Tag Archives: beer festivals in London

Behind the Cider Bar at Battersea Beer Festival

February 9, 2013

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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

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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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