There’s nothing quite like that sweet, sweet feeling of sinking a freshly pulled beer: perfectly chilled, straight from the barrel and glittering in the sun like liquid gold. Well, if that has got you daydreaming of summer pints then the Bristol Craft Beer Festival might be right up your street. Heading into town with an epic weekender of all things beer, the two-day festival will be beckoning in brewhounds with the promise of refreshing lagers, golden ciders, amber ales, fruit-fuelled sours and chocolatey stouts this June. This is a must for any craft beer fans looking to taste a wide range of hops from over 40 world-class breweries. Find your tickets here, and read on for more.
This festival on Bristol’s harbourside is all about celebrating some of the best of Bristol and beyond’s brewing. Bristol Craft Beer Festival returns to Lloyd’s Amphitheatre in June (Friday 10th & Saturday 11th), taking over the sprawling open air venue for two days of sun-drenched sipping and maybe a even a spot of booze-fuelled dancing if the mood strikes. The organisers have announced a wide range of breweries who will be at the festival serving you some refreshingly cold pints, including Fierce, Hackney Brewery, The Kernel, Left Handed Giant, Lost and Grounded, Mondo, Moonwake, New Bristol Brewery, Newtown Park, New Zealand Beer Collective, North Brewing Co, Salcombe Siren and many more.
To go with all the brilliantly crafted beer are some delicious, independent and local food stalls. Keep an ear and eye out; the variety of local chefs, restaurants and pop-ups who will be serving up some mouthwatering dishes to line your stomach will be announced here. Not only that, but for the first time there will be two headline fire pits that will feature guest chefs cooking over live fire across the weekend and other drink options will also be available – think cider (of course!), wine, gin, no/low alcohol drinks and sodas, which are all included in the festival ticket.
In addition to a whole fleet of breweries to get familiar with, guests will be treated to some amazing music acts spinning the decks. Previous festivals saw the likes of Rodney P & Skitz, Jamz Supernova and DJ Yoda bringing the tunes so expect some great music. Your ticket to this event includes all your beer, access to all areas and festival app, plus a free tasting glass. Grab yours now as they’ll soon be selling out faster than you can down a pint.