Beer & Cider by the Sea, Eastbourne

Beer & Cider by the Sea: 26 - 28 May 2017

Beer pouring at Eastbourne Beer Festival - Graham Huntley

Beer and cider enthusiasts can enjoy a mouth-watering bank holiday weekend in Eastbourne this May. The three day ‘Beer and Cider by the Sea’ festival on Eastbourne’s seafront Western Lawns between 26 and 28 May, is set to be bigger and better in what will be its fifth year!

Fine ales and cask ciders to enjoy, all kept in the best cellar conditions plus bottled beers of the world, cocktails & wines. There are CAMRA volunteers on hand too to offer advice and tips for a perfect beverage, plenty of seating and a warm welcome are guaranteed!

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Beer Glass at Eastbourne Beer Festival

Across the weekend both family friendly sessions and evening events are available with plenty of picnic spots inside and out, and the festival offers a tasty selection of over 100 real ales, ciders and perries to choose from.

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Live Music

Entertainment at Eastbourne Beer Festival

Alongside the buzz of tasting new beverages, the festival also brings back the indoor stage featuring a whole host of live music. From R&B and swing to pop and reggae take the stage, creating the perfect soundtrack to the bank holiday weekend.


Tasting Notes

Beer Festival Tasting Notes

We hope that you'll enjoy the fantastic selection of local and county beers, ciders, perries, wines and bottled beer that are on offer in 2017 with it promising to be bigger and better than before, you can expect another delicious palate of drinks!

2017 Tasting Notes

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Beer Glass at Eastbourne Beer Festival

With over 160 cask ales on offer, soecially selected by the local CAMRA team. Take your pick from award winners, local favourites or those with a suitably quirky name!
A great selection of ciders and perries are also available if beer isn't for you, plus a vaiety of international bottle beers and wines.

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