Craft Beer Rising - London

  • 188 reviews
  • The Old Truman Brewery


  • Festival, Food & Drink and Daytime
  • Tickets from £12.00 - £20.00
  • Brick Lane
  • Electro, Funk & Soul and House Music
  • Over 18
  • This event has taken place.
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

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.


The Old Truman Brewery

91 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, E1 6QL


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.



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 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


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!


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.





Ticket Event time Cost
Early Bird Friday
Ticket includes programme and CBR glass
18:30 - 00:30 £17.00
Standard Friday Eve
Ticket includes programme and CBR glass
18:30 - 00:30 £20.00
Early Bird Sat Day
Ticket includes programme and CBR glass
12:00 - 17:30 £17.00
Standard Sat Day
Ticket includes programme and CBR glass
12:00 - 17:30 £20.00
Early Bird Sat Eve
Ticket includes programme and CBR glass
18:30 - 00:30 £17.00
Standard Sat Eve
Ticket includes programme and CBR glass
18:30 - 00:30 £20.00
Early Bird Thursday Eve
Ticket includes programme and CBR glass
18:30 - 00:30 £12.00
Standard Thursday Eve
Ticket includes programme and CBR glass
18:30 - 00:30 £15.00



91, Brick Lane, E1 6QL


Brick Lane


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