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The festival ran over three days from Wednesday 9 - Friday 11 February 2011, opening from 12.00 - 23.00 each day.
Everyone was welcome, you didn’t have to be a CAMRA member to attend.
Some 177 real ales from all over Britain were available during the festival as well as ciders & perries and a good selection of bottled and draught foreign beers.
Hot and cold food was available at each session.
Entry to the festival cost £3 (£2 before 17.00 on Wednesday) with current CAMRA members receiving a £1 discount on Wednesday and Thursday.
You can download a web version of the complete Battersea Beer Festival 2011 Programme from www.batterseabeerfestival.org.uk/documents/BatterseaProgramme2011.pdf (2.56MB).
Please Note: The following beers started the festival in reserve and were made available as and when space was available as the festival continued: battersea2011beersonthefloor.pdf (77KB).
You can see some photos of the festival at flickr.com/groups/batterseabeerfestival.
The South West London CAMRA Pub of the Year 2010 winner was announced from the stage at the festival on Thursday afternoon. The winning pub was The Bricklayer’s Arms in Putney [photo] which also won in 2006 and 2008. Runner up was the Eagle Ale House, SW11 with the nearby Nightingale, SW12 in third. All 1,400+ South West London CAMRA branch members were entitled to vote for their favourite from the eight short-listed pubs on the voting form they receive with the branch Christmas mailout.