Canberra Craft Beer & Cider festival returns

11 January, 2018 by
Annabelle Cloros

The 11th Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival will be held in the gardens of the Mercure Hotel Canberra on 24 March.

The festival will kick off at 11am and finish at 6pm. More than 200 beers and ciders will be available for tasting along with live bands, food and entertainment.

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Educational sessions will be held throughout the day, with visitors provided with the opportunity to attend beer/cider food-matching sessions, listen to guest speakers and meet the brewers.

Canberra’s local brewing scene will be represented by Bent Spoke Brewing Co, Captial Brewing Co and Jono’s Jerky among others.

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Interstate exhibitors include Sydney Brewery, Endeavour Beer, Pirate Life, Stone Dog Meadery, Akasha Brewing, Young Henrys, HopDog Beer Works, Mountain Goat Beer, Goose Island Brewery and James Squire.

Specialist cideries including Nightingale Bros Alpine Cider and Willie Smith’s Cider will also exhibit their range of ciders.

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Tickets are now available for $15 pre-purchase (via Moshtix) or $22 at the door (a booking fee applies).