SIBA North West regional competition and festivalaletalk
The event is being held at The Beer Hall in Staveley from Thursday October 24 to Saturday 26 2013.
Society of Independent Brewers North West brewers have entered their finest ales into the showcase in the hope of securing one of 13 category titles. The overall championship winner will secure a place on the bar of the brewer’s society’s national BeerX event in 2014, plus the chance to supply JDWetherspoon.
The 196 casks and 85 bottle entries have arrived in Staveley where they were received by staff from Hawkshead Brewery which is hosting the event. Following the competition, all will be available for festival visitors to try throughout the three days, while stocks last, with up to 100 on hand pull.
The beer list can be viewed on the festival website www.siba.co.uk/nwbf/tasting-notes
The Society of Independent Brewers North West Region beer competition is being held on Thursday, October 24. Judging will take place on Thursday, with eight cask and five bottle category winners and the overall champion announced at 6pm.
The three-day SIBA North West Region Beer Festival 2013 – the evening of Thursday 24 (from 5pm), Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October, 12 noon to 11pm – is free entry