Bumper time for beer fans

DRINK enthusiasts will be able to try from 50 world beers during a 19-day festival at two pubs in the area.

The overseas beers on offer at The Red Lion in Derby Road, Heanor and The Red Lion in Market Place, Ripley, have been sourced from brewers in Russia, South Africa, Norway, USA and Belgium.

Both Wetherspoon pubs will also serve beers from across the UK, including honey, loganberry, grapefruit, treacle and chocolate special varieties.

The festivals will run from Wednesday March 14 until Sunday April 1 inclusive .

All beers will be priced from £2.05 to £2.10 a pint in both pubs.