Real Ale Beer Festivals in Leicester

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Beer and Cider Festivals

Beer Festival 10th- 13th October 2018

Broood@VQ 24 King Street, Leicester, LE1 6RL

Beers all listed at £3.80 per pint or £1.90 a half.

One thirds are not available except on Keg which is individually priced.


Iron Pier

Pretious Ale a 4.3% green hopped beer with Challanger and Fuggles

Cast Iron Stout a 4.7% choco and coffee stout.

Bitter 4% Easy drinking bitter, toffee notes, honey hops


Old Mill Autumn Ale 4.5%

Anchor Bay IPA 4.6% brewed with mosaic and cascade, a deep golden beer, with a fruity, citrus taste and spicy, floral aroma

Bexley’s Own Beer 4.2% Pale Ale.


Gentle Ben Green Hop Belgian Pale 4%

Sleep Delays Green Hop Oatmeal Mild 3%

Kolsch 5.1%

 Bang The Elephant

Half Rats 4.4% hopped with citra, mosaic and simcoe

Velvet Owl

Old Sport 4,5% orange Vermont pale ale

Holy Well

Rye Smile – 5.3% Rye Pale Ale.

Made with around 18% pale rye, the Rye Smile is pale and fruity. Single

hopped with Citra throughout, it has full on juicy overtones of orange and passionfruit.

Square Nelson – 4.7% dry, bitter pale ale

Brewed to be dry and crisp, the Square Nelson was made with Nelson Sauvin

hops in both the kettle and late additions. Final dry hopping with

Mandarin Bavaria and Lemon Drop hops leaves it with subtle citrus notes.

Chain House

Lit By Gas 3.8%. Hazy Pale Ale loaded with Enigma and Vic Secret hops in the whirlpool/dry hop. Hints of Pinot Gris and raspberries from the Enigma and tropical fruits from the Vic Secret

Two coffins IPA 5.7%. American IPA dry hopped with 4 punchy American hops for their fruity/citrus aromas


On the Wing 4.7%A hop forward session ale brewed with Vermont Ale yeast and heaps of late Amarillo, Citra, Mosaic & Galaxy hops. A high percentage of oats in the grain bill combined with the yeast strain and over 4g per litre of dry hopping give this beer a lovely natural haze.

Docks Beers

Never Say Die 6.0%A robust amber New World IPA brewed for when things get tough. The tropical and citrus kick from Magnum, Chinook and Mosaic hops is a reminder that surrender isn’t an option.

Graveyard shift 4.5%   Chocolate malt and coconut are the bedrock of this dark as night milk stout. Lactose additions boost texture and body making for a rich, smooth finish – a perfect end to the graveyard shift.

Chasing Everest/Dog and Rabbit

Skoots. It’s a 6.3% IPA that has been heavily dry hopped with Citra and Vic secret. Centennial and Chinook provide the bitterness with simcoe and cascade added mid boil. It is brewed with pale malt, flaked oats and wheat. To add depth we have added a small amount of lactose to support the oats.

Tin Head

Junk Yard Dog 4.7% citra and mosaic American Pale Ale in KEYKEG

Tank 7 6.0% New Zealand Pale with motueka, rakau and wakiyti in KEYKEG

Sneaky Peacock

Easy Peasy Pale Ale, 5.7% abv A robust pale ale with refreshing hints of

citrus and pine.

Dilly Dally Summer Ale, 4.5% abv A light, fruity and thirst quenching

summer ale.

Winton Brewery (available later in week)

Barry Swally 5.5% Ameriacn hopped IPA

Peelywally 5% English IPA




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