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All hands to pump as beer festival begins

 

The first pints of the Island's 2014 CAMRA beer festival will be pulled today (THURS).

Bishop Robert will officially open the event this evening when he pulls a pint of 'Airmed Red' - the ale specially brewed to raise money for the Rob Vine Fund.

The third real ale and cider festival held in the Isle of Man opens to the public from 6pm and continues at the Masonic Hall in Douglas throughout Friday and Saturday, with afternoon and evening sessions until 11pm each day. 

Campaign For Real Ale's Alan Cooper says there's a wonderful range of unusual beers on offer:

 

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