TWO Wetherspoon pubs in Tameside will have a range of real ales on tap during their annual beer festival.
The Ash Tree on Wellington Road in Ashton and The Society Rooms on Grosvenor Street in Stalybridge will host the festival from October 11 to 22.
The pubs will serve a number of beers not previously available, which will be priced at £2.45 a pint.
There will be five ales from overseas brewers from Canada, South Africa, the Czech Republic and the USA.
Vegan and gluten free beers will also be among the festival collection.
As well as featuring a range of different malt and hop varieties from around the world, there are also beers that include vanilla and cherries in their ingredients.
The Society Rooms manager Liza Braddock said: “The festival is a great celebration of real ale.
“It will allow us to showcase a selection of superb beers over a 12-day period, at great value for money prices.
“It will also give our customers the opportunity to enjoy a number of beers which have not previously been served in the pub, including those from overseas.”
The festival line-up includes Bunny Hop (Purity Brewery), Broken Dial (Harveistoun Brewery), Easy Stout (Steel & Oak Brewing, Canada), Harlequin (Lancaster Brewery), Dos Perros (Yazoo Brewing, USA), Bohemian Pale Ale (Joe’s Garage Brewery, Czech Republic), Average Joe! (St Austell Brewery), Hoptropolis IPA (New Realm Brewing, USA), Fear of the Dark (Robinsons Brewery), Zulu Blonde (Zululand Brewery, South Africa).
Three third-of-a-pint tasters will also be available for the price of a pint.