The 44th Steel City Beer & Cider Festival, held a little earlier than usual over the second weekend of October, was a huge success with more than 6,000 discerning drinkers descending on the Kelham Island Museum over the four days. Between them, visitors drank their way through more than 15,000 pints of cask ale; 1,600 … Continue reading SCBF44 a roaring success
Just like every year, the 44th Steel City Beer & Cider Festival was organised and staffed entirely by volunteers who kindly donate their time to make it such a success. As well as the organising committee who started planning in earnest back in January, we had more than 160 volunteers who helped out on at … Continue reading What’s it like to volunteer?
The White Heart in Penistone will be hosting the annual Penistone Beer Festival from 16-18 November. Following four successful years of hosting the festival, the line up will feature approximately 30 cask-conditioned beers and 15 craft ciders. A good mix of light and dark beers will be available with a range of ABVs. Penistone Brewers … Continue reading Penistone Beer Festival
This year at our Steel City Beer & Cider Festival we’ll be hosting the CAMRA Champion Beer of Sheffield competition with all the breweries in Sheffield & District invited to enter a cask beer. The winner will be chosen through a blind tasting process with panels of judges, including a number from the pub industry, … Continue reading Champion Beer of Sheffield
By the time this magazine hits the pubs, our annual Steel City Beer & Cider Festival will be less than six weeks away, and we are on the lookout for more volunteers to help make the festival even better than before. If you have a day or two (or more, or just half a day … Continue reading SCBF44 staffing
Four limited edition sets of 12 mint-condition beer mats advertising the 44th annual Steel City Beer Festival (SCBF44) will be auctioned on eBay. On one side of each mat is the SCBF44 logo, with the reverse printed for the sponsor. The logo side, when arranged, produces a large image of the festival poster (see below). … Continue reading SCBF44 beer mats on eBay
Beer mat collectors take note – the Steel City 44 festival beer mats have now been released and should soon start appearing in your local pubs and bars. Like last year, the mats will feature a sponsor’s logo on one side and a section of the official festival poster on the reverse. To get the … Continue reading Beer mat mania!
Cask sponsorship is now available for the 44th Steel City Beer and Cider Festival, taking place at the Kelham Island Museum from 10-13 October 2018. Why not show your support for this fantastic local event while promoting your name to more than 6,000 visitors by sponsoring a cask? For only £60+VAT per cask, sponsors will … Continue reading Cask sponsorship
The countdown to the annual Steel City Beer and Cider Festival is getting ever closer, with the final few arrangements now being made. Posters, leaflets and beer mats are now making their way into the pubs of Sheffield and beyond, the festival website has gone live and you can now add your name to the … Continue reading Steel City 44 incoming
Early May saw the first ever beer festival at the Heeley City Farm, a fantastic couple of days with a decent selection of real ale. Myself, Poppy and Andy Cullen were kindly invited to judge the home-brew competition on the first evening – an offer not to be refused! Around 20 beers had been entered … Continue reading Heeley City Farm home-brew competition