Tynedale Beer & Cider Festival is the North East’s biggest beer festival and the best! The annual event takes place at Tynedale Park in Corbridge, the home of Tynedale Rugby Football Club. From 18-20 June this year the festival brings the best beers and ciders that the region has to offer, along with great wine, food and live music. The festival website is www.tynedalebeerfestival.org.uk and tickets can be bought online.
The festival exists to raise money for charity and this year the 4 main charities to benefit are; Action for Children, The Great North Air Ambulance, Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and Help for Heroes.
Axis Sponsored Beer - 1872 Porter by Elland Brewery
1872 is a rich and complex porter from an original 1872 recipe, hence the name. The beer has a port nose and rich coffee and bitter chocolate flavours on the palate. It was a Supreme Champion at the 2013 CAMRA Great British Beer Festival and was also CAMRA’s Champion Winter Beer of Britain 2015.
Elland Brewery is based in Elland West Yorkshire, producing 5 regular beers every week and several seasonal specialities.