Bear and Ragged Staff

Heart of Warwickshire

Campaign For Real Ale

Harbury Beer Festival 2010

Times and Admission

  • Village Hall
    near Leamington Spa
    CV33 9JE
  • Friday 3rd September 2010: 5.30pm-11pm £2*
  • Saturday 4th September 2010: 11.30am-4pm £1*, 6pm-11pm £2*
  • Refundable souvenir festival glass: £2
  • Admission Package: £10 included entrance fee, festival glass and beer tokens

*Free admission for CAMRA members.


  • Food and soft drinks were available at all sessions

Saturday Entertainment

Hereburgh Morris at lunchtime and music by Clive John in the evening.

Theme - Skills on Tap

The 2010 festival featured beers with vocational names as well as beers sourced from breweries within the the Heart of Warwickshire area.

Public transport

Harbury is served by the Stagecoach Warwickshire bus route 64 from Leamington to Southam/Long Itchington/Stockton/Birdingbury with evening journies to and from Rugby.

For latest timetables see the Bus Route Finder pages of the Public Tranpsort section of the Warwickshire County Council site.

The nearest train station is Leamington Spa, served by London Midland trains from Birmingham Snow Hill, Chiltern Railways trains running between London Marylebone and Birmingham and Arriva Cross Country trains on the route between Birmingham and Reading.

Beer List

Brewery Beer Style ABV
Acorn Old Moor Porter Porter 4.4%
Acorn Forester Best Bitter 4.5%
Amber Samuel Slater Best Bitter 4.2%
Atomic Scientist Best Bitter 5.0%
Bank Top Gold Digger Bitter 4.0%
Boggarts Bierprufer (Lager) 4.0%
Bowland Hunters Moon Mild 3.7%
Bradfield Farmers Pale Best Bitter 5.0%
Branscombe Vale Draymans Best Bitter Best Bitter 4.2%
Brentwood Lumberjack SA 5.2%
Cellar Rat Ratcatcher Strong Ale
Church End Vicars ruin Best Bitter 4.4%
Coach House Inn Keeper's Special Reserve Best Bitter 4.5%
Coach House Ostler's Summer Pale Ale Bitter 4.0%
Crondall Sober as a Judge Bitter 4.0%
Dent Aviator Bitter 4.0%
Elland Bargee Bitter 3.8%
Elland 1872 Porter Porter 6.5%
Enville Nailmaker's Mild Mild 4.0%
Exe Valley Mr. Sheppards Crook Best Bitter 4.7%
Frog Island Shoemaker Best Bitter 4.2%

High House Sun Dancer Bitter 3.6%
Humpty Dumpty Reedcutter Best Bitter 4.4%
Lees Brewer's Dark Mild 3.5%
Loddon Ferryman's Gold Best Bitter 4.4%
Lymestone Lymestone Cowboy Best Bitter 4.2%
Lymestone Stone Cutter Bitter 3.7%
Nailsworth Artists Ale Bitter 3.8%
Nailsworth Mayors Bitter Best Bitter 4.3%
North Cotswold Shagweaver Best Bitter 4.5%
(Wheat Beer )
Phoenix Navvy Bitter 3.8%
Pictish Alchemist's Ale Best Bitter 4.3%
Purity Mad Goose Best Bitter 4.2%
Roosters (Outlaw) Wrangler Bitter 3.7%
Salamander Dustman's Hat Best Bitter 4.7%
Salopian Oracle Bitter 4.0%
Sandstone Postmistress Best Bitter 4.4%
Shardlow Chancellor's Revenge Bitter 3.6%
Shoes Farriers Ale Strong Ale 14.7%
Slaughterhouse Swineherd Best Bitter 4.3%
St Austell Tinners Bitter 3.7%
Teignworthy Beachcomber Best Bitter 4.5%
Thwaites Wainwright Best Bitter 4.1%
Tigertops Axeman's Block Bitter 3.6%
Titanic (Shugborough) Coachman's Tipple Strong Ale 5.2%
Titanic (Shugborough) Farmer's Half Best Bitter 4.8%
Tower (Castle Rock) Sherrif's Tipple Bitter 3.5%
Tryst Drovers 80/- Bitter 4.0%
Tunnel Shadow Weaver Stout 4.7%
Warwickshire Ballstitcher Strong Ale 5.0%
Weatheroak Keystone Cops Strong Ale 5.0%
Wessex Potter's Ale Bitter 3.8%
West Berkshire Dr. Hexters Healer Strong Ale 5.0%
Wibblers Apprentice Bitter 3.9%
Wickwar Banker's Draft Bitter 4.0%
Wickwar Cooper's WPA Bitter 3.5%
Wincle Undertaker Best Bitter 4.5%
Windsor & Eaton Guardsman Best Bitter 4.2%
Woodlands Drummer Bitter 3.9%
York Centurian's Ghost Strong Ale 5.4%

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