Thursday 29 April 2010

Beer Festival in a council house

It's that time of year again when Gwent CAMRA hold a beer festival at the International Folk Festival at Tredegar House. 
Tredegar House is owned by Newport Council, hence the title of this post!

Opening Hours:
Friday 7th May 17:00 to 23:30 (last orders)
Saturday 8th May 12:00 to 23:30 (last orders)
Sunday 9th May 12:00 to 22:30 (last orders)

Golden Ale, 4.2%  ABV
A golden coloured organic ale, with a rich, full-bodied texture and taste of citrus hops.
Bronze Ale 4.5%  ABV
A bronze-coloured organic ale, full-bodied with crystal maltiness and a long hop finish.
Native Storm 4.4%  ABV
A robust mid-brown ale, full of spicy and biscuit aromas complemented by the presence of fresh hoppy aromas.

Tewdric's Tipple 3.8%  ABV
A honey-coloured ale
Classic 4.5% ABV
A balanced, hoppy ale.

O2 4.2% ABV
A light copper-coloured ale with citrus and floral aromas and a satisfying bitter aftertaste.
O-Garden 5.0% ABV
A wheat beer spiced with roasted orange peel, coriander and cloves.
OG 5.4% ABV
A strong, golden honey-coloured ale brewed with WGV and Willamette hops.

Dark Side of the Moose 4.6% ABV
A dark ale with a deep malt flavour and fruity bitterness.
Snowdonia 3.6% ABV
Champion Beer of Wales 2009/10. A refreshing pale ale with a good hoppy aftertaste.

Bevans Bitter 4.2% ABV
An easy drinking mid-brown ale.
Dark 4% ABV
Former Champion Beer of Wales, a dark and delicious mild

Original Bitter 3.7% ABV
A pale, hoppy bitter
Owd Bull 3.9% ABV
A well-hopped session beer.
Mutts Nuts 5.0% ABV
A dark, strong ale, full bodied with a hint of chocolate on the aftertaste.

Blorenge 3.8% ABV
A light summer ale
Sugar Loaf 4.7% ABV
An amber-coloured full-bodied and well-rounded beer.
Skirrid 4.2% ABV
A dark, hoppy beer.

HPA 4.0% ABV
An old festival favourite, Hereford Pale Ale is one of the best beers in the UK, a straw-coloured ale with a fruity and hoppy finish. Very easy to drink and perfect for the summer.
Butty Bach 4.5% ABV
A copper-coloured full bodied premium ale.
Rapid Ale 4.0% ABV
Straw coloured ale with a delicate hop aroma and hint of sweetness.

A wide selection of ciders and perries from Gwynt Y Ddraig will also be available.

Follow @ArfurD on Twitter or search #THFF for updates during the festival.
Facebook Group here

Tredegar House is just two miles west of Newport city centre. Follow signs from the A48 or M4 exit 28.
Train: the nearest railway station is Newport, South East Wales.
Local bus services: Service 30 operates via Cardiff Road and then the A48, stopping opposite Cleppa Park. It is a 5 minute walk from there to Tredegar House.
Service 36 operates via Cardiff Road and Duffryn, with a number of stops just a 5 minute walk to Tredegar House. Single bus journey prices are £1.20 or a day ticket is available for £2.50 (exact money only as no change is given by Newport Transport)

Tredegar House
South Wales
NP10 8YW
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