GO SOBER FOR OCTOBER WITH ASCOT RACECOURSE
On Friday 6thand Saturday 7thOctober, Ascot’s Autumn Racing Weekend & Beer Festival will be catering for all with a special collection of non-alcoholic beer cocktails, Afternoon Tea and two days of exhilarating flat racing. There will also be 240 real ales, ciders and perries selected from some of the UK’s best breweries to discover and a traditional Bier Haus for those looking for a little more.
COCKTAILS WITH A TWIST
In celebration of this year’s Beer Festival, a menu of eight expertly curated beer and cider cocktails will be available from the Bit & Bridle Cocktail Bar on the fourth floor and the Juniper Garden Gin & Cocktail Bar on the concourse in the Grandstand. Sip on a smooth Hops – Scotch, Hoegaarden Daquiri or the Indian Summer.
The non-alcoholic Espresso Stout Seltzer made from cold brewed coffee and Irish stout syrup, spritzed and served long with soda water, or the Ginger Beer Sham-dy featuring fiery Jamaican ginger beer and Moritz non-alcoholic lager served with Angostura bitters and a dusting of crystalised ginger will provide the perfect alternatives for those who don’t want to drink.
THE BEST OF BRITISH
In true Ascot style, the best of British doesn’t just apply to beer. Guests dining in the Windsor Forest Restaurant, situated in the heart of the Grandstand, will be able to tuck into a sweet and savoury Afternoon Tea as part of the Saturday package, priced at £85pp. Savoury treats made from the best British produce features a selection of sandwiches, Mrs King’s Ye Olde pork pie and hot smoked salmon Scotch egg, amongst others. Finish off with sweet treats including Ascot’s signature carrot cake; buttermilk scones, Highgrove strawberry preserves and Cornish clotted cream; and a traditional Victoria Sponge.
RAISE A TOAST IN THE BIER HAUS
For those celebrating a win or just seeking fine lager beers by the stein, an Ascot Bier Haus will be open on Saturday 7thOctober with live entertainment from an authentic Oompah band, traditional German dress and a true Bavarian atmosphere.