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Battersea Beer Festival 2013 (CAMRA Beer Festival)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Harvey's - Prince of Denmark StoutExcellent2
Fyne - Hurricane JackExcellent1
Holden's - Black Country BitterExcellent1
Ilkley - BlackExcellent1
RedWillow - FathomlessExcellent1
Small Paul's - Gillingham PaleExcellent1
Whitstable - East India Pale Ale (or EIPA)Excellent1
Whitstable - Renaissance Ruby MildExcellent1
Black Iris - Peregrine PaleGood1
Black Iris - West Coast IPAGood1
Black Iris - White FangGood1
Dancing Duck - Ay UpGood1
Ilkley - GoldGood1
Kirkby Lonsdale - Jubilee StoutGood1
Leeds - Leeds PaleGood1
Waylands (use entry for Sixpenny after renaming) - Addlestone AleGood1

Visits Details

08 Feb 2013 (oz11)
Arrived before 4pm and already very busy. Just enough beer to see us through to nearly last knockings.
Harvey's - Prince of Denmark Stout8.00ExceptionalThe program said 7.5%, the cask was labelled 8.0%. Top stuff, as expected from Harvey's.
Ilkley - Black3.70Excellent
RedWillow - Fathomless5.20Excellent
Leeds - Leeds Pale3.80Good
Waylands (use entry for Sixpenny after renaming) - Addlestone Ale4.20Good
Ilkley - Gold3.90Good
Black Iris - Peregrine Pale4.60Good
Black Iris - White Fang4.20Good
Kirkby Lonsdale - Jubilee Stout5.50Good
Dancing Duck - Ay Up3.90Good
Black Iris - West Coast IPA6.20Good
06 Feb 2013 (Pedro)
Queued to usual a lot of advertised beers not on yet so just choose from what I could find wandering around. Enjoyed the Bigos (Polish hunter's stew) again!
Whitstable - East India Pale Ale (or EIPA)4.10Excellent
Holden's - Black Country Bitter3.90Excellent
Fyne - Hurricane Jack4.40Excellent
Whitstable - Renaissance Ruby Mild3.80Excellent
Small Paul's - Gillingham Pale4.50ExcellentDespite the programme stating this is from Kent, it's a Dorset beer!
Harvey's - Prince of Denmark Stout8.00Goodfar too sweet and sickly!

About the Battersea Beer Festival 2013

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Battersea, Greater London, SW11 5TN.

Held in the main hall of the Battersea Arts Centre. Central stillage area dispenses beer as the casks are ready. Decent UK list with a very good foreign bar. Cider bar and more seating downstairs. Easy to access from Waterloo/Clapham Junction.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 16 different beers and tried them all.

Map location

Postcode: SW11 5TN