19th-23rd August – 37th Peterborough CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2014 (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire) Preview

Address: The Embankment , Embankment Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1EF (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Tue 19th August: 3pm-5:30pm (Trade only session) & 5:30pm-11pm (£5)
Wed 20th August: 12pm-3pm (£1) & 3pm-11pm (£5)
Thu 21st August: 12pm-3pm (£1) & 3pm-11pm (£6)
Fri 22nd August: 12pm-3pm (£1) & 3pm-11pm (£6)
Sat 23rd August: 12pm-3pm (£1) & 3pm-11pm (£6)

Glass Cost: £3 (Refundable if undamaged)

Concessions: Free entry to CAMRA and EBCU members on afternoon sessions. £2 to CAMRA and EBCU members on evening sessions.

Tickets: Available on the door.

Ciders/Perries: The following ciders/perries will be available:

CIDER

Biddenden of Ashford, Kent Bushels Medium Sweet 6% abv

A clear, very pale fruity cider evoking the orchards of Kent.

Border Orchards of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire Medium Dry 7% abv

A small, craft Herefordshire cider maker using fruit from ancient orchards.

Bottle Kicking of Hallaton, Leicestershire Medium Sweet 7% abv

A newish cider maker using a blend of cider varieties and culinary fruit.

Broadoak of Clutton Hill, Somerset Moonshine Medium Sweet 7.5% abv

A virtually colourless, sweet smelling cider from a large, well known producer.

Cambridge Cider Co. of Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire Angry Wasp Medium 6.5% abv

An enthusiastic local producer using local fruit. New to the festival.

Carey Organic of Carey, Herefordshire Medium Dry 7% abv

A clean, crisp cider made on a totally organic farm.

Countryman of Felldownhead, Devon Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

A clear, golden cider, smooth and easy drinking.

Cromwell of Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Olivers Sweetheart Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

A sweet, very moreish cider from a local cider maker.

Crossmans of Hewish, Somerset Med Sweet 6% abv

A classic Somerset cider. The farm shop is worth a visit if you are in the area.

Double Vision of Maidstone, Kent Medium Sweet 7.4% abv

A clear, mellow Eastern Counties style cider. Dangerously quaffable.

Dove Syke of Clitheroe, Lancashire Ribble Valley Gold Medium 6.5% abv

A clear, golden cider. 2nd place in National Cider Judging at Reading 2014.

Evershed of Odell, Bedfordshire Medium 7.1% abv

A blend of Discovery, Russet and Worcester apples. New to the festival.

Green Valley of Clyst St. George, Devon Rum Tiddly Tum Medium 8% abv

A mid brown cider with great depth of flavour and aftertaste.

Greggs Pit of Much Marcle, Herefordshire Medium 7% abv

A classically blended cider from a craft cider maker.

Gwatkins of Abbey Dore, Herefordshire Stoke Red Sweet 7.5% abv

A single apple variety, light brown in colour and very sweet.

Gwynt y Ddraig of Pontypridd, Glamorgan Black Dragon Medium 7.2% abv

A mid-brown full-flavoured cider from Wales’s largest cider maker.

Haymaker Medium Sweet 6% abv

A pale and fruity cider. Lighter in texture than Black Dragon.

Hancocks of South Moulton, Devon Sweet 6% abv

A clear, easy drinking cider, made from their own apples.

Hartlands of Tirley, Gloucestershire Medium Sweet 6% abv

A hazy cider made by one of the real characters of the cider world.

Hecks of Street, Somerset Bramley & Honey Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

A well balanced, slightly hazy cider with a delicate taste.

Kingston Black Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

A classic single apple variety Somerset cider. Mid brown in colour.

Hereward of Ely, Cambridgeshire Medium Dry 6.5% abv

A full-flavoured cider with a lingering finish from a local producer.

Hubz’s of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Medium 7.5% abv

A very local cider maker who burst onto the scene last year.

JB’s of Maplehurst, East Sussex Medium 7% abv

A cider maker with very extensive orchards. Long, satisfying aftertaste.

Jollydale of Stamford, Lincolnshire Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

A fast-growing East Midlands cider maker, but using fruit from Herefordshire.

Malvern Magic of Ledbury, Herefordshire Medium Dry 6% abv

A mid-brown cider with some bite and a strong finish.

Mays of Much Marcle, Herefordshire Medium Sweet 5.5% abv

An easy drinking cider from a rapidly expanding cider maker.

McCrindles of Lidney, Gloucestershire Medium 6.5% abv

A traditional cider maker using local fruit. New to the festival.

Naish / Chant of West Pennard, Somerset Dry 6% abv

Dry, tannic and bags of flavour, Somerset farm cider as it was 50 years ago.

New Forest of Burley, Hampshire Snake Catcher Medium 7% abv

A deep brown, full flavoured cider with a long aftertaste.

Newton Court of Leominster, Herefordshire Sweet 7% abv

A pale coloured, full-flavoured cider. Made from locally grown organic fruit.

Oakham of Alcester, Warwickshire Oaple Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

Cider made for Oakham Brewery by Hogans Cider.

Old Monty of Montgommery, Mid Wales Kingston Black Medium 7% abv

A single apple variety cider with a strong aroma and great depth of flavour.

Olivers of Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire Medium 6.7% abv

A mid brown cider made on a farm from local fruit.

Orchard Pig of West Bradley , Somerset Philosopher Medium Sweet 6% abv

An easy drinking cider from a fast- growing cider maker.

Orchards of Brockweir, Gloucestershire Medium 6.6% abv

A mid-brown, fruity cider with a lingering aftertaste.

Parsons Choice of West Lyng, Somerset Medium Sweet 6% abv

A traditional Somerset farm cider, made entirely from their own fruit.

Perry Brothers of Dowlish Wake, Somerset Medium Sweet 6% abv

A clear, readily quaffable cider from a large producer in South Somerset

Pickled Pig of Stretham, Cambridgeshire Porkers Snout Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

Cider made from local fruit and with a fast-growing reputation.

Rum Cask Medium 6.5% abv

A powerful rum flavour overlaying a traditional Eastern Counties cider.

Raglan Cider Mill of Raglan, Monmouthshire Dabinett Medium Dry 6.5% abv

Made from apples from their own orchard, planted by Bulmers in the 1960’s.

Ralphs of New Radnor, Mid Wales Medium Sweet 7% abv

A crisp, single apple variety cider. New to the Festival.

Rathays of Sutton St. Nicholas, Herefordshire Old Goat Medium 7% abv

A well-balanced, fruity cider made at Old Badlands farm.

Rich of Watchfield, Somerset Sweet 6% abv

A clear, easy drinking cider from one of Somerset’s major producers.

Rosie’s of Wrexham, North Wales Black Bart Medium Sweet 7% abv

A mid-brown full-flavoured cider with a long, satisfying aftertaste.

Sheppys of Bradford-on-Tone, Somerset Medium Sweet 6% abv

A pale, fruity, easy-drinking cider. First place at Cider Judging Reading 2014.

Skidbrook of Skidbrook, Lincolnshire Sweet Cyder Sweet 5.5% abv

A traditional Eastern Counties cider with good depth of flavour.

Springherne of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire Medium Dry 6% abv

A traditional Herefordshire cider made from local apples.

Thatchers of Sandford, Somerset Cheddar Valley Medium Sweet 6% abv

Deep orange / red colour, from one of the biggest cider makers in the country.

Traditional Medium 6% abv

Smooth and quaffable, excellent introduction for anyone not used to real cider.

Thistly Cross of Dunbar, Scotland Jagger Thistle Medium 7.4% abv

A full-bodied cider from a fast growing Scottish cider maker.

Three Cats of Morley, Derbyshire Sweet 6.7% abv

Pale, sweet and with a slight sparkle, made with culinary apples.

Trickys of Churchinford, Somerset Medium 6% abv

A fruity, refreshing cider from the Somerset / Devon border area.

Ty Gwyn of Newcastle, Monmouthshire Medium 6% abv

New to the festival, and not yet tasted. Judge for yourself.

Westcroft of Brent Knoll, Somerset Janets’s Jungle Juice Medium 6% abv

A classic and highly popular traditional Somerset farm cider.

Westons of Much Marcle, Herefordshire Old Rosie Medium Sweet 7.3% abv

A hazy, ever popular cider from a very large cider producer.

Whin Hill of Wells-next-the Sea, Norfolk Dabinett Medium Dry 6.5% abv

A single apple variety cider, slightly sparkling and with a crisp finish.

Medium Sweet 6.4% abv

An outpost of cider making, made from cider apple varieties grown locally.

Wilces of Ledbury, Herefordshire Medium Sweet 6% abv

A clear, smooth cider. National 3rd place at Reading 2014.

Wilkins of Wedmore, Somerset Medium Sweet 6% abv

A traditional, slightly hazy cider. Features a renowned cider den.

Winkleigh of Winkleigh, Devon Autumn Scrumpy Medium Sweet 7.5% abv

A clear, fruity cider, produced at Western Barn since 1916.

Sams Medium 6% abv

A clear, easy drinking cider from one of Devon’s major producers.

Woodthorpe Hall of Woodthorpe, Derbyshire Ruby Suzie Medium Dry 10.2% abv

An intense cider experience, with great depth of flavour and aftertaste.

Yardes of Stoke Gabriel, Devon Medium 6.5% abv

A traditional Devon cider, mid-brown and full flavoured.

PERRY

Bottle Kicking of Hallaton, Leicestershire Medium Sweet 5.2% abv

A clear, pale perry from a fast growing local producer.

Broadoak of Clutton Hill, Somerset Sweet 7.5% abv

A smooth, sweet and highly quaffable and ever-popular perry.

Butford Farm of Bodenham, Herefordshire Medium 6% abv

A traditional Herefordshire perry, deep gold in colour and full flavoured.

Cam Valley of Royston, Hertfordshire Skinny Dippers Medium Sweet 4.8% abv

A pale, refreshing perry with plenty of flavour for its strength.

Cromwell of Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Roundhead Medium 6% abv

Soft and fruity perry from a local cider / perry maker.

Double Vision of Maidstone, Kent Impeared Vision Medium Sweet 7.4% abv

A very pale, easy drinking and deceptively strong perry.

Greggs Pit of Much Marcle, Herefordshire Aylton Red & Blakeney Medium 7% abv

A hazy, blended perry from one of the characters of the cider scene.

Gwatkins of Abbey Dore, Herefordshire Medium Sweet 6% abv

Two pear varieties make this a perry full of flavour and character.

Gwynt y Ddraig of Pontypridd, Glamorgan Two Trees Medium Sweet 4.5% abv

A pale and delicate perry, ideal for those who wish for something a little weaker.

Hartlands of Tirley, Gloucestershire Sweet 6% abv

A pale, hazy, eminently quaffable perry from a long-standing, traditional cider maker.

Hecks of Street, Somerset Blakeney Red Medium Sweet 6% abv

A full-flavoured perry with a long, satisfying aftertaste.

McCrindles of Lidney, Gloucestershire Medium 6.5% abv

A fruity perry with considerable depth. New to the festival.

New Forest of Burley, Hampshire Medium Sweet 6% abv

A pale, refreshing perry with a long aftertaste.

Newton Court of Leominster, Herefordshire Sweet 6% abv

A slightly hazy, flavoursome perry. Made from locally grown organic fruit.

Olivers of Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire Medium Dry 6% abv

A crisp, clean perry. National 1st place at Reading 2014.

Ralphs of New Radnor, Mid Wales Medium Sweet 7% abv

A well-balanced, fruity perry with a lingering aftertaste.

Ross Cider & Perry Co. of Peterstow, Herefordshire Medium Dry 6% abv

A full-flavoured, well balanced perry from one of Herefordshire’s leading producers.

Springherne of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire Medium Dry 5.8% abv

A clean, dry tasting perry with a prolonged aftertaste.

Westons of Much Marcle, Herefordshire Medium Sweet 4.5% abv

A clear, refreshing perry from the largest perry maker in the country.

Whin Hill of Wells-next-the Sea, Norfolk Medium Sweet 6% abv

A pale, smooth perry, made from perry pear varieties grown locally.

Food: The following food vendors will be available:

Festival Foods (German sausages)
Pizza Yule Love
Charters Bar-B-Que
Select Foods (Hand Held Cornish pasties)
Woodwards Farm
Olive Bar
Doughnuts and Candy Floss
The Traditional Fish n’ Chip Company
Cabalen Oriental Food
Grasmere Farm
Select Foods Hot and Cold Shelf
Grasmere Farm Own Snacks
Escape Bar
Merry Berry
Pipers Crisps
Fentimans

Entertainment: The following live music will be available:

Tuesday 19th August
Open Mic Night – Expected on stage 7.00pm to 10.45pm

Wednesday 20th August
Rocket Dogs – Expected on stage 8.00pm to 9.00pm and 9.30pm to 10.45pm

Thursday 21st August
Opaque – Expected on stage 7.30pm to 9.00pm
Burning Codes – Expected on stage 9.15pm to 10.45pm

Friday 22nd August
Psych-O-Bombs – Expected on stage 7.30pm to 9.00pm
Palmerston Ukulele Band – Expected on stage from about 4.00pm
Rotten Hill Gang – Expected on stage 9.15pm to 10.45pm

Saturday 23rd August
Tom Wright – Expected on stage 7.00pm to 8.15pm
Motor City Vipers – Expected on stage 9.00pm to 10.45pm
Tribal Misfits – Expected on stage 2.00pm to 2.45pm
Closed Circuit – Expected on stage 3.00pm to 3.45pm
Lexie Green – Expected on stage 4.00pm to 4.45pm
Tin Pigeons – Expected on stage 5.00pm to 6.00pm

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