Stone Brewing Weekender Sat/Sun 8th & 9th December

Join us for our Stone Brewing double whammy weekender (8 & 9th December)

On Saturday 8th Stone Brewing take over the taps with a hefty 10 lines including all the classics and a few extra specials in store. Beers are pouring from noon with DJ Rich Kendrick spinning tracks from 5pm. Full beer list will available closer to the event

On Sunday 9th we've got a special screening of 'The Beer Jesus of America' from 4pm. Entry is free however we have 25 exclusive tickets available that will guarantee a seat plus a Stone Brewing goodie bag. The screening will also be introduced by film maker Matt Sweetwood plus a Q&A session. Tickets are available via eventbrite.

We'll also have free snacks before,during & after the screening for those in attendance

More information on the film can be found here

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Cheese Club MCR


We team up with Cheese Club MCR to bring you a British Cheese tasting soirée on Tuesday 27th November.

Pauline has kindly selected 5 of the British Isles lesser known wonders for this event and we will have matching beers to go along side.

Tickets for the event are for the cheese only with drinks being purchased on the evening at your leisure. Numbers are limited so please purchase in groups if you're bringing a pal along (to avoid disappointment) Tickets can be found HERE

Below is the 5 cheeses and tasting notes to tempt your taste buds...

1. Bix (Organic pasteurised cow's milk) - Oxfordshire, UK
The pate is dense and rich with a mouthfeel not unlike butter. The flavours open with hints of yoghurt & grassy sweetness, deepening into toasty notes. The aromas are quite earthy. Light blooming moulds over the rind lend a hint of white mushroom, rounding out the edges of cream.

2. Quicke's Vintage Clothbound 24 months Cheddar (Pasteurised. Cow’s milk) - Devon, UK
A rich, intense cheese with huge depth of flavour, from umami to buttery, to salted caramel. Balanced but yet so complex in flavours, its ageing has enabled the sea salt and the calcium to almost crystallise to the point where the cheese becomes slightly crumbly.

3. Kern (Pasteurized cow's milk) - Cornwall Vegetarian
Kern is a new cheese, brother of the modern classic in Cornish Yarg. Kern is longer-matured (16 months), more dense in texture and intense, it started as a gouda-type recipe, and with the addition of Alpine starter cultures resulted in something close to Comté or Gruyère. Firm to the cut but slightly flaky in the middle, it is buttery with caramel notes and a deep savoury aroma.

4. Tor (Organic unpasteurised goat's milk) - Somerset Vegetarian
With an ash coating and geotrichum rind, this soft goat cheese is matured for 2-3 weeks and has a very smooth close texture. Its unique flavour is fresh and lemony with a hint of earthiness. As it matures a more goaty tang emerges with a hint of nuttiness..

5. Drunken Burt’s Blue (Pasteurized cow's milk) - Cheshire, UK Vegetarian
Using milk from local dairies around Knutsford, Drunken Burt is a handmade cheese with a soft and creamy texture. It shows loads of depth of flavours and additional character due to the cheese being washed in cider during the ripening process. It has a salty piquancy and stands out as it lacks in the harsher, bitter notes quite often associated with blue cheese.

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Emma Evans Exhibition

On Monday 12th November Emma Evans exhibits her recent portrait work celebrating femininity and inner strength in the pub.

‘The portraits are an on-going project, the collection is made up of a variety of women, some appeared intuitively while painting, some are women in my life whom I love and find inspiring, some are of women I have briefly met whose energy I was drawn too’ - Emma Evans

More details & information can be found via https://www.emmaevans.studio or @emmaevansstudio on instagram


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