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Thornbridge Takes Over The Rake

Sheffield’s finest, Thornbridge brewery, will be taking us over on Wednesday 16th October, and we couldn’t be happier about it! Some fantastic beers (ones that you know and love, and some that are a bit special) will be hitting the … Continue reading

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Brooklyn’s In The House!

On Tuesday 15th October The Rake will be hosting a tap takeover with none other than Brooklyn Brewery. Current plan is to have 11 draught beers in total, these being… East India Pale Ale, Blast! Silver Anniversary Lager, Pennant, Cuvee … Continue reading

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1001 vs Vitesse

This is rather short notice, we know, but tomorrow (Wednesday 9th October) The Rake will be hosting a very special event featuring Hardknott brewer Dave Bailey and reknowned beer writer Adrian Tierney-Jones… We’ll have three Hardknott kegs on the bar, … Continue reading

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Rocky Head/Birrificio Italiano Double Bill!

Hello all. We had some bottles of the Rocky Head Pale Ale on sale here not too long ago – they didn’t hang around for very long. Very good beers tend to sell out very quickly, you see. We are … Continue reading

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Flying Dog: Preparing For Take-Off!

As promised following yesterday’s brief update on our Facebook and Twitter pages, here’s the lowdown on our Flying Dog Tap Takeover, which will be happening on Wednesday 24th April from 6pm. We’re going for a full takeover on this one, … Continue reading

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BEER FOCUS #3

Tap East Nebula Galaxy IPA, 330ml, 7.4% £5.60 From our ‘sister’ microbrewery, Tap East… …Nebula is an India Pale Ale that is late-hopped and dry-hopped with Galaxy, a hop hailing from Australia. This results in lots of tropical fruit flavours … Continue reading

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New(beer)sflash!

Afternoon – new bottles in… Ommegang Abbey Ale (Abbey Dubbel, 8.2%) Ommegang Three Philosophers (Abbey Quadrupel, 9.7%) Ommegang Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison, 7.7%) Brewfist Spaceman (IPA, 7.0%) Haandbryggeriet Royk Uten Ild (Rauchbier, 8.0%) Back in stock… Samuel Smith’s Organic Raspberry (Fruit … Continue reading

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