Burns Night Scottish Shenanigans

Before I descended on Crewe I spent 7 years in Scotland running a pub and we always did a huge Burns’ Supper; the haggis was piped in, it was formally addressed, there was a toast to the lassies, the reply to the toast to the lassies and the immortal memory.  It was a lot of…

The calm before the storm!

We made it! We’ve got the #FridayFeeling have got the Taproom and Bar all tidied up and back together and opened up last night. We are back today 5 – 10pm and same on Saturday. We’ve some new things on the bar alongside cask and keg beers and ciders. The gin list is currently at…

First Brew of 2018

We’re running a bit behind schedule but gradually getting back up and running so it’s our first brew of 2018. Fingers crossed it’s ready in time for Manchester Beer and Cider Festival and it’s debut, ideally I would have liked a week more. Anyway, it’s a new brew inspired by chocolate dipped strawberries and seeing…

No #FirstyFriday tomorrow

In case you’ve missed it in the newsletters, website and social media updates, we are currently closed.  The toilet is in the yard, the paint on the walls is wet and there’s no #FirstyFriday tomorrow.  We will reopen Thursday 18th January with a fancy new ladies toilet (sorry guys, it’ll happen soon!), a refreshed bar…

Last chance to drink at Offbeat in 2017!

I was going to use a great photo of my bucket of lemons but managed to leave the camera at home so you’ll have to make do with the pump clip of today’s brew – Lemon Smash pale.  Not a new brew but not been made in a little while. SMASH stands for single malt…

Merry Christmas!

Finally home and feet up after what’s been a manic week – a huge thank you to all of you for your support, I hope the beer is all enjoyed! I was hoping to get a [s]elfie with Santa yesterday to illustrate this post but those of you who were there saw how manic it…