We have many breweries announced for the festival, with more to come. Which ones are you most looking forward to seeing at this year’s festival? You can vote for more than one!
We now have our provisional list of beers for this year’s festival available for you to view on our BEERS page. Please note that the beers listed are subject to change and it is not the complete list. We are working hard to source some great seasonal beers from far and wide as well as locally. This page will beContinue reading “Provisional Beer List Now Up!”
We’re pleased to announce for you lovers of the cold and fizzy stuff, we’ll be having World Beer Awards Best Lager Gold Winner Sharp’s Brewery Cornish Pilsner at the PortsmouthBeer Festival this year on draught. The aroma of herbs in the summer sun, oily and hoppy. Good fruity palate. Pear drops, citrus, grapefruits and melon. Big spicyContinue reading “Sharp’s Cornish Pilsner”
We’ve teamed up with Jack FM to promote this years festival and we’re very excited to have their Jack FM Ale on offer this year. Brewed by the Sixpenny Brewery in Dorset, Jack FM Ale is an IPA style refreshing golden ale. Rounded malt matched with a delicate citric and spicy hop edge, good bitternessContinue reading “Jack FM Ale”
The superb 60’s sounds of the Hipshaker DJs will be accompanying the rest of the line up for our Friday night session! Expect Motown, Soul and sixties classics to compliment the line up and tee up for the headliners The Bog Rolling Stones. We are very stoked they will be joining us!
A welcome addition to our Saturday night session are Electric Eden! Electric Eden are a three piece contemporary folk band from Winchester whose influences include The Dubliners, Show Of Hands, Seth Lakeman, Mad Dog McRea, The Pogues and many more. The fiddle/guitar/mandolin/double bass trio started out as a Final Year Project with a group of friendsContinue reading “Electric Eden – Saturday Night Session”
We are thrilled to announce we’ll be hosting a Tiny Rebel Tap Takeover at The Belle Isle in Southsea. Next Thursday 27th March from 5pm will see the Welsh favourites claim authority over some of the Belle Isle taps to showcase their excellent array of beers. On cask we’ll have BEAT BOX, a 4.5% medium bodied AmericanContinue reading “Portsmouth Beer Festival presents – Tiny Rebel Tap Takeover at The Belle Isle”
A mouth watering addition to our festival food line up we’re sure you’ll agree, we’re delighted to welcome The Brewhouse & Kitchen to the festival with their hog roast! As well as the tantalising roast pork they’ll be serving up some other meat favourites and sides whilst offering a vegetarian roasted chunky vegetable roll forContinue reading “Brewhouse & Kitchen – Hog Roast At Portsmouth Beer Festival”
The second addition to our Meet The Brewer line up will be Pete Hughes, head brewer at The Brewhouse & Kitchen in Guildhall Walk. Pete started brewing at home in 2005. In 2008 he joined the London Amateur Brewers where he met some very talented brewers. It was in that group that his brewing knowledge took aContinue reading “Meet The Brewer – Pete Hughes”
For all beer geeks and connoisseurs we’re pleased to announce we’re holding a couple of Meet The Brewer talks during our Saturday afternoon session. Malcolm Irving of Irving & Co. Brewers will be holding a small talk and question & answer session. Malcolm first wanted to become a brewer after it came up in aContinue reading “Meet The Brewer – Malcolm Irving”