Stocks Bar – Beer, Blues and Jazz Festival

As mentioned in the previous post, the Stocks bar in Abingdon has seen a huge improvement to its beer range and cellar quality over the last year to become one of the best real ale pubs in the Oxford area.

It is holding its 3rd beer festival this weekend (Friday 3rd April – Monday 6th April). Previous beer festivals have been very good with an excellent range of beers, mostly locally sourced.

There is Live jazz friday night from 9pm
The Abingdon Swing Band are playing sunday afternoon from 2.30pm with a BBQ
Live Big Boys Blues Band sat night from 9pm

This is the Ale that will be available during the course of the festival on a rotational basis. There will be 30 ales available of which 12 are from local breweries.

  • Jennings Cockerhoop 4.6%
  • Jennings Snecklifter 5.1%
  • Jennings Golden Host 4.3%
  • Ringwood Best Bitter 3.8%
  • Marstons Old Empire 5.7%
  • Marstons Pedigree 4.5%
  • Wychwood Paddy’S TOUT 4.3%
  • Wychwood Dragon’s Bite 4.0%
  • Wychwood Hobgoblin 4.5%
  • Brakspear Bitter 3.4%
  • H.B Clarks Daffodil Dream 4.4%
  • H.B Clarks No Angel 4.0%
  • Hook Norton 303 4.0%
  • Okells Spring Ram 4.2%
  • Dr Okells IPA 4.5%
  • West Berkshire Brewery Ale Hoof 4.3%
  • West Berkshire Brewery Dr Hexters Healer 5.0%
  • West Berkshire Brewery Lions Tooth 4.3%
  • Box steam Brewery Steam Porter 5.0%
  • Box steam Brewery Tunnel Vision 4.2%
  • Jarrow Brewery Caulker 4.2%
  • Castlerock Brewery Elsie Mow 4.7%
  • Hambleton Brewery Stud 4.3
  • Hambleton Brewery Stallion 4.2%
  • Tom Woods Brewery Barn Dance 4.2%
  • Pot Belly Brewery Red Wing 4.8%
  • White Horse Brewery Porter 5.0%
  • White Horse Brewery Giant 4.3%
  • Pit stop Brewery Hamilton 6.0%
  • Pit Stop Brewery Sump 7.0%

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