IMBC 2014 – press and blog reviews

2014 was pretty good for us, but don’t just take our word for it, here are some lovely reviews from those in attendance, thanks for your support.

“At Indy Man Beer Con the stars of UK and international craft brewing (some idolised like rock gods) man their own bars and treat their followers to various one-off, experimental and rare examples of their work.” Tony Naylor, The Guardian (Read more here)


“IndyManBeerCon – by common consent, the best of Britain’s new wave beer festivals… a must for drinkers of all stripes.” Will Hawkes, The Independent (Read more here)


“A dizzying array of real ales and craft brews plus talks, music and beer-matched meals” Paul Ogden, Manchester Evening News (Read more here)


“Just as the punk rockers of the late 70’s brought something brash and new to the tide of prog that dominated the British rock scene at the time, IndyMan brings the antithesis to the British festival scene… It was bloody brilliant and I’d go again in a heartbeat” Matthew Curtis, Total Ales (Read more here)


“Visit IMBC [where] the new craft brewers are pushing the boundaries, experimenting with all beer types.” Neil, Sowerby, Taste Of Manchester (Read more here)


“Indy Man is an astonishing beer festival. It brings together some utterly amazing beers in probably one of the most gorgeous venues I been drunk in.” Suzy Aldridge, Pub Geek (Read more here)


“A rush of artisinal ale affection in an amazing atmospheric arena” Cameron Steward, All You Need Is Beer (Read more here)


“The venue is tremendous. Magnificent in fact and the perfect backdrop to the event itself… IMBC is a great event.” Peter Alexander, Tandleman’s Beer Blog (Read more here)


“IndyManBeerCon… anybody with a Twitter account and a beer G-spot was attending. You stopped asking people IF they were going and simply asked WHEN.” Mark Johnson, Beer Compurgation (Read more here)


“It remains one of the most openly enjoyable, fun events on the beer calendar” Connor Murphy, Beer Battered (Read more here)


“In my 28 year drinking ‘career’, Indy Man Beer Con is easily the best beer festival I’ve attended” Scott Rhodes, Bacon on the beech (Read more here)


“Easily the best beer event we’d ever attended in the UK” Crema’s Beer Odyssey (Read more here)


“Have you ever been to the land of beer? Sadly this land is fictional, however IMBC acts as an embassy” James Jackman, Mancunion (Read more here)

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