Wetherspoons hosting a 12 day real ale festival in Doncaster

A range of up to 25 real ales, including three from overseas brewers, will be available at three pubs in the Doncaster area during their 12-day real ale festival.

Monday, 21st March 2022, 12:57 pm

The Gate House in High Street and The Red Lion in Market Place, both in Doncaster, as well as The Old Market Hall in Market Street, Mexborough, will each host the festival from Wednesday, March 30, to Sunday, April 10, inclusive.

The overseas brewers are from Australia, USA and Italy. There are also beers from Orkney and Jersey.

Among the festival collection are vegan (also suitable for vegetarians), as well as gluten-free beers.

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A number of the beers will also be available in the pub for the first time, including some brewed especially for the festival

A number of the beers will also be available in the pub for the first time, including some brewed especially for the festival.

As well as featuring a range of different malt and hop varieties from around the world, there are also beers that include cherries, spices and rye in their ingredients.

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The beers will be priced at £2.10 a pint.

The festival line-up includes Rooster’s Tenderfoot, Sambrook’s Tomahawk, Orkney Dragonhead, Terrapin Jazz (USA), Vale Jekyll and Hyde, Birrificio Foglie D’Erba Hot Night at the Village (Italy), Batemans Beast from the East, JW Lees Malt Crush and Young Henrys Real Ale (Australia).

The Gate House manager, Benjamin Leese, said: “The festival is a great celebration of real ale.

“It will allow us to showcase a selection of superb beers over a 12-day period, at great value for money prices.

"Customers will be able to sample three one-third of a pint beers for the price of a pint.”

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