Popular Horsham pub to launch beer festival

A popular Horsham pub is set to launch its beer festival from Wednesday.

Friday, 15th October 2021, 3:16 pm

A selection of up to 20 British and Irish real ales will be available at The Lynd Cross in Horsham during its 12-day real-ale festival.

The Wetherspoon pub in Springfield Road will host the festival from Wednesday 20 to Sunday 31 October inclusive.

The beers include; Black Sheep Monty Python’s Dead Parrot, Wolf Lazy Dog, Rooster’s Long Shadow, Thornbridge Shelby, Exmoor Wicked Wolf, Salopian Hop Twister, Bath Queen of Hearts, Bru Brewery Bru Brown Ale and Wadworth Sweet Molly.

The beer festival starts on Wednesday, October 20

They will cost £1.99 a pint.

Among the beers are those suitable for vegans and vegetarians, as well as two gluten-free beers. There will also be a number of beers not previously served in the pub.

The flavours include blackberry, coffee and juniper berries.

Pub manager Gareth Withers said: “The festival is a great celebration of British and Irish ales.

“It will allow us to showcase an excellent choice of beers over a 12 day period at great value for money


Tasting notes on all of the beers will be available in the pub and on the Wetherspoon app.

Third-of-a pint glasses will be available, allowing customers to sample three beers (one third-of-a pint

each) for the price of a pint.

All ales will be available to order via the Wetherspoon app or at the bar in the pub.