1998

SANDROCK 10TH ANNIVERSARY BEER FESTIVAL
Boundstone, Farnham, SU 829 445

Saturday 7 March 1998

The 10th Anniversary here is since they took over running the pub. This was their first beer festival.
Although the stained beer list is available, there are no ticks against any of the beers. So, the beer list below is a guess what PV would have had.

Brewery Beer %
St. Austell XXXX Mild 3.1
Enville Nail Maker 4.2
Triple fff Moondance 4.2
Triple fff Comfortably Numb 5.0
Enville Ginger 4.5
Mordue Workie Ticket 4.5
Hop Back Thunder Storm 5.0

Attended by:-
PV and TM

INDEPENDENT BREWERS BEER FESTIVAL
Farnborough Recreation Centre, SU 868 553

Saturday: March 1998

This time around the beers were from The Fens and East Anglia.

County Brewery Beer %
Cambridgeshire City of Cambridge Hobson’s Choice 4.1
- Elgoods Black Dog Mild 3.6
- Fenland Best Bitter 4.0
Lincolnshire Blue Cow Premium 4.2
- Oldershaw Caskade 4.2
- Willys First Gold 3.7
Norfolk Bluemoon Sea of Tranquillity 4.2
- Buffy’s Polly’s Folly 4.3
Suffolk Adnams Extra 4.3
- Earl Soham Albert 4.4
- Green Dragon Chaucer 3.7
- Scotts Bleus & Boaters 3.7
- Tolly Cobbold Tolly Shooter 5.0

Attended by:-
PV, ROC, KOC, TM, RN & PC

FARNHAM BEEREX
Farnham Maltings SU 841 465

Thursday 23 April 1998

It is becoming more noticeable brewers are using more esoteric names for their beers. So much for the rule ‘never drink anything with a weird name’. Even Harvey’s are getting in on the act.

Brewery Beer %
Ballard Trotton 3.6
Bateman Dark Mild 3.0
Blackawton Devon Gold 4.1
Blackawton Shepherds Delight 4.6
Concertina Band Club One Eyed Jack 4.0
Eccleshall Hi Duck 4.1
Goffs Jouster 4.0
Harveys Knots of May 3.0
Highgate Saddlers Best Bitter 4.3
Hogs Back Pascoe’s Folly 4.4
Isle of Skye Red Cuillin 4.2
Triple fff Dazed and Confused 4.6
Whim Magic Mushroom Mild 3.8
Saturday 25 April 1998
Brewery Beer %
Ballard Midhurst Mild 3.5
Branscombe Vale Branoc 3.8
Cains Dark Mild 3.2
Caledonian Royal Mild 4.3
Goffs White Knight 4.7
Goffs Jouster 4.0
Hardy’s and Hanson’s Mild 3.1
Harveys Sussex Best Bitter 4.0
Harveys Sussex Old Ale 4.3
Heather Fraoch 4.1
Highgate Dark Mild 3.2
Hogs Back Pascoe’s Folly 4.4
RCH Brewery East Street Cream 5.0
Rebellion IPA 3.7

Attended by:-
PV, MG & ROC plus the usual crowd

INDEPENDENT BREWERS BEER FESTIVAL
Farnborough Recreation Centre, SU 868 553

Saturday: October 1998

Still working his way south, Andrew had now got to the Midlands.

County Brewery Beer %
Leicestershire Grainstore Cooking 3.6
- Belvoir Star Bitter 3.9
- Everards Equinox 4.8
- Shardlow New Brewery Bitter 4.0
Nottinghamshire Castle Rock Hemlock Bitter 4.0
- Fiddlers Best Bitter 3.7
- Caythorpe Dover Beck Bitter 4.0
- Maypole Centenary Bitter 4.2
Warwickshire Judges Barristers Bitter 4.0
West Midlands Highgate Saddlers Best Bitter 4.1
- Holden’s Lucy B 4.2
- Sarah Hughes Pale Amber 4.0
Worcestershire Queen’s Head Fat God’s Bitter 3.6

Attended by:-
PV, ROC, KOC, TM, RN & PC