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The 3rd. Hinckley Beer Festival took place from Thurs 9th September 2010 until Sat 11th September 2010

The festival was again held at the Masonic Hall, St. Mary’s Road, Hinckley LE10 1EQ in the centre of town, venue for the previous two festivals.

There were 60 Beers, approximately half of which were LocAles + 13 Ciders, 5 Perries & 14 Fruit Wines     Beer & Cider list

Poster                        Festival Programme      Beer Festival Shirts & Aprons

George Chuter opened the Festival at 5pm on the Thursday

George Chuter the England & Tigers Rugby star opened the 3rd Hinckley CAMRA Beer Festival at 5pm on Thursday evening by drawing the first glass of Quartz Brewery's Chuter's Choice, a special festival brew.

3rd Hinckley CAMRA Beer Festival - Beer of the Festival
The Beer of the Festival this year, as voted by those attending the festival, was Blue Monkey's 99 Red Baboons, a Strong Mild (4.2%). Described as 'an unusual combination of fruity hoppyness with a dark, malty side'. It's colour is described as Dark Ruby. Second place went to Thornbridge Jaipur followed closely by Oakham Citra & Orkney Dark Island.  Blue Monkey website


Photos by Chris Davies          


Festival Contacts:
Organiser -
Bill Smith
Website & Staffing Officer -
Alan Cooke

2009 Festival Report - Click here

2008 Festival Report - Click here



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