Beers Drank at the 2012 Reading Beer Festival

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Not long after opening time on the first day – Wednesday.

The festival opened at 6pm on the Wednesday to grey skies and damp ground. But the usual enormous selection of beer made up for this!

 

May 2ndbeers drank.

‘Oscar Wilde Mild’ – 3.7% – Mighty Oak Brewery

‘Pale’ – 3.7% – Loose Cannon Brewery.

‘Springwheat’ – 4.8% – Kent Brewery.

‘Bobby on the Wheat’ – 4.7% – By the Horns Brewery.

‘Love not war’ – 4.7% – London Fields Brewery.

‘Revelation’ – 5.7% – Dark Star Brewery.

‘Nine’ – 5.5% – XT Brewery.

Beer as far as the eye can see, marvellous.

May 3rd – beers drank.

 

‘Thai-Bo’ – 4.6% – Otley Brewery.

‘Jaywick’ – 4.8% – Thornbridge Brewery.

‘Andescher Helles Weissbier’ 5.5% – Andechs Brewery (Germany).

‘Green Devil IPA’ – 6.0% – Oakham Brewery.

‘Hoxton Special IPA’ – 6.6% – Brodies Brewery.

‘Tasmanian IPA’ – 5.0% – Wolf Brewery.

‘Enigma’ – 5.5% – Kent Brewery.

‘Urban IPA’ – 5.5% – Tiny Rebel Brewery.

‘Hoppeditz’ – 7.5% – Braustelle Brewery (Germany).

 

Favourite three beers tasted;

 

1/ ‘Springwheat’  -Kent Brewery.

2/ ‘Jaywick’  – Thornbridge Brewery.

3/ ‘Helles Weissebier’  – Andechs Brewery.

 

2012 awards given by the local CAMRA branch.

 

Pub of the year – The Nags Head- Reading.

Club of the year- Wargrave Snooker Club, Wargrave.

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