International line-up for ale fest
BEERS from the UK as well as Australia, USA, South Africa, Sweden and Spain will be available at pubs in Southport and Formby.
Sir Henry Segrave and The Willow Grove, both in Lord Street, Southport, and The Lifeboat in Formby will each be serving a range of beers during the Wetherspoon festival, which runs from Wednesday, October 11 to Sunday, October 22.
All beers will be £2.09 a pint.
The line-up includes new, seasonal and speciality beers as well as those brewed for the festival.
There are beers flavoured with pink grapefruit, coffee, chocolate, tobacco and toffee.
The overseas beers are; St Eriks Midnight Sun (St Eriks Brewery, Sweden), Young Henrys Newtowner (Young Henrys Brewery, Australia), Arcadia Autumn Wheat (Arcadia Ales, USA), Cerveza Fort Oatmeal Porter (Cerveza Fort Brewery, Spain) and Zululand Pale Ale (Zululand Brewery, South Africa).
The UK beers include; Chocca Mocca (Cotleigh Brewery), Banana Bread Beer (Charles Wells Brewery), Green Hop Monster (Rudgate Brewery), Dark Side of the Moon (Truman’s Brewery), Trojan Horse (Caledonian Brewery) and Steampunk (Vale Brewery).
Customers will be able to sample any three of the real ales in a trio of special third-ofa-pint glasses for the price of a pint.
Sir Henry Segrave manager Ian Radford said: “We are promising our customers a superb range of beers from overseas which have been brewed especially for the festival, together with some great beers from brewers across the UK.
“The festival will be the perfect way for real ale enthusiasts to enjoy a range of excellent beers over 12 days.”
Tasting notes on all the beers will be available in the pub.
The AAA International brewers whose beers will be available at The Wild Rose in Bootle for the festival