Capel in Gilfach Fargoed will be holding their annual beer festival this weekend, Friday 29th-2nd May 2011. It's a big 10 year anniversary for this award-winning pub.
Wye Valley (Hereford) May Queen 3.5% Dark full bodied mild ale
Golden Valley (Hereford) Hay Bluff 3.7% Pale session bitter
Breconshire Brecon Co 3.7% Trad' South Eastern bitter , pale amber
Slaters (Staffs) Monkey Magic 3.8% Mild
Burton Bridge (on Trent) Golden Delicious 3.8% Dry Bitter Finish, Pale straw colour
Brewsters (Linc's) Ruby Cubed 4.0% Rich red ale with roast & crystal malts(Brewed for CAMRA's 40th)
Elland (West York's) Best Bitter 4.0% Dry & aromatic bitter with ottermalt, strong aroma bitter finish
Cottage (Somerset) Celebration 4.0% Traditional, hoppy blonde
Nethergate(Suffolk) Azzalord 4.1% No tasting notes available at time of printing
Howard Town (Derby') Hope 4.1% No tasting notes available at time of printing
Burton Bridge Bridge Bitter 4.2% Dry hoppy aroma with fruity backround
Battledown (Cheltenham) Natural selection 4.2% A full bodied rich amber ale
Slaters Royal Wedding 4.2% No tasting notes available at time of printing
Breconshire Golden valley 4.2% A deep, golden coloured ale, brewed with Progress hops.
Burton Bridge By George 4.3% Pale ale, strong hoppy aroma,dry bitter finish with challenger hops
White Horse (Oxford) Epona 4.3% Fresh ,clean palate ,malty biscuit flavour lasting hoppy after taste
Skinners Katie loves Willy 4.3% Copper session ale with Cornish roasted malt
White horse Wayland smithy 4.4% Red ale, balanced with buckets of aromatic hops,
Wickwar (Glous') IKB 4.5% Strong multi-malt flavours, rich fruit flavours of cherry and plum
Titanic (Stoke) Chocolate & Vanilla Stout 4.5%
Roast barley & maris otter pale malt, northdown hops ,chocolate & Madagascar vanilla.
Golden Valley Brewers choice 4.5% Full flavoured ale
Golden Valley Snooty Fox 4.6% Full bodied ruby red
Golden valley Kenyons Original Stout 4.7% Oatmeal stout
Vale of Glam' Love is in the Heir 4.8% No tasting notes available at time of printing
Cottage Vantage 4.9% Deep golden with cascade hops
Monty's Mischief 5.0% Strong smooth golden bitter , hint of sweetness
Crouch Vale Amarillo 5.0% Superb premium golden ale, wonderful aroma lasting spicy flavour.
Battledown 4 Kings 7.2% Strong Ale, real block-buster of a beer, Hugely complex taste and lots of it.
Ciders & Perries
Gwynt y Ddraig Dog Dancer (med) 6.5%, Black Dragon(med/dry) 7.2%,
Pyder 6% (med).
Westons Old Rosie (dry cloudy) 7.3%
Blaengawney National Treasure (sweet) 5%, Heartbreaker(dry)7.2%
The Capel is easily reached by public transport with a bus stop outside and the train station of Gilfach Fargoed is behind the pub on the Rhymney Valley line.
Capel Hotel, Park Place, Gilfach Fargoed, CF81 8LW
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