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Huddersfield CAMRA Oktoberfest 2015 Festival Winners

Charlie’s Award – Beer of the Festival

Briggs Signature Ales Rhapsody #2, 4.2% abv

Mild of the Festival

Beer Strength (% abv) Award
Riverhead Damson Mild 3.7 Gold
Empire Moonraker Mild 3.8 Silver
Goose Eye Blackmoor 4.0 Bronze

 

Bitter of the Festival

Beer Strength (% abv) Award
Briggs Signature Ales Rhapsody #2 4.2 Gold
North Riding Citra 4.5 Silver
HDM BT Extra Special Pale Ale 4.0 Bronze

 

Strong Bitter of the Festival

Beer Strength (% abv) Award
Blue Bee Attack of the Geek 6.0 Gold
Magic Rock High Wire 5.5 Silver
Rat Brewery Number of the Rat 6.66 Bronze

 

Speciality Beer of the Festival

Beer Strength (% abv) Award
Brass Castle Life’s a Beach 3.6 Gold
Empire White Wolf 4.6 Silver
Blue Bee Ginger Beer 4.5 Bronze

 

Stout/Porter of the Festival

Beer Strength (% abv) Award
Small World Beers Thunderbridge Stout 5.2 Gold
Fernandes Black Voodoo 5.1 Silver
Brass Castle Burnout 5.8 Bronze

 

Cider of the Festival

Beer Strength (% abv) Award
‘Udders Orchard Whisky Cask 6.0 Gold
Simons Short Stirling 6.5 Joint Silver
Heygrove Harry Taylor’s Thrown Hat 5.0 Joint Silver

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 Thu 1st to Sat 3rd October 2015

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

Less than a week to go to 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.

The Festival Charity this year is Huddersfield & District Army Veterans’ Association founded 1897. Charity No 222286.

Download a festival poster here.

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.

Presentation to Empire Brewery at the Commercial, Slaithwaite on Wed 10th Dec

On Wed 10th December 2014, at 8pm, there will be a Beer of the Festival award presentation to Empire Brewery at the Commercial, Slaithwaite.

Catch the 19:15 Northern Rail train from Huddersfield Railway Station.

Or, catch the 19:35 184 First Bus from Huddersfield Bus Station.

We hope to see you there.