Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who played a part in making Bromsgrove Beer & Cider Festival 2018 a success.

Festival Facts

A range of beer, cider and Perry was available until the official close on Saturday.

2930 people attended the event.

8,344 pints of real ale and 3087 pints of cider and perry were served.

92 new members were signed up to CAMRA.

The beer of the festival as voted by visitors was, Fownes “Korvaks Saga Chapter IV : Downfall”, second was also from Fownes, “The Elephant Rider”,  followed by joint third Ran Rum N Raisin Stout and Roosters Baby Faced Assassin.

The top cider of the festival as voted for by visitors was “JP cider”

The first beer to run out was Ran Rum & Raisin Stout followed by Woodcote Manor Triple SSS.

The first cider to go was Snails Bank Rhubarb Cider, followed by Broadoak Sloe Gin Cider and Seacider Blood Orange Cider.

We presented Pub of The Year to Alestones in Tardebigge and Club of the Year to Clent Club in Clent.

The West Midlands Beer of the Year was judged on Thursday night, and the winner was Salopian, Darwins Origin.

Bromsgrove branch of the Royal British Legion (the festival charity) would like to thank festival goers and staff their tankard tombola and bottle stall and look forward to seeing everyone at the Poppy Picnic Party in the Park on 15th July. £780 was raised from donated beer cards.

Special guests on Thursday night was the Reverend Rayman Khan who was also involved in the tasting. On Friday night we welcomed Nina Das Gupta and BBC Hereford and Worcester. Also spotted on Friday was Astro from UB40.

We hope you enjoyed yourselves as much as we did. Feedback welcome to tony@rb.camra.org.uk