25th-29th August – 38th Peterborough CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2015 (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire) Preview

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

Entry Price/Session times:

Tue 25th August: 3pm-5:30pm (Trade only session) & 5:30pm-11pm (£5)
Wed 26th August: 12pm-3pm (£2) & 3pm-11pm (£5)
Thu 27th August: 12pm-3pm (£2) & 3pm-11pm (£6)
Fri 28th August: 12pm-3pm (£2) & 3pm-11pm (£6)
Sat 29th August: 12pm-3pm (£2) & 3pm-11pm (£6)

Glass Cost: £3 (Refundable if undamaged)

Concessions: £1 entry to CAMRA and EBCU members on afternoon sessions. £3 to CAMRA and EBCU members on evening sessions.

Tickets: Available on the door.

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

CIDER
Barbourne of Worcester, Worcestershire
Crimson King Medium 6% abv

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

Biddenden of Ashford, Kent
Bushels Medium Sweet 6% abv

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

Bottle Kicking of Hallaton, Leicestershire
Medium 6.5% 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.

Cam Valley of Royston, Hertfordshire
Scrumptious Medium 7.3% abv

A local fruit farm, so the cider is made from fruit grown on the premises.

Cambridge Cider Co. of Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire
Much Merriment Medium Sweet 6.4% abv

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

Carey Organic of Carey, Herefordshire
Dry 5.6% abv

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

Celtic Marches of Bishops Frome, Herefordshire
Raspberry Medium 5% abv

A large, Herefordshire cider maker, experimenting with fruit ciders.

Cockeyed Cider of Cullompton, Devon
Bushpig Medium Dry 7% abv

A full-bodied cider with a long, satisfying aftertaste.

Countryman of Felldownhead, Devon
Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

A clear, golden cider, smooth and easy drinking.

Cromwell of Hemmingford Grey, Cambridgeshire
Olivers Sweetheart Medium 6.5% abv

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

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

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

Eves of Kettering, Northamptonshire
Ted Robins Vintage Medium 6.5% abv

Cider made from a mixture of local fruit. New to the festival

Fynbury’s of South Witham, Rutland
Medium 6% abv

A clear cider with a full-fruit flavour. New to the festival.

Glebe Farm of Kings Repton, Cambridgeshire
Blackcurrant Sweet 6% abv

A local cider maker, not afraid to experiment with fruit flavoured ciders.

Raspberry Sweet 6% abv

Another fruit flavour from the Glebe Farm stable.

Green Valley of Clyst St. George, Devon
Strawberry Medium Sweet 4% abv

A weaker fruit flavoured cider from a major Devon cider maker.

Vintage Medium Dry 8.3% 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.

Hecks of Street, Somerset
Port Wine of Glastonbury Medium Sweet 6.5% abv 

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

Hubz’s of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ang Over Medium Sweet 8% abv

A powerful cider made from local fruit, cider of the festival last year.

Ard Core Medium 6.5% abv

A slightly weaker, slightly drier offering from Hubz.

Hunts of Paignton, Devon
Medium Sweet 6% abv

Smooth and easy drinking, a destination for takaways when holidaying in Devon.

Hurst View of Ivesty Bank, Staffordshire
Dabinett Medium Dry 6% abv 

A classic single apple variety cider, new to the festival.

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.

Millwhites of Rooksbridge, Somerset
Blackberry Blush Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

A traditional Somerset cider maker, now experimenting with fruit flavours

Rum Cask Medium Dry 7.5% abv

A dark and powerful cider with a long satisfying aftertaste.

Mr Whiteheads of Newton Valence, Hampshire
Blackberry Medium Sweet 4% abv

A large, well known Hampshire cider maker branching out into fruit ciders.

Strawberry Sweet 4% abv

Another offering from Mr Whiteheads, which flavour works best?

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
Medium Sweet 6% abv

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

Oaple of Woodston, Cambridgeshire
Twisted Tree Medium Sweet 4.8% 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 Dry 6.7% abv

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

Once Upon a Tree of Ledbury, Herefordshire
Tumpy Ground Medium Dry 6% abv

A traditional Herefordshire cider maker; this cider on draught is a rarity.

Orchard Pig of West Bradley , Somerset
Hogfather Medium 6% abv

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

Orgasmic of Letton, Herefordshire
White Jersey Medium 6% abv 

A relative newcomer to the cider scene. Joint 1st place at Reading 2015.

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
Naughty Sow Medium Sweet 6.5% abv

Cider made from local fruit, the waste being fed to free range pigs.

Potton Press of Sandy, Bedfordshire
Elderflower Medium Sweet 5.5% abv

A cider maker using local fruits and flavourings. New to the festival.

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 6.5% abv

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

Saxby’s of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Original Medium 5% abv

A small, cfart cider maker using local fruit. New to the festival.

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

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

Snail Bank of Halmond Frome, Herefordshire
Ginger Medium 4% abv

Ginger beer works, so why not a ginger cider. First time at the festival

Springfield of Llangovan, Monmouthshire
Red Dragon Medium Dry 7.1% abv

A deep brown cider with great depth of flavour and a long aftertaste.

Thatchers of Sandford, Somerset
Cheddar Valley Medium 6% abv

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

Thistly Cross of Dunbar, Scotland
Whisky Cask Medium Dry 6.9% 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.

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

A classic and highly popular Somerset farm cider. Joint 1st place at Reading 2015.

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

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

Rosie + Elderflower Medium Sweet 5% abv

Rosie with elderflower should work well. New to the festival.

Whin Hill of Wells-next-the Sea, Norfolk
Sweet 6.8% abv

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

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 Blackcurrant Medium Sweet 6% abv

A clear, fruit flavoured cider from one of Devon’s major producers.

Wiscombe of Colyton, Devon
Suicider Dry 8% abv

Very dark in colour, with a powerful flavour and lingering aftertaste.

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

An intense cider experience, with great depth of flavour.

Worleys of Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Medium 6% abv

A traditional Somerset cider, mid-brown and full flavoured. New to the festival.

PERRY
Barbourne of Worcester, Worcestershire
Painted Lady Medium Sweet 5% abv 

A clear, pale perry from a producer operating from a garage in Worcester.

Broadoak of Clutton Hill, Somerset
Medium Sweet 7.5% abv

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

Cam Valley of Royston, Hertfordshire
Punters Perry Medium 5.7% abv

A local fruit farm producing a full-flavoured, robust perry.

Cornish Orchards of Liskeard, Cornwall
Pear Medium Sweet 5% abv

An easy drinking perry from a large Cornish producer.

Cromwell of Hemmingford Grey, Cambridgeshire
Cavalier Perry Medium 6% abv

A very local cider / perry maker using local fruit. A regular at the festival.

Double Vision of Maidstone, Kent
Elderflower 5% abv

An elderflower version of the always popular Impeared Vision.

Impeared Vision Medium 7.4% abv

A very pale, easy drinking and deceptively strong perry.

Greggs Pit of Much Marcle, Herefordshire
Aylton Red & Blakeney Medium Dry 6.5% abv

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

Gwatkins of Abbey Dore, Herefordshire
Blakeney Red Medium Sweet 7% 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. National first place at Reading 2015.

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

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

Hogans of Alcester, Warwickshire
Poachers Perry Medium 5.8% abv

A soft, easy drinking perry from a large cider / perry producer.

Malvern Magic of Ledbury, Herefordshire
Medium 6% abv

A full-flavoured perry with a long aftertasts from the heart of perry country.

New Forest of Burley, Hampshire
Medium Sweet 6% abv

A perry made from local fruit supplemented with fruit from Herefordshire.

Newton Court of Leominster, Herefordshire
Winnals Longdon Medium Sweet 5.3% 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.

Pickled Pig of Streatham, Cambridgeshire
Will’s Perry Medium Sweet 6% abv

A fruity perry from a craft cider / perry maker using local fruit.

Potton Press of Sandy, Bedfordshire
Pyder Medium Sweet 6% abv

The only pyder on the bar, a 50% mix of apples and pears fermented together.

Raglan Cider Mill of Raglan, Monmouthshire
Snowy Owl Medium 6% abv

A slightly hazy perry with considerable depth of flavour.

Springherne of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Medium Dry 6.4% 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 5.8% abv

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

Food: The following food vendors will be available:

Cabalen Oriental Food
Doughnuts and Candy Floss
Escape Bar
Festival Foods (German Sausages)
Grasmere Farm
Grasmere Farm Own Snacks
Hand Held Cornish pasties (Select Foods)
Hand Held Hot and Cold Shelf
Merry Berry
Olives and Things
Pipers Crisps
Pizza i Paella
The Traditional Fish n’ Chip Company
Woodwards Farm

Entertainment: The following live music/entertainment will be available:

Tuesday 25th August
Peterborough Morris – Around the site from 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Open Mic Night – Expected on stage 7.30pm to 10.45pm

Wednesday 26th August
Grumpy Old Men – Expected on stage 8.00pm to 9.00pm and 9.30pm to 10.45pm

Thursday 27th August
The Stringlers – Expected on stage 7.30pm to 9.00pm
The Expletives – Expected on stage 9.15pm to 10.45pm

Friday 28th August
Palmerston Ukulele Band – Expected on stage 4.00pm to 5.30pm
Dizzie Miss Lizzys – Expected on stage 7.30pm to 9.00pm
The Activators – Expected on stage 9.15pm to 10.45pm

Saturday 29th August
Doug Heath – Expected on stage 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Lartey Sisters – Expected on stage 3.00pm to 4.00pm
Nick Corney and the Buzzrats – Expected on stage 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Lone Groover – Expected on stage 5.00pm to 6.00pm
The Tin Pigeons – Expected on stage 7.30pm to 8.50pm
The Replicas – Expected on stage 9.00pm to 10.30pm

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