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Beers, ciders and perries

Skipton Beer Festival 2022

28th to 30th April

Skipton Town Hall

Beers, key keg beers, ciders and perries

The list is as at 20th April, we hope this will be what will be on offer for the festival but there is always the chance we might have some changes before we pull the first pint, we will try to update the list to reflect any changes.

Cask beers

Brewery / beer County Style Tasting notes
Abbeydale Heathen (4.1%) [GF/VG] S.Yorkshire US Pale A refreshing pale session beer showcasing Mosaic hops from America. Bursting with tropical fruit flavours and a pleasant citrus bitterness
Acorn Summer Pale (4.1%) S.Yorkshire Wheat A clear, light straw coloured wheat beer with slight bitterness and a floral aroma
Acorn Old Moor Porter (4.4%) Porter A full bodied Victorian style porter with hints of liquorice. The initial bitterness gives way to a smooth, mellow finish
Allendale Adder Lager (5%) [VG] Northumberland Pilsner Traditionally brewed in a Bohemian style with a slow fermentation, followed by cold conditioning. Incredibly drinkable with a light, fresh hop flavour balanced by a premium malt body
Batemans XXXB (4.8%) Lincolnshire Prem Bitter Brewed with four malts and three varieties of hops, for a deliciously spicy, fruity and biscuity flavour
Beer Ink Typo (4.4%) [VG] W.Yorkshire NE IPA Utilising the soft and peachy East Coast Ale Yeast, this beer is as juicy as it is drinkable. Flavours of Mango, Pineapple and Peach (amongst other stone fruits)
Bingley Dark Mild (3.8%) [L] W.Yorkshire Dark Mild A dark mild brewed with 5 different malts giving a light roasted coffee aroma with hints of dark chocolate
Bingley Goldy Locks (4%) [L] Blonde A blonde single hopped with cascade giving subtle citrus hints
Black Sheep Riggwelter (5.9%) N.Yorkshire Strong Ale Deliciously sweet with notes of coffee and dark fruits
Black Sheep York - Guzzler (3.6%) Golden A fresh session pale ale. It’s layered with pulsating hop notes with kicks of subtle grapefruit offering generous citrus notes throughout
Bosuns Maiden Voyage (3.9%) W.Yorkshire Brown Ale Award winning smooth chestnut brown ale, moderately bittered and gently hopped
Bosuns Tempest (5.6%) Golden This American IPA is light gold in colour and brewed using fine American hops. Fruity nose and bursts of citrus and grapefruIt flavours
Bradfield Farmers Ale (3.9%) S.Yorkshire Bitter A traditional copper coloured malt ale using the finest English hops to produce both a floral and smooth aroma whilst still having a sharp finish
Bradfield Farmers Steel Cow (4.5%) Blonde A light coloured fruity full-bodied beer with a burst of citrus and summer fruit aromas, creating a sharp dry aftertaste
Brains Rev James (4.5%) S. Wales Prem Bitter Rich and well balanced with a mellow malty flavour that gives way to a clean, refreshing finish
Bridgehouse Baltic Rum Porter (6%) [L] W.Yorkshire Porter Baltic style porter, a mix of malts produce a smooth sweet base, baltic hops and rum give depth and character
Bridgehouse Cherry Choc Stout (6%) [L] Stout Unbelievably smooth with sweetness from Oatmeal and Morello cherries. Delicate bitterness from English hops and a silky full body
Camerons Sanctuary (3.8%) Teeside Pale Dry hopped with Citra. Citrus orange aromas with a satisfying bitter end
Castle Rock Harvest Pale (3.8%) Nottinghamshire Blonde Refreshing, multi-award-winning beer with delicate citrus character. Brewed with gently kilned malt and an aromatic blend of American hops
Chantry Diamond Black (4.5%) [VG] S.Yorkshire Stout Brewed using the finest Yorkshire malts and roast barley creating a selection of subtle hints of spice, liquorice and dark berries. Designed to be the perfect full bodied stout, with a deliciously dry, bitter finish
Chantry Special Reserve (6.3%) [VG] Old Ale A full bodied, rich well balanced ale. Brewed using the finest Yorkshire malts and Worcestershire hops. Maris Otter, Crystal, Wheat and Chocolate malts are combined with a double hop to produce a moreish malty beer with a hint of liquorice.
Craven Brew Co. B.Y.B (Best Yorkshire bitter) (3.8%) [L] N.Yorkshire Bitter Traditional malt body balanced with a classic hop combination of fuggles and progress
Craven Brew Co. Y.P.A (Yorkshire pale ale) (4.8%) [L] IPA Hop forward Yorkshire pale ale, packed with amongst others Cascade and Centennial
Cullercoats Polly Donkin (4.2%) Tyne & Wear Oatmeal Stout An all English seven grained stout, rich roasted coffee aroma, smooth and creamy with blackberry notes from Bramling Cross, Challenger & Jester
Daleside Blonde (3.9%) N.Yorkshire Blonde A refreshing, golden beer with a hoppy aroma and crisp palate, A subtle aftertaste makes this a wonderful quaffing beer
Daleside Monkey Wrench (5.3%) Strong Ale A powerful strong ale, mid-brown to ruby in hue. Aromas of fruit and malt give way to hoppy and sweet finish
Durham Dark Angel (4.3%) Co. Durham Stout A robust and full-bodied stout with coffee roast bitterness and rich caramel notes
Elland Globetrotter (3.7%) W.Yorkshire Session Ale The latest version of the golden beer that is light and easy drinking, finished with American hops
Elland 1872 Porter (6.5%) Porter Arguably the most decorated beer in recent British brewing history. A rich, complex, dark ruby porter from an 1872 recipe. It has an old port nose, coffee and bitter chocolate flavours from four malts including finest Maris Otter and English hops. Supreme
Firebrick Tyne 9 (3.9%) Tyne & Wear Black Lager Backgound pilsner maltiness & a hint of coffee balanced by restrained resinous hopping
Goose Eye Spring Wells (3.6%) [L] W.Yorkshire Blonde A light ale absolutely bursting with flavour, packed to the brim with American hops
Goose Eye Pommie's Revenge (5.2%) [L] Strong Ale An all English extra strong single malt bitter, brewed in the traditional manner with only the best English ingredients
Gorilla Ape-X (4.6%) [VG] S.Yorkshire Tropical IPA A easy drinking Tropical IPA with flavours of pineapple, grapefruit & lychee
Gorilla Kong (6%) [VG] IPA Brewed using British malts and American hops to give a crisp, hop-forward IPA with powerful citrus aroma and flavour
Harrogate Harrogate Best (4.5%) N.Yorkshire Best Bitter An amber coloured Best Bitter with a full bodied sweetness from dark crystal malts and a subtle spiciness from the malted rye
Harrogate Harrogate Pale (4.2%) Pale A quintessentially English Pale Ale using Simcoe and Citra Hops. Light bodied with floral notes and hints of citrus
Hops & Dots Fat Fingers (5.1%) Co. Durham Wheat A Double Dry-Hopped DDH India Pale Wheat Ale with a “Fat” full-on flavour. Wrap your fingers around it
Lamb Pale (3.9%) [L] N.Yorkshire Pale Traditional manner with only the best English ingredients
Lamb X Mild (3.2%) [L] Light Mild Historical mild based on a recipe from 1939
Little Critters Raspberry Blonde (4.5%) [VG] S.Yorkshire Fruit Blonde Taking the lead from our Blonde Bear ale this is a smooth, balanced, fruity session beer. The bready, lightly caramel malt complements the premium variety of whole hops used, and with a light body, makes this a satisfying, authentic and moreish blonde
Little Valley Radical Roots (4%) [VG/FT] [L] W.Yorkshire Ginger PA Fresh and light with a hint of citrus
Little Valley Moor Ale (5.5%) [VG] [L] Smoky Rich and smoky with hints of heather and peat malt
Mill Valley Yorkshire Mild (4.2%) [VG] W.Yorkshire Dark Mild A well-rounded dark mild, with a blend of 5 malts, and English only hops. There are chocolate and toffee flavours with a light hop background of stone fruits and light spice
Mill Valley Luddite (3.8%) [VG] Bitter A light amber beer, Brewed as a session beer for the ordinary working man or woman. It has a blend of Maris Otter, Crystal and Munich malts, then hopped with English Hops. This gives the beer a smooth body, with a sweet finish
Ossett Butterley (3.8%) W.Yorkshire Bitter A traditional, easy drinking Yorkshire Bitter, made from all British ingredients. Pale copper in colour, this beer initially has sweet malt and honey on the palate, followed by a moderately bitter finish. The delicate hop aromas can be described as floral
Ossett Rat Hot Chilli Peppers (4.3%) Red Ale A hoppy red ale brewed with Chipotle chillies for a smokey flavour and gradually building warmth
Peregrine Flight of the Falcon (3.7%) Lancashire Golden A 3 step mash gives this golden ale a mild toffee sweetness yet complex malt background. A floral, citrus aroma with a refreshing tropical fruit flavour
Peregrine Mutiny (4.8%) Porter Dark Crystal, and Special B provide this American Porter with a dark caramel and raisin flavour followed by an uprising of rum
Revolutions Super Swoon (7.4%) W.Yorkshire Choc/fudge M St Rich, chocolatey milk stout - an "amplified" version of our multi-award winning Swoon
Roosters Thousand Yard Stare (5.4%) [GF/VG] N.Yorkshire Hazy Pale A light, yet full-flavoured Gluten Free hazy pale ale with an intense tropical fruit nose. Citrus, stone fruit and resinous notes dance around the palate, giving way to a juicy and mouth-watering finish
Roosters Strength in Numbers (7%) [VG] West Coast IPA A resinous West Coast IPA bursting with piney and citrus fruit hoppiness, balanced against a strong, chewy malt backbone and a moreish bitterness. Pale amber and carrying a slight haze
S43 The Raven (4.3%) Co. Durham Milk Stout Double Chocolate Oatmeal Bourbon Milk Stout. Brewed with seven different grains along with lactose & chocolate and aged with authentic whisky aged oak for an ultra-smooth chocolatey, smoky, sweet flavour
Settle Epic IPA (4.4%) [L] N.Yorkshire IPA This beer initially has sweet malt and honey on the palate, followed by a moderately bitter finish. The delicate hop aromas can be described as floral and spicy
Settle Ernie's Milk Stout (4.5%) [L] Milk Stout Rich and malty with roast coffee and chocolate tones, finished with a sweetness from the milk
Shadow Brewing Phantom Signs (3.6%) [VG] [L] W.Yorkshire Pale Golden Promise malt and two Slovenian hops (Celeia & Bobec). Close your eyes and picture yourself drinking a beer in a Slovenian pine forest and you’ll not be far off
Skinners Betty Stoggs (4%) Cornwall Bitter Copper coloured, with a light malty aroma, a floral, cedar taste and a sharp tang of bitter grapefruit
St. Austell Proper Job (4.5%) Cornwall IPA Packed full of citrus, pineapple and grapefruit resinous flavours with a fine crisp bitter finish, Proper Job is brewed with a blend of imported American hops
Theakstons XB (4.5%) N.Yorkshire Prem Bitter An award winning, premium strength, full-bodied ruby coloured ale with a subtle but superb blend of two types of bitter and three fruit hop varieties giving a most thirst quenching and satisfying ale!
Theakstons Old Peculier (5.6%) Old Eng Strong Ale The legendary Old Peculier is a deep, dark ruby coloured ale with a rich, fruity flavour with hints of black cherry and banana
Timothy Taylor's Dark Mild (3.5%) [L] W.Yorkshire Dark Mild A dark ruby beer with roasted notes and a smooth, creamy taste. A favourite of lovers of a good mild
Timothy Taylor's Boltmaker (4%) [L] Bitter A well-balanced, genuine Yorkshire Bitter, with a full measure of maltiness and hoppy aroma
Timothy Taylor's Landlord (4.3%) [L] Pale Ale A classic full flavoured pale ale. Landlord has won more awards nationally than any other beer and is the go to drink for any cask ale lover
Timothy Taylor's Landlord Dark (4.3%) [L] Dark Ale This perfectly balanced mellow beer has body and depth. It has a fruity, toasted aroma with hints of chocolate, citrus and roasted malts on the tongue
Timothy Taylor's Knowle Spring (4.2%) [L] Blonde An easy-drinking beer with floral and grapefruit aromas, spiced orange on the tongue followed by aromatic citrus hop flavours to finish
Timothy Taylor's Golden Best (3.5%) [L] Light Mild The last of the true Pennine light milds. A crisp, amber coloured beer that makes a refreshing session ale. The smooth and creamy flavour makes it a popular choice
Vocation Heart & Soul (4.4%) [GF/VG] [L] W.Yorkshire IPA Brewed to a sessionable strength with a generous additions of US West Coast hops. Full bodied and fruity, with notes of passion fruit, grapefruit, gooseberry, pineapple & mango
Wensleydale Black Dub (4.4%) N.Yorkshire Oatmeal Stout Black in colour, this is a complex, creamy oat stout with deep notes of caramel and a hint of coffee on the nose
Wensleydale Demon Dance (4.6%) [VG] Hazy Pale Hazy Pale single dry hopped with Nelson Sauvin giving this beer a smooth bitterness with a touch of gooseberry and even a green grape hint
Wishbone Abyss (4.3%) [L] W.Yorkshire Oatmeal Stout Rich, Dark and Roasty Stout with restrained hopping from British Admiral
Woodforde Bure Gold (4.3%) Norfolk Golden We’ve meticulously selected the pale and lightly-roasted malts to form a classic aromatic, golden ale with notes of passion fruit and orange


Brewery / beer County Style Tasting notes
Revolutions Swoon (4.5%)W.YorkshireChoc/fudge M St Rich, chocolatey milk stout (replacing SuperSwoon)
Beer Ink Et Al (3.8%) [VG]W.YorkshirePaleLightly hopped pale ale with soft fruit flavours coming from Simcoe and Amarillo. Malt led finish

Key keg beers

Brewery / beer County Style Tasting notes
Abbeydale Wanderer (6%) [GF/VG] S. Yorkshire NE IPA This tropical juice bomb of a NEIPA is packed with Ekuanot, Sorachi Ace, Galaxy, Vic Secret, Citra, and Ekuanot Cryo hops for all the good vibes
Abbeydale Salvation (4.5%) [GF/VG] S. Yorkshire Irish Stout The perfect balance of bitter and sweet, featuring a smooth, roasted malt character, and soft chocolate flavours, sitting alongside subtle hints of coffee and use a crumb or two of burnt toast
Beer Ink Ampelmannchen (3.4%) W. Yorkshire Berliner Weisse Mango and Passionfruit Berliner Weisse
Little Critters Nutty Ambassador (6%) S. Yorkshire Hazelnut Milk Stout With hazelnut aromatics, coffee and chocolate notes this is a great marriage of flavours. Unfiltered to retain the luscious taste this product contains lactose (milk sugar) and oats which combine to give a slightly sweet but smooth body.
Little Critters C Monster (6.5%) [VG] S. Yorkshire Citrus IPA Made with the best quality American C hops, with lime leaves and fresh citrus peel added during fermentation, making this beast of an IPA as refreshing as an ocean dip on a hot day
Revolutions Free Fallin' (4.5%) [VG] W. Yorkshire Raspberry Oat Pale Rich mouthfeel with hints of raspberry
Vocation Sunset Overdrive (8%) [L] W. Yorkshire Pina Colada Sour With bold notes of pineapple, coconut and tangerine this pastry sour is brewed with Sabro and Idaho 7 to create a perfect cocktail of bold fruity flavours.
Vocation Roll With It (5.2%) [VG] [L] W. Yorkshire DDH Pale With super juicy hops and a pillowy soft mouthfeel, it’s the perfect beer for the good times in life. It’s hazy, hoppy and dangerously drinkable
Wishbone Dassler (4.2%) [VG] [L] W. Yorkshire NZ Helles Lager Dassler is a crisp and refreshing NZ Helles Lager hopped with Motueka. Unfined & Vegan
Wishbone Tiny Pixie (4.2%) [GF/VG] [L] W. Yorkshire Session IPA Tiny Pixie is a Gluten Free Session IPA, Dry hopped with Simcoe, Citra & Mosaic. Unfined & Vegan

Perries and ciders

Producer - Perry/cider County Style Tasting notes
Ampleforth Medium Dry (6.5%) Yorkshire Med/Dry If you are more of a traditional cider fan this is for you. We have left it uncarbonated so the full flavour of the apple comes through. Light, refreshing and easy drinking.
Broadoak Perry (7.5%) Somerset Dry Sweet but incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma
Celtic Marches Thundering Molly (5.2%) Herefordshire Medium Far from mediocre, our Medium Molly is the perfect blend of fresh pressed, homegrown cider apples! It's no wonder our Moll' is an international favourite
Gwynt-Y-Ddraig Farmhouse Scrumpy (5.3%)S. WalesMediumA wonderfully nostalgic scrumpy cider. Golden in colour with a medium taste and a refreshing apple aroma.
Gwynt-Y-Ddraig Two Trees Perry (4.5%) S. Wales Medium A pale, fruity perry with an aroma of fruit and a hint of honey on the palate.
Snails Bank **Very Perry (5.1%) Herefordshire Medium A fruity medium Perry with a complex yet balanced flavor only found in real Perry. This little number is made from Stinking Bishop Perry pears and has all the hall marks of a top quality Perry.
Snails Bank Pig Squeal (7%) Herefordshire Med/Dry A rich bronze cider that is smooth as it is tasty. Beautifully balanced with a satisfyingly rounded finish.


Producer - Perry / cider County Style Tasting notes
Broadoak Moonshine (7.5%) Somerset Med/Sweet Strong and very drinkable with a crisp refreshing taste and little evidence of alcoholic content

  • L Part of the Keighley & Craven 'LocAle' scheme.
  • GF Classified by the brewery as gluten free.
  • VF Classified by the brewery as vegetarian friendly.
  • FT Fair trade.