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Tickets on sale today for Manchester Beer & Cider Festival

Any cool glass of beer is attractive in the current heatwave, but planning is well underway for the best beers and ciders to be showcased next winter.

And eager ale aficionados can snap up guaranteed admission to the North's biggest celebration of traditional and modern beers and ciders. Advance tickets for all days of the Manchester Beer and Cider Festival go on sale from Wednesday 1st August. But for real beer connoisseurs, organisers have planned something special...

A new ticket is sure to entice drinkers attracted by the huge range of beers and ciders sourced by experts from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). The 'MBCF Experience' ticket will be inclusive with a specially-commissioned unique glass, festival guide and small pour samples of all draught beers and ciders during your visit. With previous festival beers ranging in strength from 2.9% to 11.5%, many will find the traditional half or pint measures simply too much. So for all those who wished they'd been able to taste more, this could be the answer!

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