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Sunfest 2017!

Sunfest 2017!

HOW is it almost July – or as it’s known here at Abbeydale, Sunfest Month – already?!

This year, Sunfest takes place from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th July, and as always is based at our lovely pub, The Rising Sun. We’ve searched far and wide for a huge selection of cask ales yet again, with our own team here also rustling up some extra-special limited releases; these are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Triple C 4.0%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Birdhouse 4.2%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Cosmology 5.0%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Dock of the Bay* 8.2%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Elderflower Deception* 4.1%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Fields of Wheat* 5.7%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Gonna Guava Good Time* 5.3%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Mango Heathen* 4.1%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Peanut Butter Janie Time* 7.0%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Princess RaRa* 8.1%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Salvation 3 4.7%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Summer fruit cup  3.2%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Voyager 3 5.6%
Acorn Brewery, Barnsley Fiesta 4.5%
Arbor Ales, Bristol Gingerly Pale 4.5%
Ashover Brewery, Ashover Haylo 3.0%
Bad Seed Brewery, Malton/Northern Alchemy, Newcastle Chucklehead 5.0%
Beer Ink, Huddersfield Styrian Wolf 3.8%
Beer Nouveau, Manchester Government Ale 3.7%
Blue Bee Brewery, Sheffield The Final Geek 4.5%
Brass Castle Brewery, Malton Misfit 4.3%
Brew York, York X-Panda 4.5%
Brightside Brewing Co, Manchester Kashmir IPA (GF) 5.0%
Bullfinch Brewery, London Rascal 4.4%
Burning Soul Brewery, Birmingham OCT IPA 6.7%
Campervan, Leith, Edinburgh Leith Juice 4.7%
Cromarty Brewing Co, Cromarty Happy Chappie 4.1%
Cromarty Brewing Co, Cromarty Hit the Lip 3.8%
Dancing Duck Brewery, Derby Donald *Uck 4.2%
Elusive Brewing, Finchamstead, Berkshire/Torrside Brewing, New Mills Creature of Havoc 4.6%
Emmanuales, Sheffield Beer Thou My Vision 3.8%
Fallen, Kippen, Stirlingshire New World Odyssey 4.1%
Fernandes Brewery, Wakefield Double Chinned 5.5%
Fintry Brewing Co, Stirlingshire Clachertyfarlie 3.9%
First Chop, Salford Hop (GF) 4.1%
Five Towns Brewery, Wakefield/North Riding Brewery, Scarborough Seasoned Old Pro’s 8.3%
Fixed Wheel Brewery, Birmingham Blackheath Stout 5.0%
Great Heck Brewing Co, Great Heck Black Jesus 6.5%
Half Moon Brewery, York Midsummer 3.6%
Harbour Brewing, Cornwall/Zipline Brewing, Lincoln, Nebraska Relax 4.5%
Harthill Village Brewery, Chesterfield Dark Hart (GF) 4.8%
Hopjacker Brewery, Dronfield Papaya Don’t Preach  4.0%
Horbury Ales, Ossett JFB 4.9%
Hybrid, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire Apex 4.1%
Ilkley Brewery, Ilkley Crossroads 5.4%
Lawman, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire Mr Beast 5.0%
Lost Industry Brewing, Sheffield Chocolate milk stout 5.0%
Mallinsons Brewing Co, Huddersfield Daniella 4.5%
North Riding Brewery, Scarborough Huell Melon 4.0%
North Riding Brewery, Scarborough Mosaic 4.3%
Ossett Brewery, Ossett Simcoe Solstice 4.8%
Rat Brewery, Huddersfield Rat to the Future 3.8%
Raw Brewing Co, Chesterfield Raw DOG 6.1%
Red Willow Brewery, Macclesfield Faithless 71 4.1%
Revolutions Brewing Co, Castleford Back II Life 3.6%
Riverhead Brewery, Huddersfield Redbrook Premium 5.5%
Saltaire Brewery, Shipley Raspberry Blonde 4.0%
Siren Craft Brew, Finchamstead, Berkshire Yu Lu 3.6%
Sonnet 43 Brewhouse, Co. Durham Aurora 4.4%
Tempest Brew Co, Galashiels Little White Cloud 3.7%
Titanic Brewery, Stoke-on-Trent Captain Smith’s 5.2%
Torrside Brewing, New Mills. Snap Decisions 5.2%
Torrside Brewing, New Mills. Kuwa-Niwa 4.5%
Totally Brewed, Nottingham Blueberry Muffin Mild 5.6%
Track Brewing Co, Manchester Sonoma 3.8%
Turning Point Brew Co, York Lucid Dream 5.0%
Welbeck Abbey Brewery, Worksop. Paul’s "Get On Parade!" 3.9%
Whippet Brewing Co, Leeds English Whippet 4.2%
Wild Weather Ales, Reading Sub Lime 3.8%
Wilde Child Brewing Co, Leeds Hedonistic Existence 6.3%
Wilde Child Brewing Co, Leeds Opaque Reality 5.9%
XT Brewing/ Animal Brewing Co, Long Crendon. Fantail 4.8%


And as well as the above cask selection, we’ve increased our keg offering to 30!

Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Black Hole Sun(dae)* 5.6%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Chuckle Vision* 4.1%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Double Brimstone – BA* 8.1%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield/Instituto de la Cerveza Artesana, Barcelona, Spain Encantada 7.1%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Heathen 4.1%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Orange You Glad It’s Summer?* 8.5%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *Passionfruit lager* 5.4%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Reaper 2 5.5%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *"Strong and Stable"* 8.4%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield/Beer Ink, Huddersfield Tropic Like It’s Hot 6.0%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Unbeliever 2 3.9%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Voyager 2 5.9%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield Voyager 3 [Reserve] 5.6%
Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield *"Weak and Wobbly"* 3.8%
Boundary Brewing, Belfast Forever Ago 6.0%
Cross Borders Brewing Co, Dalkeith, Scotland Braw 5.2%
Fallen Brewing Co, Stirling, Scotland Chew Chew 6.0%
Fierce Beer, Aberdeen, Scotland Tropical Tart 4.5%
Founders Brewing Co, Michigan, US Nitro Oatmeal Stout 4.0%
Bifficio Hibu, Milan, Italy Avanti March 6.5%
Hopjacker Brewery, Dronfield Papaya Don’t Preach 4.0%
Hopjacker Brewery, Dronfield Styrian Wolf 4.8%
Lost Industry Brewing, Sheffield/Steel City Brewing, Sheffield/Beer Ink, Huddersfield Do You Even Iron Bro 4.9%
Mallinsons Brewing Co, Huddersfield Nelson Sauvin 3.8%
Odyssey Brew Co, Herefordshire Little India 4.5%
Oedipus Brewing, Amsterdam Slomo 4.5%
RedWillow Brewery, Macclesfield Godless 5.6%
Revolutions Brewing Co, Castleford Dominion 5.0%
Time & Tide Brewing, Eastry, Kent. Domino 8.6%
Tiny Rebel Brewing Co, Newport Gin & Juice 4.5%
Totally Brewed, Nottingham Sorachi Mango 6.0%
Verdant Brewing Co, Falmouth Headband 5.5%
Wild Beer Co, Somerset Rooting Around (Spring) 3.0%


It’s shaping up to be an absolute cracker of a weekend, so please join us for a pint or two!


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    Unit 8, Aizlewood Road
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