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New Longton beer festival enters third year

Posted on - 4th October, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Food & Drink, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Inside the New Longton Beer Festival
Inside the New Longton Beer Festival

It’s definitely beer weekend during the first weekend of October as New Longton prepares to raise a pint.

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Three-day beer and music festival runs from Friday afternoon.

New Longton Sports and Social Club in Chapel Lane, New Longton, is the venue.

Independent and national ales, 25 in total, will be served up alongside five ciders.

This year’s event also includes a gin and prosecco bar serving up eight gins, five tonics and two proseccos.

Mike Boardman from the organising committee, said: “Our BeerFest is very much a community event with a number of micro-breweries and local artists taking part.

“We are delighted to welcome some cracking new ales this year. The gin and prosecco bar will be hugely popular for the local gin connoisseurs. It promises to be a great weekend.”

Read more: Continental Beer Festival returns for Autumn edition

Now in its third year the event begins at 3pm on Friday (6 October).

Saturday and Sunday see doors open at 12noon and there’s a hog roast on.

Entry is £5 and includes two beer tokens, a commemorative glass and a programme.

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