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AROUND THE WORLD TASTES DURING WETHERSPOON’S BEER FESTIVAL

Beers from the UK as well as Australia, USA, South Africa, Sweden and Spain will be available at Wetherspoon pubs on the Island during next month’s beer festival.

Fowlers & Co. in Union Street, Ryde and The Man in the Moon in St James Street, Newport will each be serving up to 30 beers during the festival, which runs from Wednesday 11th October to Sunday 22nd October inclusive.

All beers will be priced at just £2.19 a pint.

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The line-up includes new, seasonal and speciality beers as well as those brewed exclusively for the festival. There are beers flavoured with pink grapefruit, coffee, chocolate, tobacco and toffee.

The overseas beers are; St Eriks Midnight Sun (St Eriks Brewery, Sweden), Young Henrys Newtowner (Young Henrys Brewery, Australia), Arcadia Autumn Wheat (Arcadia Ales, USA), Cerveza Fort Oatmeal Porter (Cerveza Fort Brewery, Spain) and Zululand Pale Ale (Zululand Brewery, South Africa).

The UK beers include; Chocca Mocca (Cotleigh Brewery), Banana Bread Beer (Charles Wells Brewery), Green Hop Monster (Rudgate Brewery), Dark Side of the Moon (Truman’s Brewery), Trojan Horse (Caledonian Brewery) and Steampunk (Vale Brewery).

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.

Fowlers & Co. manager, Neil Longley, said:

“We are promising our customers a superb range of beers from overseas which have been brewed especially for the festival, together with some great beers from brewers across the UK.

“The festival will be the perfect way for real ale enthusiasts to enjoy a range of excellent beers over 12 days.”

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