The 10th annual mobile beer festival in Wales will hit the road again in 2017 using the larger bus company and operated larger buses with the new simpler route on a one way clockwise system.
Each of the nine Denbighshire pubs taking part has a bus stop conveniently placed outside and a special bus service is being laid on to transport punters between them. On Saturday, 8th July, the annual Vale of Clwyd Festival of Real Ale and Cider will give people the opportunity to choose from a selection of approximately 60 different real ales and 12 ciders!
The pubs cover everything local, from Purple Moose to Rosie’s Cider. Alongside famous brews like Young’s and Theakstons there are local ales from Conwy, Wrexham and Flint and even a cider from Llandegla.
Llew Jones Ltd coaches service the pubs in an clockwise direction taking in the Kinmel Arms, White Horse and Golden Lion in Llandyrnog, Golden Lion -Llangynhafal, White Horse -Hendrerwydd, Three Pigeons – Graigfechan, White Horse – Llanfair, Drovers Rhewl and the Kings Head Llanrhaeadr – all serving food & music / activities. There will be a new pick-up in Denbigh outside the High school on Ruthin Rd and the Colomendy Bus stop. The Ruthin stop is by the Council offices on Market Street.
Llew Jones Ltd coaches follow the route every 15 minutes from 12.00 midday. A rover ticket means passengers can get on and off whenever they please throughout the day at any of the pubs or at Ruthin/Denbigh. Tickets are £10 and available from any of the pubs on the Friday night and Saturday. they will also be available from the Ruthin town Hall and Denbigh high School bus stops on the Saturday. Please Note no alcohol, glasses or bottles will be allowed on the Buses. The last bus will depart Ruthin at 10pm. so it is advisable that people are close to their home destination before then.
This year the ales will range from – Facers DBH, Flintshire Bitter, Bendegedig, Landslide – Fullers London Pride – Marco Pierre White’s Govenor, Cloud water, Game On , John Willies Best Bitter, MPA – Gt Orme Welsh Black, Merlyn, Hatters Gold – Robinsons Unicorn, Dizzy Blond, Cumbrian Way – Abbot – Pedigree – Timothy Taylor Landlord –Black Sheep – Bass – Waggle Dance – Speckled Hen – Salopian –Brimstage Scarecrow, Sandpiper, Trappers Hat – Conway Clogwyn Gold – Llangollen Bitter – Sharps Doom Bar – Robinsons Old Thumper – Three Tuns XXX – Betty Stoggs, Skinners – Purple Moose Snowdonia, Glaslyn – Tatton Blond – Joseph Holt – Tetleys Bitter – Champflower Planet Ale – Gundog Red Setter – Wychwood Hobgoblin and others with ciders from Westons, Thatchers, Gwynt Y Ddraig, Llandegla and more.
Tthe 2017 summer Route 76 Festival – 8th July 2017