This website and app provides details of upcoming beer festivals, and where possible the beer list and a quick link to Untappd for the beers.


  • See upcoming festivals
  • Show festivals on a map
  • See what beers are on (where available)
  • Highlight the beers you want to try
  • At the festival to filter by the beers you've highlighted
  • Quickly access info about other beers - maybe filtered by style or strength; or by which bar you're standing at
  • Rate and comment on the beer, and check-in on untappd.

The website allows anyone to submit a new festival, and for an administrator to confirm the festival and manage the beer list (the user experience is not quite good enough to allow public access quite yet)

Future improvements I have in mind are:

  • Web functionality to match the app, and work on mobile devices
  • Add login functionality to give option to store ratings/preferences on the server
  • Share ratings / starred beers / comments with friends
  • More festival management by the festival owner

What we don't do

  • We don't organise the beer festivals


I wrote this "Beer Festival Apps" in 2014 because I wanted to replace a paper programme with an app. I thought festivals might be interested in custom apps but this didn't pan out as a concept.

Since the aim was no longer to make separate "beer festival apps" I rebranded the app and site as Ale Beer Cider in 2021 as part of a rewrite

People using the app

About Me

I'm Pete Harris and I live in York. I love beer and I write Android apps.


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