What’s On – 15th October to 21st October

By | 15/10/2021

What’s on in the Reading area beer scene between Friday 15th October 2021 and Thursday 21st October. If you have updates or want your event be added, e-mail beer@quaffablereading.com



Double Barrelled Taproom


This week’s new beer – Have You Heard About The Brindle Whippet?, an American porter. Part of Double Barrelled’s dark beer celebration this weekend

Friday: 5pm – 8:30 pm. Crepes and Toasties by Bon Vivant. Walk in only
Saturday: noon – 8:30 pm.  Wings (chicken and cauliflower) by What The Cluck. Music by Rum N Donuts in the evening. Walk in only.
Sunday: noon – 5pm.  Walk in only.

Elusive Taproom



Friday: noon-6pm. Reservations advised
Saturday noon – 6pm. Reservations advised

Loddon Tap Yard


Note the new winter opening hours. To help you keep warm you can get a hot drink and cake for £4 from Tuesday to Friday before 5pm

Friday: 9am-9pm. Middle eastern food by Fink Street Food. Reservations possible
Saturday: 10am-9pm. Tacos and churos by Tacito. Reservations possible
Sunday: 10am-6pm. Tacos and churos by Tacito. Reservations possible
Tuesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible
Wednesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible
Thursday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible

Siren Tap Yard


Friday: noon-10pm. Pizza by Siren. Reservations possible
Saturday noon-10pm. Bao buns and Asian Fusion food by Demain Artisan. Reservations possible
Sunday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren. Reservations possible
Wednesday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk in only
Thursday noon-11pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk in only

The Haunt at Phantom


10% of all taproom profits at Phantom this week go to Cancer Research UK.

Friday: 3pm-10pm. Walk in only
Saturday 1pm-10pm. Meat cooked over an open fire by Carne no Carvão. Walk in only
Sunday 1pm-6pm. Watch the 10k beer run runners arrive and listen to live music by LeRoy & the Euphonics. Food by O&H Greeklicious. Walk in only

West Berkshire Brewery


West Berkshire Brewery have launched a new beer – the 150 Lager, a beer to celebrate 150 years of Reading FC. They’ll be selling it in the taproom, online and at the match against Barnsley this Saturday.

Friday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-9. Reservations possible
Saturday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Sunday: noon – 9pm. Food by WBB 12-7. Reservations possible
Monday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Tuesday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Wednesday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Thursday noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible

Pub special events



Thursday 21st: I don’t normally plug national chains (especially not disgraced ones), but Brewdog are running a collaboration event with beers from a number of great local breweries, including Wild Weather and Phantom

The Castle Tap


Monday 18th – 7:30pm: Open Mic night

The Fox & Hounds


Wednesday 20th: Pub quiz at 7:30pm


Upcoming events

A preview of some future events you’ll want to get tickets for before they all go.


Double Barrelled Supper Club

Thursday 28th October: Join Makan Malaysia and Double Barrelled for an evening of Malaysian food carefully paired with craft beer. Tickets here.

Siren Silence Of The Cans

Friday 31st October: Live online tasting of 9 spooky beers. Tickets from here.

The Grumpy Goat



29th October: Join the grumpies for a spooky beer and chocolate tutored tasting. Tickets here.

31st October: And just two days after that, the launch of the monthly Grumpy Goat Beer Club. Tickets here.

Mates Rates Comedy at Double Barrelled

After the phenomenal success of their first comedy show at Double Barrelled, Mates Rates Comedy are back on November 7th for more. Tickets here.


Double Barrelled 3rd Birthday

Join Double Barrelled for their 3rd birthday party on the 13th November. Tickets go on sale on Saturday at 11am.

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