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2015 Festival Dates

Winter: 20-21 February

Summer: 29-30 May


All festivals are ticketless, buy on line when ordering is open and bring your PayPal Invoice as proof of purchase.  If you look young please bring your Proof of Age or we can’t let you in.

With Beer, Cider, Wine, Food and music come along for a fabulous evening out among people who love a great time whilst raising money for local charities.

Alton Beer Festival

The Alton Beer Festival is organised by two fabulous local heroes, Peter and Ysanne Legg.  They have been involved from the very beginning and have driven the success of the festival by committing a huge amount of time and enthusiasm.

2015 Winter Festival @ Alton College

20-21 February

What’s New

As you’re coming to Alton College we thought we would give you a reason/excuse to come on Friday evening.  We have invited several brewers to educate you about Real Ale and Craft Beer.

There will be two ‘Tutored Tasting’ sessions where you can listen to the brewer talking about how and why they brew the way they do whilst you sup some of the beer.  Learn about Malts, Early Hopping, Dry Hopping and the effect they have on the colour, flavour and bitterness.  Ask them questions and improve your knowledge so you can get more from your beer drinking, another reason to have another, just to get the flavour!!  The brewers are highlighted on the Beer List.

At all three sessions you can ‘Pull Your Own’!  A chance to try your hand on a hand pull and serve your own.  Why does it sometimes take a pub several pulls to get to your pint and others only a couple?  What is the impact on the first pint pulled of the session?

Download the 2015 Beer & Cider Lists Here

Winter Beer_Cider List 2014.pdf