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Beers & Ciders of The Festival

Thanks to all who submitted their votes for their beers and ciders of the festival.

The Beer and Cider Of The Festival Awards are sponsored by The Font, Chorlton.

Your votes have been counted and verified. The results of the 2023 vote are:

Cask Beer Of The Festival


Irish Cream Porteresque

Keg Beer Of The Festival


I Wish I Could Fly

Bottled/Canned Beer Of The Festival



Overall Beer Of The Festival


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Tom’s Tap and Brewhouse x Blackjack

Ey Up Treacle

Runner Up


Irish Cream Porteresque

Cider / Perry Of The Festival

Ascension Cider


The winner of the draw to win a £30 voucher to spend at The Font, Chorlton was Aiden Pattinson.

Champion Beer Of Britain (NW) Result

On Friday, the festival hosted judging for the North West round of the Champion Beer Of Britain competition in the Premium Pale Ales category (that’s Pale Ales from 4.4% to 6.4%)

Eight beers as selected by the votes of CAMRA Members and the CAMRA Tasting Panels were blind tasted by a panel made up of brewers, industry staff and CAMRA volunteers.

The results were:

Gold: Neptune Brewery – Mosaic

Silver: Blackedge Brewery – Kiwi

Bronze: Storm Brewery – Isobar

Congratulations to Neptune Brewery – their Mosaic will go forward to the national finals of the competition which will be judged in London in 2024.

Other finalists were:

  • Bank Top – Palomino Rising
  • Hawkshead – Lakeland Gold
  • Kirkby Lonsdale – Monumental
  • Moorhouses – Blonde Witch
  • RedWillow – Wreckless

Seven Brewers for Seven Brewers

It’s now just over a week until Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival 2023 but planning started way back in January.

One of the first things we did was approach 7 of our favourite breweries to ask if they’d be up for making a beer for the festival. And then we asked another 7 of our favourite brewers if they’d be up for helping! And they all said yes!

So these SEVEN collaboration beers will be winging their way to St Clement’s next week:

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