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The Gwent branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) will once again host the Real Ale Bar at  the Festival.   Musicians and singers will be performing in the bar from time to time throughout the weekend.  The bar will be back in the Clore room as in previous years.  Please note the bar will  be cash only this year.

 

Below is a  list of the beers on offer this year.  Keep watching for updates.

 

Brewer

Beer Name

ABV

Description

Brew Monster

Leviathan IPA

4.0%

Gentle fusion of citrus with grapefruit and a touch of pine giving a light, mellow IPA,

 

Daemon Red

4.6%

Red IPA with smooth caramel flavours and a silky roast finish

Castles

White Knight

4.1%

An award winning Golden ale with a delicately balanced fruity flavour, and a subtle breath of light spice and banana

 

Gyle 200

3.5%

A single hopped low gravity session pale ale, perfect for the summer

Grey Trees

Digger’s Gold

4.0%

A modern golden ale — alive with fresh citrus aromas which leave a subtle bitterness.

 

Caradog

3.9%

Copper coloured bitter with a crisp flavour and a dry finish.

 

Chinookan

4.3%

Very pale ale, using Chinook hops to give distinct, medium intensity spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit.

Kingstone

Gold

4.0%

A straw-coloured, smooth ale with citrus notes and a lovely balanced hoppy finish.

 

Premium Stout

4.4%

Warm aromas of the roasted, flaked and pale malted barley underpin the smooth richness of this stout, balanced by the pairing of Challenger and Target hops for a bitter finish.

Mad Dog

Bohemian Hipster

4.6%

Deep pale ale single hopped with Dr Rudi hops, giving flavours of lemon grass and pine needles

 

Stouty McSttoutface

4.5%

Full bodied classic stout, smooth with chocolate and raisins with slight roast from the hefty 6 malt base

Monty’s

Old Jailhouse

 3.9%

Easy drinking rich amber coloured Best Bitter; full of malty character.

Mumbles

Mumbles Mile

4.0%

Light in colour but big on Chinook hop flavours

Purple Moose

Cwrw Madog

3.7%

A crisp, malty, reddish coloured session bitter with a dry bitter finish. *

 

Dark Side OTM

4.6%

A delicious dark ale with a deep malt flavour from roasted barley and a fruity bitterness from Bramling Cross hops.

Rhymney

Hobby Horse

3.8%

Tasty, full bodied session bitter

 

Export

5.0%

Full bodied yet rounded traditional strong ale. Eminently quaffable

Tiny Rebel

Cwtch

4.6%

Welsh Red Ale with 6 malts and 2 US hops in this unique beer.

 

One Inch Punch

3.9%

Mosaic hops provide a big whack of tropical notes to make this of te tasty session beer

 

FUBAR

4.4%

Tasty pale ale with classic American hops

Tudor

Blorenge

3.8%

A good, well balanced session beer and is the perfect introduction to real ales if never tried previously.

 

Black Rock

5.0%

smooth dark ale made with chocolate malt giving a velvety feel

Twt Lol

Twti Fwrti

4.0%

Light bitter ale brewed with Mosaic and Chinook hops, giving mango and grapefruit flavours

 

Horny Goat

4.2%

Golden lightly hopped ale brewed with United Kingdom and New Zealand hops.

Untapped

Monnow

4.2%

Traditional Best Bitter with a well-balanced, fruity taste

 

Triple S

4.9%

A powerful mix of multiple malts give this stout its intense black colour and heady aromas, with bags of long lasting hop character.

 

 

In addition, a wide range of ciders and perries from Welsh cider and perry companies will also be available - more info later.

 

Our opening times are: 

Friday 15:00 to midnight
Saturday 12:00 to midnight
Sunday 12:00 to 23:30 (or until beer runs out!)

 

CAMRA stands for the Campaign For Real Ale, and nearly 600 enthusiasts and committed movers and shakers have become members under the leadership of chairman Martyn Groucutt. Visit Gwent CAMRA’s website for more information about their activities.