Going Local at The Basketmaker’s Arms

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What: Going Local at The Basketmakers Arms

When: Friday 24 August – Sunday 2 September 2018 (all week)

Where: The Basketmakers Arms, 12, Gloucester Road, Brighton, BN1 4AD

Entry fee: not applicable

In addition to the usual solid range of Fuller’s beer, throughout Brighton & Hove Beer Week The Basketmakers Arms – a Brighton beery institution – will be serving four ales brewed in Sussex (two from Dark Star and two from other local breweries). Pop in for a pint in one of the cosiest rooms in the city.

How D’ya Like Them Apples?

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What: How D’ya Like Them Apples? – The biggest country fete in the smallest city pub!

When: Saturday 1 September 2018 AND Sunday 2 September 2018 From 1pm onwards

Where: The Hand in Hand, 33 Upper St. James’s Street, Brighton, BN2 1JN

Entry fee: not applicable

It’s not only about the grain in Brighton & Hove Beer Week – we like to celebrate the humble apple too! And, we’re in luck because the Hand in Hand’s annual cider festival returns as part of Brighton & Hove Beer Week featuring:

Saturday 1 September – fruit & vegetable competitions, welly wanging, cheese rolling and local folk bands

Sunday 2 September – the return of the apple pie competition judged by King Apple Head himself, plus a charity BBQ, and Sunday night jazz from 8pm

Sussex cider will take centre stage, but – as Hand Brew Co. is based on the premises – there will no doubt be plenty of beer to choose from too!

Rock Goes to the Brewery

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What: Rock Goes to the Brewery

When: Saturday 25 August AND Saturday 1st September 2018 12 noon – 9pm

Where: Loud Shirt Brewery, Unit 5, Bell Tower Industrial Estate, Roedean Road, Brighton, BN2 5RU

Entry fee: not applicable

With their brightly coloured clothes and imaginative range of beers, the guys from Loud Shirt really do know how to organise a party in a brewery! Join them on both Saturdays of Brighton & Hove Beer Week as they fling open their doors and turn up the music. Expect live bands and the freshest of beers!

Spotlight on Sussex Beer at The Westbourne

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What: Spotlight on Sussex Beer at The Westbourne

When: Friday 24 August – Sunday 2 September (all week)

Where: The Westbourne, 90 Portland Road, Hove, BN3 5DN

Entry fee: not applicable

Head over to the wild west of Hove for a week-long Sussex breweries tap takeover. The Westbourne has 7 keg line and 4 casks and all will be flowing with local beer for the duration of Brighton & Hove Beer Week. Enjoy!

Spotlight on Sustainability with Good Things Brewing Co.

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What: Spotlight on Sustainability with Good Things Brewing Co.

When: Friday 24 August – Sunday 2 September 2018

Where: The Evening Star, 55-56. Surrey Street, Brighton, BN1 3PB

Entry fee: not applicable

Throughout Brighton & Hove Beer Week, The Evening Star will be throwing the spotlight on sustainability with a display outlining Good Things Brewing Co.‘s quest to become the most sustainable brewery in the world. They’ll also have Good Things Brewing Co.’s pale ale on tap at a special price all week.

Keep an eye out for more sustainability events at The Evening Star.

 

Stars in Their Abyss

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What: Stars in Their Abyss

When: Saturday 1 September 2018 7pm

Where: Jolly Brewer Beer House, 176 Ditchling Road, Brighton, BN1 6JA

Entry fee: not applicable

Come and meet the brewers from Abyss Brewery (based in Lewes, East Sussex), who’ll be taking over the Jolly Brewer’s taps and sharing some of their favourite tunes to brew to. Plus, the Jolly Brewer will be staging their very own version of ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ when three regulars impersonate famous musicians with the winner decided by public vote.

‘Tonight, Matthew, I’m going to be…”

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Sussex Breweries Tap Takeover at The Independent

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What: Sussex Breweries Tap Takeover at The Independent

When: Friday 24 August – Sunday 2 September (all week)

Where: The Independent, 95 Queens Park Road, Brighton, BN2 0GH

Entry fee: not applicable

Celebrate local brewing in style with The Independent’s Sussex Breweries Tap Takeover! Throughout the whole of Brighton & Hove Beer Week all 16 taps (12 keg lines and 4 casks) will be given over to Brighton or Sussex breweries. Get yourself up that hill and enjoy!