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
GOLD - GRAINSTORE - RED KITE
SILVER - PENZANCE - MILD
BRONZE - EXE VALLEY - DARKEST DEVON
GOLD - PENZANCE - CROWLAS BITTER
SILVER - SHARPS - COASTER
BRONZE - TINTAGEL - PENDRAGON
GOLD - SKINNERS - CORNISH KNOCKER
SILVER - TREENS - CUCKOO
BRONZE - SALOPIAN - DARWINS ORIGIN
GOLD - ARBOR - YAKIMA VALLEY
SILVER - DARTMOOR - JAIL ALE
BRONZE - ADNAMS - BROADSIDE
GOLD - NOBBY'S - TOW'D NAVIGATION
SILVER - PALMERS - TALLY HO
BRONZE - COUNTRY LIFE - COUNTRY BUMPKIN
GOLD - DRIFTWOOD - LEW'S BREW
SILVER - OAKHAM - CITRA
BRONZE - BREWSTERS - DECADENCE
GOLD - SKINNERS - HOPS & HONEY
SILVER - SKINNERS - GTA
BRONZE - GREENJACK - ORANGE WHEAT BEER
GOLD - BREWSTERS - AROMATIC
SILVER - ST AUSTELL - TALL ORDER
BRONZE - DIGFIELD - OLD CROWN
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
GOLD - PENZANCE - SCILLY STOUT
SILVER - DRIFTWOOD - LEW'S BREW
BRONZE - SKINNERS - HOPS & HONEY
GOLD - JANETS JUNGLE JUICE
SILVER - GREEN VALLEY SWEET
BRONZE - KINGSTON BLACK
GOLD - MINCHEWS PERRY
SILVER - NEWPNETT PERRY
BRONZE - McCRINDLES PERRY
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.
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!!
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.
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.
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!!!