Craft Beer Rising - London

The Old Truman Brewery


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Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Tickets from £12
Festival, Food & Drink, Daytime, Live Music
Electro, Funk & Soul, House Music, Jazz
Brick Lane
Over 18


On 22nd, 23rd & 24th February 2018 Craft Beer Rising - the UK's biggest craft beer festival - is returning to the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane; and it's bigger and better than ever before.

LOCATION

The Old Truman Brewery

91 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, E1 6QL

BEER

Beer fans travel from afar to taste the beers, check out product launches and for the rare chance to meet the faces behind the brands. This year 175 breweries will exhibit at CBR with well-established beer brands such as Meantime, Sierra Nevada and Oakham Ales sitting alongside local rising stars like Gipsy Hill, Brixton Breweryand Mondo. Exciting new additions for 2018 include Lost + Found A.BL, Unity Brewing Co and Fierce Beer amongst others, while brews like Orchard Pig, Thistly Cross Cider and Sheppys represent the Cider world.



See here for full list of breweries in attendance.

MUSIC

Thursday

On Thursday evening Massive Attack’s Daddy G will take to the decks laying down his signature selection of dub, reggae, funk, disco and hip hop alongside Bristol’s Boca 45 on warm up duties

Friday

Friday evening sees renowned beatsmith and world champion DJ Krafty Kuts provide the soundtrack with a special guest performance form renowned Radio 6 selector Don Letts

Saturday

Acid house innovator and Hacienda legend A Guy Called Gerald will take control of the turntables on Saturday night ably backed up by local cahoots London Disco Society.

All this plus more acts which will be announced soon!

FOOD

In order to keep guests well fuelled and energised, mouthwatering food is on offer from a selection of London based street food traders. Kolkati will be bring India to London with their knock-out hot kati rolls while Prairie Fire BBQ, London's only traditional Kansas City BBQ, will serve up grilled meats. Le Bao offer taiwanese steamed buns such as their award winning pork belly and crispy chicken while Sheffield’s ‘dipped pork BBQ & gravy shack’ Salty Loins also join the fun amongst others.

A selection of beer snack outfits will also be in the food hall with The Curators selling a range of mouth-watering jerky and Serious Pig offering classics like snacking salami and oven-roast pork crackling. Established in 1797, cheese experts Paxton & Whitfield will have a selection of cheese boards on offer to cater for the growing trend of people pairing cheese with beers. This is just a taste of the food on offer during the festival with more traders being announced during the forthcoming week.

 

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Location

The Old Truman Brewery
91 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, E1 6QL

Area:
East London


Terms

1. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior, during or after the event. The ticket holder voluntarily agrees that the management, venue, event participants, DesignMyNight (WFL Media Ltd) and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners and employers are expressly released by the ticket holder from any claims arising from such causes. 2. Tickets are issued subject to the rules and regulations of the venue.3. Please check your tickets, as mistakes cannot always be rectified.4. Occasionally, events are cancelled or postponed by the promoter, team, performer or venue for a variety of reasons. If the event is cancelled, please contact us for information on receiving a refund from the responsible party. If the event was moved or rescheduled, the venue or promoter may set refund limitations. It is your responsibility to ascertain the date and time of any rearranged event.5. The venue reserves the right to refuse admission and may on occasion have to conduct security searches to ensure the safety of the patrons.6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.8. Tickets are sold subject to the venue or promoter's right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its control without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets.9. If this ticket is re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain by anyone other than the promoter, venue management, DesignMyNight or one of their authorised sub-agents, it will become voidable and the holder may berefused entry to or ejected from the venue.10. The venue may operate a No Smoking Policy.11. The promoter, venue management and DesignMyNight accept no responsibility for any personal property.12. The event listed on the purchased ticket is strictly for ticket holders who are over 18 years of age. Identification may be required.

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Great day session again, well worth the money (especially if you book early when the tickets are first released!) Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 26th, 2018
5

a bit crowded but that was to be expected on a Saturday night. That time of day isn't one for the purists but you couldn't fault the stalls, brewers, beers and food. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 7th, 2018
4

Friendly Long que for men's loo Interesting beer and cider Can try before you buy Would recommend Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 7th, 2018
4

A brilliant experience. Excellent queue management, plenty of seats, plenty of room despite being very busy and lots and lots of excellent beers. Some awesome food too! To make the event better, some more regard for people with mobility issues (there were some steep steps on the way in and no obvious sign of a lift) would have been appreciated. Also some brief tasting notes on the beers on offer would have been great. See you next year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 4th, 2018
5

I couldn’t tell you if it was good but if the fact I slept on my bathroom floor for 6 hours and chundered about 12 times the next day I’m going to say that it was amazing Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 3rd, 2018
5

We loved it. So many great breweries and beer. The only negative thing is that the music was much too loud. We want to talk together and it was almost impossible. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on March 3rd, 2018
4

Great gig great ambience and wonderful breweries and brews well organised Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on March 3rd, 2018
5

Thought £20 was steep for a ticket, but liked the brewery's and vendors that were chosen. Had a great time again. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 2nd, 2018
4

Absolutely amazing experience! Had an amazing time and would love to come back again. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 2nd, 2018
5

Superb brilliant choice incredible talks Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 2nd, 2018
5

Great event will be back! Massive selection of beers and ciders and music good Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on March 1st, 2018
5

less large breweries are needed and there needs to be more gents toilets! The independents that are there were good though... Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 28th, 2018
3

Entry queue moved quickly, there were a good variety of beers, as well as a good variety of food vendors. No complaints--it made for a nice visit to London. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 28th, 2018
5

another great event, it has got larger from the previous year we went but it still felt really cool and interesting. The all the brewery staff look like they are having a good time too which really helps the whole atmosphere of the event. Oh and the beer is great too! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 28th, 2018
5

Another fantastic time at Craft Beer rising. Really nice to see a few improvements from last year which really made the night more enjoyable. There was much more choice on the food stalls (though another gluten free option would be great), and the games throughout the venue were good fun. All the stalls are friendly and happy to discuss the details of their beers and processes. Would recommend! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 28th, 2018
5

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by on February 28th, 2018
5

Can’t wait for next year, we had a fantastic weekend taking in a show Friday night and CBR on Saturday afternoon , slept of Saturday afternoon session then easy horny Home on Sunday afternoon Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 27th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 27th, 2018
4

Fantastic as usual! Shame the big, long established breweries are more visible. Hope it makes them improve their beer. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 27th, 2018
4

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 27th, 2018
5

Music way too loud outside of the designated Music room & broken toilets meaning queues for the mens! Not sure how hygenic it is everyone using their own glass for beer from stall to stall, reusing the same glass isn't something any decent pub would allow, this is called the fresh glass requirement. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 27th, 2018
3

Everything was great, although the music (and acoustics) was a little loud which made it difficult to chat. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 27th, 2018
4

People from Barcelona says!!!!! amazing festival, the next year we will come back thaks Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Good venue and great selection of breweries to cover all tastes. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

CBR is one of the best beer festivals in the South and each year it gets better and better. There are the corporate breweries but these are more than compensated for by the new upcoming breweries present. The beer selection is great and the atmosphere is buzzing but friendly. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

We had a great time, being able to chat to brewers that I was unfamiliar with and hear their stories and their plans for the future was one of the standout moments for me as well as the fantastic beers on offer. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Great gig great ambience and wonderful breweries and brews well organised Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 26th, 2018
5

It was amazing and getting to experience new brewery Double-Barrelled Brewery was a highlight! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Fantastic as usual, but Unfortunately the toilets which we used did not have any soap in them and the ones that were there were broken. This should not happen especially with all the cold and flu viruses going around at the minute so hopefully you fix this for next year. I approached the security guards outside one of the toilets and mentioned it to them, to which they did not know what to do and I don’t think they even bothered to even go and ask the right people to get the situation fixed. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5
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Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Not quite sure what the £22 was for... a glass? The privilege to spend more money? You've priced yourself out of the market I'm afraid. After 5 years it's lost its soul....way too commercial....no more! Enjoy spending my money! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
1

Even better than last year, with some fabulous breweries present, great conversations and or course samplings and a wonderful US Craft Beer talk and tasting. Can't wait for next year! Would love to get the brochure of the event in advance though, as always read it on the way back and see something I'd missed! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Awesome selection of craft brewers, as always. It's worth going, every year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Fantastic event generally but I think the music should have been more eclectic, maybe more rock or indie based instead of like a nightclub. I think this would have been more appreciated by the crowd attending. More food outlets, at more reasonable prices. More variety in the types of drinks available, exploring ciders, ginger ales and spirit drinks too. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Excellent event!!! Well organized and not as crowded as other beer events (at least on Thursday). Keep doing it and we'll come again next year. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Good size venue although very crowded in the "aisles" cant fault the amazing selection of drinks and foods....however the music was a bit too loud at times to talk to friends (repetitive genre of music) ...overall a nice experience but the entry price was way too expensive and we didn't even get at least 1 free food and drink voucher. Definitely a one off unless it comes down in price! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
3

Absolutely awesome! Large selection of beers on display and a lively atmosphere. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Great selection of new and established brewers boasting some fantastic beers. Variety of food was excellent - the bratwurst hot dogs were amazing. Looking forward to returning next year. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Great fun and a well organised event. Will be back next year no doubt Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Seriously epic! So many breweries and beer to try. I got to try a couple of absolute bucket list beers! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 26th, 2018
4

This was the best one in the 5 years I've been going. queue looked worse than it was. Once inside brilliant event and some of the best beers I've tried. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

CBR is one of the best beer festivals in London. Amazing beers and very nice atmosphere. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Honestly? It was awesome the atmosphere was fantastic and we danced until the end! I went with my Son and other half with also a group of workmates and everyone said how fantastic it was! I will definitely be buying tickets next year 🍻👍😃 Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

This even was great fun, buzzy but not so busy that you were queuing constantly. The food queues were longer though so opted just for snacks. Tried some really interesting beers and thoroughly enjoyed the evening Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Really good day and good beer, but pretty expensive given that it was £20 for a ticket. Most beers were £1.50 or £2.00 for 1/3 of a pint, or £4.00 for a pint. Food was also quite expensive - £9 to £10 for most items - would recommend leaving the building and finding somewhere else on Brick Lane to eat. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

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by on February 26th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Over sold, too busy, couldn’t speak to any of the traders and really didn’t enjoy this compared to other festivals (I would guess the direct competition would be LCBF). Positives: Cloakroom was efficient Merch was cheap No queues to get in Negatives: Too busy (to enjoy any time with stakeholders) Very crowded in walkways Bouncers appeared not to be tackling aggressively drunk individuals Not an enjoyable atomisphere due to the cramped conditions and being bumped into constantly by drunk people Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
1

We had early bird tickets for the Saturday day time, expecting this to be a little less busy and rowdy than the Saturday night. This event is clearly over capacity, not legally obviously - but for comfort and the ability to actually spend any meaningful time sampling beers in the presence of the breweries. We were there for an hour roughly 15:30 until 16:30. We left after this, bitterly disappointed as we had travelled from Nottingham for this. Looks like we will stick with the London Craft Beer Festival from now on. If you just want to get wasted, enjoy drunk people pushing through you and spilling drinks all over you while door staff just watch on, don’t mind crowded walkways where it takes a battle to get from stand to stand, little to no crowd management to control the flow of public or keep fire routes clear and no meaningful time spent with breweries - this is the festival for you. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
1

Really top event - organisation was bang on, venue was set up to maximise space - fab food and drink had by all!!! :-) Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

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by on February 26th, 2018
4

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by on February 26th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Third visit to CBR and it keeps getting better. Although the queue looks bad when you arrive in Brick Lane the team at CBR get you in really quickly. Meeting brewers with a passion for quality beer is amazing. The venue is great but the only reason for 4 stars and not 5 is the toilets are not sufficient for the amount of people who are consuming vast quantaties of brilliant beer. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Excellent, fantastically organised. Great job. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Awesome event with an incredibly extensive selection of some quality craft beers. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Very good location. A lot bigger than I thought it was going to be. Friendly and great atmosphere. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Another great year at the Beer craft rising festival, looking forward to the next one. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Another fantastic year at Craft Beer Rising. It’s so good to get the time to chat with brewers while sampling their wares. Yet again, I’ve discovered some new favourites and can’t wait for next year. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

we really enjoyed the beer festival. not too busy that you couldn't find your way round and get drinks. lots of great ideas for my beer festival here in Jersey in September! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Well organised, stewards collecting tickets in the queue outside before hand. Other quick to react to any disturbance !! Good selection of beers. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Went to the afternoon session and it was amazing. Will be going again next time Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Very good. One comment: the music was turned up over the session. By the end it was difficult to talk. We met two brewery reps who has lost their voices because they had been shouting. A little lower on music volume next year pls. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Always one of the best nights of the year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Great range of beer & nice street food. Awesome venue. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Great array of beers and vendors. At the peak times the gangways became a little difficult to get around or approach some bars to what was on offer. Still think with all you get is a glass and magazine entry is too high, i am obviously a sucker for craft beer and my enthusiasm gets the better of my wallet so paid it. I wonder how many though share these feelings. Overall the breweries great engagement with us drinkers shone through and happy to say 4****. Hope it doesn’t get dearer next year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Good selection of beer and nice atmosphere. However all you get for your £20 is a glass. Pay for everything else! Also way too many people. Couldn’t get near some of the breweries. Also no clear exit signage so difficult to find way out through the crush..... Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
2

Best trade show around...great atmos....well run.....cool... Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Brilliant day session. Good beer, music & atmosphere. This is our first beer festival and won’t be the last. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Beer drinkers’ dream and great food to accompany the huge choice of drinks Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

A great event! vastly superior to any beer festival in the USA. More selection than anywhere I've ever been. Thank you! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

If you love beer, cider, ales then this is the place to be. Fantastic day out. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

The event was well organised as it has been in previous years. The main criticism I had was that the quality of breweries were not as high as before. For example, Shepherd Neame, Hoffmeister and Adnams were all present, when what they are producing can hardly be called ‘craft beer’. Also, if more places took card, that would have been helpful. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
3

Great festival again this year, some great unknown breweries showcased. Only comment to consider would be to not increase prices too much next year as other festivals that are all inclusive are getting closer in price after drinks. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

The toilets are still an issue folks. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Good atmosphere and great beers. Nice to make some new friends. Be nice to have a different design on the beer glass next year though Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Great event. Great beers. Fair prices. Food offer could be better, but we still had abgreat time! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Great beer and tunes. Food wasn't bad either. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

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by on February 26th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Large choice of vendors, laid back atmosphere, and most importantly, great beer! Tried several different styles and even took away a fine selection too. Its only downfall is that the event is located in a really seedy part of London that I would only go to for this festival. That being said, will be back next year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

Great atmosphere, yummy beer and great range Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

A little pricey but the event was really worth it - amazing music scene, tasty and enjoyable drinks and friendly staff. Had a very exciting and memorable night with my group of friends. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
5

The first couple of times I went to Craft Beer Rising they operated on a token basis; i.e. you paid for the beer with tokens you bought at a kiosk near the coat room. After a couple of years the system was that every booth had a card machine to accept payments for beer. This was indeed the case last year. This year however I had a nasty surprise in that roughly half of the booths only accepted cash. This is a bit of a regression from previous years where cards have gone from being universally accepted to not being accepted. Generally speaking places go from being cash only to accepting cards (and in some cases make the full transition to CARD-only). This is one of those rare cases where card acceptance is in fact going down. However if the vendors to choose to go down this route, I would like CBR to at least attempt to mitigate this by installing a cash point within the venue; or perhaps switch back to a token based system. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 26th, 2018
4

Couldn't believe the sheer size of the venue and choice of drinks and food. Superb event. Will be back next year!! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
4

Great fun and lots of interesting beers to taste. Would definitely visit again. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 25th, 2018
4

A bit expensive the ticket. The rest was ok. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
3

Awesome event. Big space, filled to the brim with craft beer from all over the world. Lot of fun Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

Great beer, great music! Venue is very good with very clean ladies' loos. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

Great beer, great music! Venue is very good with very clean ladies' loos. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

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by on February 25th, 2018
5

Second CBR I’ve been too and have loved it both times! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

Loved the event! Wide range of beers from around the world. Really friendly atmosphere. Cannot wait for next year! The only problem was lack of clarity with some stalls regarding cash or card. There was a few times where a stall was cash only without advertising that fact. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
4

Good, fun event. However can't believe there was no trade day on offer - I manage a busy central London bar with very high volumes in craft beer, in order to have a conversation with any of the exhibitors I had to fight past the revelers and shout across the desk. I understand the CBR maybe sees itself more as a public event rather than for trade, but it seems strange to have ditched the trade aspect. I also can't believe I was expected to pay the entrance fee and then retail prices for the products, when I was primarily there to source beers to buy in. Still good fun from a personal perspective, but professionally maybe didn't really fulfil its potential. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 25th, 2018
3

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
4

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

I went with my husbsnd and friends to the 12-5 session. My friend and I aren’t massive beer drinkers but there is a wine and cocktail bar there. The men loved the beers, the atmosphere is great , good food stalls , great music. We all really enjoyed it and would definitely recommend it. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-24
by on February 25th, 2018
5

Great night, excellent beer and not to busy. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

1st time going to the CBR beer festival, and it willl not be my last! Really great event. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
4

Great range of beers, good atmosphere, music a bit too loud. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

We were visiting from Berlin and it was a funny friendly nicht. Great Event, however the food area need some kind of Ventilation. Tasting was great, thanks! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

Couldn’t go and wasn’t allowed a refund for my ticket even after contacting them straight away. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 25th, 2018
1

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
4

Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
4

Great choice of beers, food could be a bit better Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
4

I enjoyed previous years more. While it was busy and the music was good the whole thing screamed money machine more than an appreciation of beers. No free tokens for a few beers and no more tokens at all plus going contactless while convenient just made it easier for people to pay for what was very overpriced different quantities of beer and while some of the food was OK the majority was poor and over priced also. Time to look for a new smaller more fun and focused event looking at getting craft beers to people without charging through the nose. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
2

Always a great experience. The number and diversity of exhibitors and the friendly crowd and brewery staff who are always passionate about their craft and product make this event a highlight on the calendar. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
5

Great evening although Security was very aggressive at 1205 and wouldnt let us use the toilets before leaving ! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-23
by on February 25th, 2018
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Great night out. Always amazed at how many people are devoted to brewery intriguing craft beers. Thanks to you all Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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by on February 24th, 2018
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Had a fabulous time at CBR 2018. Fantastic beers and cider, good food and a really chilled vibe. Loved every minute - totalky exceeded expectations. Hope there's a CBR 2019! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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by on February 24th, 2018
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by on February 24th, 2018
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by on February 24th, 2018
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There was a great beer selection and the whole set up was really convenient. It would be cool to include more craft beers from the USA, although the Virginia beers I had were honestly a little boring. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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Fantastic night out, the website is total crap though Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
4

Great night. Great beers. Only criticism is that they were selling pints in glasses that are much smaller than a pint. Don't get ripped off..stick to2/3 pints when ordering Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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by on February 24th, 2018
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we went with friends and all had great fun evening Didn’t realise how many stands and different beets there are ! We tried our best to experiment as many as possible, I am afraid we have to go back and try some more next time 🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺 Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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Excessively expensive, even for London. Poor choice of overpriced food and the £15 entrance fee was totally unjustified. Someone profited massively out of this and they will never take my money again. Beer was OK but averaging £3 for a half is just blatant taking the juice. Don’t even get me started on the totally inadequate toilets. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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by on February 24th, 2018
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Brilliant! Fantastic beer and lovely people Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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A wide variety of beers and ales on offer, great food and some decent tunes to round the evening off. The Truman Brewery is a really good location for an event such as this. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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by on February 24th, 2018
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Too noisy! Apart from that it was lots of fun. Had one of the best beers I’ve ever tasted. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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Absolutely amazing. It’s a must every year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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Great selection of brewery's on display. Worked on Butcombe stand Thursday evening and was overwhelmed by the positive comments towards our beers. Good atmosphere! Look forward to next year Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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An excellent night out with a huge range of beers and ciders to suit all tastes Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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More competitions to win free merch. Bring back show hawk again from last year. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2018-02-22
by on February 24th, 2018
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What a fabulous experience last year - about to get tickets to go again! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2017-02-25
by on October 25th, 2017
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Been to this for the last couple of years and it has always been a lot of fun. Arrived early and be prepared to queue to get in. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on October 16th, 2017
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A lot of fun this year! Good beer and good music! Will definitely by CBR 2018! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2017-02-25
by on October 16th, 2017
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Absolutely LOVED CBR!! Amazing street food, live music, and of course craft beer! I took my boyfriend, a fellow beer lover, and was a really fun and different date night for us. Loved the CBR souvenir glass hat we still use, and the handbook so we could remember out favorites and can continue to enjoy them. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2017-02-24
by on September 28th, 2017
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What to say about this Festival?! If you're a lover of craft beer, street food and live music there's not many best places to be when it come that time of year that CBR is in town. Breweries from all over the world meets into one place giving you a chance to taste as many beers as you can all in one night! Already looking forward to CBR18 [there is going to be a CBR18 right?! :) ] Great souvenir too, the CBR glass which you can use on the night and then keep and the handbook which gives you more info about everything. One more thing I really enjoyed the live videos from their facebook page. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2017-02-25
by on February 27th, 2017
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Superb night with some really excellent (and rare) beers on offer. Foundrs KDS and Goose Islands Bourbon stout being the highlights. Only real downside was the queues for the toilets - maybe they should think about bringing in the portable urinals you get at festivals to make it a bit more pleasant for everyone. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2017-02-24
by on February 25th, 2017
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Hi guys, please let me know if anyone is selling their ticket for saturday 7-12 section. Thanks
by on February 24th, 2017
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Visited last year, can't wait for 2017! A huge selection of craft beers - in fact much more than one can safely sample within one evening. Some nice food as well Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2017-02-24
by on February 17th, 2017
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Was great afternoon last year ( Saturday 2016) going to try out the Friday night this year can't wait Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on January 30th, 2017
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Fab event. 2016 was our first visit and it definitely didn't disappoint! Great selection of beer and cider, plus some really yummy street food options. Wish we could've stayed longer! Will be back for 2017! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on January 3rd, 2017
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Cracking event, attend every year without fail. Not only a beer festival but also a mini music festival. Relaxed vibes, real independent feel and great for a group of six out of towners to spend a day in London.
by on December 18th, 2016
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Craft Beer Rising is definite date for the diary. It covers all the important bases, beer, music, food and friendship. On the two occasions I've been it's been a great time. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-26
by on December 5th, 2016
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