October’S Beer Festival hosted by Hall & Woodhouse, brewer of Badger beers, has raised more than £2,100 for Macmillan Cancer Support – the Dorset brewers’ chosen charity for the year.

The Beer Festival offered serious beer lovers the chance to try 33 different cask ales from other local breweries and friends of Badger.

Brewers included The Piddle Brewery, Palmers, Sixpenny Brewery, Otter Brewery, Small Paul Brewery, Corfe Castle, Dorset Brewing Company, Isle of Purbeck, Hopback, Keystone, Sunny Republic, Yeovil Ales, Timothy Taylor and Westons Cider.