News

  • Half pint tankard from 3rd Cambridge Beer Festival The first twenty years of beer (10/21/2017) - We've added beer lists from our early festivals, right from the very first festival in 1974 up to 1996. The information is a bit sparse - if you have programmes from those early festivals we'd love to see them.
  • 44th Cambridge Beer Festival award winners (5/29/2017) - Every year the Cambridge Beer Festival holds a public vote for the best beer, cider, perry, wine and mead of the festival. The results are in.
  • That’s it for another festival (5/27/2017) - That's it for the 44th Cambridge Beer Festival. The weather was amazing - not a drop of rain fell on the festival while we were open. Over 44,000 of you came to the festival over the week - soundly beating  […]
  • Another record-breaking night (5/25/2017) - The warm, sunny weather has brought people to the festival in record numbers. Nearly 8,000 of you came to the festival yesterday, getting through nearly 14,000 pints of beer. The weather looks set to continue - more beer has been  […]
  • First night (5/23/2017) - The opening night of the festival saw over 4,000 people through the door - the second-highest figure ever. As has been the case for the last few years the first cask to go was Sauvignon Blonde from nearby Crafty Beers  […]
  • We’re open! (5/22/2017) - The 44th Cambridge Beer Festival is now open. The first beers and ciders are in glasses. If weather forecasts are to be believed it looks like being a lovely early summer week. We've got over 200 beers, 80 ciders and  […]
  • Foreign beer list now online (5/16/2017) - The 44th Cambridge Beer Festival Foreign Beer list is now available. Come and enjoy exotic deliciousness from Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, France, Sweden, USA and Bulgaria! Prost!
  • The empty stillage, waiting for beer Another day of setup almost done (5/16/2017) - As time goes on it's starting to look more like a beer festival today. Our site volunteers have been working on getting more of the infrastructure working. We now have electricity, which means we have working fridges. We also have  […]
  • We have tents (5/15/2017) - A few bits of infrastructure have appeared over the weekend, but today was the first full day of setup. The festival site volunteers had an early start, and our site suppliers have had a good day. The two main marquees  […]
  • Beers being poured KeyKeg at the 44th Cambridge Beer Festival (5/11/2017) - For the second year the Cambridge Beer Festival has a selection of British beers served using the KeyKeg system. Most of these beers will be served from the bar at the left hand end of the tent. Some (from Bexar  […]
  • A bunch of white grapes on a vine Wine list now online (5/10/2017) - Would you care to see the wine list? At the 44th festival we will yet again be serving a smashing selection of English wines. All our wines come from regional vineyards. We'll be welcoming back several old favourites that went  […]
  • Bees busily making honey Mead list now online (5/8/2017) - The 44th Cambridge Beer Festival mead list is now available. As always we have a great selection of British meads ranging from dry to sweet. Never tried mead before? You haven't lived! Read more about this gorgeous drink.
  • Beer casks Beer list now online (5/6/2017) - The 44th Cambridge Beer Festival beer list is now available. Take a look at this year's selection: we've some brand new beers and breweries, as well as the old favourites. Also returning this year is our KeyKeg bar – if  […]