Brighton’s craft beer festival returns in April for third year
Brighton will become the hub of craft beer in more than a dozen pubs from April 27-29.
The Brighton Tap Takeover returns for a third year bringing craft beers to fifteen of the city centre’s pubs at the end of April.
This festival offers 18 breweries the chance to endorse over 100 different craft beers across town, which are all available on tap.
This year the festival will encompass the theme of ‘collaboration’. This includes a partnership between the North Laine Brewhouse and Resident, Brighton’s leading record shop. The two will be providing carefully curated playlists specially for the event. They are also working closely with the Laine Pub Company and the Beer Collective to provide expertise information on the beers.
Gavin George, CEO of Laine Pub Company said: “It’s going to be an incredible weekend. Festival goers will experience the unique ambience of Brighton as they wander from pub to pub, sampling great beer, tasting delicious food and enjoying great music.”
Beers featured at this year’s festival include Sussex breweries such as Two Tribes and Laine Brew Co. New Zealand’s Yeastie Boys, Newcastle’s Wylam and London’s One Mile End will also be featured. First Chop from Manchester and Berkshire’s Wild Weather will be bringing 100% vegan brews to this year’s festival.
Mr George said by taking craft beer out of the usual festival venues and putting it back in the pub where it can be enjoyed best, the Brighton Tap Takeover is one of the most unique beer festivals in the country.
Niki Deighton, Director of the Beer Collective said: “As well as great beer, each of the brewers will be bringing their own personalities to the party by putting their own stamp in each and every pub.”
Last year’s turnout saw more than 4,000 beer enthusiasts attend the events, with numbers expected to rise this year.
Tickets cost just £15 and are available from the festival’s website or The North Laine Brewhouse in Gloucester Place, Brighton.
The tickets give festival goers four half pints of beer from Tap Takeover brewers, a can of beer to take away, priority entry and £1 off every pint of beer you buy over the festival weekend (50p is take off every half pint purchased).
For tickets, full listings of pubs involved and beer information please visit the Brighton Tap Takeover website.