Olympia - Great British Beer Festival (GBBF)

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Beers At Olympia - Great British Beer Festival (GBBF)

Ballards Right Angler9.5%2/13/2019
Sperrin Band Of Brothers4.2%1/13/2019
Beer'd Dogs & Boats9.1%1/13/2019
Strands Pied Piper2.7%1/13/2019
Bunker Salad Daze4.7%1/13/2019
Franklins Malty Mark and the Hoppy Bunch8.2%1/13/2019
Lord Hobo Steal This Can6.5%1/13/2019
Pizza Port Hops Like Jagger6.4%1/13/2019
Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.08.5%1/13/2019
Devils Backbone Apple-achian Stout8%1/13/2019
Jonty´s Forget Me Night (Whisky Cask)6%1/13/2019
Coastal Mosaic Gold4.2%1/13/2019
Tommyknocker IPA & A Half7.3%1/13/2019
Titanic Raspberry Wheat4.7%12/6/2018
Sherfield Village TBA3.9%12/5/2018
Fyne Ales Ragnarök7.4%12/4/2018
Waen Lemon Drizzle3.7%12/4/2018
Jack's Abby Framinghammer - Double Barrel Aged11.2%11/27/2018
Tractor Brewing Double Almanac IPA7.5%11/27/2018
Yorkshire Brewing Raspberry Tipple4.8%11/27/2018
Waen Pamplemousse4.2%11/22/2018
Tavy Solstice Summer Ale3.9%11/22/2018
Top Out Pale Ale El Dorado3.6%11/22/2018
Aeronaut Summer In Cologne4.9%11/19/2018
Bosque (NM) Huell Melon S.M.A.S.H5.4%11/19/2018
Heavy Industry 774.9%11/18/2018
Humpty Dumpty Big Sharpie5%11/18/2018
Lacons Encore3.8%11/17/2018
Pig Iron Best Bitter4%11/17/2018
McClellan's Kilt Tilter6.2%11/17/2018
Ashcombe Estate Gratton's Gold5.5%11/17/2018
Little Beer Little Vienna5%11/16/2018
Tillingbourne Bouncing Bomb3.8%11/16/2018
Two Roses Mosaic4%11/13/2018
Canterbury Ales The Miller's Ale4.2%11/10/2018
Brewsmith Mosaic3.5%11/7/2018
Stod Fold Blonde4.5%11/7/2018
Belvoir Sir Frank Whitt' Ale4.2%11/7/2018
Fuzzy Duck Ruby Duck5.3%11/6/2018
Goody Good Evening3.4%11/6/2018
St Georges Worcester Sauce4%11/6/2018
Opa Hays Engels Fruity Little Number3.9%11/6/2018
Angel Ginger Stout4.8%11/6/2018
Boulder Beer Ziggy Stardust5%11/6/2018
Old School Detention4.1%11/6/2018
Kent Prohibition APA4.8%11/5/2018
Ilkley Summer4%11/5/2018
Pig & Porter Skylarking4%11/5/2018
Salamander Blondie4.2%11/5/2018
Roosters Highway Fifty-One (51)3.7%11/5/2018
Worsthorne Packhorse3.7%11/5/2018
Revolutions E.P3.9%11/4/2018
Settle Blonde3.6%11/4/2018
Bridgehouse Cherry Choc Stout6%11/4/2018
Malvern Hills Arty Pharty4.1%10/21/2018
Flying Monk Elmers3.8%10/21/2018
Piglets Choice Medium Dry Cider7%10/8/2018
Orgasmic Traditional Medium Cider 6%10/8/2018
Potton Press Sweet Spot Cider (Draught) 7.4%10/8/2018
Wobblegate Festival 5.5%10/8/2018
Kent Pear Cider7.5%10/8/2018
Braustelle Einkorn Gose5.2%9/28/2018
Merrie City Atlantic Hop4%9/28/2018
Lytham Ice King4.4%9/28/2018
Malt Summer Daze4%9/28/2018
Permon Summer Ale American Pale Ale 10°4.3%9/28/2018
Jailbreak Welcome to Scoville6.9%9/28/2018
Permon Stout5%9/28/2018
Canteen ScRUMtralecent11.2%9/28/2018
Bollington White Nancy4.1%9/28/2018
Lakefront Fuel Cafe 6.4%9/28/2018
Maui Brewing Imperial Coconut Porter9.4%9/25/2018
Hardywood Singel6.2%9/25/2018
Birrificio Rurale Hop Art4.2%9/23/2018
Phipps NBC India Pale Ale4.2%9/23/2018
Kees Double Rye IPA8.5%9/23/2018
Deeply Vale Citra Storm4%9/23/2018
Left Hand Twin Sisters Double IPA9.6%9/23/2018
Anchor Winter Wheat7%9/23/2018
Golden City Evolution IPA7%9/23/2018
Capitol City English-Style Summer Ale (5.1%)5.1%9/22/2018
Newport Storm India Point Ale6.5%9/22/2018
Rogue Imperial Youngers Special Bitter7.5%9/22/2018
Finback The Loneliness Of Distant Space6.5%9/22/2018
White Marsh The Easy Way4.5%9/22/2018
Evolution Craft Lucky 7 Porter5.8%9/19/2018
Mad Fox Crazy Ivan (Barrel Aged, Soured)9%9/18/2018
Cornish Crown St Michaels4%9/18/2018
W M Watkins Twisted Oak7.2%9/18/2018
Cheshire Brew Brothers Earl's Eye Amber3.8%9/18/2018
Máša Dave / Dejv 10%4%9/14/2018
Seven Bro7hers Session3.8%9/11/2018
Greyhawk (Copper Dragon) West Coast Pale4.2%9/11/2018
Gales Centenary Ale8%8/23/2018
Lickinghole Creek 9 Mile IPA6.5%8/23/2018
Rio Bravo Snake Bite IPA7.4%8/22/2018
SKA BHC DIPA8%8/22/2018
Maui Brewing Coconut Hiwa Porter6%8/22/2018
New Belgium Fat Tire Belgian White5.2%8/22/2018
Maui Brewing Bikini Blonde Lager5.2%8/22/2018

  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni  (57) Ashford, England | August 17, 2018
I've been to 4 days of this festival for so many years, I've given up trying to remember. The ticket price for a season ticket is ridiculously low compared with any other similar event. The UK cask selection is safe but there is always plenty to get through including the brewery bars plus cider, perry and meads. The big draw for me though is the non UK beer from Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain, Czech, in particular the USA casks and bottles /cans. Great selection, and the take away bottles and cans are always such good value. Love this festival.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt  (313) Göteborg, Sweden | March 9, 2017
One of my favourite festivals, with great british cask ales, great american, german and decent belgian stuff. Food is, well, festival food. Works for the occasion. Service is friendly, if not always 100 % knowledgable.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
chriso  (736) London, England | August 16, 2016
It’s a big hall that once a year has lots of beers in it. The range of UK beers can be a bit uninspiring for the hard core beer geek. There’s more interest in the foreign beers (except the Germans which seem to be the same every year). The US casks take a hammering so if you want to try those go on the first two days. All the servers are volunteers so you need to make alowances for that. There are better CAMRA festivals for UK beer range but I always enjoy my visit here.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Martinus  (224) Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands | October 19, 2015
Visited in 2014

never knew you could rate a festival venue. But, as I think it’d be useful to rate festivals as well as places (after all, a lot of effort is put into making festivals a great experience for the attendants), I will rate my experience here.

It was a pleasure experiencing this epitome of British beer culture. Ever since the episode of the much praised Michael Jackson I’ve been longing to visit one. Brilliant time. Good company, many hundreds of real ales on draught, classic ciders, perries, a good selection of European and American beers as well. Very nicely executed, pretty venue -albeit feeling somewhat on the large side, even with so many visiters inside- with a good offering of classical pub fare and fan paraphernalia. I had a blast!
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Desverger  (213) Copenhagen, Denmark | October 1, 2015
Great venue, been a couple of times now, much prefer this to Earls Court where GBBF was hosted on previous visits. Great selection on Cask from across both UK/US and some solid bottles, great they do third pours, always good food options - traditional british and new world, didn’t know this is on "places" will make sure to "check in" in 2016 visit :-)
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Alengrin  (173) , Belgium | August 14, 2015
Strange that beer festivals can be rated as places here, but anyway: this is the mother of all European beer festivals of course, CAMRA goes to great lengths in organizing a fabulous event lasting for six days. Service is quick and very friendly, everything is perfectly organized, food stalls are even more elaborate now than they were back at Earl’s Court and selection is flabbergastering, with all corners of the UK covered. A classic, visited again this week and that will certainly not be the last time. Only small point of criticism I could come up with, is perhaps that more seats should be available, but then it would probably become less pleasurable to stroll through the hall from bar to bar...
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
WingmanWillis  (1772) Croydon, England | August 14, 2015
Rating from August 2015 and 3 visits. Nice hall with a huge range if beer. The range could be a little more adventurous on the UK front but the European and US cask list are where it’s at. Service can be a little shaky at times but all the staff were friendly. The layout could be improved to get served quicker. It’s a great beer showcase but could be better.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
rlgk  (614) Göteborg, Sweden | August 14, 2015
Wonderful festival with loads of british caska. American stand is great and s is the Belgian, Czech and german ones. A festivlal i definately dont wanna miss.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
tdtm82  (129) , England | January 6, 2015
If they stopped over-venting the casks this would be one of the best beer festivals in the country. The selection is only just bigger than Chris O’s house. Only just though. The staff are friendly especially that guy behind the Hogs Back brewery with that Elusive beer. Nice gueuze range. I always get a special from De Molen and something crazy from the US. Great work CAMRA.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau  (397) Asturias, Spain | October 24, 2014
We attended the 2014 edition. Lots of nice beers and little time. A must for any beerlover around the world i think, at least once in a lifetime.

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