The people of Derry have long had a great love affair for the gold stuff, and black stuff, and the stuff with a red hue to it… so when the craft beer movement hit, it was embraced by beer connoisseurs throughout our great city.
So it seemed fitting when in 2015 the first festival celebrating local Micro Breweries took place. However ‘Sippy of Culture’ started life around a kitchen table two years previously when it was hosted and enjoyed by a small group of craft beer loving friends. Now, the popular event has grown to become a two day festival and this year it takes over the historic Guildhall for the second time.
The North West’s largest celebration of crafted beers and spirits ‘Sippy Fest’ returns on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th November and will feature over 15 brewers, combined with great locally distilled spirits and cocktails. Add this to a line up of local music, paired food dishes, it promises to be another stellar weekend.
Connor Doherty from Sippy Fest said; “We’re delighted to be coming back to the Guildhall for the second Sippy Fest. It’s a fantastic showcase for quality, crafted products from across the North of Ireland to be celebrated in such an environment. We can guarantee that this year we’ve assembled a collection of products and brands that are to most people’s tastes, and with the wonderful surroundings of the Guildhall around us, it promises to be a magical and most importantly, fun celebration of local talent.”
Tickets for the festival are now available and start from £10. Click here for more information.