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2018 Real Ale and Cider List

This is the current list of Real Ales, Ciders and Perrys that we are planning to have at this years festival. Please check back as this is subject to additions/changes right up to the start of the festival.

Updated 04/04/2018: Borders real ales added.
Updated 11/04/2018: Addition of 2018 Festival Beer and Wheat/Fruit Beers.
Updated 06/05/2018: Addition of most Essex Beers.
Updated 16/05/2018: Last of the Essex beers added (we think!)
Updated 23/05/2018: A few changes to the Borders beers (it apppears not all beer can travel this far south!).
Updated 10/06/2018: Finally added the Cider, Perry and Wines

BREWERY NAME ABV TYPE SPONSOR
Allendale Wagtail Best Bitter 3.8% Best Bitter Freeport (Braintree)
Allendale Golden Plover 4.0% Golden Econoprint (UK) Ltd
Ayr Leezie Lundie Pale Ale 3.8% Golden Freeport (Braintree)
Ayr Jolly Beggars Best Bitter 4.2% Best Bitter Chequers Motor Company
Ayr Rabbies Porter 4.3% Porter Roland James
Blue Shack Blue Shack Bitter 3.8% Bitter Boddingtons Electrical Ltd
Blue Shack Blue Shack Pale Ale 3.8% Golden Econoprint (UK) Ltd
Bushy's Ruby 1874 Mild 3.5% Mild Truly Scrumptious Cooking Parties
Bushy's Manx Bitter 3.8% Bitter Essex Motor Factors
Colchester Bearded Lady 4.7% Golden Steve Mott & Co
Colchester Jack Spitty's Smuggler's Ale 4.0% Golden  
Drygate Seven Peaks IPA 5.0% Bitter R.K.Barton Roofing
Ennerdale Darkest 4.2% Bitter Quartz Silica Products Ltd.
Ennerdale Wild Ennerdale 4.2% Golden Braintree Comedy Club
Farmer's Ales Born to be Mild 4.7% Mild Boddingtons Electrical Ltd
Farmer's Ales Pucks Folly 4.2% Golden Flagfinders Coaches
Green Jack Orange Wheat 4.2% Wheat/Fruit Boddingtons Electrical Ltd
Hart of Stebbing Hart IPA 3.5% Bitter  
Hawkshead Hawkshead Bitter 3.7% Bitter AWM Potatoes Ltd
High House Farm Nel's Best 4.2% Golden Phil Bibby Ltd - Car/Commercial Repairs
High House Farm Black Moss 4.3% Porter Chandler Material Supplies Ltd
High House Farm Matfen Magic 4.8% Bitter Rider Comms Ltd
Hooded Ram Jack the Ram Stout 4.7% Stout Dancingbear Web Design
Kelburn Pivo Estivo 3.9% Golden Indy Consultancy Ltd
Kelburn Red Smiddy 4.1% Red
Knops East Coast Pale 3.8% Golden Dans Plastering & Building
Knops California Common 4.6% Golden Barlow Tyrie
Mighty Oak Oscar Wilde Mild 3.7% Mild G. Collins & Sons Funeral Directors
Mighty Oak Whirligig 4.5% Brown Ale Lambert Chapman LLP (Maldon)
Moody Goose Arbor Gold 3.7% Golden Lambert Chapman LLP (Braintree)
Moody Goose Dirty Dog Stout 4.6% Stout King William IV
Pumphouse Golden Pride 4.2% Golden Boddingtons Electrical Ltd
Pumphouse Pumphouse Jenny 4.0% Bitter Dans Plastering & Building
Saffron Agnes Waterhouse 5.2% Porter The Booking Hall Cafe
Saffron Flying Serpent 4.5% Brown Ale Boddingtons Electrical Ltd
Shalford Draught Horse 3.8% Bitter Silverex Engineers Ltd
Shalford Rotten End 6.5% Strong Boddingtons Electrical Ltd
Silks Molly's Jolly Mild 4.0% Mild The Caravan Man
Silks Old Man Shirv 4.5% Bitter Holmes & Hills
Stewart Crossfire APA 4.3% Golden  
Stewart Stewart's 80/- 4.4% Bitter G & B Finch Ltd
Strathaven Ales Craigmill Mild 3.5% Mild Essex Motor Factors
Strathaven Ales Old Mortality 80/- 4.2% Bitter Copybest (Essex) Ltd
Strathaven Ales Ebony Oatmeal Stout 4.4% Stout
Turpins Strawberry Haze 3.9% Wheat/Fruit Just Wheels - Car/Van Hire
Vendetta Brewing Company Irish Red Ale 5.0% Red Ale Boddingtons Electrical Ltd
Vendetta Brewing Company Vendetta Gold 4.0% Golden Marstan Facilities Ltd
The White Hart Brewery Hill Climber 4.6% Bitter CL Panelcraft
Wibblers Appentice 3.9% Golden  
Wibblers Triple N - Nutty Nettie's Nectar 6.9% Golden  
Cider & Perry
Apple Cottage Ratter 6.7% Cider  
Apple Cottage Special Branch 7.0% Cider  
Bertie's Galanthus Perry  5.0% Perry  
Bertie's OBSession  4.5% Cider  
Biddenden Stronghold  8.0% Cider  
C.J.'s Wench  6.0% Cider  
Cambridge Cider Co. Angry Wasp  6.5% Cider  
Chris' Blend Cider  6.9% Cider  
Cromwell Cider Cavalier Perry  6.7% Perry  
Cromwell Cider Oliver's Sweetheart  6.4% Cider  
Delvin End Cidery Summer Festival  6.5% Cider  
Delvin End Cidery Waltzing Wasp  7.0% Cider  
Hecks Farmhouse Cider Perry 6.5% Perry  
Miss Terry Cider  6.4% Cider  
Udders Orchard Whisky Cask  6.5% Cider  
Village Green (Sussex)  Cider  5.7% Cider  
 Wine
Dedham Vale Vineyard Bacchus 12% Wine  
Dedham Vale Vineyard Colchester Oyster 12% Wine  
Dedham Vale Vineyard Reserve 10.5% Wine  
Dedham Vale Vineyard Rose 11.5% Wine