Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Animals, Dragons and Beer - A News Roundup

Mr Foley's Cask Ale House, York Breweries' first Leeds Pub, will hold The Noah's Ark Beer Festival from Friday 15th August until Thursday the 21st August, with over 40 beers, on 16 pumps, for 7 days.

One interesting event will be the Meet The Brewer (Sunday 17th, 2pm) with Andrew Whalley, director of Brewing for York Brewery and Chairman of SIBA North. There will also be 'The Great Pub Quiz' (Monday 18th, 7pm, Free entry and a Gallon of beer for the winning team), Live Acoustic Blues and Folk (Tuesday 19th, 7pm), Fancy Dress Night (Wednesday 20th, 7pm) where Foley's invite you to dress as your favourite animal - A free pint for every animal, and a gallon of beer prize for the best costume...And finally, A CAMRA Evening (Thursday 21st, 7pm) -£2 a pint for all CAMRA members and a free buffet!
Sure to be some decent beer on offer - although i'll be giving the fancy dress night a miss...
Mr Foley's Cask Ale House: 159 The Headrow,
Leeds LS1 5RG 0113 2429674

Also, Skipton's Copper Dragon Brewery are busy at work building a brand new £4 million brewery & headquarters on Snaygill Industrial Estate. It'll include an 11,000 square foot brewhouse and the refurbishment of their new 22,000 square foot visitor centre, bistro and offices.
Always nice to see an independent enjoying healthy growth.

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