24th-25th April – 3rd Gloucester CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2015 (Gloucester, Gloucestershire) Preview

Address: Blackfriars Priory, Blackfriars Lane, Ladybellegate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2HN (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Fri 24th April: 11:30am-11pm (£6*)
Sat 25th April: 11:30am-11pm (£6*)

* = Includes entrance to the festival and entertainment, commemorative glass & souvenir programme

Tickets: Available on the door.

Concessions: CAMRA members receive a free pint upon showing a valid membership card.

Festival glass: £1 refundable if Commemorative Glass returned

Ciders/Perries: 25+ ciders/perries will be available. List TBC.

Last year 25+ ciders/perries were available, which were as follows:

Ciders

Name Producer Location Style Notes ABV
Dabinett Newton Court Herefordshire med dry single variety 6
Farmhouse Blend Severn Cider Gloucestershire med 6.4
Draught Days Cottage Gloucestershire med tbc
Rum Tiddly Tum Green Valley Cyder Devon med sweet rum cask 6.5
Black Dragon Gwynnt-y-ddraig Ponty Pridd med 7.2
(port cask)? * Raglan Cider Mill Monmouthshire Med port cask* 7
Hanky Panky Raglan Cider Mill Monmouthshire Med whisky cask 7
Cider Olivers Herefordshire Dry/med dry 6.5
No Bull Olivers Herefordshire Med Sweet 4.5
Farmhouse Sarah’s Cider Herefordshire med 6
Kingston Black Malvern Magic Herefordshire med dry single variety 6
Reveller Orchard Pig Somerset med 4.5
Cider Prior’s Tipple Gloucestershire med dry 4.5
Rosie’s pig Westons Herefordshire med dry cloudy 4.8
Farmhouse Medium Hartlands Gloucestershire med 5.8
Farmhouse Wilce’s Cider Herefordshire tbc tbc
Traditional Tricky Cider Somerset tbc 6

Perries

Name Producer Location Style Notes ABV
Two Trees Gwynnt-y-ddraig Ponty Pridd med 4.5
Pyder Gwynnt-y-ddraig Ponty Pridd med Apple/Pear 6
Perry Hartlands Gloucestershire med 6.5
Blakeney Red Severn Cider Gloucestershire med single variety 6.4
Oldfield Sweet Chiblers Gloucestershire sweet award 6
Country Perry Westons Herefordshire med 4.5
Winnals Longdon Perry Newton Court Herefordshire med sweet single variety 5.3
Barn Owl Raglan Cider Mill Monmouthshire Dry lemon 5.6
Perry Prior’s Tipple Gloucestershire med 7
Malvern Hills Twin Peaks Inn the Round Gloucestershire med single variety tbc

Food: There will be cheese, cold snacks, cake & a selection of hot food available.

Entertainment: The headline act for Saturday night entertainment schedule at the 2015 Beer and Cider Festival will be The Strumtroopers.

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