London Craft Beer Festival returns for seventh year at Tobacco Dock

This August, London E1's Tobacco Dock will see the the London Craft Beer Festival return for it’s seventh year. With a bolstered line up of 80 breweries from the UK and around the world descending on Wapping for the three-day festival and close to 500 different beers on tap across the weekend, 2019’s festival is set to be the biggest celebration of modern beer to date.

Manning the taps and pouring their finest brews over the weekend will be the likes of New York based breweries Evil Twin, Kings County Brewing Co. and Interboro whilst new European breweries pouring in London for the first time include Brasserie Popihn from central France and Cerveja Letra hailing from Portugal.

Flying the flag for the burgeoning UK craft beer scene will be Northern Monk and Pressure Drop with 2019 also marking the return of Kings Cross based Two Tribes and Bohem, a Czech lager brewery from Tottenham. Each session, ticketholders will get the chance to explore, taste and indulge in the festivals largest choice of beers to date, enjoying unlimited 100ml pours, many of which will be made exclusively for the festival.

2019 will also see the festival debut of the world renowned Copenhagen restaurant Amass as Matt Orlando and his team showcase beers from their new brewery Broaden & Build. Reflecting their zero-waste ethos and Matt’s forward thinking approach, Broaden & Build explores how a chef’s perspective can translate into beer with a focus on fermentation and foraging. Beers from the new project will arriving on UK shores for the first time, exclusively for the festival.

Topping off the weekend will be the festival’s curated selection of the best in food and music. With names such as Luca, Pitt Cue and Gunpowder on the bill over previous years plus Two Door Cinema Club and Toddla T, festival goers can expect stars of London’s vibrant and diverse dining scene alongside a handpicked line up of the best in music which will be revealed later this year.

Greg Wells, co-founder of the London Craft Beer Festival, said, “We’re now seven years old, growing each year and with an increasingly exciting and diverse range of beers and brewers. From ground breaking producers at the top of their game to up and coming stars of the scene and the likes of Matt and the Amass team in attendance we are blessed with some of the most respected names in the world of beer.'

Fellow co-founder, Dan Sylvester added, “The London Craft Beer Festival is a unique opportunity to experience the modern beer movement in one place, great beer, great music, great food. At LCBF towers, we’re hard at working finishing up our best line up to date and we can’t wait to announce who’ll be joining us this August.'

London Craft Beer Festival will be held on 9, 10 and 11 August 2019, tickets are available via https://londoncraftbeerfestival.co.uk/tickets/, starting at £49.95 which includes unlimited 100ml pours during the session.