They’re here! Take a look at what beers will be appearing at the 2015 Bury Beer Festival…

Ultra Pale (ABV 4.1%) Super Pale, zesty, aromatic

Red (ABV 4.4%) Copper coloured, mellow, biscuity

Sorachi Weiss (ABV 4.7%) Cloudy, lemon & lime, wheat

SuperJosh’s Outstanding Beer (ABV 4.0%) Pale hoppy beer with £1 of every pint going to SuperJosh’s charity

IPA (ABV 5.5%) Golden, dry, bitter

Stout (ABV 5.0%) Jet black, roasty, liquoricey

White (ABV 5.0%) Cloudy, zesty, spicey wheat

Pilsner (ABV 5%) Clean, crisp, sharp

SuperJosh’s Outstanding Beer (4.0%) Pale hoppy beer with £1 from every pint going to the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity.



Imperial Mancunian Stout 10% 9 month cask aged super smooth stout with hint of dark fruit and caramel

American Brown Ale 6.4% Cascade dry hopped brown ale

Ruby Oatmeal ESM 5.7% Especially strong ruby mild using oats

Mango Beach 5.3% Yellow tropical fruit dominates this American Pale Ale

Triaurum IPA 4.2% Thrice hopped Goldings brew with a hint of elderflower

Flaori Maori 4.1% Everyone’s favourite New Zealand hopped session ale.

Rammy Ale 4.0% Rammy Craft’s flagship session beer using Styrian hops.

Rammy Red 3.6% Megamalty red ale in the Scottish style

Citra Storm (4%) A pleasant session ale, bursting with flavours of lemon & grapefruit.

Golden Vale (4.2%) A deep golden coloured best bitter with a complex but well balanced bitterness and a slight caramel finish.

Deeply Red (4.2%) A very red fruity ale.

DV8 (4.8%) Milk and oatmeal stout.

Deeply Blonde (4.5%) A citrus, wheat, hoppy beer.

Golden Brown (4.0%) Copper-gold with glow. Rich malt base with a spicy orange taste and aroma.

Equilibrium (3.8%) Pale in colour with malty base.

Black Fell (4.5%) Black porter. Rich chocolate and sweet molasses balanced by the clean bitterness of the hops.

Real Blonde (4.0%) Not your typical blonde. Balanced in hops and natural sugars that combine to add a fruity aftertaste.

Pennine Best Bitter (3.9%) Mellow bitterness, followed by a spicy blackcurrant aftertaste, with a smooth creamy head.

Hair of the Dog (3.9%) Seasonal blonde beer.

Amber Necker (3.8%) Sparkling amber session beer brewed with both English and American Hops to give a smooth and creamy texture and a fantastic hoppy after-taste.

Natural Gold (4.2%) Golden ale, sweet to the pallet with a great hoppy after taste.

Jingle Bell Rocks (4.2%) Lighter ale specifically brewed to celebrate Christmas

Session (3.9%) Well balanced session ale with an interesting blend of new world and english hops. Tangerine and blackcurrant notes.

Ruby Ruby Ruby Ruby (4.7%) Deep ruby ale. Plenty of malty, buiscuity goodness, jammy, plumy notes with a fruity nose.

Porter (5%) A deceptively easy drinking robust porter with a hint of liquorice and a floral, orange peel aroma.

USA IPA (5.7 %) An American hopped IPA with a well rounded caramel body and tangerine nose.

E.Q. (4.9%) In a time of one-dimensional hop driven beer, E.Q. has been crafted and fine-tuned to restore the balance.

Old J Poter (4.5%0 A Bury Beer Festival premier! Our unique festive porter infused with vanilla and persian spiced rum. Yum.

Tin Plate Dark mild (3.6%) Dark mild. Rich, creamy flavour, slight bitterness.

Copper Plate Bitter (3.8%) Northern sharp bitter with a full flavour.

Costa Del Salford (4.1%) Light hoppy summer ale.

Mad Dogs & Englishmen (5.5%) Pale, hopped in the style of India Pale Ales.

Breadcrumbs (3.6%)  A pale and hoppy session strength beer, dry and refreshing but with a full flavour and a spicy yet pleasant aroma.

Marshmallow Unicorn Milk Stout (4.4%)  A stout containing lactose, a sugar derived from milk. Session strength beer, dry. Being unfermentable it had added sweetness and body. 

Festival Theatre Bar

– Timothy Taylor –

Golden Best (3.6%) Smooth and creamy flavour.

Bolt Maker (4.0%) Well-balanced bitter with maltiness and a hoppy aroma.

– Weetwood –

 Mad Hatter (4.0%) Brewed with Amarillo hops to give a spicy and floral character.

 Cheshire Cat (4.2%) Smooth, well-balanced with citrus flavours.

– The Beer Studio –

 Ruby Amarillo (4.9%) Deep red ale with American amarillo hops.

– Thornbridge –

 Jaipur (5.9%) Soft and smooth building to hoppiness accentuated by honey.

 Made North (3.8%) Malt aromas and flavours of earthy, floral and moreish hops.

 Brother Rabbit (4.0%) Lemon zest with a clean hoppy aroma.

– Cloudwater –

 Smoked Porter (6.0%) Smooth rich porter with a hit of smoke.

 Pale (3.9%) Light, hoppy and refreshingly pale.

 Bitter (4.3%) A hoppy bitter.

 Red Ale(4.8%) Brewed with US aroma hops.

– Seven Brothers –

Session (3.6%) Citrus aromas and tropical fruit flavours.

 IPA (5.0%) Hops and malt with citrus and grapefruit.

 EPA (5.0%) Classic EPA with a toasted malt base.


Ciders and Perries on the Festival Theatre Bar

Nell Gwynne Orange and Cinnamon Cider (4.0%) Sweet traditional Herefordshire Cider infused with orange and cinnamon.

Sandford Orchard Fanny’s Bramble (4.0%) Blackberries and apples.

 Hogans Panking Pole (6.2%) Classic golden cloudy cider.

Sandford Orchard Bumble Berry (4.0%) Apples, strawberries, blackcurrants, raspberries and blackberries.

 Westcrofts Janet’s Jungle Juice (6.0%) Meduim dry cider. Well rounded and fruity.

 Lilley’s Cheeky Pig (7.5%) Meduin dry perry and cider with refreshing apple backed by sweet pear.

 Lilley’s Captain Rum (4.0%) Meduim cider blended from bittersweet and meduim apples. Smooth and mellow with a hint of rum.

Orchard Pig The Hogfather (7.4%) Not for the faint hearted.

Gwynt Y Ddraig Black Dragon (7.0%) Hand crafted exclusively from cider ales grown by traditional methods.

 Chants Badgers Spit (7.5%) Hazy gold, well-balanced dry cider with a tart finish.


Festival Hall Bar

– Brightside –

The Inn Crowd (3.8%) Dark mild brewed using 5 malts to create a deep roasted flavour.

 Kiwi NZ Hopped Dark Amber Ale (4.6%) Caramel malt and roast barley, lifted by a distinctive blend of 4 NZ hops.

 Classic Pilsner (4.8%) Clean and fresh, showing delicate hop aromas and flavours.

 Green Bullet IPA (5.0%) Brewed like an Amarillo but with the NZ hop Green Bullet. Fruity flavour with lime and spice notes

– Spire –

Chesterfield Best (4.5%) Classic brown strong bitter with a hint of caramel and chocolate.

 Darkside Ruby Ale (4.3%) Complex ruby ale with a coffee aroma and toffee flavours.

– Sandstone –

 Twisted Dragon (5.8%) Pale.

– Revolutions –

Cocker (3.9%) Amber

– Empire –

Twisted Melon (4.1%) Generously hopped with Sorachi Ace giving this beer a lemon and coconut flavour.

Handsome Jack (4.1%) Brewed using Vienna malt which compliments the citrus and pineapple flavours given from Slovenian Cardinal hops.

-Prospect –

Big John (4.8%) Dark stout with a smoky liquorice flavour.

 Gold Rush (4.5%) Distinctive hoppy taste with a hint of grapefruit and a grassy floral finish.

 Pickaxe (5.0%) Full bodied porter with a liquorice and molasses aroma and a hint of chocolate.

Prosperity No 5 (?) New range of experimental beers showcasing the skills and experience of our brewers, offering.different hops, yeasts, malts and brewing techniques. Unique beers brewed in limited batches, so when they’re gone they’re gone.