SATURDAY 20TH MARCH

See what’s on today

11am Start

MILDS & DARKS BEER TASTING

Join expert CAMRA taster Kevin Travers as we unbox and explore the six beers featured in the GBBFW at Home Milds & Darks box. Kevin will take you through each beer in turn, helping you to explore and appreciate the aromas and flavours waiting within. This session is open to everyone, and will be available for catch-up if you don’t want to open all of your beers at once!

Beers included in this session are:
– Ashover Brewery – Victorian Ruby Mild
– West Berkshire – MAGGS mild
– Fixed Wheel – Mild Concussion
– Cairngorm – Wildcat
– Church End – Stout Coffin
– Stonehouse – Ballast

1pm Start

something different BEER TASTING

Join expert CAMRA taster Christine Cryne as we unbox and explore the six beers featured in the GBBFW at Home Something DIfferent box. Christine will take you through each beer in turn, helping you to explore and appreciate the aromas and flavours waiting within. This session is open to everyone, and will be available for catch-up if you don’t want to open all of your beers at once!

Beers included in this session are:
– Black Wolf – Tundra
– Ashover Brewery, Liquorice
– The Brew foundation – ale I want for Christmas
– North Riding – Vanilla Bourbon Stout
– Vault City – Bramble & Coffee Sour
– Thornbridge – Days of Creation

3pm Start

HOME BREW AFTERNOON Q&A

Join CAMRA volunteer and keen homebrew enthusiast Steve Tooth as he brews his latest beer live as part of the Great British Beer Festival Winter at Home!

Over the course of the afternoon, Steve will be sharing his best tips and advice whilst taking through the process step by step.

Whether you’ve brewed many times before, or you’re thinking about getting into it for the first time, Steve will be happy to answer your questions and tell you everything that you need to know about creating your own great beer at home!

7pm Start

BEER DEBATE 2021

A chance to find out about beer and brewing from a panel of experts

The GBBFW Beer Debate will feature a panel of the UK’s best beer experts. As well as hearing what they have to say about our favourite drink, there will also be the opportunity to ask them questions. It doesn’t matter if you are new to beer or you are an expert, this will be a fun and entertaining event.

On the panel will be Sophie de Ronde, Head Brewer at Burnt Mill Brewery and founder of the international women’s collaboration brew day; Tim Webb, the beer consumer champion and award-winning author of The World Atlas of Beer; Emma Inch, the British Guild of Beer Writers 2018 Writer of the Year and creator of award-winning Fermentation Radio podcast and Stuart Bateman from Batemans Brewery, whose great-grandparents started brewing at the legendary Lincolnshire brewery in 1874.

Master of Ceremonies will be former director of CAMRA and founder of beerconsultancy.co.uk Brett Laniosh.