Beers from near and far ready to be sampled in pub’s 19-day festival

Beer enthusiasts will be able to enjoy 30 cask-conditioned beers from the UK and overseas during a 19-day festival at a Todmorden pub.

The overseas beers on offer at The White Hart, Station Approach, have been sourced from brewers in Russia, South Africa, Norway, the USA and Belgium.

The festival will also feature a selection from across the UK, including speciality beers with ingredients including honey, loganberries, grapefruit, treacle and chocolate.

In addition, there will be beers brewed exclusively for the pub at the festival, which began earlier this week and runs until April 1.

Pub manager Christian Bainbridge said: “The festival will give people the opportunity to enjoy a superb selection of UK and international beers.

“We will be serving real ales from Russia and Norway for the first time.

“Many of the beers on offer have not been available in the pub beforehand and I am looking forward to serving them.

“The festival promises to be great fun and I am certain that customers at The White Hart will enjoy themselves.”

Customers will be able to sample any three of the real ales in special third-of-a-pint glasses for the price of a pint.

Tasting notes on all of the beers will be available.

Overseas beers on sale include Imperial Russian Stout, Murrikan Mild from the USA, and Blonde from South Africa,

The UK beers include Pirates Gold, Snake Slayer Stout and and Willy’s Wheatbeer.

In addition the pub will be serving up to ten traditional draught ciders.

For more information about the festival, contact The White Hart on 01706 811760.