What’s On – 19th November to 25th November

By | 19/11/2021

This week sees the launch of Siren’s Caribbean Chocolate Cake, plus Elusive’s Collabageddon. If you have updates or want your event to be added, e-mail beer@quaffablereading.com


Double Barrelled Taproom


This week’s new beer release is Headlamps, a west coast pale ale, and at only 4.6% you can probably try a few in one of the two days that Double Barrelled is open this week. Plus you can still try the three birthday beers from last week.

Friday: 5pm – 8:30 pm. Middle Eastern food by Fink Street Food. No reservations
Saturday: 1pm – 8:30 pm. Loaded chips by Chipsmyth. No reservations
Sunday: closed

Elusive Taproom



If you are an Elusive fan, scroll down to see details of Collabageddon 2021 at the Nags Head, which features Elusive and 11 other breweries collaborating to make 12 fantastic beers. The Elusive/Turning Point stout will be pouring in the taproom, but the full range is only available at the Nags.

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

Loddon Tap Yard


Friday: 9am-9pm. Reservations possible. Food by Macan Malaysia
Saturday: 10am-9pm. Reservations possible. Watch all three Autumn International Rugby matches in the tap yard, and Macman will be serving Mac’n’cheese
Sunday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible
Tuesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible
Wednesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible
Thursday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible

Siren Tap Yard


The big news for Siren this week is that their Caribbean Chocolate Cake launches on Friday. The much anticipated annual release of chocolatey dark beer is celebrated in pubs and bottle shops all over the country, but you can head to the taproom to get it direct from the source

Friday: noon-10pm. Pizza by Siren. Reservations possible
Saturday noon-10pm. Fried Chicken by What The Cluck. Reservations possible
Sunday noon-6pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only
Wednesday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only
Thursday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only

The Haunt at Phantom


Friday: 3pm-10pm. Walk-in only
Saturday 1pm-10pm. BBQ food by The Asado. 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. Quiz night (7:30pm). Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Thursday noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible

Pub special events

The Castle Tap


Saturday 8pm: Long Live The Local, an evening of musical entertainment

The Fox and Hounds


Friday: The Fox is one of two pubs in Reading launching Siren’s Caribbean Chocolate Cake beer

The Nag’s Head

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Friday: Every year Elusive Brewery do a collaboration with other breweries around the country, and put it on sale in a select number of pubs. This year there are 12 collaborations, and they are on sale in the Nag’s Head on Friday 19th. Also, get Siren’s Caribbean Chocolate Cake beers here too

The Retreat


Saturday 8:30pm-11pm: The Hugh Turner Trio play live jazz. Nice!

The Weather Station

Friday 7pm: Live music from four bands – Buds, Missing The Scene, Brighter and H_NGM_N
Wednesday 7pm: Quizzy McQuizface. A pub quiz
Thursday: Tap takeover by Tartarus


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