The Sale Winter Ales Festival 2017

Event Details

The Sale Winter Ales Festival 2017

 

Friday 10th Nov (5-11:30pm) | Saturday 11th Nov (12-11:30pm)

Come and try our selection of over 40 beers & ciders from all over the UK. Enjoy the atmosphere with live music throughout the weekend, and meet new people in the process.

Ticket Prices

1 Day Ticket Prices

Entrance Only: £5.00
Entrance +4 Tokens: £10.00
Entrance +8 Tokens: £16.00

Weekend Tickets Prices

Entrance Only: £8.00
Entrance +4 Tokens: £13.00
Entrance +8 Tokens: £19.00

Tickets Include

Guaranteed entry to our festival
Our brochure which includes tasting notes for all Beers & Ciders
Festival glass with our logo
Festival pen
Entry into our free prize draw

Beer tokens our available to buy with your entrance tickets, this gives you a chance to dive straight into our event and get yourself a drink in minutes!
Beer tokens can be purchased at our event and they are also refundable.

1 Token = 1/2 pint (£1.50)
Wine/Presseco can be purchased by the glass = 2 Tokens
Bottles of Wine/Prosseco can be purchased = 7 Tokens

Location

Sale Masonic Hall,
Tatton Road,
Sale, M33 7EE

The Sale Masonic Hall is a 2 minute walk from Sale town centre.

The tram station is located on School Road, and is a great way to get to our festival!

Beer & Cider List

Each year we try and make our selection better than the last, and this year will be no exception! We will offer over 50 different Beers & Ciders sourced from accross the UK. When we get closer to the date of the festival, we will start to build our beer list for you to look through, and select which beer you are going to try first!

Beer List

4T’s – APA

American Pale Ale, hopped with cascade, centennial and chinook to produce the 55 IBUs. You get spicy and citrus hints throughout with a hint of bitterness at the back end, leaving you with a citrus burst of flavour.

ABV:4.0%
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Advant Garde – Bohemian

Rich Dark Ale giving coffee & dark fruit flavours

ABV:4.5%
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Bad Co – Whiter Shade of Pale

A full-bodied, first quenching Pale Ale that pulls no punches. Dry-hopped for big hits of passionfruit, balanced with a delicate hop aroma.

ABV:3.2%
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Banks & Taylor – Golden Fox

Golden refreshing beer with fruity overtones
ABV:4.1%
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Brecon – Broomstick Brew

A spooky Blood Red Ale with a devilishly delicious burst of hops.

ABV:4.3%
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Conwy – Beachcomber Blonde

Highly refreshing blonde with a delicate grapefruit flavour and aroma.

ABV:4.2%
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Cross Bay – Sunset

A thirst quenching beer, making its mark as a light and refreshing ale. With a sharp start it then moves on to leave a smooth Orange and Lemon rind aftertaste. A great session ale.

ABV:4.2%
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Dark Star – Equinox

Brewed to celebrate the Autumn Equinox, this beer combines malts that give a rich dark colour and caramel taste. The malt backbone is balanced by the subtle spice of traditional East Kent Goldings hops.

ABV:4.0%
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Dunham – Milk Stout

Dunham Milk Stout is a multi-award winning stout, brewed with lactose for a sweeter flavour. Full bodied and creamy, with a roast malt character.

ABV:4.0%
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Electric Bear – Above the Clouds

A psychedelic and heady blend of American hops result in aromas of drippy sweet tangerines, gentle dank and pineapple. A restrained bitterness paired with a soft-as-a-cloud mouthfeel make this beer drink easier than mango juice! Unfined, unfiltered, unpasteurised natural beer. Suitable for vegans.

ABV:6.2%
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Elephant – Mallowphant

Simply a Marshmallow Stout.

NEW ALE – Be one of the first to try!!!!

ABV:4.8%
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Firebird – Jester

A fabulous up and coming UK hop that we showcase in this pale straw beer with moderate bitterness and a new world aromas of grapefruit and tropical fruits. Made with our amazing

ABV:4.2%
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Front Row – Sin Bin

Sinfully hoppy, golden ale brewed with new world hops. Worth spending 10 minutes in the sinbin for …

ABV:4.2%
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Geeves – Topaz

Our core session ale is single hopped with Australian Topaz for wonderfully complex flavours of resin, light tropical fruits and a hint of citrus lime.

ABV:3.8%
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Green Mill – Talisman

Straw coloured ale with tropical fruit notes

ABV:4.2%
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Little Critters – Nutty Ambassador

Critters Hazelnut Milk Stout. Hazelnut aromatics are prominent with coffee and chocolate notes backing. Incredibly smooth body from the addition of oats and lactose.

Sponsored by Networks2go

ABV:6.0%
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Liverpool Organic – Josephine Butler Elderflower Ales

Pale citrus with floral notes lent by organic elderflower. Initial citrus hops are followed by elderflower fruit and pale, soft malt taste with a refreshingly sharp finish.

ABV:4.5%
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Lymm – Bridgewater Blonde

Bridgewater Blonde is a light, refreshing, English blonde ale, The perfect thirst quencher.

Sponsored by Cardinal Maritime Limited

ABV:4.0%
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Lytham – Blonde

A Pale golden beer with a subtle hop aroma and smooth dry finish

ABV:3.8%
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Manning – Cave-Man

An extremely well balanced bitter with a refreshing hop character. A light caramel colour and bitter crisp finish is what really makes our ’no nonsense’ ale unique.

ABV:4.2%
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Merlin – Avalon

Avalon is a wonderful pale ale made with the finest English malt, combined with a magnificent blend of New Zealand and Czech hops that provide a distinctive floral aroma and a refreshing lemon, grapefruit, spicy flavour.

ABV:4.1%
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Mobberley – Red Winter

A contemporary Winter red ale with cinnamon and vanilla, with soft notes of orange for a sweet finish.

NEW ALE – Be one of the first to try!!!!

ABV:4.5%
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Moorhouse’s – Stray Dog

A refreshing and clean tasting golden premium ale, with hints of citrus fruit and lychee, all balanced by a subtle bitterness. Brewed using American Cascade, Centennial and Willamette hops, with English Maris Otter malt.

ABV:4.2%
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Newark – Best

Smooth balanced traditional amber deep copper colour.

ABV:3.8%
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The Nook – Choco Orange Stout

This deliciously dark brew combines a sumptuous and full-flavoured stout featuring rich chocolate flavours, beautifully balanced with sweet and zesty orange for an intense citrus finish.

ABV:5.2%
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Potbelly – SOAB

Specially Optimised Anniversary Brew. Tomark our 10th anniversary this is a chestnut bitter with a smooth malty taste that gives way to a ligthter hopped finish.

ABV:5.0%
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Purple Moose – Snowdonia

A thirst quenching golden bitter brewed with a delicate combination of aromatic hops.

ABV:3.6%
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Republic of Liverpool – London Greed

A Balance of Cascade, Northern Brewer and Golding hops that result in a more traditional ale, with a noticeable bitterness and a delightful malt character.

NEW ALE – Be one of the first to try!!!!

ABV:4.2%
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Saltaire – Raspberry Blonde

A refreshing Blonde Ale delicately infused with Raspberry flavours.

ABV:4.0%
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Ship & Mitre – Level

Medium roasted notes, toffee and caramel, soft fruitiness.

ABV:4.2%
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Skinners – Betty Stogs

Copper-coloured, with a light malty aroma, a floral, even cedar taste, and a sharp tang of bitter grapefruit, this is an ale that has the strength of character to take on tasty dishes like

ABV:4.0%
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Slightly Foxed – Arctic fox

Chestnut coloured, slightly sweet with toffee malt flavour with citrus hop notes.

ABV:4.3%
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Spitting Feathers – Rush Hour

5 different hop varieties give this pale ale a strong citrus character, bursting with grapefruit, orange and passionfruit flavours

ABV:4.5%
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Stamps – Mail Train

A more traditional bitter, a balance of Cascade, Fuggles and Golding hops, leave a noticeable bitterness, a delightful malt character

ABV:4.2%
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Stockport Brewing – Stockport Pale

Pale and delicately hopped with USA varieties gives a lovely session ale

NEW ALE – Be one of the first to try!!!!

ABV:3.9%
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Stubborn Mule – Chocolate Stout

Malts kilned until they have developed a chocolate flavour, the rawest form of chocolate and a good helping of the best cacao powder makes this an extremely drinkable mid-abv stout. Originally thought of as a limited edition, this beer quite literally forced its way into our line-up. Like any great mule it comes with an ingrained sense of self-preservation.

ABV:5.8%
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Tipsy Angel – George Shaw Premium (GSP)

This deliciously dark brew combines a sumptuous and full-flavoured stout featuring rich chocolate flavours, beautifully balanced with sweet and zesty orange for an intense citrus finish.

ABV:4.3%
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Titanic – Plum Porter

This beer is dark strong and well rounded; the richness of such a rotund beer is brought to an even keel by the late addition of Goldings hops and natural plum flavouring. Take the opportunity and go for the low hanging fruit, this sumptuous beer really is a plum!

ABV:4.9%
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Vibrant Forest – Black Forest

A fervent mix of rich coffee, bittersweet chocolate and the darkest of Black Forest berries. This beer overflows with a deep complexity and will drown you in its depths.

ABV:4.9%
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Weird Beard – Little Things That Kill

Part of a series where the grain bill is the same but the hops differ in each batch to make one hoppy session beer. Always low ABV but still full-bodied because of additions of lactose and oats.

ABV:3.8%
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Cider List

Broadoak – Mango

An indulgent rich and fruity blend of our Somerset cider and lndian mango imparting a finely balanced medium sweet taste with an invitingly fragrant aroma

ABV:4.0%
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Broadoak – Pear & Chilli

Our classic National Gold Award winning Perry expertly blended with an influence of South East Asia chilies imparting a lovely warm finish

ABV:4.0%
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Celtic Marches – Slightly Foxed

Mango juice infused Cider

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ABV:4.0%
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Cockeyed – Bushpig

A traditional strong, cloudyscrumpy, big robust flavours,Medium in sweetness. Fruit Type: Apple Drink Style: Cloudy, Medium

ABV:7.0%
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Cotswold – Voodoo Gold

A lovely, easy drinking dry cider.

ABV:4.7%
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Glebe – Cherry

A cider made only with Cambridgeshire Apples with a natural cherry flavour. A rich velvet texture. Great for meat dishes or strong flavours.

ABV:6.0%
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Gwynt – Happy Daze

Who can resist a light, bright, fruity glass of Happy Daze? Its got a smooth, and fresh tasting finish. It’s lightand a very easy to drink medium cider.

ABV:4.5%
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Orchard Pig – Naval Gazer

The rich apple tannin aroma of this dry Somerset cider delivers on taste, leading to tropical notes and a clean, zesty finish.

ABV:6.0%
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Pulp – Rhubarb

This craft cider is made the way ciders should be… from pure juice. Delicately flavoured with genuine Yorkshire rhubarb to create a refreshing zingy cider where the fruit tastes as it should be – from Yorkshire.

ABV:4.0%
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Seacider – Blueberry

A medium Sussex Cider with Blueberries

ABV:4.0%
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Snailsbank – Pig Squeal

A rich bronze cider that is smooth as it is tasty.Snailsbank’s Pig Squeal is beautifully balanced with a satisfyingly rounded finish.

ABV:7.0%
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Thirsty Farmer – Medium

A refreshing, easy drinking Nottinghamshire medium cider.

ABV:5.5%
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Wobblegate – Pink

Pink is a naturally clear, unfiltered, blush cider. A warming, fruity refresher with an appley finish.

ABV:4.0%
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Entertainment

This session is available

Contact us if you would like to perform at our festival!

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on the door for £5

Online tickets include priority entrance, glass, brochure and beer tokens.

Each beer token is worth half a pint.

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