Bitter: A heavily-hopped beer and the most common type of ale.
Pale Ale: A medium-gravity bottled ale.
Brown Ale: A bottled, lightly hopped and rather sweet mild ale. IPA, or India Pale Ale: Originally made for export to British troops stationed in India. It is a strong, lightcoloured, bottled beer.
Old or Winter Ale: A high gravity and full flavoured beer sold during the winter months.
Mild: A lightly-hopped beer, often dark in colour and usually low strength. A great afternoon pint.
Lager: A British term for a bottomfermented beer made with malt and hops different to most domestic bitters.
Light Ale: Low-gravity bottled ale. Scottish light ales are usually darker.
Heavy: A medium-strength beer, usually light in colour.
Porter: A dark and sweetish, but strongly-hopped beer.
Stout: Originally known as stoutporter, stout is usually a very dark, heavy and well-hopped, rather dry tasting beer with a creamy head. Some varieties were known as milk stout because they contained lactose, a sugar derived
With over 180 Real Ales from over 50 brewers from across the SIBA Wales and West region this is beer lovers paradise.
Talks and demonstrations will be run from the Inner Bailey stage throughout the weekend with many of them being 'hands-on'!
New events are announced all the time and this is the best place to find out what's happening at Festival HQ for all of the events we organise!