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The Independent Manchester Beer Convention 2016 (IMBC 2016)

Indy Man Beer Con 2016

The highlight of Manchester’s beer calendar is undoubtedly the Independent Manchester Beer Convention, or Indy Man Beer Con as we like to call it. Returning for its fifth year and seemingly going from strength to strength. Tickets to the peak time sessions sold out in record time. Although I enjoyed 2015’s event I felt it wasn’t quite as good as previous years. ...

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The Best Beers I Drank In… OCTOBER 2016

The Best Beer I Drank In...

Stoptober was originally a campaign to encourage people to quit smoking during October. In recent years though – this one in particular – it seems to be trying to stop people drinking as well. I can’t say I was tempted. Instead I visited Indy Man Beer Fest (on three of its four days), tried 26 out of the 27 collaborations at BrewDog’s ‘CollabFest’, ...

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The Independent Manchester Beer Convention 2015 (IMBC 2015)

Indy Man Beer Con 2015

Last year’s Indy Man Beer Con was probably my favourite weekend of 2014. It genuinely blew my mind, totally shattered my perception of beer festivals and left me feeling I’d never be able to enjoy another as much again.blo So in June when tickets went on sale for this years event I immediately snapped them up – for three different sessions – ...

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The Independent Manchester Beer Convention (IMBC 2014)

Indy Man Beer Con 2014

If you think beer festivals are just old men in flat caps drinking bitter in local church halls, you’re as wrong as I was before The Independent Manchester Beer Convention last year. After attending three sessions my mind was well and truly blown and all future beer festivals are ruined forever. The first amazing thing about Indy Man Beer Con (as it’s more commonly known) is its ...

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