Harbury Beer Festival 2006

Date: 1 & 2 September 2006

Theme: Saint or Sinner?

The theme was ecclesiastical – beer or brewery names had connections to the church. In addition we tried to have at least one beer from each active brewery in Warwickshire.


  • 1st Full Mash – Holy Smoke
  • 2nd Shakespeares – Tumble Down
  • Joint 3rd Slaughterhouse – Anthony Abbots Temptation
  • Joint 3rd Oakham – Bishops Farewell
  • First to sell out: Purity – Pure UBU
  • Cider of the Festival – Hogans Dancing Marston

Beers – Saints

BreweryBeerABV %
Big Lamp BrewersPrince Bishop Ale4.8
BlackfriarsYarmouth Bitter3.8
BlackfriarsWhyte Angle4.5
Boggart Hole Clough BrewingAngel Hill4.2
Box Steam BreweryRev Audrey3.8
Brunswick BreweryFather Mike's Dark Rich Ruby5.8
Burton Bridge BreweryStairway to Heaven5
Derwent BreweryParson's Pledge4
Elland Brewery (Fine Ales)Angel Witch3.8
Full Mash BreweryHoly Smoke5
Hill Island BreweryPriory Summer Ale3.5
Hill Island BreweryCathedral Ale4.3
Nethergate BreweryPriory Mild3.5
North Cotswold BreweryReverend Plum4.5
North Yorkshire BrewingPrior's Ale3.6
Oakham AlesBishop's Farewell4.6
Oakleaf BrewingBlake's Heaven (Seas)7
Phoenix BreweryWhite Monk4.5
Pilgrim AlesSaracen Stout5
Redburn BreweryBishop Ridley Ale4.8
Shakespeare's BreweryTumble Down5
Spinning Dog BreweryHereford Cathedral Bitter4
Spire BreweryChesterfield Best Bitter4.8
Springhead Fine AlesPuritan's Porter4
St Peter's BreweryOrganic Best4.1
Swansea BrewingBishopswood Bitter4.3
Tunnel BrewerySweet Parish Ale4.7
Warwickshire Beer CompanyChurchyard Bob4.9

Beers – Sinners

Abbeydale BreweryBlack Mass6.6
Atomic BreweryStrike3.7
BlackfriarsOld Habit5.6
Brunswick BreweryBlack Sabbath6
Church End BreweryVicars Ruin4.4
Clark & CoNo Angel4
Cropton BreweryMonkman's Slaughter6
Dark Star Brewing CompanyCritical Mass7.8
Darwin BrewerySaint's Sinner5
Durham BreweryTemptation10
Full Mash BreweryApparition4.5
Hanby AlesBlack Magic Mild4
Hexhamshire BreweryDevil's Elbow3.6
Hexhamshire BreweryDevil's Water4.1
Hopdaemon BreweryIncubus4
Purity BrewingUBU4.5
Rugby Brewing CompanyTwickers3.7
SlaughterhouseAnthony Abbot's Temptation5
Three Tuns BreweryCleric's Cure5
Tipples BreweryThe Hanged Monk3.8
Wizard AlesDruids Fluid5
Yates' BreweryHoly Joe4.9


ProducerCider/PerryABV %
Burrow HillMedium Cider6.5
GwatkinBlakeney Red7.5
HecksMedium Cider6.5
Hogans CiderDancing Marston7.5
KnightsSweet Cider6
Leg BenderMedium Cider6
Prinknash AbbeyMedium Cider7
Windmill VineyardMillers Fancy8
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