Opportunity for Wine and Real Ale Lovers over the Bank Holiday weekend.
18th August 2011
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Gwesty’r Emlyn Hotel are hosting the Real Ale and Wine Festival on 27th and 28th August.

The fun kicks off around 2pm in the Ty Nest function suite at the Gwesty'r Emlyn Hotel in Newcastle Emlyn. There will be live entertainment throughout the afternoon and late into the evening.  There will be a Pig Roast with yummy accompaniments. 

And of course there will be the opportunity of tastings!

This will be your opportunity to taste Real Ales from
Monty’s Brewery such as Sunshine and Monty’s Mischief an award winning bitter, golden, refreshing and easily quaffable!

Kite Brewery is one of Wales most exciting new micro brewery based on The famous Cwmcerrig Farm adjacent to Cwmcerrig Farm Shop.  The ales being showcased are Goldwing and Thunderbird.

Purple Moose is another award winning Brewery from Porthmadog and the ales to be showcased are Glaslyn Ale (Winner to the Best Bitters category at CAMRA Champion Beer of Wales 2006 and again  at CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain 2007.  It is a golden fruity best bitter with a well balanced hoppy finish and the Dark side of the Moose also a CAMRA award winning beer and is a dark ale with a deep malt flavour from roasted barley and a fruity bitterness from Bramling Cross Hops

There is not room to mention all in detail but other brewers ales and beers will also be available for tasting such as
Templeton; Rebecca Riot, Wildebeest
Brains: Reverend James, SA Gold
Tomos Watkins; Cwrw Haf, OSB
Evan Evans; Evan Evans, BB
Felin Foel: Celtic Pride, Cambrian Ale
Sandstone: Post Mistree, Sleeping Policeman
Newmans; Bronze Beaver, Last Lion of Britain

Prefer Cider?  Then you will not be disappointed with this selection:
Gwynt y Ddraig; Happy Daze, Farmhouse Scrumpy, Haymaker, Fiery Fox, Dog Dancer, Black Dragon, Two Trees(perry), PYDER (apple and pear)

And the Wine?...... all from Specialist Wine Merchant Wilson Wines

In previous blogs you will have seen tasting notes from a few of the wines on offer.  They are highlighted
French: Chante Dór Sauvignon Blanc, La Baume Vougnier, Pierre Jean Claret, Beaujolais Villages(dupond)

Australian: Richmond Ridge Semillon Chardonnay, Castle Creek Chardonnay, Simon Hackett olf vine Granache, Castle Creek Shiraz

New Zealand: Whitehaven Sauvgnon Blanc, Whitehaven Reisling, Totara Hill Pinot Noir, Totara Hill Sauvignon Blanc

South Africa: Boars Kloof Chenin Blanc, Rocheburg Chardonnay, Rochburg Shiraz, Boars Kloof Shiraz/cinsaut

South America: Puents Del Inca Sauvignon Blanc, Avanti Chenin Torrontes, Santa Helena Cabernet Sauvignon, San Perito Cabernet Merlot

Rose: Boars Kloof Pinotage Rose, San Antonio Pinot Grigio Rose, Cougars Moon White Zinfandel, Chateau Pierrail Rose

Sparkling: Veuve Valmante Brut, Prosecco Borgo Del Colo Alto, Veuve Valmante Rose, Prosecco Raboso

Mediteranean: Azabache Blanco, San Antonio Pinot Grigio, Villa Cardini Chianti, Azabache Tempranillo

For more information of the Real Ale and Wine Festival contact the Gwesty'r Emlyn Hotel on 01239 639 030

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