Leading Brewer can’t wait for Lancaster Beer Festival
Over 20 pubs are participating in the Dark and Winter Ales Festival organised by the Lunesdale branch of CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale), which runs from Monday February 3 to Sunday February 9.
Amongst more than 80 beers on offer will be those brewed by Dave Bailey at the Hardknott Brewery which he runs with his partner Ann Wedgwood, in Millom, Cumbria.
Mr Bailey said: “Hardknott is committed to changing people’s attitudes when it comes to beer and helping them realise the amazing range and depths of tastes and styles that exist. We want people to realise they don’t just have to put up with bog standard bitter but that there is a world of exciting flavour waiting to be discovered amongst all the excellent craft breweries in the UK.
“I think events like the Dark and Winter Ales Festival are vital to help people realise that the exploration of beer in all its wonderful forms is a key part of a visit to the pub. I am really looking forward to taking part in the festival and trying some of the beers myself.
“The beers we have on offer at the festival include Code Black – a toasty, citrussy, chocolaty