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North Hop Festival brews up best ever line-up

The North Hop Festival is returning to Aberdeen's P&J Live

NORTH Hop, the much-loved craft beer, craft spirits and street food festival coming to Aberdeen’s P&J Live on Saturday 24th September 2022, has released its full line-up and, with a huge variety of breweries, food trucks, distillers, bars and makers from the length and breadth of Scotland, festival-goers are in for a treat.

At the heart of North Hop lies a passion for craft beer, and with some of the finest breweries in Scotland included in the line-up, ticketholders will be spoiled for choice. ‘Fierce Beer’, ‘Brew Toon’, ‘Vault City Brewing’, ‘Dog Falls Brewing Co’ and ‘Seidar – The Wee Scottish Cider Company’ are just some of the names appearing in the line-up.

Serving up a range of botanical spirits and delicious cocktails is ‘Drink Me Events’ (fizz and fizz cocktails), ‘Angels Dare Cocktails’ (canned cocktails) and ‘Dunnet Bay Distillers’ (Rock Rose Gin & Holy Grass Vodka serves & cocktails) plus a whole host of other fantastic Scottish Distilleries and Bars.

Ticketholders will also be able to choose from a mouth-watering selection of street food vendors. Guests will be able to feast from ‘The Gaff’, delivering epic wood-fired pizzas done just the way you like, ‘The Seafood Bothy’, cooking up local landed seafood dishes and ‘Bombay Grillz by The Catering Collective’, dishing up delicious Indian street food specials plus much more.

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The festival will also feature Scottish makers and producers selling everything from hot sauce, craft kombucha and eclectic jewellery to snacking salamis during two Saturday sessions – 1pm to 5pm or 6pm to 10pm. 

Michelle Russell, North Hop Festival Director, said: “We are so pleased to announce our festival line-up featuring some of the best local breweries, bars, street food vendors and makers/producers Scotland has to offer. After a four-year wait, North Hop Aberdeen is back – better than ever!”

“As per past North Hop Events, you can expect an exceptional level of quality products on offer, complete with classic North Hop Vibes and atmosphere we’ve brewed up the perfect festival.” 

Completing the festival line-up, a range of up-and-coming Scottish acoustic artists and live bands are set to play to the crowd.

Claire-Lena Miller-Davis, Exhibition Sales Manager at P&J Live, commented: “We can’t wait to welcome North Hop back to Aberdeen and the line-up has us super excited. Showcasing the best food and drink in Scotland we’re sure this will be a perfect way to end the summer.”

North Hop Breweries: Fierce Beer, Vault City Brewing, Dog Falls Brewing Company, 71 Brewing, Brew Toon, Spey Valley Beers, Two Towns Down, Wind Swept Brewing, Other World Brewing and Seidear – The Wee Scottish Cider Company.

North Hop Bars: Highland Boundary (Wild Cocktail Bar), Drink Me Events (Fizz & Fizz Cocktails), Dunnet Bay Distillers (Rock Rose Gin & Holy Grass Vodka Serves & Cocktails), North Point Distillery (Rum Bar – Serves & Cocktails), Angels Dare Cocktails (Canned Cocktails) and Blackford Craft Distillery (Gin, Vodka & Liqueurs).

Street Food Vendor: The Gaff, Paella Escocia, Seafood Bothy, Lolly’s Ice Cream, Bombay Grillz by The Catering Collective, The Vintage Koffie, Jarochita – Authentic Mexican and Cafe’ on the Kerb.

Makers/Producers: Peat Design, The Knotty Chick, Raw Culture Ltd, Surya Luna Naturals, Doric Skateboards, Highland Tide Designs, D!P, Pure Bakery, Singularity Sauce Co., MOOCDU, Pure Decadence by Loch Aurora, Perfect Scents Highland, CeramiKer and Picky Pencil.

Tickets, priced at £18 +fees are now on sale via  

North Hop Aberdeen is for persons 18 years and over. 

North Hop festival goers can take advantage of a special rate at P&J Live’s two on-site hotels Hilton Aberdeen TECA and Aloft Aberdeen TECA.

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