Cask Beer List 2014


Full line up of cask conditioned craft beers ordered for each bar at Manchester Beer & Cider Festival 2014. PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER IN THE YEAR FOR THE BEER LIST FOR 2015.

All beers will be put on sale as soon as they are ready for sale but we cannot guarantee that any particular beer will be available at any given session. All beers are subject to availability.

To see full list of beers ordered across all bars click here.

Brewery Bars

See brewery bars page for more details

Bollington Brewing Co Hawkshead Brewery Joseph HoltBootleg Brewing Company Hydes Brewery  The Beer Studio Ilkley Brewery Co Lancaster BreweryJW Lees Marble Beers Moorhouses Robinsons Brewery

Bar One

Brewery & Beers Style ABV
Abbeydale (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)
Brimstone B 3.9%
Acorn (Barnsley, South Yorkshire)
Blonde GA 4.0%
Bouclier IPA SB 5.0%
Bullseye BB 4.5%
Gorlovka S 6.0%
Old Moor Porter P 4.4%
Alechemy (Livingston, Edinburgh and The Lothians)
Black Aye PA SB 4.8%
Citra Burst SB 5.4%
Rhapsody B 3.8%
Allgates (Wigan, Lancashire)
Gin Pit Sp 4.3%
Ostara B 3.6%
Sloe Stout Sp 7.2%
Bank Top (Bolton, Lancashire)
Barley To Beer B 3.6%
Dark Mild M 4.0%
Flat Cap BB 4.0%
Port O Call P 5.0%
Banks & Taylor’s (Shefford, Bedfordshire)
Shefford Old Strong (SOS) O 5.0%
Banks’s (Wolverhampton, West Midlands)
Sunbeam GA 4.2%
Batemans (Wainfleet, Lincolnshire)
Batemans XB B 3.7%
Mocha Amaretto Sp 6.5%
Salem Porter P 4.7%
Yella Belly Gold GA 3.9%
Beartown (Congleton, Cheshire)
Bearskinful BB 4.2%
Black Bear SM 5.0%
Ellava Bear SB 4.8%
Peach Melbear Sp 4.4%
Polar Eclipse S 4.8%
Black Hole (Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire)
Milky Way W 6.0%
No Escape P 5.2%
Blackjack (Manchester, Greater Manchester)
Centennial Single Hop IPA GA 5.2%
Ginger Stout S / Sp 5.2%
King Of Clubs S 7.2%
Shuffled Deck B 3.9%
You Bet 4 GA 4.0%
Blakemere (Northwich, Cheshire)
Deep Dark Secret P 5.2%
Hit & Run Sp 4.5%
Summit Special SB 5.0%
Boggart Hole Clough (Manchester, Greater Manchester)
Meme L 3.8%
Rum Porter P 4.6%
Bradfield (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)
Farmers Belgian Blue SB 4.9%
Farmers Bitter B 3.9%
Farmers Blonde GA 4.0%
Farmers Brown Cow BB 4.2%
Farmers Pale Ale GA 5.0%
Farmers Stout S 4.5%
Brains (Cardiff, Glamorgan)
Barry Island IPA SB 6.0%
SA Gold GA 4.3%
White Out BB 4.0%
Brass Castle (Pocklington, North Yorkshire)
Bad Kitty P 5.5%
Port Cask Christmas Kitty P / Sp 5.5%
Sunshine SB 5.7%
Brentwood (Brentwood, Essex)
BBC2 B 2.5%
Chockwork Orange O / Sp 6.5%
Brewsters (Grantham, Lincolnshire)
Marquis B 3.8%
Brightside (Radcliffe, Greater Manchester)
Amarillo GA 5.0%
Darkside Stout S 4.6%
Inn Crowd M 3.8%
Manchester Skyline GA 4.5%
Our Town BB 4.0%
Solstice GA 4.5%
Burton Bridge (Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire)
Bramble Stout Sp 5.0%
Old Expensive BW 6.5%
Church End (Nuneaton, Warwickshire)
Pooh Beer Sp 4.3%
Coniston (Coniston, Cumbria)
Infinity IPA SB 6.0%
No 9 Barley Wine BW 8.5%
Special Oatmeal Stout S 4.5%
Winter Warmer Blacksmiths Ale O 5.0%
Conwy (ConwyLlysfaen, North-West Wales)
California GA 4.4%
Honey Porter P 4.9%
Minera Mountain Ale Sp 4.0%
Rampart BB 4.5%
Copper Dragon (Skipton, North Yorkshire)
Black Gold M 3.7%
Golden Pippin GA 3.9%
Silver Myst L 4.0%
Cotleigh (Wiveliscombe, Somerset)
Honey Buzzard Sp 4.5%
Cumbrian Legendary Ales (Hawkshead, Cumbria)
Grasmoor Dark Ale SM 4.3%
Loweswater Gold GA 4.3%
Dancing Duck (Derby, Derbyshire)
22 BB 4.3%
Seduction SB 5.2%
Dark Star (Partridge Green, West Sussex)
Espresso S 4.2%
Original O 5.0%
Dent (Dent, Cumbria)
Aviator BB 4.0%
T’owd Tup S 6.0%
Dunham Massey (Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester)
Deer Beer BB 4.5%
Dunham Porter P 5.2%
Winter Warmer O 6.6%
Dunscar Bridge (Bolton, Greater Manchester)
Dunscar Best Bitter BB 4.1%
Northern Storm BB 4.6%
Porter Black P 5.0%
Rialto 47 GA 3.9%
True North GA 4.1%
East London Brewing Company (London, Greater London)
Quadrant S 5.8%
Elland (Elland, West Yorkshire)
1872 Porter P 6.5%
Eden GA 4.2%
Head Brewers Reserve – Kitty Hawk GA 4.6%
Enville (Enville, Staffordshire)
White W 4.2%

Bar One sponsored by Bradfield Brewery

 Bar Two

Brewery & Beers Style ABV
Fernandes (Wakefield, West Yorkshire)
Bullet IPA SB 5.0%
First Chop Brewing Arm (Salford, Greater Manchester)
Doc B 4.1%
Syl S 6.2%
Tea SB 5.0%
Fool Hardy Ales (Stockport, Greater Manchester)
Rash Dash B 3.8%
Rat-a-tat-tat S 5.0%
Rou Shou GA 4.1%
Fuller’s (London, Greater London)
1845 SB 6.3%
Bengal Lancer SB 5.0%
Chiswick Bitter B 3.5%
Wild River BB 4.5%
London Porter P 5.4%
Vintage Ale BW 8.5%
Fyne Ales (Cairndow, Argyll and The Isles)
Jarl GA 3.8%
Vital Spark P / SM 4.4%
Green Jack (Lowestoft, Suffolk)
Lurcher Stout S 4.8%
Orange Wheat Beer W 4.2%
Greenfield (Saddleworth, Greater Manchester)
Copper Caskade BB 4.3%
Silver Owl GA 4.0%
Vanilla Stout S 5.2%
Hand Drawn Monkey (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)
Red Wit Sp 5.4%
Smaller IPA B 2.8%
What Would Jephers Do? BB 4.5%
Happy Valley (Bollington, Cheshire)
Blackout XO P / Sp 4.4%
Dangerously Dark SB 5.6%
Lazy Daze BB 4.2%
Harbour (Bodmin, Cornwall)
Amber BB 4.4%
Oatmeal Stout S 5.0%
Hardknott (Millom, Cumbria)
Azimuth SB 5.8%
Cool Fusion Sp 4.4%
Harviestoun (Alva, Loch Lomond, Stirling and Trossachs)
Schiehallion L 4.8%
Hop Back (Downton, Wiltshire)
Taiphoon Sp 4.2%
HopCraft (Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
Citra Plus SB 5.4%
Monkey Business Sp 6.0%
Hornbeam (Manchester, Greater Manchester)
Winterlong IPA SB 4.7%
Mary Rose B 3.8%
Organge Blosson GA 3.8%
Top Hop BB 4.2%
Howard Town (Glossop, Derbyshire)
Dark Peak P 6.0%
Longdendale Lights B 3.9%
Milltown M 3.5%
Robin’s Nest SM 5.2%
Wren’s Nest BB 4.2%
Jennings (Cockermouth, Cumbria)
Cockle Warmer BB 4.2%
Dark Mild M 3.1%
Sneck Lifter O 5.1%
Kirkby Lonsdale (Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire)
Cherkeby W 5.0%
Jubilee Stout S 5.5%
Kirkstall (Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Black Band Porter P 5.5%
Echelon SB 7.4%
Generous George SB 6.1%
Kirkstall Pale Ale GA 4.0%
Liverpool Organic (Liverpool, Merseyside)
Beers to be confirmed
Lymestone (Stone, Staffordshire)
Stone The Crows SM 5.4%
Lymm Brewing Company (Lymm, Cheshire)
Bridgewater Blonde GA 4.0%
Mallinsons (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)
Amarillo GA 4.2%
Citra Noir B 3.8%
Mallinsons & Riverhead (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)
Hop Headed Woman B 4.0%
Marston’s (Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire)
EPA B 3.6%
Old Empire SB 5.7%
Maxim (Houghton le Spring, Durham)
Double Maxim O 4.7%
Moor Beer (Long Sutton, Somerset)
Smokey Horyzon Sp 5.0%
Nethergate Growler (Pentlow, Essex)
Umbel Ale B 3.8%
Nook Brewhouse (Holmfirth, West Yorkshire)
Cherry Stout Sp 5.2%
Northumberland (Bedlington, Northumberland)
Sheepdog O 4.7%
Oakham (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)
Black Hole Porter P 5.5%
Inferno GA 4.0%
Offbeat (Crewe, Cheshire)
Dotty DIPA SB 7.2%
Out Of Step IPA SB 5.8%
Way Out Wheat W 4.5%
Weird Whiskey Mac Sp 6.1%
Offbeat / Otherton Ales (Crewe, Cheshire)
Zany Smoky Winter Wit Sp 4.0%
Okells (Douglas, Isle of Man)
Aile P 4.8%
Bitter B 3.7%
IPA GA 4.5%
Jiarg SB 4.7%
MPA (Manx Pale Ale) GA 3.6%
Olaf M 3.9%
Oldershaw (Grantham, Lincolnshire)
Grantham Stout S 4.3%
Great Expectations BB 4.2%
Orkney (Quoyloo, Northern Isles)
Dark Island SM 4.6%
Outstanding (Bury, Greater Manchester)
Imperial IPA BW 7.4%
Stout S 5.5%
Pictish (Rochdale, Greater Manchester)
Alchemist Ale BB 4.3%
Blue Moon SB 6.0%
Porter P 4.4%
Prospect (Wigan, Lancashire)
Big John SM 4.8%
Clementine Sp 5.0%
Quantum (Stockport, Greater Manchester)
American Light B 3.6%
Interocitor L / Sp 5.9%
Small Beer B 2.7%
Quantum / Elixir (Stockport, Greater Manchester)
Elixum P 6.0%

Bar Two sponsored By Fullers

Bar Three

Brewery & Beers Style ABV
Bridgehouse (Keighley, West Yorkshire)
Aired Ale BB 4.1%
Bridgehouse Blonde GA 4.0%
Bridgehouse Porter P 4.5%
On Yer Bike BB 4.1%
Stokers Bitter B 3.9%
Rat (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)
Ratsputin S 7.4%
RedWillow (Macclesfield, Cheshire)
Faithless XXX S 5.0%
Heartless S 4.9%
Smokeless P 5.7%
Wreckless SB 4.8%
Riverhead (Marsden, West Yorkshire)
White Cloud BB 4.5%
Saddleworth (Oldham, Greater Manchester)
Shaftbender O 5.4%
Salopian (Shrewsbury, Shropshire)
Shropshire Gold GA 3.8%
Sharp’s (Rock, Cornwall)
Cornish Coaster B 3.6%
Doom Bar B 4.0%
Special SB 5.0%
Siren (Finchampstead, Berkshire)
Broken Dream S 6.0%
Springhead (Retford, Nottinghamshire)
Bees Knees Sp 3.6%
Tatton (Knutsford, Cheshire)
Red Hot Poker Sp 6.0%
Ruck & Maul P 4.5%
Tatton Gold SB 4.8%
Yeti O 4.5%
Thornbridge (Bakewell, Derbyshire)
Jaipur SB 5.9%
Thwaites (Blackburn, Lancashire)
Fallen Nun BW 7.4%
Gain Line GA 3.5%
Lancaster Bomber BB 4.4%
Old Dan O 6.5%
Smoke Stack Sp 5.8%
Wainwright GA 4.1%
Timothy Taylor’s (Keighley, West Yorkshire)
Boltmaker B 4.0%
Golden Best M 3.5%
Landlord BB 4.3%
Ram Tam O 4.3%
Tiny Rebel (Newport, )
Billabong SB 4.6%
Dirty Stop Out S 5.0%
Fubar BB 4.4%
Ulverston (Ulverston, Cumbria)
Bad Medicine O 6.3%
Fra Diavolo SM 4.3%
Lonesome Pine Sp 4.2%
Waen (Llanidloes, Mid Wales)
Blackberry Stout Sp 3.8%
Chilli Plum Porter Sp 6.1%
Janner’s Pride BB 4.0%
Wapping (Liverpool, Merseyside)
Journey’s End (Stan’s Penultimate Beer) SB 6.1%
Smoked Porter P 5.0%
Winter Ale O 6.5%
Weird Beard (Hanwell, Greater London)
Camden BearD W 5.5%
Decadence Stout S 5.5%
Fade To Black SB 7.3%
Wells and Young’s (Bedford, Bedfordshire)
Winter Warmer SB 5.0%
Wild Beer (Evercreech, Somerset)
English Roots SM / S 4.8%
Fresh SB 5.5%
Wilson Potter (Manchester, Greater Manchester)
Bon Don Doon GA 4.2%
In The Black S 4.2%
Is This The Way SB 5.2%
Rock It Fuel (Real Radio XS) GA 4.1%
Ruby Red BB 4.4%
Tandle Hill GA 3.9%
XT (Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire)
XT13 Pacific Red Ale BB 4.5%
XT4 Mellow Amber B 3.8%
XT8 Dark Roast SM 4.5%
York (York, North Yorkshire)
Eboracum B 3.7%
Great Walls Of Fire P 5.1%
Guzzler GA 3.6%

Bar Three sponsored by Bridgehouse Brewery

Style Key:

GA Golden Ale
B Bitter
BB Best Bitter
SB Strong Bitter
M Mild
SM Strong Mild
O Old Ale
S Stout
P Porter
BW Barley Wine
Sp Speciality Beer
L Real Lager
W Wheat beer