Breweries and Beers

Here is the beer list for the Independent Salford Beer Festival 2017. At time of update, a couple of beers are still T.B.C. so keep and eye on the news page of the site, and the Independent Salford Beer Festival Twitter feed and Facebook page for further updates and announcements.

The list is divided into three sections: Cask Ales, Evil Keg Filth and Five-a-Side Collaborations.

The list is available in four downloadable formats: PDF (best for checking in a PC or Mac browser and PDF-reader enabled smartphones), PDF Checklist (best for downloading and printing), Epub/Ebook (suitable for most iOS and Android phones with an ebook reader utility) and Plain Text (best for copying & pasting to blogs, Facebook, message boards &c.)

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Cask Ales

Abbeydale, Sheffield | @AbbeydaleBeers

Beer Supplied: Methusalah 2 – Barrel Aged Stout with cacao nibs, vanilla and sour cherries – 8.1% abv

Allgates, Wigan | @allgatesbrewers

Beer Supplied: Pennygate – American Pale Ale (Mosaic / Amarillo) – 4.2% abv

Dual-hopped with Mosaic and Amarillo and then dry hopped with even more Amarillo; a massive tropical fruit salad; a one off!

Bad Seed, Malton | @badseedbrewery

Beer Supplied: Bunco – U.S. Pale Ale (Amarillo, Cascade, Chinook, Comet) – 4.3% abv

Beer Nouveau, Manchester | @beernouveau

Beer Supplied: Berks Princess – Dry Stout – 6.3% abv

Blackjack Brewery, Manchester | @Blackjackbeers

Beer Supplied: Rhubarb & Custard – Rhubarb Brown Saison – 4.5% abv

Blue Bee Brewery, Sheffield | @BlueBeeBrewery

Beer Supplied: Tia Maria Milk Stout – Milk Stout – 5.7% abv

Bone Machine Brew Co, Pocklington


Beer Supplied: Dream Machine – Oz-hopped Pale – 5.2% abv

Brewsmith Beer, Ramsbottom | @BrewsmithBeer

Beer Supplied: Table Beer – Table Beer (Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe) – 3.0% abv

Sponsored by: Sixth Element Wheels

Brew York, York | @BrewYorkBeer

Beer Supplied: Luke Piehawker – Pecan Pie Porter – 4.8% abv

Briggs Signature Ales, Huddersfield | @BriggsSigAles

Beer Supplied: Neo Classical – Green Hop Session Black IPA (Centennial, Cascade) – 3.9% abv

Cheshire Brewhouse, Congleton | @TheCheshireBrew

Beers Supplied:

Govinda – English IPA (Organic Plumage Archer malt / Goldings) – 6.7% abv

Govinda – English IPA (Chevalier malt / Early Keyworth, Jester, Boadecia) – 6.7% abv

Cwrw Iâl, Llanarmon yn Iâl


Beer Supplied: Fruit Loop Soup – Fruit Salad New England IPA – 7.0% abv

Emmanuales, Sheffield | @emmanuales

Beer Supplied: Beer Thou My Vision – Session Pale (Liberty, Azacca, Olicana, Columbus) – 4.5% abv

Five Towns Brewery, Wakefield | @FBrewery

Beers Supplied:

Always Crashing in the Same Car – Rhubard-infused Belgian-style Tripel (Orval yeast) – 8.6% abv

Breaking Glass – Pineapple and Coconut pale ale (Pina Colada) – 4.8% abv

Hopjacker, Dronfield | @HopJacker

Beer Supplied: Javahoppy – Coffee IPA – 6.0% abv

Howard Town Brewery, Glossop | @HowardTownBrew

Beer Supplied: Lowry’s Vermillion – US Red Ale – 4.3% abv

Lost Industry Brewing, Sheffield


Beer Supplied: 5th Shade of Pale – Pale Ale (orange, lemon, Citra) – 4.8% abv

Mallinsons Brewing Company, Huddersfield | @Mallinsons

Beer Supplied: Bramling Bramble – Pale Ale (single-hopped Bramling Cross and fresh blackberries) 3.7% abv

Marble Brewery, Manchester | @marblebrewers

Beer Supplied: Imperial Chocolate Stout – Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout – 11.0% abv

Sponsored by: Marble Fan Boy Three

Neptune Brewery, Maghull | @neptunebrewery

Beer Supplied: Run Aground – Coffee IPA – 5.8% abv

Sponsored by: Simon and Sarah Gare

North Riding Brewery, Scarborough | @north_riding

Beer Supplied: Chocolate Orange Porter – Porter – 6.2% abv

North Riding Brewery, Scarborough vs. Steel City Brewing, Sheffield | @north_riding | @Steelcitybrew

Beer Supplied: Raspberry Citra – Pale Ale (Citra, raspberries) – 4.8% abv

Sponsored by: Groundwork MSSTT

OffBeat, Crewe | @offbeat_brewery

Beer Supplied: Idiosyncratic IPA – Black IPA (Columbus, Simcoe, Citra) – 4.3% abv

Pictish Brewing Co., Rochdale | @pictishbrewing

Beer Supplied: Trigo Rojo – Hibiscus Wheat Beer – 4.7% abv

Sponsored by: Jock Joyce

Rammy Craft Ales, Ramsbottom | @rammycraftbrew

Beer Supplied: Cascadian RIPA – Rye IPA (bourbon oak aged) – 6.5% abv

Sponsored by: Keepmoat Homes

Rat Brewery, Huddersfield | @RatBrewery

Beer Supplied: Sneaky Rat – Session Pale (Amarillo / Citra) – 3.6% abv

RedWillow, Macclesfield | @RedWillowMacc

Beer Supplied: Imperial Vietnamese Coffee Porter 

Revolutions Brewing Co., Castleford | @revolutionsbrew

Beer Supplied: Black Monk Time – Belgian Stout – 7.0% abv

Rivington Brewing Co., Rivington


Beer Supplied: Never Known a Fog Like It! – NE Pale Ale – 5.2% abv

Sponsored by: The Brink

Runaway, Manchester | @RunawayBrewery

Beer Supplied: East India Porter – Porter – 5.6% abv

Sponsored by: Colin and Sue Murphy

Serious Brewing Co., Rochdale


Beer Supplied: Serious Wit – Wheat Beer (corainder & orange peel) – 4.0% abv

Squawk Brewing Co., Manchester | @SQUAWKBrewingCo

Beer Supplied: Simcoe Pale Ale – Pale Ale (Cryo Hopped with Ekuanot) – 4.2% abv

Sponsored by: Grub

Thirst Class Ale, Stockport | @ThirstClassAle

Beer Supplied: Parkin Porter – Porter – 4.8% abv

Sponsored by: Keepmoat Homes

TicketyBrew, Stockport | @ticketybrew

Beer Supplied: Raspberry and Pink Peppercorn Wheat – Wheat Beer – 4.5% abv

Sponsored by: Keepmoat Homes

Torrside Brewing, New Mills | @torrside

Beer Supplied: American Barley Wine 2017 – Barley Wine (bourbon barrel aged)- 9.0% abv

Sponsored by: Lee

Track Brewing Co., Manchester | @trackbrewco

Beer Supplied: Going To The Sun – New England IPA (dry-hopped) – 7.0% abv

Sponsored by: Olsson Fire & Risk

Turning Point, Kirkbymoorside | @TurningPointbco

Beer Supplied: Sun Empire – Tropical Pale Ale – 4.6% abv

Wishbone Brewery, Keighley


Beer Supplied: Night Star 2 – Pale Ale (Mosaic, Ahtenum, Summit) – 5.5% abv

Evil Keg Filth

Abbeydale, Sheffield | @AbbeydaleBeers

Beer Supplied: Eiffel 65 – Maple Blueberry IPA (Sorachi Ace) – 9.0% abv

Sponsored by: Steve, the Karkli Sherpa

Beatnikz Republic, Manchester | @BeatnikzRep

Beer Supplied: Tropical Rainforest – Tropical Stout – 6.0% abv

Sponsored by: MASH

Bexar County Brewery, Peterborough | @BexarCountyBrew

Beer Supplied: We’re All Mad Here – Deconstructed Cream Tea – 6.1% abv

Strawberry jam and scone up front, sweet cream in the middle with a dry tea finish.

Blackjack Brewery, Manchester | @Blackjackbeers

Beer Supplied: Rhubarb & Custard – Rhubarb Brown Saison – 4.4% abv

Sponsored by: Vinehop

Brew By Numbers, London | @BrewByNumbers

Beer Supplied: 17/10 Table Saison – Sasion with fresh ginger – 3.5% abv

Cloudwater Brew Co., Manchester | @cloudwaterbrew

Beer Supplied: Happy Seasons – A Lychee Pale (Collaboration with Jing-A) – 6.5% abv

Sponsored by: Heaton Hops

Elusive Brewing, Finchampstead | @ElusiveBrew

Beer Supplied: Love Action 12″ Remix – Imperial Blueberry & Vanilla Stout – 10.0% abv

Sponsored by: Mark The Gasman

Five Clouds Brewing Co, Macclesfield | @FiveCloudBrewCo

Beer Supplied: Aren’t You A Little Short For A Stormtrooper – New England IPA – 6.0% abv

Big juicy IPA with tinge of Belgian yeast character to it.

Hopcraft Brewing, Sheffield vs. Waen Brewery | @HopcraftBrewing

Beer Supplied: A Sponge And A Rusty Spanner – Red Ale (Cascade, Citra, Galaxy dry hop) – TBC% abv

Little Earth Project, Mill Green | @LittleEarthBeer

Beer Supplied: Sorachi Ace Saison – Wild Yeast Saison – 7.4% abv

Saison aged with wild yeast and dry-hopped with large quantities of Sorachi Ace hops.

Sponsored by: Steve, the Karkli Sherpa

Macclesfield Brewing, Macclesfield | @MaccBrewCo

Beer Supplied: Lemon and Sichuan Pepper Saison – Saison – 4.3% abv

Sponsored by: BFG

Mad Hatter, Liverpool | @MadHatBrew

Beer Supplied: Under The Spreading Chestnut Tree – Nut Brown Ale – 4.6% abv

Magic Rock, Huddersfield | @MagicRockBrewCo

Beer Supplied: Bearded Lady (Islay Barrel Aged) – Imperial Stout – 10.5% abv

Sponsored by: Craft Brewtique

Mallinsons, Huddersfield | @Mallinsons

Beer Supplied: Lady Marmarillo – Amarillo XL – 5.6% abv

Sponsored by: The Cafe at Spring Cottage

Marble Brewery, Manchester | @marblebrewers

Beer Supplied: Imperial Chocolate Stout – Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout – 11.0% abv

Sponsored by: The Northern Type

Mourne Mountains Brewery, Warrenpoint | @MourneBrewery

Beer Supplied: Chinook Lager – Lager – 5.0% abv

Northern Alchemy, Newcastle Upon Tyne | @NE_alchemy

Beer Supplied: Birch Syrup Sour – Sour – 3.2% abv

A soured beer using unmilled grain in the Berliner Weisse style, making use of natural Lactobacillus for fermentation. It is then cold condition blended with North Pennine Birch Co. Pure Birch Syrup.

Pig and Porter, London | @PigAndPorter

Beer Supplied: Mango Diaquiri DIPA – Double IPA – 10.6% abv

Runaway, Manchester | @RunawayBrewery

Beer Supplied: East India Porter – Porter – 5.8% abv

Runaway / Grub, Manchester | @RunawayBrewery

Beer Supplied: Lemon Drizzle IPA – Cake-inspired IPA – 5.2% abv

Sponsored by: Deli Lama

Six Degrees North, Launcekirk | @sixDnorth

Beer Supplied: Bombini – Belgian Style Honey Beer – 6.0% abv

The Kernel, London | @KernelBrewery

Beer Supplied: Biere de Saison: Raspberry – Saison / Sour – 4.7% abv

We like the lightness of the fresh beer to accentuate those same qualities in the fruit. The raspberries give something ethereal to the beer – the beginning and the end are framed by the raspberries. Aroma of fresh raspberries, and their acidity at the end, but the middle does not give the fruit that is expected – instead it is clean, snappy, sharp.

Time and Tide Brewing, Eastry | @TimeTideBrewing

Beer Supplied: Echo: Red Burgundy – Barrel Aged Bretted Saison – 5.9% abv

Saison that’s had an addition of Brettanomyces and aged in Red Burgundy barrels for 5 months. There are yeasty and mildly tannic overtones with a grape characteristic, working together with a light sourness and bretty, barnyard, elements. Light, crisp, complex.

Sponsored by: Steve, the Karkli Sherpa

Twisted Barrel, Coventry | @TwistBarrelAle

Beer Supplied: Name t.b.c. – Belgian Quad – TBC% abv

Verdant Brewing, Falmouth and Stigbergets, Göteborg | @VerdantBrew

Beer Supplied: New and Improved IPA – IPA (Citra, Centennial) – 6.5% abv

Sponsored by: Andy Heggs

Vibrant Forest, Lymington | @Vibrant_Forest

Beer Supplied: Castanea – Pale Ale (Mosaic, Centennial) – 4.5% abv

Aroma, Mosaic tropical goodness. Flavour of lychee grape & citrus. A fruit medley!

Sponsored by: Corin at Bottle Stockport

Weird Beard, London | @WeirdBeard_Brew

Beer Supplied: Tequila Barrel Aged Bearded Nurse – Barley Wine – 10.2% abv

Wilde Child, Leeds | @WildeChildBeer

Beer Supplied: Righteous Indignation – New England IPA – 7.4% abv

Wiper & True, Bristol, Stillwater Artisinal, Baltimore, and Left Handed Giant, Bristol | @WiperAndTrue | @StillwaterAles | @LHGBrewingCo

Beer Supplied: Vital One – Imperial Malted Milk Stout – 10.0% abv

Sponsored by: Beerkeepers

Five-a-Side Keg Collaborations

Brewsmith Beer, Ramsbottom & Elusive Brewing, Finchampstead

North: | @BrewsmithBeer
South: | @ElusiveBrew

Beer Supplied: Nomen Luni – Pale Ale (Centennial, Mosaic, Nugget) – 4.5% abv

Neptune Brewery, Maghull & Twisted Barrel, Coventry

North: | @neptunebrewery
South: | @TwistBarrelAle

Beer Supplied: Twisted Thai’d – Thai Spice Saison – 6.5% abv

Sponsored by: Simon and Sarah Gare

North Riding Brewery, Scarborough & OffBeat, Crewe

North: | @north_riding
South: | @offbeat_brewery

Beer Supplied: D.I.P.A. – Double I.P.A. – 8.1% abv

A reboot of a recipe originally brewed with the Kuhnhenn Brothers at the North Riding Brewpub.

Rivington Brewing Co., Rivington & Pig and Porter, London

North: @rivingtonbrewco
South: | @PigAndPorter

Beer Supplied: Lair of the Baubai – Fruited Baltic Porter – 9.1% abv

Sponsored by: Bunbury’s

Torrside Brewing, New Mills & Bexar County Brewery, Peterborough

North: | @torrside
South: | @BexarCountyBrew

Beer Supplied: E.P.I.A. – Indian Spiced Pale Ale – 4.5% abv

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