Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Falmouth Beer Festival 2019

Saturday 5 October 2019
The Fantastic Falmouth Beer Festival 2019 Volunteers

The Falmouth Beer Festival 2019 Team

Creating the Festival.....

Start of the Day 1... Creating the Festival on Events Square The Marquee Frames goes up by 2pm

John Heard of Tintagel Brewery Pop's in to Delivery his beers and collects awards for Excalibur & Poldark Ale Sort out the 246 Barrels....and 96 ciders into order and rack them up..

Take a Moment and breathe the crisp air at the rear of the Marquee The final touches are Added, Including the doggie Bar courtesy of Driftwood Brewery And 2 days Later we are Ready to Rumble....

Judging the Champion Beers & Ciders of Cornwall 2019

Judging the Festival Beers & Ciders commences Some of our CAMRA tasting panel members join the panel of Judges

Tables of our regular judges Judges new for this year from local business and Falmouth Town Council

The Winners are......


GOLD Harbour Brewery - Ellensburg Session IPA

SILVER Tintagel Brewery - Merlin’s Muddle

BRONZE Skinner's Brewery - Hops & Honey

Harbour Brewery Champion Beer of Cornwall Pete Martin from Driftwood picking up his awards Marco from St Ives Brewery picking up his award Rob Orton pick up the St Austell Brewery awards Joe from Firebrand & Altarnun Brewery receiving his awards The Dynamite Valley Team picking up their Awards Betty Picking up the Award for Skinner's Hops and Honey Theo picking up his Award for Castle Brewery Tom from Keltek Brewery Picking up his awards Simon picking up the Award on behalf of Tremethick Brewery Simon picking up the Award on behalf of Tremethick Brewery


GOLD Venton’s Devon Cyder Thirst Responder

SILVER Perry's Cider Vintage

BRONZE Sandford Orchards Creely Vintage


GOLD Cornish Cyder - Pure Drop

SILVER Riverside Cottage - Cider

Champion Cornish Speciality Ale 2019

GOLD Skinner's Brewery - Hops & Honey

SILVER Sharp's Brewery - Sunset Red

BRONZE Woodman's Wild Ale - Wild Mild

Champion Cornish Porter 2019

GOLD Keltek Brewery - Pilot Gig Porter

SILVER Padstow Brewing Company - Pilot

BRONZE Driftwood Spars Brewery - Bolsters Blood

Champion Cornish Strong Mild and Old Ale 2019

GOLD Driftwood Spars Brewery - Alfie's Revenge

SILVER Tremethick Brewery - Dark Ale

BRONZE Blue Anchor Inn - Spingo Special

Champion Cornish Stout 2019

GOLD Dynamite Valley Brewing Co. - Black Charge

SILVER St Austell Brewery - Moo Juice

BRONZE Castle Brewery - Stoggy Stout

Champion Cornish Bitter 2019

GOLD Dynamite Valley Brewing Co. - Gold Rush

SILVER Treen's Brewery - Essential

BRONZE Keltek Brewery - Lance

Champion Cornish Strong Bitter 2019

GOLD Tintagel Brewery - Merlin’s Muddle

SILVER Harbour Brewing Company - IPA

BRONZE St Austell Brewery - Hicks

Champion Cornish Best Bitters 2019

GOLD Driftwood Spars - Forest Blond

SILVER Treen's Brewery - Classic

BRONZE Forge Brewery - Tamar Source

Champion Cornish Golden Ale 2019

GOLD Harbour Brewery - Ellensburg Session IPA

SILVER St Ives Brewery - XPA

BRONZE Firebrand Brewing Co - West Coast IPA

The 6 Tutored Tasting's went down a storm......

St Austell's Rob Orton lead a path through St Austell Brews Pete Martin, Brewer and Owner at the Driftwood Spars brewery reveals the history and legends behind his beers

Adam & Head of Cider at the Stables , leading us through the award winning Ciders Tom from Alternun Brewery, walking us through the progressive flavours of Firebrand brews.

Tom Bryant, Head Brewer at Keltek Brewery steps up to unveil some new Award Winning Keltek Brews. Mark Rudge talks utilising wasted Cornish orchards and conserving the natural environments

Some pictures through the festival...Much love to all the festival goers

Adam Parfitt Rocking out Glamourous Ladies at the festival

Opening Evening fills up nicely Out of County Bar Team 2019

All Smiles on the Fast Track Desk.....Yes even Mark is smiling!! Cornish Bar Team

Cheer Guys, Someone's enjoying the Tutored Tastings Truro Male voice Choir kick off the Cornish Shouts and Sing-a-longs's

The Festival Merch and Membership Team The Backbone of the Festival the Cornish Bar

A sketch , one of 2 share by one of our traveling beer lovers The immense Cider Bar

A couple of our young members.....thanks so much for help us out! Betty up to her old tricks, with the 2 Beard Boys!!

The Spoon's crew relax after a hard session on the bars! The final night with Cyderfex, rocking us out ……. Thanks Falmouth its been a pleasure.