Get involved in a “great celebration of real ale”

Some of the real ales that will be on offer at the festivalSome of the real ales that will be on offer at the festival
Some of the real ales that will be on offer at the festival
Fancy a drop of 'Bunny Hop' or how about 'Hoptropolis IPA'?

A range of up to 25 real ales, including five from overseas brewers, will be available at two Wetherspoon pubs in and around Rotherham, during a 12-day beer festival.

The Blue Coat in The Crofts, Rotherham town centre and The Church House in Montgomery Square, Wath will host the festival from Wednesday, October 11 until Sunday, October 22 inclusive.

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The overseas brewers are from Canada, South Africa, USA and Czech Republic and among the festival collection are a number of vegan - also suitable for vegetarians - and gluten-free beers.

The beers which will be priced from £2.25 to £2.45 a pint and all will be available to order at the bar or via the Wetherspoon app.

The festival line-up includes Bunny Hop (Purity Brewery), Broken Dial (Harveistoun Brewery), Easy Stout (Steel & Oak Brewing, Canada), Harlequin (Lancaster Brewery), Dos Perros (Yazoo Brewing, USA), Bohemian Pale Ale (Joe's Garage Brewery, Czech Republic), Average Joe! (St Austell Brewery), Hoptropolis IPA (New Realm Brewing, USA), Fear of the Dark (Robinsons Brewery), Zulu Blonde (Zululand Brewery, South Africa).

The Blue Coat manager Adam Gill said: "The festival is a great celebration of real ale.

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"It will allow us to showcase a selection of superb beers over a 12-day period, at great value for money prices.

"It will also give our customers the opportunity to enjoy a number of beers which have not previously been served in the pub, including those from overseas."