The 17th Ayrshire Real Ale Festival will be held from Thursday 6th - Saturday 8th October 2016, as usual in Troon Concert Hall.

The festival, organised by the Ayrshire & Wigtownshire branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale), will once again feature over 150 ales from around the UK. This year. our second bar, which is located in the adjacent Walker Hall, will be 'The Birdie Bar' and will be featuring appropriately themed ales. The beer lists are now available.

Our entertainment this year features Slider on Friday night, Irvine & District Pipe Band on Saturday afternoon, and the ever popular Wildcard on Saturday evening. 

Tutored Tastings have proved popular and this year we'll running sessions on Thursday and Friday at 5pm. Details and booking form are in the top menu.

Some photos from the festival set up are now online:

Follow us on facebook and twitter (@troonbeerfest  #troonbeer) - links are shown top right.

Latest Tweets



Facebook Posts

Opens Friday & Saturday from midday - live local music throughout the day on Sat. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2016 Ayrshire Real Ale Festival ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Contact us at for any general enquiries.

Every effort is made to ensure that all information on this site is accurate. No responsibility for errors or omissions will be accepted.
The views expressed on this site are not necessarily those of The Campaign For Real Ale Limited or the organisers of the Ayrshire Real Ale Festival.