The Christmas events are starting this week (last week if you are in the Fox & Hounds), but before that there’s also Black Friday to deal with – that’s right, even small local businesses feel the need to reduce their prices to get you to spend money with them. And best not to disappoint them eh? If you have updates or want your event to be added, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Double Barrelled Taproom
This week’s new beer release is Hello Idaho, a Pale Ale made from Idaho 7 hops. Plus, a Black Friday special – get 15 beers for £50.
Friday: 5pm – 8:30 pm. Malaysian street food by Makan Malaysia. No reservations
Saturday: 1pm – 8:30 pm. Mac & Cheese by the MacMan. No reservations
Elusive have two new beers out – Lebkuchen Stout (a Christmassy biscuity stout) and Twenty Ferrets In A Red Suit (an orange flavoured Imperial stout). Plus, more Black Friday discounts – 10% off with the code FESTIVEFERRETS until the end of the month.
Loddon Tap Yard
For Black Friday, Loddon are offering 15% off all products in the shop and online. And you can even order in advance for Christmas in the shop with that discount. Just use the code BLACKFRIDAY15.
Also, head along to the taproom any day to check out their new beer – Al Fresco, a crisp session pale ale.
Friday: 9am-9pm. Reservations possible
Saturday: 10am-9pm. Reservations possible. Food by Fat Tabby
Sunday: noon-6pm. Loddon Christmas Market, with local vendors, food by Fat Tabby, and beer
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. Siren are doing a free livestream virtual of tasting this year’s Caribbean Chocolate Cake beers. Join them online with chocolate guru Willie Harcourt-Cooze
Saturday noon-10pm. Chicken Wings by Wings and Tings. 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
This weekend special beers are on from Green Bench brewery in St. Pete Florida
Friday: 3pm-10pm. Walk-in only
Saturday 1pm-10pm. Food by Makan Malaysia. Walk-in only
Sunday 1pm-6pm. Walk-in only
West Berkshire Brewery
West Berkshire Brewery are offering 50% off seasonal beers for Black Friday. See https://www.wbbrew.com/ for details. Plus three mini-kegs for £50.
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. 6:30pm – Good Old Boys Club
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
26th to 28th November- Foreign beer takover with Lervig, Omnipollo, Garage, Freemont and Hopworks
Wednesday 7:30pm – the ever popular Pub Quiz. Booking advised if you want to sit inside
Thursday: 7:30pm – Beer and Carols at the Greyfriar
Market Yard opens from Friday, with street food and beer by Double Barrelled. Tickets required
The Weather Station
Sunday 1:30pm: Bottle club – bring some bottles along to share
A preview of some future events you’ll want to get tickets for before they all go.