Beer Festival


Join us at The Star & Garter on June 29 – 30 for a weekend of festivities celebrating great beer.

There is lots of great beer to try, from national & local breweries, including East Dean’s very own Dragon Oak Brewery.

Other breweries include:

Thornbridge, Sheffield.
Elio 4.7% Light, refreshing, and hugely drinkable pale ale.

Bristol beer factory, Bristol.
Fortitude 4% Smooth, delicate, quaffable ale. Sweet and rounded malty body, finished with a spicy, blackcurrant aroma

Gun brewery, Gun Hill, Uckfield.
Chummy bluster 4.4% 7 malts and 3 English hops combine in this well rounded sussex best.

Downlands, Small Dole, East Sussex.
Witchery 4.2% The late addition of foraged elderflower add a summery topnote to this unfined pale ale. 
Destiny’s mild 3.5% We don’t think you’re ready for this jelly ……. 

Red cat, Winchester.
Peach mosaic 4.9% Light malt and golden colour. The intense and juicy tropical flavours of Mosaic enhanced by the addition of peach puree. 
Prowler 3.6% Very light colour, easy drinking session pale. Quite fruity, with modern hops giving gentle citrus notes. Or…
Tomcat 4.7% A rich American pale ale packed with six modern style hops to give full fruity character and the right level of refreshing bitterness.

Pete’s 2 beers, 1 of which will be Brexit beer, a bitter and an unknown!

Gribble Inn, Oving, Chichester.
Pigs ear 6.1% Dark, malty and lightly fruity old ale with hints of cinnamon. 

Thistly cross cider, East Lothian, Scotland.
Whisky 6.7% (Bib cider) Matured in ex Glen Moray whisky casks. Dry and subtle cider infused with mellow vanilla oak of the cask. Refreshing and complex. 

Kentish pip cider, Canterbury.
Sussex Dabinett 5.5% (bib cider) A single variety Dabinett Sussex cider. Dry with tongue tingling tannin, fruity nose and smoky finish. 

On Sunday, join us for live music & a BBQ from 4pm. With our 3rd monthly quiz night starting from 6.30pm – A great day out for all the family!