Category Archives: Festival Comments

Nov 2012 – Gill & Ray via Scoopgen

We have 3 brilliant days enjoying the beers and the company here. First class club and would get my vote. Well done Bob, Richard and your team. Don’t despair. Those that matter KNOW you are the best club. See you … Continue reading

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Nov 2012 – Loz via Scoopgen

Egham Festival I would like to add my name to the list of people thanking Bob,Richard and the team for another excellent Egham festival and the very useful daily updates. Good beer,good company,good food,very well organized and great venue. It … Continue reading

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Nov 2012 – The Chair via Scoopgen

EBF13 beckoned y’day and so a trip to Egham was undertaken. Once again I wish to record my thanks to Bob, Richard and the Team, who make such a superb selection of beers available to us and EBF13 was to … Continue reading

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16th August – Mick Fum

Enjoyed day one yesterday, met a few there, also what I gather the word is spreading as to the events , so I noticed a first timer yesterday from Oxford area. Nice chat with Mike E on the train to … Continue reading

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16th August – Markitg

Agreed from here too. Excellent day out – an unbeatable place!

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16th August – F/stone Ewan (Shepway Blade)

Big THANKS to everyone at the USC – Great beer, great weather, great ambience, great time – Hope to see you again on Saturday

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16th August – Jon Samways

Hear hear – thanks to Bob and the team for a cracking day as always; I got my 7 hoped for new breweries (plus the one that crept in under the radar with the XT80!). Be seeing you at number … Continue reading

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16th August – Gill Smith (and Ray)

A big thank you from us too Bob. Day 1 excellent and looking forward to Day 2. Gill

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16th August – Mark Saunders

Once again a big thank you to BOB, RICH and the rest of the staff for coming up trumps yet again … and for all the hard work put in . Cheers Mark.

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08Apr – Peter Haines

You really should try an Egham USC fest ….. the quality and freshness of the beers are really something special.

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08Apr – Alastair & Sheila Tanner

cannot think where one would find so many tickers to meet at one time as at Egham. We have just spent three very enjoyable days at Egham and have met so many Scoopgen scoopers from all over the country each day. We … Continue reading

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08Apr – Rick Pickup (www.quaffale.org.uk)

you really should try Egham, it is a top festival!

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08Apr – Loz Aslett

I would also like to add my name to the list of people thanking Bob, Ian, Richard and all at the USC for yet another superb Egham festival. Good beer, good company, good weather, good venue, good choice of beers, nice … Continue reading

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08Apr – Andy & Julie Lee

Just to add to the other comments already posted, EBF11 , fantastic selection and well done Richard, Bob & the rest of volunteers. Best beer of the Festival for me was the “Inmanz 57”. This festival just gets better time after time. Good … Continue reading

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08Apr – Gill Smith

Want to add my thanks to Bob, Richard and the drinks team, plus the food workers too as we need the bacon rolls and chips with the fantastic garlic mushrooms to keep us going. Thanks for the excellent beers and food … Continue reading

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08Apr – Brian Tilley

Ditto! It was as excellent as always

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07Apr – Mark Ostrowski

Thanks to Richard, Bob and all at Egham for yet another superb festival.

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07Apr – Richard Norris aka ‘The Chair’

Many superb beers on offer…. most of them in top notch order and some totally stonkin. Especially the Hasting Brews and one of Bob’s birthday brews, from Old Dairy (what a surprise) Inmanz 57 (done in the style of Heinz 57). … Continue reading

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06Apr – Nick Little (Mr Scoopgen)

Enjoyed Egham very much too. Another great effort by Bob and the EUSC staff. Good to see some scoopers yesterday that I’d not met before.

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06Apr – Jon Samways

Bob – Many thanks to you and your colleagues for a very good day yesterday, and a special thank you for hosting the “Kentish Man”. I’ve got some more on order (not for sale!) or next week and will be … Continue reading

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Chris Walkden (‘Chaps2034′ from Stockport) via Scoopgen

Hi Bob Just a quick note to thank you and Richard and all at Egham for yet another outstanding festival – once again well worth while to come down from the frozen North. An excellent beer range, quality and good company too … Continue reading

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Martin the Mildman via Scoopgen

Hi all, Firstly, just to add to the many who have expressed their thanks and appreciation to Bob, Richard and all the team and volunteers at the Egham club, I’d like to register my thanks and appreciation too. Once again a top class … Continue reading

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Sheila and Alastair via Scoopgen

After three great days at the USC beerex Egham, we would also like to add our thanks to Bob, Richard. Julie and the team for providing us with such an enjoyable time. Excellent beer and food selection all served by … Continue reading

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Gill Smith via Scoopgen

Thank you all at Egham from us two too. Always a great time with such a grand beer list to choose from. Gill.

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Glenn R via Scoopgen

Yes thanks again for a great fest well worth the five hour trip down and the bus ride Cheers Glenn R

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the.chair via scoopgen

BF10 Another superb effort By Bob, Richard and the team produced a list to Die for….. on this occasion majoring on the new wave of London based micros.. Beer quality was as ever very good and a nice selection of … Continue reading

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Mark Ostrowski via Scoopgen

Thanks to Bob, Richard & all at USC Egham for yet another excellent festival. Mark.

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John Stevenson via website email.

The club’s 10th festival & the 5th that I’ve attended.  Everyone of those five has been remarkable; new breweries, new beers plus some old favourites like the Ascot stouts.  The friendly atmosphere makes this festival my favourite.  Many thanks to everyone at the … Continue reading

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Nicky Humphries via Facebook

First time I’ve been to Egham, top beer festival. Certainly something I’ll add to the diary for next year Loads of new beers and breweries plus a good location. Backed by local staff and volunteers, which is great for the … Continue reading

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Beer reviews from Chris Owen

https://www.facebook.com/notes/chris-owen/egham-bf-summer-2011-day-1-beer-reviews-tasting-notes/235872906457258 http://chrisobeer.blogspot.com/2011/08/and-now-for-something-completely.html    

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Russell Dunstan – via Scoopgen

Sent: Friday, August 19, 2011 7:54 AM Subject: [scoopgen] EBF9 – Egham Beer Festival update Day 2 Mr Binman sir, just got home what can i say , MENTAL ! two days,  i was asked on thurs were this festival ranked i … Continue reading

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Scoopgen: gillsmith32

Caravan booked in before we saw your list. Loved the Easter fest so much. Table near the BBQ please.

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Scoopgen – Chris W

How dreadful – only 7 new breweries for me! Tickets and accommodation already booked! Cheers Chris W

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The Real Ale Girl

Then came the Egham Beer Festival, and boy do those dudes know what they are doing. £1.35 a half for the some of the most unusual, exciting, beautifully crafted beers around. I go to a lot of festivals and I … Continue reading

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Martin the Mildman (Scoopgen 25 April)

I’d just like to add my thanks and appreciation for what was definitely the best Egham Beer Festival yet! Biggest thanks go to Richard and Bob for their untiring hard work and enthusiasm throughout the whole event. Then there are … Continue reading

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Chris Walkden (Scoopgen 24 April)

Can I just echo what Sheila and others have said about this fest – it’s well worth going to. Bob has it right; it’s a real Pandora’s Box of excellent quality, interesting beers and people. And another 5 new breweries … Continue reading

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Sheila Tanner (Scoopgen 24 April)

We have just returned from three great days at Egham. There was a great selection of rare beers from micro-breweries which were changed as soon as one ran out, and we managed to get almost all we needed over the … Continue reading

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Loz Aslett (Scoopgen 24 April)

I would like to add to the ever growing list of people thanking Bob,Richard and all the volunteers for another excellent Egham festival. Bob`s early morning update of the beers available each day was particularly useful as one can print … Continue reading

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Gill Smith (Scoopgen 24 April)

After 3 glorious days, I too can only echo what everyone has said. Big enough to give plenty of good beers to keep everyone happy and small enough for folk to chat and get to know each other, putting faces … Continue reading

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“Markitg” (Scoopgen 24 April)

Steve, will echo your sentiments, beer was great, place was great, yeah and you did talk too much. Cheers Irishman and Cookie. Xxx

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Mark Ostrowski (Scoopgen 23 April)

I agree, yet another excellent festival. Great place!

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Steve Fulcher (Scoopgen 23 April)

Just to echo the other comments on Egham, an excellent small fest, very friendly and well run. Trev and me got our 7 new breweries and a shed load of new beers, and watched some IPL Cricket. Missed our early … Continue reading

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Graeme Wood (Scoopgen 23 April)

Great festival guys! Special thanks must go to those working outside in that heat and every beer still arrived in great condition and at perfect temperature. Will definitely be back for more in August.

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Glenn Rivett (Scoopgen 23 April)

Must say this is a must do festival. Excellent beers, good quality …..  plenty of new beers. The Panther Pink Bottle Conditioned Ale went down well on the way home on the train …worth a day off work to do … Continue reading

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Rich Norris ‘The Chair’ (Scoopgen 22 April)

Our first visit but I am sure not our last. What a superb fest, with a very friendly welcome, cracking list and whilst a couple of Ales were not quite ready, overall beer quality was spot on. Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Ian Fudger (Scoopgen 22 April)

Spent a cracking afternoon at this fest, as ever. Got there 5 minutes after opening and was able to pick up my new breweries and a few other beers before leaving early afternoon. Many thanks to all who worked hard … Continue reading

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Gill Smith (Scoopgen 21 April)

My first visit to the Egham USC fest has been great, brilliant in fact! I loved the beers and everything about the way the fest is organised. So many new breweries and all in good nick. Well done folks, see you … Continue reading

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Bob Inman – Via Scoopgen

Thanks once again for all the positive comments many of you have posted on scoopgen over the past few days. Without so many scoopers making the big effort to travel half way across the country to our little real ale … Continue reading

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Peter Franklin – via Scoopgen

Hi Bob and Richard As usual a brilliant festival. The sheer quality of the scoops available plus the excellent conditioning of the beers plus the opportunity of meeting so many scoopers (bumped into Gill Smith and Steve and Sue Robinson … Continue reading

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Russell Dunston – Via Scoopgen

excellent news  binman great fest cant wait till august cheers

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