Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2019 – Beer & Cider of the Festival.

The Beers & Cider of the Festival awards are voted for by the visitors to the Festival.

This year we have a joint winner for “Beer of Sundfest 2019”:

1st (Joint): Naylor’s (Cross Hills W.York’s) “Toffee Mild” 4 .2% A rich dark mild made with black and chocolate malts. Black treacle to give a toffee aroma and sweetness

1st (Joint): North Riding (Scarborough) “Rum & Raisin Dark Mild” 4.3 % A dark mild with a twist; brewed with five different malts and English hops. Ice cream flavours!

3rd: Geeves (Barnsley) “Smokey Joe” 5% A rich bold stout with coffee/dark chocolate flavors and smokiness. A combination of hops gives a spicy oaky finish

The Cider of the Festival is:

Harleston Cider (Waveney Valley, Norfolk) “Ciderlite” 4% Medium Easy drinking, refreshing, session cider

Congratulations to all four suppliers & thanks to festival visitors who completed the festival questionaire/voting form.