CRAFT BEER RISING: FULL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR UK’S BIGGEST COLLABORATIVE CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
Craft Beer Rising – has today announced its full line-up, promising a weekend of beer, street food and music in Glasgow.
Hosted by Drygate Brewing Co., the three-day festival runs 19th – 21st September with over 3,000 people expected to attend.
No fewer than 35 of the UK and world’s leading craft breweries will be exhibiting.
Local brewers such as WEST, Williams Bros. and Fyne Ales will showcase alongside international favourites including Sierra Nevada, Blue Moon and Bellerose.
Burger Bear of London, Meat Hook (sausage specialists), Meat Merchant (authentic biltong) and Aye Love Real Food (rare breed Scotch eggs) will provide a street food-inspired menu.
Beer cocktail making and live collaborative brewing will also take place.
Music at Craft Beer Rising will focus on local talent thanks to an eclectic line-up curated by Kiltr.
Headline acts include Glasgow club legends Optimo on Friday, a hip-hop set from Mia Dora on Saturday afternoon, and producer The Revenge on Saturday night.
Mungo’s HiFi, followed by DJ Andy Smith (Portishead, Prodigy) and Boca45, will wrap-up Sunday’s event.
Colin Johnston – Operations Director at Drygate Brewing Co. – explained more:
“As a young craft brewery, it’s an honour to host so many of our peers here at Drygate.
“From day one, we’ve been inspired by the spirit of collaboration, something that resonates with Craft Beer Rising and this new wave of cultural craft beer festivals that absorb elements such as music and food into the mix.
“The opportunity to experience new things and exchange ideas – for festival goers and exhibitors alike – is really exciting.”
Craft beer rising founder Daniel Rowntree added:
“A thriving craft beer community and world renowned music scene made Glasgow an obvious choice for Craft Beer Rising’s first foray outside of London.
“As the UK’s first experiential brewery, Drygate shares our pioneering attitude and an ethos of collaboration and creativity. We’re thrilled to have found such an ideal venue for Craft Beer Rising in Scotland.
“The line up might just be our best yet. Get your tickets before it’s too late!”