Beer Festival 2018

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

The 2018 Northampton County Beer Festival, at Becket's Park, is confirmed for Friday 1st June to Sunday 3rd June. Before anyone asks, we are NOT back on the island!

Volunteers Needed!
As has been the case for the last three 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:-

Staffing Form


Results of the judging at the 2017 Northampton County Beer Festival. Well done to all the winners.

Bitter, Kings Cliffe No 10
Best Bitter, (joint winners) Great Oakley Gobble & Kings Cliffe 66 Degrees
Strong Bitter, Silverstone Classic IPA
Porter, Hart Porter
Stout, Rocket Ales Vostock Stout
Golden Ale, Merrimen Merri-Ness
Mild, Nobby's Tresslers XXX
Old Ale, Great Oakley Delapre Dark
Strong Mild, Hart No 3 Dark Ruby Mild
Barley Wine, Potbelly Saint or Sinner
Speciality, Phipps NBC Becket's
Overall, Silverstone Classic IPA

Saxby's Original