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30 November - 3 December 2017

CAMRA’s Great British Beer Experience

The Great British Beer Experience will be back at the show sponsored by The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and Beer Hawk. The prestigious Champion Bottled Beer of Britain Competition will be judged on the opening day of the show, with the crowning of the Champion Bottled Beer at midday.

Don’t miss tutored beer tastings with industry experts taking place every day at the show. Discover some of the finest beers from the Champion Bottled Beer of Britain awards and judge them for yourself!

Ticket are £6 per a person and are availble now. If you already have a ticket to the Show you can add on a Beer experience here.


Beer Hawk – Champion Bottled Beers of Britain

Thursday 30 Nov – 2.30pm (SOLD OUT!), 3.45pm

Friday 1 Dec - 4.45pm

Saturday 2 Dec – 3pm (SOLD OUT!)

Daniel Neilson is a journalist specialising in travel and beer. He is the author of CAMRA's Wild Pub Walks and the forthcoming Homebrew 100 for Beer Hawk. He is also the editor of Hoptical, Beer Hawk's magazine. Daniel contributes to Wanderlust, National Geographic Traveller and Sidetracked. 

Roger Protz – Champion Bottled Beers of Britain

Friday 1st Dec – 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Roger Protz is a leading international beer writer. He edits the CAMRA Good Beer Guide and has written more than 20 books about beer. His latest book is IPA - A Legend in Our Time.



Sally Lavender - Champion Bottled Beers of Britain

Saturday 2nd December – 11am, 1pm, 4.45pm

Sally is an accredited CAMRA Taster and Taste Trainer and the Chairman of Birmingham Tasting Panel.  She could talk about beer all day but has promised to control herself on this occasion! Sally has presented many tutored tastings and has a particular interest in hops and hats.



Adrian Tierney-Jones - Champion Bottled Beers of Britain

Sunday 3rd December – 12noon, 2pm, 3.30pm

Adrian is a journalist whose work appears in the Daily Telegraph, Beer, Original Gravity, Sunday Times Travel Magazine and Brewing & Beverage Industries Business amongst many others. Books include Great British Pubs, Britain’s Beer Revolution (co-written with Roger Protz) and The Seven Moods of Craft Beer. Adrian is also Chair of Judges at the World Beer Awards and also on the jury of many internationally renowned beer awards.


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