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 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.


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