What’s On – 12th November to 18th November

By | 12/11/2021

Here’s what’s coming up in the Reading beer world from Friday 12th November to Thursday 18th. If you have updates or want your event to be added, e-mail beer@quaffablereading.com



Double Barrelled Taproom


It’s Double Barrelled’s 3rd birthday this week, and to celebrate they are releasing three new beers – Everything But The Bulbs, an imperial stout produced in partnership with Siren and Elusive breweries; Infinite Reflections, a triple dry hopped IPA produced in collaboration with Duration and Boxcar breweries, and lastly The Gum Wall, a cherry and lime sour produced in collaboration with Vocation and Amundsen breweries.

Friday: 5pm – 8:30 pm. Food by Swaadish Curry. No reservations
Saturday: Third Birthday party. Tickets available here. Domain Artisan (Bao Buns) & Natty’s Jerk Kitchen (Jerk Chicken and Jackfruit)
Sunday: closed

Elusive Taproom



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

Loddon Tap Yard



Watch the Autumn Internationals at the taproom on Saturday, plus two new beers to try – Disparity, a white stout, and Disparity, a black IPA. Definitely not going to cause confusion for the bar staff.

Friday: 9am-9pm. Reservations possible
Saturday: 10am-9pm. Reservations possible.
Sunday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible
Tuesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible
Wednesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible
Thursday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible

Siren Tap Yard


Two new beers to try this week – Furthest City Light, a 10.1% Oat Wine, and Falling Upwards, an 8.6% DIPA.

Friday: noon-10pm. Pizza by Siren. Reservations possible
Saturday noon-10pm. Pies by The Rural Pie Co. Reservations possible
Sunday noon-6pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only
Wednesday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only
Thursday 7pm: VIP launch of Carribean Chocolate Cake one day before the official release. Tickets £22.15.

The Haunt at Phantom


Friday: 3pm-10pm. Walk-in only
Saturday 1pm-10pm. Canadian food by Funky Pickle. Walk-in only
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: Breakfast from 9-11:30am, then taproom open 11 – 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 Fox and Hounds


Friday 7:30pm – The Departure Lounge are DJing
Wednesday 7:30pm – Pub quiz

The Grumpy Goat


Thursday 7:30 – 9:00. Gin tasting with Henley Distillery. Tickets £20.

The Nag’s Head


Cloudwater & Vibrant Forest Tap-Takeover

Friday: Cloudwater & Vibrant Forest Tap-Takeover, featuring Vibrant’s 10th anniversary beers

The Retreat


Dave Gray and John "Dusty" Dunsterville

Saturday 8:30pm – 11pm. Live music from David Gray and John Dunsterville

The Weather Station

Saturday: launch of “Lost IPA”, a beer that was originally all ready for release in March 2020, and which ended up being list. Re-brewed and finally released for your pleasure

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