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Cider Tasting – Saturday 13th July

Our popular tutored cider tasting event will return on Saturday 13th July!

Limited tickets are available for this event which will give you access to the festival site from 12pm, an hour before we open to the public.

The event will begin with an introduction from cider maker Chris Hewitt, who will give you a little of the history of traditional cider making before getting down to the tasting. You’ll be taken through the differences between different styles, tastes and varieties of traditional cider and perry – from sweet to very dry, from fruity Hereford varieties to the more earthy Northern styles.

Once you’ve learnt the basics, the bar will be opened for you to explore the cider range for yourself. You’ll get around a half an hour to sample freely before the festival opens at 1pm.

Tickets for this special event are just £20 which includes festival entry for the day, the tasting event including all cider and perry from noon to 1pm, plus your festival glass and programme.

Tickets are available to purchase below.

 

Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival 2019

Organisers have confirmed the dates for Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival 2019.

The 15th annual festival at St Clement’s Church will be held on Thursday 11th, Friday 12th and Saturday 13th July 2019.

Organised by St Clement’s in association with Trafford & Hulme CAMRA, the grounds and buildings of the Edge Lane church will be filled with over 150 different real ales, craft beers, world beers, ciders and perries. 

Thursday evening will be a quiet preview night while Friday and Saturday evenings will see the grounds filled with live music.

Opening times are:

  • Thursday 11th July: 6pm – 10.30pm
  • Friday 12th July: 6pm – 10.30pm
  • Saturday 13th July: 1pm – 9.30pm

Beer & Cider Of The Festival 2018

Throughout the festival, our customers were voting for their Beer & Cider of The Festival.

The votes have been counted and we are pleased to confirm that the winners are:

Beer Of The Festival

Chocolate Cherry MildWinner: Dunham Massey Brewery – Chocolate Cherry Mild.

Runner up:  Track / Blackjack / Pomona Island collaboration – Unfair Funfair

Cider Of The Festival

Apple & GingerWinner: Snailsbank –  Ginger

Runner Up: SiDa – Maxonian Mist

 

 

 

Winner of the prize draw to win two tickets to Manchester Beer & Cider Festival 2019 was  Chris Aitken