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Hawkshead Brewery and Spring Beer Festival!

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Picture yourself in a sun soaked Cumbrian village on a Friday in late March; with the weekend beckoning and just about to head into a Spring Beer Festival with 50+ beers waiting, all on hand pull to include the SIBA 2011 Champion beers. Life does not get much better.

As a keen Lake District walker I have known about the village of Staveley for many years, first as pain in the arse village to drive through; this before being bypassed as part of the A591 improvement works, then more recently as the location of the excellent Eagle & Child pub which our walking group found courtesy of The Good Beer Guide a good few years back and finally as the location of the new offices of our Brewery Accountants. 

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