Category Archives: Cider

Cider Pub of the Year Presentation to the Rat & Ratchet on Thursday 3rd May

On Thursday 3rd May 2012 at 8pm we will be making the Cider Pub of the Year Presentation to the Rat & Ratchet, Chapel Hill, Huddersfield, HD1 3EB (map).

We hope to see you there.

This is the first day of the Rat’s Annual Mild & Cider Festival, which runs from Thu 3rd to Sun 6th May.

AGM at the Rat & Ratchet on Monday 21st Nov

The Branch AGM will be held at the Rat & Ratchet, Chapel Hill, Huddersfield, HD1 3EB (map) at 8pm on Monday 21st November 2011. It will be followed by a normal monthly Branch meeting. Also, there will be the Oktoberfest 2011 Cider of the Festival Award Presentation to Udders Orchard Cider for Whisky Cask Cider.

Huddersfield Oktoberfest Beer & Cider Festival 2011

Huddersfield Oktoberfest Beer & Cider Festival 2011 will take place between Thursday 13th – Saturday 15th October 2011.

Once again, it will be at the Sikh Leisure Centre (APNA Venue), Spring Grove Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2NX (map).

Around 90 real ales will be available from local & regional breweries, and there will also be an extensive range of cider & perry.

We hope to see you there – either helping, drinking or both. More details can be found on our website here.

Or, you can download a poster here.

We need help from CAMRA members to run the festival – both when open to the public and during setting up on Tue 11th & Wed 12th Oct, and taking down on Sun 16th Oct. If you can help, then please fill in an online staffing form here, or download the PDF version here if you prefer.

Pub of the Year (Joint Award) & Cider Pub of the Year Presentations to the Rat & Ratchet, Huddersfield

We will be making the Pub of the Year Presentation (Joint Award) and Cider Pub of the Year Presentation to the Rat & Ratchet, Chapel Hill, Huddersfield, HD1 3EB (map) at 8pm on Saturday 30th April 2011.

Coincidentally, the  Rat’s Annual Mild & Cider Festival is currently in full swing and runs until Sunday.

We hope to see you there.

Huddersfield Oktoberfest 2010 Beers of the Festival

Here are the results of the Beers of the Festival Competition held at Huddersfield Oktoberfest 2010.

Overall Beer of the Festival:  Castle Hill 4.6% abv, Mallinsons, Lindley, Huddersfield

Mild of the Festival:  Midnight Bell 4.8% abv, Leeds Brewery, Leeds

Bitter of the Festival:  Cheers Charlie 3.9% abv, Mallinsons, Lindley, Huddersfield

Strong Ale of the Festival:  Castle Hill 4.6% abv, Mallinsons, Lindley, Huddersfield

Stout/Porter of the Festival:  Ossett Treacle Stout 5.0% abv, Ossett Brewery, Ossett

Speciality Beer of the Festival:  Rum for Cover 6.5% abv, Fernandes, Wakefield

David Charlesworth (‘Charlie’) Award for New Beer of the Festival: Cheers Charlie 3.9% abv, Mallinsons, Lindley, Huddersfield

(205 voting forms were returned)

Oktoberfest 2010 beer list now available

Huddersfield Oktoberfest Beer & Cider Festival 2010 will take place between Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th October 2010. Once again, it will be at the Sikh Leisure Centre (APNA Venue), Spring Grove Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2NX (map). We hope to see you there – either helping, drinking or both.

The Beer list now available for download here.

Full info is available here.

http://huddscamra.org.uk/oktoberfest/oktoberfest-2010/