Tag Archives: beer festivals in London

Behind the Cider Bar at Battersea Beer Festival

February 9, 2013


Cider keg

 CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) The “Campaign for Real Ale” (CAMRA) began in 1971, inspired by four English “blokes” (guys) with a mission to “campaign for real ale, pubs and drinkers rights.” Today CAMRA has approximately 146,000 members, hosts more than 100 beer & cider festivals each year, and has a beer publishing arm that […]

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Pig’s Ear Beer & Cider Festival

December 10, 2012


This past weekend there was the 29th annual Pig’s Ear Beer & Cider Festival in Hackney, East London.  As “CAMRA” (Campaign for Real Ale) members, it only cost us 2 pounds (about $3.20) to enter. Beer festivals in the UK are very different from what I’ve seen at beer festivals in the US. In the […]

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