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3rd Spa Valley Railway Beer Festival (Beer Festival)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Wantsum - Green Hop ChallengerExcellent1
Tillingbourne - The SourceExcellent1
Surrey Hills - Greensand IPAExcellent1
Kissingate - Black Cherry MildGood1
Spencer's - Green Hop GoldGood1
Tillingbourne - Falls GoldGood1
Portobello - StarGood1
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Old AleGood1
Mad Cat - Auburn Copper Ale (previously Meaney's Auburn Copper Ale)Good1
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Brighton BlondeGood1
Kissingate - Six CrowsGood1
Canterbury Brewers - India Pale AleAcceptable1
Goacher's - Gold StarAcceptable1
Tonbridge - Capel Pale AleNot Tried0

Visits Details

19 Oct 2013 (oz11)
Other beers were available.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Surrey Hills - Greensand IPA4.60Excellent
Wantsum - Green Hop Challenger4.50Excellent
Tillingbourne - The Source3.30ExcellentLow on alcohol, heavy on hops.
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Old Ale4.50GoodFrom the bar on the train
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Brighton Blonde3.90Good
Kissingate - Six Crows6.60Good
Kissingate - Black Cherry Mild4.20Good
Tillingbourne - Falls Gold4.20Good
Portobello - Star4.30GoodAt Groombridge station.
Mad Cat - Auburn Copper Ale (previously Meaney's Auburn Copper Ale)4.20GoodAvailable at Eridge station.
Spencer's - Green Hop Gold3.90GoodHazy.
Goacher's - Gold Star5.10AcceptableFrom the little bar on the train, which had kicked the yeast up into suspension. Beer racked bright would be more suitable.
Canterbury Brewers - India Pale Ale9.20AcceptableHazy, past its best.
Tonbridge - Capel Pale Ale4.50Not Tried

About the 3rd Spa Valley Railway Beer Festival

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent3
Good8
Acceptable2
Poor-

Website.

The Beer Festival is found in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5QY.

Third year of this event. Main event is held at Tunbridge Wells West station with smaller bars at each station on the route and on the train.

We have visited this Beer Festival once, seen 14 different beers and tried 13 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN2 5QY