium Cider Somerset 6
Sheppy’s Sweet Cider Somerset 6
Springfield Red Dragon Monmouthshire 7.5
Springfield Wobbly Munk Monmouthshire 7.5
Thistly Cross Cider Jaggy Thistle East Lothian 7.4
Thistly Cross Cider Original East Lothian 7.2
Thistly Cross Cider Traditional East Lothian 4.4
Thistly Cross Cider Whisky Cask East Lothian 6.9
Toby’s Cider Dry Armargh, NI 6
Toby’s Cider Festival Scrumpy Armargh, NI 6
Toby’s Cider Katy (SV) Armargh, NI 5.5
Troggi Cider Monmouthshire 7.1
Westcroft JJJ Somerset 6
West Milton Cider Dorset 5
Wilces Cider Herefordshire 6
Winkleigh Autumn Scrumpy Devon 7.5
Winkleigh Sam’s Devon 6
Yarde Real Devon 6


Producer Product County ABV
Barbourne Painted Lady Perry Worcestershire 6
Bridge Farm Perry Somerset 6.5
Buffoons O-Pear Essex 6.5
Butford Farm Organic Perry Herefordshire 5
Cornish Orchards Farmhouse Perry Cornwall 5
Cromwell Roundhead Perry Cambridgeshire 5.8
Double Vision Impeared Vision Perry Kent 7.4
Greggs Pit Perry Herefordshire 6
Gwatkins Farmhouse Perry Herefordshire 7.5
Gwatkins Squeal Pig Herefordshire 4.5
Gwynt Y Ddraig Two Trees Perry Glamorganshire 4.5
Hecks Blakeney Red (SV) Perry Somerset 6
Hogans Vintage Perry Warwickshire 5.8
Lilley’s Bee Sting Somerset 7.5
Marches Cider Circle Sweet Fanny Adams Perry Herefordshire 6
Moores Perry Gloucestershire 6
Mr Whiteheads Novo Pyrus Perry Hampshire 7
Mr Whiteheads Pear Light Perry Hampshire 3.8
Newtons Perry Herefordshire 6
Olivers Perry Herefordshire 6.5
Orgasmic Parton Perry Herefordshire 5
Pine Tree’s Farm Pear O’Dudda’s Perry Kent 5.5
Potton Press Perry Bedfordshire 6.5
Raglan Cider Mill Snowy Owl Perry Monmouthshire 4.8
Ross-On-Wye Alpaca Perry Herefordshire 6
Ross-On-Wye Oak Cask Perry Herefordshire 7
Severn Sider Perry Gloucestershire 6.3
Troggi Perry Monmouthshire 6.1
Tutts Clump Farmhouse Perry Berkshire 6.4
Westons Country Perry Herefordshire 4.5
Whin Hill Perry Norfolk 6


Producer Product County ABV
Berties Cider Co Con-Cox-tion Essex 5.6
Gwatkins Pyder Herefordshire 5
Gwynt Y Ddraig Pyder Glamorganshire 6
Lilley’s Apple & Pears Somerset 5.2
Lilley’s Crazy Goat Somerset 6.8
Lilley’s Pigswill Somerset 7.5
Millwhites Apple & Pears Hertfordshire 5
Mr Whiteheads Apple & Pears Hampshire 5.2

Food: Food will be available from the following companies:

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

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

Yuley’s Bratwurst & Pizza http://www.yuleysbratwurst.co.uk – Authentic German Bratwurst cooked over charcoal. Go and try their world famous 20″ Bratwurst or 6oz Bratwurst, Krakauer or Kaserwurst. New for this year is their wood fired pizza oven serving freshly prepared pizzas in minutes.

Hog Roast (Chelmsford Catering) – Pork in bun!

Handmade Cornish Pasties – A range of pasties.

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

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

Pipers Crisps – Crisps as they should taste.

Entertainment: Entertainment schedule as follows:


8pm Truly Acoustic


7pm Jamie Williams & The Roots Collective
9pm D’Ukes


8pm Onion Band


4:30pm JunkFoxx
8pm The Daggers


Family Day with a children’s fun fair and face painting. Kids fun fair and other attractions until 6pm. Fun Fair will have children’s rides. Wrist bands for unlimited rides £5.

1pm The Hugh Rainey Jazz Band
4pm Fox & The Trots
7pm Loaded Dice


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