Vegetarian Beers

The following beers have been notified by brewers as free from isinglass finings and therefore suitable for vegetarians. The majority are also suitable for vegans. This list will be updated if further brewers advise us.

Brewery
Beer
ABV
Style
Format
Tasting_note_short
VEGAN
AbbeydaleBirdhouse Tea Beer4.2SpKegPale ale with slight pink tinge. Fruity & floral, with a hoppy edge. It’s like beer with tea in it!Y
AbbeydaleSalvation - Espresso Martini Stout7SCaskCoffee from coffee roaster Cafeology, with a nice boozy kick for that martini vibe.Y
AbbeydaleUnbeliever - Dry Hopped Sour IPA5.2SoCaskHopped with Citra, Centennial & Mosaic, with lots of zest from lemons & limes.Y
Beatnikz RepublicMosaic Extra Pale4.4PaCaskExtra Pale Ale with Mosaic hopsY
Beatnikz RepublicTropical IPA5.6IPACaskIPA with Motueka, Mosaic & Ekuanot hopsY
Beer BrothersHop Chocolate4.3PCaskFull bodied and well balanced; with notes of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. Made with real CocoaY
BlackjackDevil's Bedpost5SBCaskExtra hoppy pale ale hopped with, Dr. Rudi, Moteuka, Ella and then even more EllaY
BlackjackLa Saison di Napoli4.5SaCaskLemon & basil saison. Collab with Rudy's Pizzeria.Y
BlackjackLager5.2LCaskA clean lager hopped with Magnum, Saaz and HersbruckerY
BlackjackSingapore Sling4.3SoKegBerlinnerweisse with Pomagranate, Pineapple, Cherry, Lime and OrangeY
Brass CastleMisfit4.3BBCaskRolling hop-swap pale ale, this time showcasing Ekuanot & ColumbusY
Brass CastleNorthern Blonde3.9BCaskA blonde ale made with hops from the world's northenmost commercial hop farmY
Brass CastleSunshine5.7IPACaskBitterness is balanced by malt sweetness in our IPA and dry-hopping rounds out the aromaY
Brew YorkBlack Beret4.5WKey-KegWheat beer infused with blackcurrants & blackberries. Hints of spicy clove & banana, is offset by the tang of the berriesY
Brew YorkViking DNA5PCaskSmoked porter with strong coffee & chocolate notes encased in smooth smokiness.Y
Brew YorkX-Panda v114.5IPACaskX-panda is all about the Hops. This time the core malt recipe is hopped with Calypso, Eldorado & MosaicY
BrightsidePale4.5PaKegLight copper coloured with bold, integrated hop flavours & aromatics and a moderately bitter finishY
ChapterParabola4.7BBCaskPunchy American Pale, bursting with freshness from the huge Columbus dry hopY
ChapterThat Old Rope6.2IPACaskWest Coast IPA with a crisp bitter finish and a C-hop fuelled frontY
CloudwaterDIPA Citra Cryo Amarillo8.5IPAKey-KegThe latest incarnation in Cloudwater’s highly sought after series of DIPAs hopped with Citra and cryo frozen AmarilloY
CloudwaterSmall Citra Mosaic Pale2.9PaKey-KegBrewed to be refreshing and low in strength, yet full bodied and boldly flavouredY
First ChopAPE6.3IPACaskNZ hopped Grapefruit IPA. Nuff said!Y
First ChopIPA5IPACaskA well balanced east coast IPA bursting with tropical fruit flavoursY
HawksheadGreat White4.8WCaskSpiced, cloudy, wheat beer with coriander seeds, dried Seville Orange peel and Motueka hopsY
MallinsonsMalibeer5.6SpKey-KegTropic-aleY
MarbleAmerican Amber4.8BBCaskHoppy red ale with malt base, generously hopped with Centennial, Amarillo & El DoradoY
MarbleEarl Grey IPA6.8SpCaskA pale but strong beer with a subtle hint of Earl Grey tea in the aftertaste.Y
MarbleGuillotine7.1IPAKey-KegGolden, very very dry, zingy & vinous. Expect white grape, kiwi & passion fruit from NZ-heavy hop scheduleY
MarbleTuckerlovsky SIPA4.7IPACaskBright citrus & juicy tropical fruits partner with a subtle malt sweetnessY
NeptuneEquinox IPA5.2IPACaskTraditional IPA, Brewed with Cascade & Ekuanot hops. 70 IBUY
NeptunePoseidon4.8SpKey-KegPale Ale brewed with Cascade & Amarillo Hops
Orange peel added for flavour
Y
OutstandingGrapefruit Session IPA4.2IPACaskPale, hazy, and very grapefruityY
OutstandingWhite5WKegAromas & flavours of clove, coriander & vanilla interwoven with earthy undernotes combine to create a refreshing continental style cloudy wheat beerY
Pomona IslandPale (Ekuanot | Citra | Summit)3.8PaCaskAromas of zesty pink grapefruit are at the forefront of this light & easy drinking pale aleY
Pomona IslandStout4.5SCaskDry rich stout brewed with 8 malts, giving a heady aroma of burnt toffee & bitter chocolateY
ProspectNutty Slack3.9MCaskDark brown mild ale with malt & fruit in the aroma. Chocolate, malt & fruit in palate. Malty & moderately bitter finishY
RedWillowTearless4.3PaKey-KegPale ale made with concentrated cryo hops to give more aroma & flavour without the grassy bitterness often left from excessive dry hoppingY
RivingtonLemon pale3.6PaCaskMade with lemondrop hops, lemon peel and lemon powder.Very lemony!Y
RunawayPiPA Squared8.4IPACaskBig brother to PiPA, this Double IPA packs a big hop punch, with juicy US hops to the fore. Full bodied & deliberately hazy.Y
RunawayPiPA Squared8.4IPAKey-KegBig brother to PiPA, this Double IPA packs a big hop punch, with juicy US hops to the fore. Full bodied & deliberately hazy.Y
ThornbridgeHacksaw5IPACaskHazy East Coast IPA with Citra, Galaxy, Mosaic & AmarilloY
TorrsideEuro-Hop: Cardinal4.5BBCaskSeries of blonde ales brewed to showcase European hops with fruity Slovenian hop Cardinal taking centre stage this timeY
TorrsideLate To The Party5.5BIPACaskLight black IPA, packed full of citrus hops to roasted flavours of dark maltsY
Torrside / Thirst ClassPortmanteau4.5SaKey-KegExtra pale grisette matching the citrus flavours of Sorachi & Apollo with subtle spice from Belgian yeastY
Wander BeyondCF1604.5BBCaskEnglish pale ale with experimental English hops from Charles FaramY
Wander BeyondPeak3.8PaCaskA simple malt structure balances with refreshing notes of mango & blueberries from the citra & mosaic hopsY

Gluten Free Beers

At Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival, we recognise that unfortunately some people are unable to enjoy our great range of beers due to suffering from gluten intolerance.

Thankfully, an increasing number of brewers are now processing beers to remove gluten so we are pleased to be able to offer a small range of Gluten Free beers. All our range of Ciders & Perries are also Gluten Free

For more information on Coeliac’s disease and living with gluten intolerance, visit www.coeliac.org.uk

Brewery
Beer
ABV
Style
Format
Tasting_note_short
BrightsidePale4.5PaKegLight copper coloured with bold, integrated hop flavours & aromatics and a moderately bitter finish

Note that all beers Brass Castle plus Wildside Oaty IPA have been brewed to Gluten Free recipes but are not tested and certified to be <20 ppm gluten free except where indicated

Wheat Free Beers

The beers shown below contain gluten from barley and/or oats but are wheat free. This list will be added to when more breweries have confirmed allergen information.

Brewery
Beer
ABV
Style
Format
Tasting_note_short
AbbeydaleUnbeliever - Dry Hopped Sour IPA5.2SoCaskHopped with Citra, Centennial & Mosaic, with lots of zest from lemons & limes.
Beatnikz RepublicTropical IPA5.6IPACaskIPA with Motueka, Mosaic & Ekuanot hops
Beer BrothersHop Chocolate4.3PCaskFull bodied and well balanced; with notes of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. Made with real Cocoa
BlackedgeAmerican4.2PaCaskPale & hoppy. West coast american hops give a citrus floral hit of flavour
BlackedgeBlack4SCaskA velvety stout with roasted barley flavours and rich undertones of chocolate coffee and liquorice
BlackjackLager5.2LCaskA clean lager hopped with Magnum, Saaz and Hersbrucker
BlackjackSingapore Sling4.3SoKegBerlinnerweisse with Pomagranate, Pineapple, Cherry, Lime and Orange
Brew YorkViking DNA5PCaskSmoked porter with strong coffee & chocolate notes encased in smooth smokiness.
Brew YorkX-Panda v114.5IPACaskX-panda is all about the Hops. This time the core malt recipe is hopped with Calypso, Eldorado & Mosaic
BrightsidePale4.5PaKegLight copper coloured with bold, integrated hop flavours & aromatics and a moderately bitter finish
ChapterParabola4.7BBCaskPunchy American Pale, bursting with freshness from the huge Columbus dry hop
ChapterThat Old Rope6.2IPACaskWest Coast IPA with a crisp bitter finish and a C-hop fuelled front
CloudwaterDIPA Citra Cryo Amarillo8.5IPAKey-KegThe latest incarnation in Cloudwater’s highly sought after series of DIPAs hopped with Citra and cryo frozen Amarillo
CloudwaterSmall Citra Mosaic Pale2.9PaKey-KegBrewed to be refreshing and low in strength, yet full bodied and boldly flavoured
Dunham MasseyDuerr’s Blossom Honey Beer4.3SpCaskLight, refreshing and bitter-sweet, made with lashings of Duerr's Blossom Honey.
Dunham MasseySummer Meadow4.3PaCaskA light, hoppy, Summer ale, with a hint of citrus and blackcurrant.
HawksheadBrodie's Prime4.9PCaskComplex, dark brown beer with malt, fruit and roast to taste. Full-bodied and clean.
Lymm Brewing CoIPA4.8IPACaskTraditional hoppy pale ale with hints of tropical fruit. Brewed with modern English hops
MallinsonsKomosal4.3PaCaskGolden, with a very zesty hop aroma, a bitter taste with resinous undertones and a strong flavourful finish
NeptuneEquinox IPA5.2IPACaskTraditional IPA, Brewed with Cascade & Ekuanot hops. 70 IBU
NeptunePoseidon4.8SpKey-KegPale Ale brewed with Cascade & Amarillo Hops
Orange peel added for flavour
RedWillowRestless Brett8.5SoCaskA one off cask of RedWillow's award winning imperial Vietnames coffee milk porter with wild brettanomyces
RedWillowTearless4.3PaKey-KegPale ale made with concentrated cryo hops to give more aroma & flavour without the grassy bitterness often left from excessive dry hopping
SalopianDarwin's Origin4.3BBCaskCrisp, tart, fruity & refreshing but also with a juicy malt background. Cascade, Galaxy, Nelson Sauvin, Saaz hops
Timothy Taylor1858 Brown Ale5.3SBCaskRich English Brown Ale with strong roast malt, creamy coffee, marmalade hop and raisin flavours
TorrsideLate To The Party5.5BIPACaskLight black IPA, packed full of citrus hops to roasted flavours of dark malts
Wander BeyondCF1604.5BBCaskEnglish pale ale with experimental English hops from Charles Faram
Wander BeyondPeak3.8PaCaskA simple malt structure balances with refreshing notes of mango & blueberries from the citra & mosaic hops

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Style Guide
GA Golden Ale
B Bitters & Pale Ales
BB Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4% – 5%)
SB Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (>5%)
IPA India Pale Ale
M Mild
SM Strong Mild
S Stout
P Porter
Sp Speciality (Fruit, herbs, spices)
W Wheat Beer
L Lager
So Sour
Sa Saison