Falmouth Beer Festival 2016

MANY THANKS TO ALL

Another year passes and the volume of faces new and old who relish the delights the Falmouth Festival has to offer, never fails to make us smile. A very big thank you to all of the volunteers who staffed the festival, the festival committee, the sponsors and supporters, our entertainers and all of the visitors who have made this year a resounding success.

Congratulation to the Beer of the Festival Winning Brewers and to all the brewers throughout the country thank you for making our campaign so worthy.

Champion Beers of the Festival

MILDS

GOLD - GRAINSTORE - RED KITE

SILVER - PENZANCE - MILD

BRONZE - EXE VALLEY - DARKEST DEVON

BITTERS

GOLD - PENZANCE - CROWLAS BITTER

SILVER - SHARPS - COASTER

BRONZE - TINTAGEL - PENDRAGON

BEST BITTERS

GOLD - SKINNERS - CORNISH KNOCKER

SILVER - TREENS - CUCKOO

BRONZE - SALOPIAN - DARWINS ORIGIN

STRONG BITTER

GOLD - ARBOR - YAKIMA VALLEY

SILVER - DARTMOOR - JAIL ALE

BRONZE - ADNAMS - BROADSIDE

OLD ALE

GOLD - NOBBY'S - TOW'D NAVIGATION

SILVER - PALMERS - TALLY HO

BRONZE - COUNTRY LIFE - COUNTRY BUMPKIN

GOLDEN ALES

GOLD - DRIFTWOOD - LEW'S BREW

SILVER - OAKHAM - CITRA

BRONZE - BREWSTERS - DECADENCE

SPECIALITY

GOLD - SKINNERS - HOPS & HONEY

SILVER - SKINNERS - GTA

BRONZE - GREENJACK - ORANGE WHEAT BEER

PORTERS

GOLD - BREWSTERS - AROMATIC

SILVER - ST AUSTELL - TALL ORDER

BRONZE - DIGFIELD - OLD CROWN

STOUT'S

GOLD - PENZANCE - SCILLY STOUT

SILVER - REBEL - MAYHEM

BRONZE - SKINNERS - PENNY COME QUICK

##### OVERALL CHAMPIONS #####

GOLD - ARBOR - YAKIMA VALLEY

SILVER - PENZANCE - SCILLY STOUT

BRONZE - AROMATIC PORTER

CORNISH CHAMPIONS

GOLD - PENZANCE - SCILLY STOUT

SILVER - DRIFTWOOD - LEW'S BREW

BRONZE - SKINNERS - HOPS & HONEY

CHAMPION CIDERS

GOLD - JANETS JUNGLE JUICE

SILVER - GREEN VALLEY SWEET

BRONZE - KINGSTON BLACK

CHAMPION PERRIES

GOLD - MINCHEWS PERRY

SILVER - NEWPNETT PERRY

BRONZE - McCRINDLES PERRY

Festival Details

CORNWALL CAMRA WILL BE HOLDING THE FALMOUTH BEER FESTIVAL 2016 AT THE PRINCESS PAVILION, MELVILL ROAD, FALMOUTH TR11 4AR (5 MINS WALK FROM FALMOUTH TOWN AND RAILWAY STATION) THURSDAY 20th – SATURDAY 22nd October 2016

The festival is held at the Princess Pavilion which was built in 1910. The Princess Pavilion is a year round music, theatre and festival venue. Set in four acres of formal gardens called the upper Gyllyngdune Gardens which includes the veranda, original Edwardian bandstand and greenhouse. It is within easy reach of the hotels, bed and breakfast accommodation and there are three campsites nearby. The beach and town centre are only five minutes from Princess Pavilion.

The Falmouth festival will feature more than 240 real ales from breweries and microbreweries from across the country plus fantastic local ales. Housed within the cider tent are more than 60 real Ciders & Perries plus a range of bottled beers, Continental bottled beers and wines. Glasses with measures of Pint, ½ pint and 1/3 pint will be available at the entry desk. Hot and cold food will be available and there will be stalls and games. The Princess Pavilion also provides wheelchair access and disabled facilities. Various entertainment will feature on Friday evening and all day Saturday.

Opening times: Thursday 20.00 – 23.00; Friday and Saturday 11.00 – 23.00. Admission to all sessions is £10 which includes £6 worth of tokens, entrance charge, festival glass and festival programme for Non-members, CAMRA members will receive an additional £1.50 worth of tokens. A handled jug can be purchased for an additional £1.50. A £1.00 refund is available on return of each undamaged festival glass. Additional tokens can be purchased at designated points throughout festival venue. All unused tokens can be redeemed for full face value. Free festival re-entry on production of a current festival glass. You will be able to join as a CAMRA member on the day which gives you discounts to festivals, holidays and lots more.

Volunteers Required - Come and Join the Festival Team

If you would like to join the festival Team Volunteer staff welcome, anyone willing to assist please download and submit the application form to our Volunteer Coordinator, Jan Wills.

Falmouth Volunteering Form 2016 - PDF

Falmouth Volunteering Form 2016 - word

Grab The App - Keep your fingers on the pulse

Anticipation is Brewing as is the Beer!!....Again this year we have teamed by with our friends at beerfestbuzz.com who are in the midst of creating the Falmouth Beer Festival App. COMING SOON the beer list and rate your beers. Watch this space !!!!!!!!!! http://beerfestbuzz.com/falmouth2016

THIS YEARS CIDER LIST - WE LOVE THOSE APPLES !!

Below is the list of this years 72 Cider, Perry & Ginger Beers. At this years Festival we will be launching the new winter cider from Cornish Cider Co called Santa Slayer , which is a cider infused with ginger, cloves and cranberry, exciting times, make sure you get a taste before its all gone!!

Cider

Ashover - Poets Pippin 6.0% Ashover, Derbyshire. Barbourne - Single Variety 7.0% Worcester, Worcestershire. Biddenden - Bushels 6.0% Biddenden, Kent. Biddenden - Strong Medium 8.0% Biddenden, Kent. Brimblecoombe - Dry 6.5% Dunsford, Devon. Burrow Hill - Medium 6.0% Martock, Somerset. Chucklehead - Medium Dry 7.0% Crediton, Devon. Cornish Cider Co - Appleslayer 5.7% Truro, Cornwall. Cornish Cider Co - Lyonesse 5.0% Truro, Cornwall. Cornish Cider Co - Mango,Lime & Ginger 4.0% Truro, Cornwall. Cornish Cider Co - Rhubarb & Custard 4.0% Truro, Cornwall. Cornish Cider Co - Santa Slayer 4.0% Truro, Cornwall. Cornish Orchards - Blush 4.0% Duloe, Cornwall. Cornish Orchards - Pear 5.0% Duloe, Cornwall. Cornish Orchards - Vintage 7.2% Duloe, Cornwall. Countryman - Medium 6.0% Milton Abbot, Devon. Double Vision - Cherry Cider 5.0% Maidstone, Kent. Dove Syke - Ribble Valley Gold 6.2% Clitheroe, Lancashire. Dunkertons - Sweet 7.0% Pembridge, Herefordshire. Green Valley - Cyder 8.3% Clyst St George, Devon. Green Valley - Sweet 6.3% Clyst St George, Devon. Gwatkins - Yarlington Mill 7.5% Abbey Dore, Herefordshire. Gwynt Y Ddraig - Black Dragon 7.3% Pontypridd, S. Wales. Hancocks - Medium 6.0% South Molton, Devon. Handmade - Crazy Diamond M/Dry 6.8% Chippenham, Wiltshire. Haywood - Medium 6.0% St Mabyn, Cornwall. Haywood - Sweet 6.0% St Mabyn, Cornwall. Hecks - Brown’s Apple 6.5% Street, Somerset. Hecks - Kingston Black 6.5% Street, Somerset. Hogan’s - Hazy Daisy 3.9% Haselor, Warwickshire. Hunt’s - Medium 6.0% Paignton, Devon. Indicknowle - Medium 7.0% Ilfracombe, Devon. Mad Apple - Dry 6.0% Williton, Somerset. Olivers - Making Hay 6.0% Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire. Parsons Choice - Sweet 6.0% West Lyng, Somerset. Rosie’s - Black Bart 6.8% Llandegla, N. Wales. St Ives - Clodgy 6.5% Halsetown, Cornwall. St Ives - Kirthenwood 5.6% Halestown, Cornwall. Sandford Orchards - Devon Scrumpy 6.0% Crediton, Devon. Secret Orchard - Exmoor Cider 6.0% Nettlecombe, Somerset. Sheppy’s - Blackberry & Elderflower 4.0% Taunton, Somerset. Skreach - Dry 6.5% St Buryan, Cornwall. Skreach - Medium 6.5% St Buryan, Cornwall. Snails Bank - Fruitbat 4.0% Bishops Frome, Herefordshire. Snails Bank - Pigsqueel 7.0% Bishops Frome, Herefordshire. Spotty Dog - Reserve 5.5% Wadebridge, Cornwall. Spotty Dog - Seadog 5.5% Wadebridge, Cornwall. Thompstones - Traditional Dartmoor 7.0% Ashburton, Devon. Tosh - Toshers Tipple 6.5% Littledean, Gloucestershire. Touchwood - Medium 6.0% Mithian, Cornwall. Touchwood - Sweet 6.0% Mithian, Cornwall. Ventons - Skippy’s Scrumpy 6.5% Clyst St Lawrence, Devon. Wasted Apple - Dry 7.0% St Austell, Cornwall. Wasted Apple - Medium Dry 7.0% St Austell, Cornwall. Westcroft - Janets Jungle Juice 6.0% Brent Knoll, Somerset. Westons - Flat Tyre 4.0% Much Marcle, Herefordshire. Westons - Handbrake 4.0% Much Marcle, Herefordshire. Wheal Maiden - Badgers Arse 7.5% Crofthandy, Cornwall. Woodland Valley Farm - Last Drop 6.0% Ladock, Cornwall.

Perry

Barbourne - Perry 4.8% Worcester, Worcestershire. Butford - Perry 6.0% Bodenham, Herefordshire. Double Vision - Impeared Vision 7.4% Maidstone, Kent. Hartland’s - Perry 5.8% Tirley, Gloucestershire. Hecks - Perry 6.5% Street, Somerset. Malvern Magic - Perry 6.0% Ledbury, Herefordshire. McCrindle’s - Perry 6.0% Lydney, Gloucestershire. Minchews - Perry 6.5% Madresfield, Worcestershire. Moles - Black Rat Perry 7.5% Melksham, Wiltshire. Nempnett - Piglets Choice 7.0% Blagdon, Somerset. Orgasmic - Partons Perry 5.0% Eardisley, Herefordshire. Severn Cider - Farmhouse Perry 6.4% Newnham, Gloucestershire.

Ginger Beer

Wheal Maiden - Grandma’s Weapons Grade 5.5% Crofthandy, Cornwall.

THIS YEARS ENTERTAINMENT - LETS GET THOSE TOES A TAPPIN

Friday 8-11 PM - Argos Conspiracy

An energetic five piece band with an infectious mix of genre busting tunes, guaranteed to move your feet and make you smile

Saturday 1-3.30 PM - The Wood

The Wood - Steve Jackson and Tom Palmer have got together to create a show that has a wide appeal to both young and old. Their music is performed using a variety of instrumentation ranging from; Acoustic guitars, Ukuleles, Mandocellos, Melodicas, Drums and Djembes. Added to this their two voices blend like one with a feeling and integrity to touch the heart of everyone watching and listening.

Saturday 4-6 PM - Joe Hurworth

Joe Hurworth is a popular, young, Newquay based singer/songwriter. Having played as a solo acoustic act for the last few years he is now fronting his own band performing a wide variety of music for all tastes, including old soul classics and modern pop.

Saturday 7-8 PM - "Oll an Gwella" the Song-singing, Kernow-loving, Smile-raising, Beer-swilling… Beauties!

"Oll an Gwella" (“All the Best” in Cornish) – is a rehearsed a cappella male chorus. All 12 choristers combine to perform a 4-part harmony repertoire that exceeds 70 songs including Sea Shanties, Cornish folk songs, traditional Male Voice, 1960s classics and Christmas seasonal arrangements.

Saturday 8 till Close - “Still Dizzy” Cornwall’s brand new 9 piece soul band.

"Still Dizzy" are a fresh new 9 piece funky soul band based in Cornwall. Playing a mix of uplifting classic and modern Rhythm and Blues and funky Soul. With a range of influences from Stevie Wonder to Amy Winehouse. Get ready to feel that sax!

THE 2016 FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Download your own copy of the 2016 Program listing all of the Beers, Cider, Bottled Beers & Ciders, Entertainment and much more!!!