The week, which runs from Friday 24 August – Sunday 2 September, features tours, tastings, tap takeovers, brewery open days, food, music and exclusive festival brews. On the opening night alone, three exclusive brews – the result of collaborations with Dark Star, UnBarred and Kiln breweries – will be launched at the North Laine Brewhouse, and both Franklins and Brighton Bier will unveil new beers. On the same night there will also be tap takeovers from award-winning breweries Siren and Northern Monk, and a unique, sky-high beer tasting in the British Airways i360, hosted by Harvey’s Brewery.
Sussex brewery, Burning Sky, will host their 5th birthday celebrations at The Prince Albert and eight local breweries will get together to host a beer festival on Brighton’s Palace Pier.
Brighton and Hove Beer Week’s founder is award-winning beer writer and broadcaster, Emma Inch. She says,
“I’m absolutely astounded by the range and quality of events that are on offer during this, the very first Brighton & Hove Beer Week. I’ve been so impressed by the creativity and spirit of collaboration that has been shown by the venues and the breweries who have all worked so hard together to make this such a landmark event. It will showcase exactly what it is about Brighton & Hove that makes it such a special place to enjoy great beer!”