There’s a complete change of pace this week with not just Halloween, but also a number of special events. This is the week you need to clear your calendar for! If you have updates or want your event to be added, e-mail email@example.com
Double Barrelled Taproom
This week’s new beer release is Time To Look At The Clouds, a light IPA.
Friday: 5pm – 8:30 pm. Thai food by Krua Koson
Saturday: 1pm – 8:30 pm. Food by Amani Kitchen
Friday: noon-6pm. Reservations advised
Saturday noon – 6pm. Reservations advised for the Halloween Spooktacular, with an American candy shop, plus Carve’n Yams and BA Bee Strong on keg. Prizes for the best dressed humans and dogs and a treasure hunt.
Loddon Tap Yard
New Halloween beer this week – spiced Hocus Pocus
Friday: 9am-9pm. Reservations possible
Saturday: 10am-9pm. Reservations possible
Sunday: 10am-6pm. Family Halloween party with Pumpkin carving, Fancy dress for kids and adults, party games and special Halloween food and drinks. Free entrance
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
Friday 7:30pm online only: Live online tasting of 9 spooky beers. Tickets from here.
Saturday noon-10pm. Tacos by Tacitos. Reservations possible
Sunday noon-6pm. Spookfest. Food by Gorilla Bakes and The Patty Waggon. Face painting, dog and human fancy dress prizes. Reservations possible
Wednesday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only
Thursday noon-11pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only
The Haunt at Phantom
This week sees the launch of Venti Is Twenty, a coffee Belgian dubbel, which will probably be needed to give you that caffeine boost to keep going through all of the Halloween events
Friday: 3pm-10:30pm. Walk-in only
Saturday 4pm-11pm. Gourmet Grilled Cheese Toasties. Phantom’s 2nd Birthday Party and Halloween Extravaganza. Tickets sold out.
Sunday 1pm-6pm. Walk-in only
West Berkshire Brewery
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
The Allied Arms
Saturday noon-11pm Halloween Party, with Mulled Cider, themed games and drinks
Sunday noon-9pm Halloween Party, with Mulled Cider, themed games and drinks
The Castle Tap
Saturday – 7:30pm: Travelling Talesman with scary Halloween stories
Sunday – 7:30pm: Tim Burton Halloween quiz
The Fox & Hounds
Friday: Fox & Friends Trade Night – beer from the best local brewers, and discounts available to trade professionals. Featuring Dolphin Brewery’s first keg in a pub (Megastar, a Raspberry & Ginger gose), Future State’s latest beer, and more from Double Barrelled, Siren, Wild Weather, Ascot, Dephic, Stardust, Elusive, Phantom and West Berks.
Saturday – 7:30pm. Gales ‘N’ Ghosts Halloween event with spooky tunes from the Gale brothers
The Grumpy Goat
Friday 7:30pm: Join the Grumpies for a spooky beer and chocolate tutored tasting. Tickets here.
Sunday 6:30pm: The launch of the monthly Grumpy Goat Beer Club. Tickets here.
The Nags Head
Saturday 7:15pm: Nags Head Footie Bus – £5 return to the stadium, back in time for last orders at 11:50pm
Sunday 7pm: Pub Quiz in aid of Launchpad
Sunday 3:30pm-5:30pm: Jazz with Stuart Henderson, Simon Price and guests
The Weather Station
Saturday 7:30pm – Night of the Shambling Horrors – fancy dress, live music and dark beer
Saturday 30th 10am: Dolphin launch two new beers on their website on Saturday – Tumbler, a cherry and pear sour, and the 2021 version of Countess, a Tahitian vanilla, tonka beans and cacao nibs stout. Get in quick before it all runs out.
A preview of some future events you’ll want to get tickets for before they all go.
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 on sale here.