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LIVE at the Great British Beer Festival!

Season 5, Ep. 5

We are reporting LIVE from the Great British Beer Festival, taking place from 2-6 August at Olympia London!

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In this episode, we speak to Festival Organiser Catherine Tonry about organising a beer show of this size. We also shine a spotlight on some of the great features at this year's event - including our Discovery Bar, the book launch for World's Greatest Beers with author chats and the launch of our new beer & rugby competition (enter here:

Our hosts Clare, Alison and Simon are on the ground throughout the day speaking to brewers, judges and punters, and reporting live on the winner of CAMRA's first-ever homebrew competition.

We also have a special code for listeners to get a free case of beer from Beer52!

Grab a case for free courtesy of our pals at Beer52 by going to and covering the meagre postage cost of £5.95. What’s more, as a special offer for our listeners they’ll throw in 2 extra beers - FOR FREE! That’s 10 unique craft beers!

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