Following a successful event last year at city centre hotspot Kampus, Summer Beer Thing is set to bring back beer, food and music to the waterside destination again this year, as part of a three-day garden festival with some of the best local brewers. Summer Beer Thing will be a celebration of all things beer, and is set to take place between June 30 and July 2 below Kampus’ bustling bungalow.
Founded by the team behind Common, Summer Beer Thing is the sister festival of Indy Man Beer Con and will embark on its sixth year this June. With DJs bringing the garden party vibes all weekend long, beer taps will be nestled through the lush gardens, offering hoppy, session, fruits and sours amongst others.
As well as the latest seasonal and regional beers from some of the UK’s best breweries, for the first time visitors will also be able to indulge in ‘festival specials’ – one-off drinks created just for festival-goers by each of Kampus’ indie bars and restaurants.
Louise Bruin at Summer Beer Thing, said: “Summer Beer Thing started as a showcase festival to get people together in the sunshine and celebrate all the seasonal ales from the UK’s best breweries. Year on year it’s grown and we now have thousands joining us over each weekend.
“Recent years have been really challenging for independent breweries, so it’s vital we get behind them. What better way than a massive summer party? This year will be all about seasonal bevs in the city’s best beer garden at Kampus. We’re going to pack the space with taps and collaborate with all the Kampus independents to offer more food and drink choices than ever before.”
The brewery line-up is yet to be announced however previous brewers have included the likes of Cloudwater Brew Co, Vocation Brewery, Pomona Island, Runaway Brewery and Zapato Brewery. Tickets are on sale now, and you can get yours here.