Beer Festival

This is the page for the Northampton County Beer Festival. For other beer festivals, brewery open days etc please see the Events page.

The 2017 Northampton County Beer Festival, at Becket's Park, is confirmed for Friday 2nd June to Sunday 4th June. Please note the new venue and date. Before anyone asks, we are NOT back on the island!

Volunteers Needed! As has been the case for the last two years Phipps, the festival organisers, have invited Northants CAMRA to run and staff the Ale and Cider bars as well as run the Champion Beer of Northamptonshire competition. if you are able to spare a few hours or longer the staffing form is now available


Festival Flyer

Download Becket's Park Festival 2017 flyer

Festival Pint Glass 2017

This year's Festival Glass with added CAMRA logo engraving around the base. 6000 ordered, when they are gone, they are gone. £1 refund if handed back - unbroken of course!


Results of the judging at the 2016 Northampton County Beer Festival. Well done to all the winners.

Bitter, Silverstone Pit Stop
Best Bitter, Silverstone Chequered Flag
Strong Bitter, Merrimen Very Merry
Porter, Cotton End Coffee Porter
Stout, Whistling Kite Stout of Order
Golden Ale, Nobbys Claridges Crystal
Mild, Potbelly Ambrosia
Old Ale, Nobbys T'owd Navigation
Speciality, Shoulder of Mutton Stahlstadt
Overall, Potbelly Ambrosia

Vale of Welton Poachers
Saxby's Rhubarb

The 2016 Northampton County Beer Festival is now over for another year. A special note of thanks to approximately 100 volunteers who helped staff the CAMRA run real ale and cider bars selling approximately 1,800 gallons of beer and an equally large amount of cider.