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2017 Beer List

The 28th Festival will be held on Thurs 22nd - Sat 24th March 2018 once again at Brighton Racecourse.

A updated beer list (as at 21March 2017) is ordered alphabetically by brewery and is split into 1-C, D-G, H-N and O-Y. A guide to the different beer styles can be found here.

A copy of the tasting notes based on the first provisional beer list is now available to download (47kb, 4 pages), as is the programme (1.8mb pdf file).

Notified replacements (changes from the provisional list from 6 March and the programme) are listed below (and reflected in the full table below).

Brewery Beer ABV
1648 Hop Pocket 3.7%
1648 Winter Warrant 4.8%
360 Degree Rye Pale 5.2%
360 Degree Stout 4.5%
Acorn Old Moor Porter 4.4%
Adur Black William 5.0%
Adur Ropetackle Golden Ale 3.7%
Arbor Ales Shangri-La 4.2%
Arundel Black Stallion 3.7%
Arundel Easy Hopper 3.4%
Ayr Rabbie's Porter 4.3%
B & T Black Dragon Mild 4.3%
B & T Dragon Slayer 4.5%
Ballard's Best Bitter 4.2%
Ballard's Midhurst Mild 3.5%
Beachy Head Lighthouse 3.5%
Beachy Head Parson Porter 5.0%
Beartown Beartown Polar Eclipse 4.8%
Bedlam Benchmark 4.0%
Bedlam Golden 4.2%
Bespoke Money for Old Rope 4.8%
Binghams Vanilla Stout 5.0%
Black Cat Crossale 4.1%
Black Cat Nine Tails 4.9%
Black Sheep Special Ale 4.4%
Brains Dark 3.5%
Brampton One Trick Pony 4.8%
Branscombe Vale Summa This 4.2%
Brewsmith Oatmeal Stout 5.2%
Brighton Bier No Name Stout 5.0%
Brighton Bier South Coast IPA 5.0%
Brinkburn Street Byker Blonde 4.0%
Brinkburn Street Tino 4.8%
Burning Sky Aurora 5.6%
Burning Sky Plateau 3.5%
By The Horns Lambeth Walk 5.1%
Cairngorm Wildcat 5.1%
Camel Amber Rambler 4.0%
Castle Rock Elsie Mo 4.7%
Conwy Clogwyn Gold 3.6%
Crouch Vale Eldorado 3.9%
Crouch Vale Snowdrop 4.2%
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Brewery Beer ABV
Daleside Monkey Wrench 5.3%
Dark Star American Brown 5.0%
Dark Star Art of Darkness 3.5%
Dark Star Festival 5.0%
Dartmoor Best 3.7%
Derwent Whitwell & Marks Mild 3.7%
Devon Earth Lost In The Woods 5.2%
Downlands Hop Contract #1 4.4%
Downlands West Indian Pale Ale 6.5%
Drygate Seven Peaks IPA 5.0%
Eight Arch Corbel 5.5%
Emal Isca Gold 4.0%
FILO Crofters 3.8%
FILO Gold 4.8%
Firebird Sorachi Ace 4.4%
Firebird Two Horses 3.8%
Franklins Optimist 5.0%
Franklins Resurrection EPA 4.2%
Ghost Phantom IPA 5.3%
Gloucester Gold 3.9%
Goldmark Moshpit IPA 5.6%
Goldmark Wah Wah IPL 5.2%
Great Oakley Tiffield Thunderbolt 4.2%
Great Western Moose River 5.0%
Green Jack Trawlerboys 4.6%
Grey Trees Diggers Gold 4.0%
Greyhound Blackbird 5.4%
Greyhound Blonde Bird 3.9%
Gribble Ale 4.1%
Gribble Reg's Tipple 5.0%
Gun Oak Aged Whisky Stout 7.4%
Gun Project Babylon 4.6%
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Brewery Beer ABV
Hackney APA 4.5%
Hambleton Stud Blonde 4.3%
Hammerpot Bottle Wreck Reserve 6.0%
Hammerpot Copper Bitter 3.7%
Hand Quicker Than The Eye 5.4%
Hand Shaka 4.0%
Hanlons Stormstay 5.0%
Harvey's (New IPA)  
Harvey's Lewes Castle Brown 4.8%
Harvey's Prince of Denmark 7.5%
Hawkshead Windermere Bitter 3.7%
Hawkshead Windermere Pale 3.5%
Heathen Heathen India Session Ale 3.9%
Heathen Hoppler Effect 2nd Wave 6.4%
Hepworth Iron Horse 4.8%
Hepworth Prospect Organic 4.5%
Heritage St Modwen's Golden Ale 4.1%
High Weald Chronicle 3.8%
High Weald Greenstede 4.0%
Hurst Keepers Golden Ale 4.4%
Hurst Watchtower London Porter 5.5%
Kelham Island Pale Rider 5.2%
Kendrick's 1823 Mild 3.5%
Kennet & Avon Savernake 5.3%
Kent Prohibition APA 4.8%
Kiln Bricks & Porter 5.6%
Kiln Southern Pale 5.2%
Kissingate (Black Cherry) En Plus 7.0%
Kissingate Black Cherry 4.2%
Kissingate Murder of Crows 10.0%
Langham Halfway to Heaven 3.5%
Langham Triple XXX 4.4%
Leeds Best 4.3%
Lister's American Pale Ale 4.2%
Lister's Special Ale 4.6%
Long Man Golden Tipple 4.7%
Long Man Old Man 4.3%
Lymestone Stone The Crows 5.4%
Mauldons Black Adder 5.3%
Moorhouse's Pride of Pendle 4.1%
Mordue Allelic Drift 5.0%
Mr Grundy's Golden Dawn 4.0%
New Lion Totnes Stout 4.4%
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Brewery Beer ABV
Oakham Citra 4.2%
Oakham Green Devil IPA 6.0%
Ossett Big Red 4.0%
Outstanding Imperial IPA 7.4%
Palmers Tally Ho! 5.5%
Pig & Porter Red Spider Rye 4.8%
Pig & Porter Temporary Truth 4.2%
Pin-Up Fernie Red 4.7%
Pin-Up Gold Rush 4.2%
Polarity Rosetta's Comet IPA 5.4%
Portobello Market Porter 4.6%
Prospect Nutty Slack 3.9%
Purple Moose Dark Side of the Moose 4.6%
Purple Moose Elderflower 4.0%
Quantock Nightjar 3.9%
RCH Chocolate Slug 4.5%
RCH Hewish Mild 3.6%
Rectory Rector's Revenge 5.0%
Riverside Beeding Best 4.2%
Riverside Tubber's Tipple 5.6%
Rother Valley Boadicea 4.5%
Rother Valley Juniper Porter 4.2%
Salopian Shropshire Gold 3.8%
Saltaire Pride 3.9%
Saltaire Triple Chocolate 4.8%
Sambrook's Battersea Rye 4.5%
Sambrook's Pumphouse Pale 4.2%
Settle Blood Orange 4.8%
Severn Vale Nibley Ale 3.8%
Skinner's Lushingtons 4.2%
Sonnet 43 Making a Case 4.8%
Sonnet 43 Seraphim 4.1%
Stonehenge Danish Dynamite 5.0%
Thornbridge Brock 4.1%
Thornbridge Jaipur 5.9%
Three Legs English IPA 5.5%
Three Legs Pale 3.7%
Tiny Rebel Cwtch 4.6%
Tiny Rebel Fugg Life 4.2%
Titanic Plum Porter 4.9%
Top-Notch Olicana SmaSH 4.5%
Tring Death or Glory 7.2%
Triple fff Pressed Rat & Warthog 3.8%
Tudor Blorenge 3.8%
Unbarred Grapefruit IPA 5.0%
Vibrant Forest Amarillo Pale 5.0%
Vibrant Forest Kick-Start 4.8%
VOG Dark Matter 4.4%
Weird Beard Black Perle 3.8%
Weird Beard Little Things That Kill 3.5%
Weltons Ira Jones 6.0%
Weltons Red Rose Mild 4.9%
Woodforde's Wherry 3.8%

Changes (where notified):

Additions: Deletions:
Brains Dark, 3.5% Burscough Flat Rib
Devon Earth Lost In The Woods, 5.2% Clun Citadel
Mr Grundy's Golden Dawn, 4% Driftwood Alfie's Revenge
Settle Blood Orange, 4.8% Monty's Masquerade
Weird Beard Little Things That Kill, 3.5% Orkney Red MacGregor
  Rectory Light Relief, Rector's Revenge

Note that, due to the nature of every beer festival, last-minute substitutions may occur on the day (and some beers may fail to reach condition and may not be available at all).

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You can also compare and contrast the Provisional Beer Lists from 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (if you want to see what you've missed!) by clicking these links.


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