'Ale and hearty' fun at beer festival in Falmouth
9:00am Saturday 27th October 2012 in News
Pints were quaffed and tasty tipples tested as the Camra Kernow beer festival in Falmouth welcomed ale lovers through the doors yesterday.
The festival is a popular date on the calender for beer lovers, and this year was no exception with fans flooding into Princess Pavilion all Friday.
While most people will make up their own minds about their favourite drink on the day, the experts at Camra Kernown have tasted and mulled things over, before announcing the winners this year.
The festival is open all day today and on Sunday.
CHAMPION BEER OF THE FESTIVAL
GOLD: Rat - Black Rat Porter
SILVER: Teignworthy - Powelly's Pumpkin
BRONZE: Sarah Hughes - Dark Ruby
Winners in their class:
1. Grainstore - Rutland Panther
2. Coastal - Merry Maidens
3. Fernades - Malt Shovel
1. Barngates - Cat Nap
2. Fyne Ales - Jarl
3. Driftwood - Trouble & Strife
1. Sharp's - Autumn Red Ale
2. = Tintagel - Cornwall's Pride
2. = Tydd Steam - Stargazer
1. Teignworthy - Old Moggie
2. Brewster's - Decadence
3. = Brewster's Hophead
3. = Oakham - Bishop's Farewell
1. Sarah Hughes - Dark Ruby
2. Oakham - Green Devil IPA
3. Coniston - Infinity IPA
DARK ALES, STOUTS & PORTERS
1. Rat - Black Rat Porter
2. Brewster's - Stilton Porter
3. Skinner's - Penny Come Quick
1. Teignworthy - Powelly's Pumkin 2. Lymestone - Stone Brood
3. Skinner's - Heligan Honey