Craft Beer Rising - London

The Old Truman Brewery


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Description

Thursday 22 February 2018 and 2 other dates
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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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
5

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
4
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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
5

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
5

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
5

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
4

Hi guys, please let me know if anyone is selling their ticket for saturday 7-12 section. Thanks
by on February 24th, 2017
4

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
5

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
4
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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
5
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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
5

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
5

This is a must do if you enjoy beer! We went on the Saturday day time session, great atmosphere, vast selection of beers, prices are affordable, music was good and the vendors were friendly. Looking forwards to CBR 17 Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on August 12th, 2016
5

2016 was our second visit and once again we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Things change each year but it's great to be able to try so many amazing and innovative British and American beers in one place 😀 Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-26
by on August 3rd, 2016
5

Excellent night. The beer selection was really comprehensive and the food great. I loved the concert too. I've spent an excellent moment with my friend. I'll be there next year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on March 11th, 2016
5

This was the 4th time I've been, favourite night of the yeat without a doubt. There is so much choice and so many unusual and quirky beers to try and the breweries are more than happy to chat and give away free samples. Can't wait for next year! Wish they could be more often. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on March 4th, 2016
5

Fantastic day very friendly bar staff on almost if not every stall with very keen and informative brewers will defo go again next year great venu, programme could have been a bit more helpful as was looking for one very small batch Brewer and had no information. In programme at all and took almost a hour trying to find it and once me and friends did the beer was sadly all gone Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
4

The event was really good, lots of choice as you would expect but also for the non beer drinkers. I look forward to this festival the most each year as the crowd seems that bit more friendly. only 1 complaint and that was we had tickets until 00:30, which were taken off us on entry and then we were kicked out at 17:30. no chance to get back in. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Really good! The atmosphere was really nice. Prices are affordable and music was good. Congrats for the organisation, it was perfect! I recommend it to anyone and I hope to see you soon! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Perfect evening - the brewers were all top notch and generous with the samples, top atmosphere in the place, the great staff, just fantastic all round. Definitely recommend it for a night out. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Top night, excellent beer, great selection available, good crowd, tasty food, clean toilets, friendly staff, wish I could have stayed longer. £22 a bit steep given we also had to pay for every drink. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-26
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Great night out, although I think £20 + £2 booking fee was a lot to pay. I can't drink too much beer but enjoyed the Auchentoshan whisky cocktails (with a free tin mug). Food was ok as needed to eat! Could be better. Music was fantastic and made the whole experience worthwhile. We went as a group, but the crowd was friendly and up for fun. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
4

Really enjoyed it and thought the layout was better than last year. Unfortunately the water pressure in the toilets was very poor so it was unhygienic. The central beer aisle was too narrow. The cider was a good idea, but that room was too loud. The music on Saturday night detracted from the beer and attracted people who weren't actually interested in good beer. More beer varieties next time please, not all IPA! Plus, for the entry fee, surely all breweries should have cups for tastings? Saying all this, I really enjoyed it and the brewers were all friendly and chatty. Oh, fewer non-craft mega breweries next year please! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
3

Had a good night, I think that £20 might be a tad too expensive for what it is, at least one actual drink being included may have helped. Having never been to a beer festival I don't know quite what I was expecting. The Cider section was wicked. I think the food looked like an after thought unfortunately. Will definitely give it another go next year though Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
3

Another great year of craft beer rising with improvements year on year. Great selection of beer from a range of small and larger breweries and international beer too. The Old Truman Brewery venue works well. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
4

Enjoyed talking to the brewers and there were lots of small ones - a big difference to most beer festivals (talking that is). Visited with my wheelchair user wife and the venue staff were excellent. Enjoyed the food offering too. If I was being picky (and an old git!) it didn't really need music in the beer area and the aisles could have done with being a bit wider. Plus a few more tables and chairs! The mens toilets were a pain too but this is down to the venue which did add to the occasion. We will return! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
4

Good venue, friendly staff within the Brewers providing good info of their product. Good food. My friends and myself really enjoyed the day. 😊 Shame it had to end. Bring on next year. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Very disappointing. For your £20 entry fee you get a glass and an advertising magazine that does not even list the drinks available. The organisers are cashing in on a trend and offering little in the way of benefit. The beer selection was vast, but many of the stalls were in no way "craft beers", large breweries (being ripped off as well with their stall fees) rather than giving tie newbies on the market a chance.
by on February 29th, 2016
1

Excellent beer selection from a wide range of breweries. I was impressed that most booths had most of their beers available throughout the evening - many other festivals I have been to run out of beer samples after the first two hours. Great planning by everyone involved. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
4

Excellent beer festival. 3rd time I've been now and it keeps getting better and better. Loads more breweries there this year and the cider space was a great addition. Will definitely be going next year. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Great night, loved the Cyder Space and happy to see that Cider is becoming more popular, the music was great too! Anywhere we can get some more glasses from? We left ours in the local curry house :-( Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Most amazing beer show I've been to. Great line up of beers and food with great organizers!! Really looking forward to attending it again next year. Please keep it going guys! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Seems to be a well run event. Bit of a shame to see some of the big boys there, masquerading as craft brewers, but I suppose that is unavoidable. It seems that it probably was for the best that I was unable to get trade tickets, as many of the brewers I spoke to said that the trade session was so busy they found it very hard to find time to talk to anyone, which would have negated my reason for going. As it was, a very enjoyable and useful day.. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
4

Mind blowing choice of beers and ciders all under one roof. Good to discover some new breweries and have a chat with the they guys at the event. Bring on next year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

I had no idea what to expect but had a great evening. The selection of beer was incredible. Discovered a huge number of beers. Looking forward to going back next year!! Cheers.
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Amazing spread of craft brewers from all over! We are looking forward to visiting a number of breweries as a result of the discoveries we made. Really friendly atmosphere and we can't wait for next year's event. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Excellent night, great venue, amazing people and fab music. We all had a great time....still recovering 24 hrs later!!! Will defo go again, already planning the next!!!! The beers were epic too 😂 Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

Amazing beer festival with some great live music To go with it It, so many tasty new beers to try. I will definitely be going to this festival again! Highly recommended! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

SO. MUCH. FUN! What a great deal. So many beers to sample, too small a bladder. Learned a lot, tasted some great beers, ate some great food to tie me over, danced to some great music. AND managed to not lose my souvenir glass :) Will be back next year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
5

My friends and I had an excellent time trying a lot of beer during the Saturday PM Craft Beer Rising event! I definitely recommend it to others - and will do it again! It was a bit hard finding your way though - I wish there was an easier way to navigate the options of beers! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-27
by on February 29th, 2016
4

This was our first visit and we enjoyed the event enormously. There was a great beer selection which was well priced as was the food available. We went to the talk on matching beers and food which was informative and fun-thanks for providing this in the evening as well as during the day. Our only comments for improvement would be to ensure the staff were better informed on where things were and that the toilets were checked and cleaned a bit more regularly otherwise a great experience. Sent from my iPad Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-26
by on February 28th, 2016
4

I've attended a few beer festivals in the past (such as Great British Beer Festival) and CBR was a solid improvement on many of these which usually have the same old british ale & lager etc. that you'll find in any pub. The beer was generally quite unique, and whilst it may not all have mass market appeal I didn't taste a single beer that I regretted. Fantastic food as well - a few different stalls were operating and I didn't have any issue with lines (no more then you'd expect for a packed venue in London). It'd be nice if the number of attendees was slightly more restrained as it was extremely busy, but again - it's London, so it's what you expect. I don't agree with Nick's 1 star review or comments at all and will definitely be going back next year! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-26
by on February 28th, 2016
4

WOW, my first time attending CBR. I didn't know what to expect and this event blew my mind. If you are into craft beer scene this one is not to be missed. Already added to my calendar for next year. Great selection of venue too. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-26
by on February 28th, 2016
5

The beers were not to my taste, most were samey, gassy, over chilled and bland. I tried at most 2 beers that I'd have again. The food took far too long to be served but was good when it finally arrived. The venue is good and the music/atmosphere were good. Overall poor value, luckily I was in good company but would rather have been down the pub. Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 2016-02-26
by on February 28th, 2016
1

This will be my 3rd year in a row at Craft Beer Rising! Great breweries, great beers and great food! Always in the calendar and it really is a must go to event!!! Visited The Old Truman Brewery on 1970-01-01
by on January 1st, 1970
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