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O'Neill's Beer & Cider Fest 2013


O'Neill's Pubs are inviting you to join the fest-ivities by hosting a Beer & Cider Fest from 14th September to 13th October in all 49 pubs across England, Scotland and Wales. During the event O'Neill's are offering guests the chance to sample great brews, receive exclusive offers and even win a trip for two to Oktoberfest in Munich or the Smithwick's Brewery in Kilkenny.

The Beer & Cider Fest will feature an extensive range of draught and packaged beers and ciders from Ireland, Germany (to raise a toast to Oktoberfest), the UK and USA. Several exclusives have made the line up including Smithwick's Pale Ale from Kilkenny, O'Hara's Irish Red from Carlow, Rebel Red Keg Ale from Cork and Hornsby's Cider from the West Coast of America. A range of cask ales including Hilden Brewery 'Number 4' Traditional Session Bitter from Belfast and Copper Dragon Brewery 'Golden Pippin' Blonde Ale will also be on tap on several days during the four week fest in each pub (check with each pub for their cask ale dates). All festival specials are limited edition so you need to get in quick to enjoy them!

Guests can also enjoy either an Irish Hot Dog & a pint of Smithwick's or a German Bockwurst & a Beck's for a special price all day every day throughout the festival. Pick up a collector card to enjoy a free drink once four stamps are collected and they can buy a limited edition Beer & Cider Fest glass for just £5 and this will include a free pint.

Sarah Taylor, O'Neill's Marketing Manager said: "O'Neill's is known for our quality range of draught and bottled beers and ciders, especially our Irish favourites. Our Beer & Cider Fest lets us show case these products, as well as introduce some specials for our guests to enjoy. We hope our guests will use the collect and get card to be adventurous and try something new, they will get a free drink if they try four drinks over the period, the it's the perfect excuse to try something different. Not only that, but with our limited edition glass to buy, the Hot Dog & Drink offer, live music and Oktoberfest themed events, there are lots of reasons to visit O'Neill's."

Guests are being encouraged to not only come and join the fun in pub, but also vote for their favourite in the battle of the hot dogs online. Will it be the Irish Hot Dog or the German Bockwurst that comes out on top? In return for a vote, guests will be entered into a prize draw to win a trip for two to either Oktoberfest 2014 courtesy of Beck's or the Smithwick's Brewery in Kilkenny. Voting takes place at www.oneills.co.uk/beerandciderfest and is open to all UK and Ireland residents.

For more information please visit www.oneills.co.uk/beerandciderfest. Follow us on Twitter @OneillsPubs and get involved to win personalised branded Beer & Cider Fest glasses with #winonwednesdays or 'like' us on facebook.com/oneillspubs.

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