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Presentation of an award to Brass Castle Brewery at the Sportsman, Huddersfield on Tue 29th Mar

On Tue 29th March 2016, at 7:45pm there we will be a Presentation of a Beer of the Festival award to Brass Castle Brewery at the Sportsman, Huddersfield.

This is before the start of the Brass Castle Brewery Meet The Brewer and Tap Takeover at 8pm – please note that this is a ticketed event.

We hope to see you there.


Huddersfield Oktoberfest Beer & Cider Festival 2015 starts tomorrow

Thu 1st – Sat 3rd Oct

  • Huddersfield Oktoberfest Beer & Cider Festival 2015
  • APNA Venue, Spring Grove St, Huddersfield, HD1 2NX
  • 75 Real Ales plus Cider & Perry bar
  • Thu 6pm – 10.30pm; Fri 12 noon – 11pm; Sat 11am – 11pm
  • More info here
  • Beer & cider list now available

We hope to see you there

Huddersfield Oktoberfest Beer & Cider Festival 2015

Huddersfield Oktoberfest Beer & Cider Festival 2015 Thu 1st to Sat 3rd October 2015

Arrangements are now well under way for this year’s beer festival. Once more we will be at the APNA Centre (entrance on Spring Grove Street), behind the fire station and the new sports centre.

At least 75 beers, including “tick beers”, all in addition to our wealth of local micro brewers. Ciders from around the country, including local award winners. Food at all sessions, memorabilia stall. Open Thursday evening to Saturday evening with afternoon sessions on Friday and Saturday. No music, just convivial conversations. Large seating area (see last year’s photographs).

Thursday 1st October 6pm – 10.30pm

Friday 2nd October 12 noon – 11pm

Saturday 3rd  October 11am – 11pm

ADMISSION: FREE for CAMRA Members £3 for Non-members

Refundable souvenir glass with 1/3rd pint measure.

We need help from CAMRA members to run the festival. Please fill in an on-line Staffing Form or download a PDF form here.

Huddersfield Oktoberfest 2013 Beers of the Festival

Here are the results of the Beers of the Festival Competition held at Huddersfield Oktoberfest 2013.

Mild: Joint winners – Moonraker Mild, Empire, Slaithwaite and Sussex Mild, Harvey’s, Lewes

Bitter: Nelson Sauvin, Mallinson’s, Huddersfield

Strong: Rat Against the Machine, Rat & Ratchet, Huddersfield

Porter/Stout: 1872 Porter, Elland, Elland

Speciality: Silly Old Coot, Bird Brain, Howden

David Charlesworth (‘Charlie’) Award for Overall Beer of the Festival: Nelson Sauvin, Mallinson’s, Huddersfield

Cider/Perry: Whisky Cask, Udders Orchard, Huddersfield