The 11th Forever Bury Beer Festival takes place at the Pymgate Lounge, Bury FC, Gigg Lane, Bury, Lancashire from Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st May  – 11.00am to 11.00pm daily.
55 Real Ales from around the country all priced at just £2.00 a pint – Beer List below!
14 Ciders and Perrys
Extensive Bottle Bar
Live evening entertainment
Hot Food
More details on the Forever Bury Beer Festival website – click here.



Black Edge Brewing Co. Horwich, Lancashire

1 Gold – ABV 4.0 %

A golden ale with lemony, blackcurrant and spicy honey flavours and aroma.

2 Dark Mild – ABV 3.9%

A velvety mild with roasted barley flavours and rich undertones of chocolate coffee and liquorice.

3 Platinum – ABV 4.4%

An award winning blonde ale hopped with goldings and brewers gold to give a clean refreshing citrus flavour.


Blackhill Brewery, Stanley, Co Durham,

4 Bottom Busty – ABV 3.9%

Complex dark ruby ale which imparts a rich malty aftertaste with hints of coffee, chocolate and fruit.


Boggart Hole Clough Brewing Co. Newton Heath, Manchester

5 Cascade – ABV 4.0%

A bitter, hoppy session ale made with an abundance of cascade hops.


Bowness Bay Brewing, Kendal, Cumbria

6 Swan Blonde – ABV 4.0%

Immerse your taste buds in the compellingly crisp, deliciously dry hoppishness of Swan Blonde and sail away on a journey of gorgeously pale Lakeland water freshness. Made with light malts, pioneer, aurora and citra hops.


Braunton Brewery, Chivenor, North Devon

7 #4 Old Ale – ABV 5.0%


8 #3 IPA – ABV 4.2%

A beautifully balanced IPA with light malts and dry English hops


Brewsmith Beer Ltd, Ramsbottom, Bury

9 Anvil Ale – ABV 4.5%

A full bodied dark bitter, balanced with pine and fruit aromas.


Bude Brewery, Bude, Cornwall

10 Haven – ABV 4.2%

Amber coloured, this easy-drinking session beer is lightly hopped with the classic combination of Cascade and Fuggles, with a New World kick from the late addition of American Chinook hops. A slight toffee taste and very thirst quenching with subtle citrus fruit and elderflower flavours.

11 Black Rock – ABV 5.1%

Dark ale with a fantastically creamy head, has blackberry aromas, smoky and chocolate notes, pronounced yet smooth malt flavours and a distinctive black olive aftertaste, brewed to 5.1% for a fuller flavour and more satisfying taste.

12 Porthbud – ABV 4.0%

A beautiful light colour, a wonderful passion fruit aroma and tantalizing hoppy after taste. We combined Cascade with Pioneer and dry hopped Porthbud to give it a bold flavour that leaves you wanting more.


Cloudwater Brew Co., Manchester

13 Pale Ale – ABV 3.9%

Bright, dry, and easy drinking with an assertive bitterness.

14 US Light – ABV 3.6%

Pale ale with US Comet as the aroma hops.


Cryptic Ales, Stockport

15 1049 Dead – ABV 4.9%

A dark Fruity vibrant Mild, The selection of malts and English hops produce a fruity Chocolate taste.



Deeply Vale Brewery, Bury

16 DV8 – ABV 4.8%

Our multi award winning breakfast stout, deliciously smooth and easy drinking.

17 Big Nev beer – ABV 4.5%

Premium blonde ale made with new world hops. Amarillo, centennial and Citra to give a no holds barred easy drinking tropical fruit explosion.


Denbigh Brewery, Denbigh, Wales

18 Denbigh Black (Cwrw Du’nbych) Celtic Porter – ABV 5.0%

A seriously chewy stout, brewed with lots of patent black malt and molasses sugar for a very distinctive taste.



East London Brewing Company, London

19 Cowcatcher  – ABV4.8%

American Pale Ale style beer, generously flavoured with fruity aromatic hops.


Ennerdale Brewery, Rowrah, Cumbria

20 Blonde – ABV 3.8%

A vivid blonde ale produced using only the finest maris otter malt and fresh lake district water which is then double hoped with two varieties of Goldings hops and finally fermented using our very own yeast to create a earthy floral ale with lemon and lime overtones with a remarkable clean final bitterness.


First Chop Brewing Arm, Salford

21 Pod – ABV 4.2%

A  Vanilla Stout – A well balanced session stout with hints of vanilla.

22 Sup – ABV 3.9%

Session IPA – A pale amber ale, genourously hopped with summit and mosaic.


Five Points Brewing Co., Hackney, London

23 Railway Porter – ABV 4.8%

A rich take on the London Porter, brewed with East Kent Goldings. Seven different malts give flavours of bitter chocolate, dark toffee and roasted coffee.


Franklins Brewing Co., Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex

24 Mama Knows Best – ABV 4.1%

Always listen to your mother! Drink this beer and you can’t go wrong! Refreshingly inspirational traditional English Best Bitter made with entirely English malt and showcasing Mosaic hops rich in mango, lemon and earthy pine.


Front Row Brewing Co., Congleton, Cheshire

25 Lomu – ABV 5.4%

All Black IPA, packed with New Zealand hops our tribute to the late Jonah Lomu


The Froth Blowers Brewing Co., Erdington, Birmingham

26 John Bulls Best – ABV 4.4%

A balanced beer with a malty start and a bitter finish.



Gower Brewery, Swansea, Glamorgan,

27 Gower Gold – ABV 4.5%

A thirst quenching golden ale. It has refreshing citrus flavours and the lovely aroma of the cascade hops. Brewed since December 2011 it has become an all-round firm favourite and is available all year round. This is a beer which is not to be missed.


Gyle 59, Thorncombe, Dorset

28 The Rye Saisonnier – ABV 4.1%

A Saison for the Autumn. Full of mist and spicy fruitfulness. Made with First Gold green hops, and using Saison yeast to compliment the gentle rye flavours from the malted rye.


Hornes Brewery, Bow Brickhill, Buckinghamshire

29 Triple Goat IPA – ABV 5.0%

A clean, crisp IPA with citrus characteristics resulting from a blend of malted barley and American hops.


Irwell Works Brewery, Ramsbottom, Bury
30 Copper Plate Bitter – ABV 3.8%

This is a traditional northern bitter copper coloured with a sharp bitterness and a full and complex flavour. An excellent session bitter that retains its flavour pint after pint.


Leyden Brewery, Nangreaves, Bury

31 Forever Bury – ABV 4.5%

This dark brown bitter has a distinct fruity aroma with a smooth malty finish, brewed officially for Forever Bury, the Bury FC Supporters Trust


Long Man Brewery, Litlington, Near Polegate, East Sussex

32 Copper Hop – ABV 4.2%

Copper in colour and Hoppy by nature; Vienna and Premium British Caramalt provide a balanced backbone for the intense tropical fruit aromas.

33 Long Blonde – ABV 3.8%

A light coloured golden ale with a distinctive hoppy aroma and crisp clean bitterness on the finish. Smooth light and refreshing.


Marble Brewery, Manchester

34 Pint – ABV 3.9%

This dry session bitter has a light malt base carrying a wonderful display of New Zealand hops, notes of citrus and grapefruit. Brewed to have plenty of character for an everyday bitter.


Mighty Oak Brewing Co., Maldon, Essex

35 Oscar Wilde – ABV 3.7%

A wonderfully mellow, nutty, moreish mild. Brewed using Maris Otter Pale, Crystal and Black malts and gently hopped with Challenger.


Oakham Ales, Peterborough

36 Akhenaten – ABV 4.9%

Aroma rich with kiwi fruit, a powerful taste of lime zest and citrus flavours yield to a hop resin background before you pay homage to a long bitter dry finish.


Outstanding Brewing Co. Ltd., Bury

37 Super Josh’s Outstanding Beer – ABV 4.0%

A pale hoppy beer to support Super Josh’s charity

38 Stout – ABV 5.5%

It’s smooth, jet black, dry and bitter. Balanced roasted barley flavours with a hint of liquorice leave you eager for more.


Peerless Brewing Co., Birkenhead

39 Knee Buckler IPA – ABV 5.2%

A wonderfully golden IPA style beer. At 5.2% there is good strength and lots of initial hop bitterness which is matched with a little hint of sweetness from the use of Crystal and Caramalts, The aftertaste and aroma comes from a blend of American hops, Citra, Cascade and Columbus which gives a distinct fruity finish. This fine IPA won Gold in the 2014 SIBA North beer competition in the Strong Bitters category.


Potbelly Brewery Ltd., Kettering, Northamptonshire

40 Potbelly BEST – ABV 3.8%

Brewed using a mixture of 4 different Malts together with Goldings hops to give a traditional Chestnut coloured Bitter. (Champion Camra Delapre 2015 BEST Bitter)
















Ramsbottom  Craft Brewery, Ramsbottom, Bury

41 Rammy Ale – ABV4.0%

Rammy Craft’s flagship beer, a modern clean tasting amber bitter, slightly citrusy aftertaste & a nutty undertone.

42 Vanilla Gold Wheat – ABV 4.7%

Wheat beer elements fused with this golden ale and flavoured with vanilla pods.


Rebel Brewing Co., Penryn, Cornwall

43 Penryn Pale Ale – ABV 4.3%

A fruity and hoppy nose with hints of peach and lemongrass, leaving a nice mellow bitterness on the tongue. – TASTE OF THE WEST GOLD WINNER

44 Sail Ale – ABV 4.0%

A refreshing and light golden ale, zesty on the nose with a hint of citrus to the taste, accompanied by a clean finish. – CAMRA GOLD AWARD WINNER

45 Eighty Shillings – ABV 5.0%

A Scottish style ale with a roasted malt flavour balanced by a slight bitterness and a mild hop aroma, – TRIPLE CAMRA GOLD AWARD WINNER & SUPREME CHAMPION BEER OF CORNWALL 2014 – 2015


Red Star Brewery, Liverpool, Merseyside

46 Formby IPA – ABV 4.0%

A pale session IPA with the added twist of a hint of Elderflower.


Reedley Hallows Brewery, Burnley

47 Pendleside – ABV 4.0%

A very light coloured beer, with hints of tropical fruits and spicy aftertaste.

48 New Laund Dark – ABV 4.4%

A dark stout. Sweet at first with a smokey, bitter finish.


Seven Bro7hers Brewery, Salford Quays, Salford

49 EPA – ABV: 4.8%

A classic English Pale Ale with a toasted malt base. The clever combination of English hops, marry together grapefruit flavours with pine, floral and green tea undertones, whilst delivering a slight spicy and zingy finish to your palate. A perfectly balanced beer fit for any occasion.


South Hams Brewery, Stokenham, Kingsbridge, Devon

50 Pandemonium – ABV 5.0%

The spirits of the forest are all flowing through this brew to bring you a bacchanalian delight of vim and vigour.


Torrside Brewing, High Peak,

51 Fire Damage – ABV 5.0%
A smooth, rich yet easy drinking stout with its feet firmly rooted in the smoked beer traditions of Germany.







Wily Fox Brewery, Wigan, Lancashire

52 Dublin Up – ABV 4.5%

A rich and moreish, ebony coloured Irish oatmeal stout.


Windswept Brewing Co., Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland

53 Blonde – 4.0%

A light, refreshing session ale with citrus notes and a crisp bitter finish.


Wriggle Valley Brewery, Ryme Intrinseca, Sherborne, Dorset

54 Copper Hoppa – ABV 4.5%

A beautiful deep copper/red coloured ale, medium bodied with a rich malty flavour and fruity nose.


Wye Valley Brewery, Stoke Lacy, Bromyard, Herefordshire

55 HPA – ABV 4.0%

Smooth on the palate, and boasts a citrus hop aroma leading to a balanced bitter finish. Locally grown Target and Celeia hops play an important part in making this such a distinctive beer.














146 Cider Company, Southampton

56 Hampshire Heritage Medium Cider – 6%

The original ‘146 Cider’, Hampshire Heritage is made from over 25 varieties of cider and desert varieties, blended as a 50/50 mix to give what we like to think as a Hampshire style of cider; a cider that has a moderate tannin and body whilst retaining a good sharpness too. It is easy drinking whilst packing a punch

57 Eastern Delight Dry Cider – 6%

The ‘eastern counties’ tradition of making cider uses just desert and culinary apples. This results in a light fruity cider with an acidic kick; perfect for a hot summer day! Eastern Delight follows this tradition, using high quality desert apples sourced locally – making it Hampshire born and bred.


Andrews Ales, , Annan, Dumfriesshire

58 Redgauntlet – 5.0%

A real cider made only from apples collected in Dumfriesshire. A full bodied scrumpy style, sharp to start then a lingering fruitiness to finish.


Beard And Sabre Cider, Cirencester

59 Apple Smuggler – 5.5%

A dry, still cider. Our flagship craft cider, a very smooth and mellow dry cider crafted from Somerset’s redstreak, tremletts bitter and bramley apples




Biddenden Vineyards, Biddenden, Kent

60 Strong Kentish Dry Cider – 8.4%


Broadoak Cider Company, Clutton, Somerset
61 Medium Sweet Perry – 7.5%


Gregg’s Pitt Cider & Perry, Much Marcle, Herefordshire
62  2014 Vintage Draught Perry, Aylton Red, Blakeney Red & Gregg’s Pitt – 6.0%
63 Thorn – single variety 2014 Draught Perry – 6.0%


Lambourn Valley Cider, Great Shefford , Hungerford, Berkshire

64  Swansong – 6.2%

A dry cider made from a  mixture of cider and culinary apples growing in West Berkshire and the Vale of the White Horse (Old Berkshire). The last pressing from Lambourn Valley!!!


Oliver’s Perry & Cider House, Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire

65 Classic Perry – 6%


Ross-on-Wye Cider and Perry Co., Ross-on-Wye

66 Still Dry Cider – 6%

A 10 apple blend which contains a mixture of sharp, bitter sharp, sweet and bittersweet cider apples making a complex delicious drink



Thornborough Cider, Thornborough, Bedale

67 Yorkshire Cider – 6%

Hand-pressed in the autumn from over 50 varieties of local apples using a traditional rack and cloth cider press. It is then left to ferment slowly through the Yorkshire winter to develop its flavour and strength. Unlike many ciders, it is unsulphited, unpasteurised and unfiltered, resulting in a deliciously refreshing and fruity dry cider.


Ventons Devon Cyder, Cullompton, Devon

68 Apple Vice – 6.5%

Medium, whole juice, Real Cyder from Devon made from a well balanced blend of Bittersharp and Bittersweet vintage cyder apple varieties. Full bodied soft tannins, fruity and smooth. An easy down choice for those who like something not too sweet and not too dry. Straw pressed, Oak matured

11th Forever Bury Beer Festival