Ale have a pint of that, please! Elysian Winter Beer Festival celebrates seventh year with pouring success at The Maltings

Ely Beer Festival 2016. Picture: Steve Williams

Ely Beer Festival 2016. Picture: Steve Williams - Credit: Archant

A brewing real ale revolution descended upon Ely over the weekend as hundreds of people poured into The Maltings

The Elysian Winter Beer Festival, now in its seventh year, saw thousands of pints of real ale and cider poured and drank by visitors.

The hall remained packed on both Friday and Saturday as the Brewery Bar, hosted by Three Blind Mice, Bexar County and Abstract Jungle, offered punters more than 70 types of ale and over 20 varieties of cider, as well as hot food.

The event was organised by the Ely and District branch of the Campaign for Real Ale.

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