July is a quiet month. Thankfully, there is a great deal of beer festival action in September. When September arrives, you are spoiled for choice: Northwich, Nantwich, Southport, Tamworth, Lytham (Blackpool), Burton, Shrewsbury, Keighley, Saltaire, Birmingham, Ascot, and Grantham.
I usually pick four from those (each corresponding to the four ... Read moreSaturdays of September). I attend those with the fewest train changes; those towns easiest to get to that are sufficiently different from Stockport in terms of proper beer and aesthetics.