What’s On – 13th to 19th May

By | 13/05/2022

It looks like being a warm weekend. If you want to keep an eye on it, follow local weather forecaster James at readingweather.co.uk for excellent updates. If you have updates to send me on beer events though or want your event to be added, e-mail beer@quaffablereading.com


Double Barrelled Taproom


Double Barrelled launched a new iconic Reading beer, The Number Seventeen, which celebrates Reading’s one good bus route, which by no coincidence takes you all the way to the taproom. And if that’s not enough, they’re also launching Dimples Special Bitter, brewed in collaboration with Unity Brewing Co.

Friday: 4pm – 8:30 pm. Burgers by Fat Tabby
Saturday: 1pm – 8:30 pm. Burgers by Fat Tabby
Sunday: noon-5:30pm
Thursday 5pm – 8:30pm

Elusive Taproom



Elusive have 6% off all month for their 6th birthday using the code DUELOFIRON

Friday: noon-6pm. Reservations possible
Saturday noon – 8pm. Reservations possible

Loddon Tap Yard


Friday: 9am-9pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3)
Saturday: 10am-9pm. Reservations possible. FA Cup Final on the big screen. Food by Proper takeout
Sunday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible.
Monday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible.
Tuesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3)
Wednesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3). Supper club from 5pm by Proper Takeout (Steak and more, £35. Pre-order at orders@propertakeout.co.uk)
Thursday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3). Brewery tour from 7pm.

Siren Tap Yard


Siren have just launched Thought Bubble

Friday: noon-10pm. Pizza by Siren. Reservations possible
Saturday noon-10pm. Chilli by Spotty Badger. Reservations possible
Sunday noon-6pm. Pizza by Siren Reservations possible
Monday noon-6pm. Pizza by Siren
Wednesday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren
Thursday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren

The Haunt at Phantom


Phantom have launched a delicious new Black IPA, Close To Tragedy.

Friday: 3pm-10pm. Chilli by Spotty Badger
Saturday 1pm-10pm. Burgers, Dogs and Nachos by Roots Vegan, plus Eurovision Beer Contest
Sunday 1pm-6pm.

Pub special events

The Nag’s Head


The Nags is launching Vault City’s two new sour beers – Cloudy Lemonade and Strawberry Sundae

The Purple Turtle

Friday 7pm – Loddon and Third Lung present Lodd Fest Takeover. Tickets here.

Upcoming events

The Grumpy Goat

Join Grumpy Goat for their beer club. May tickets here.

Bracknell Beer Festival

The Bracknell Ale & Cider festival is back on the 4th June. Tickets here.

Loddon Beer and Beard Festival

Loddon Brewery are teaming up with Opies Beard Co for a beer and beards festival. Tickets froom £5 here.


3rd June – Breakfast and unlimited beer at Phantom. Tickets here.

Twyford beer festival is on the 10th and 11th June. Tickets here.

Craft Theory Festival


After 2 years absence, Craft Theory Festival is back on the 1st and 2nd July. Tickets available here.

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