Manchester beer events 2017

Manchester beer events

Returning for 2017, the Manchester beer events calendar lists Manchester beer festivals, meet the brewer events, tap takeovers and more across Greater Manchester. Hosting a Manchester beer festival or another event? Feel free to send me the details or tweet me @kaleighpie with info on any Manchester beer events for potential inclusion. It will be updated regularly as more events are announced (last update 21/09/2017).

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January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Reoccurring/weekly events:

Alphabet Brew Tap and Food Yard, 99 North Western Street, Saturdays 12-10pm.

Beatnikz Republic, Unit 15 Red Bank, Green Quarter. Fridays 4-10pm and Saturdays 12-10pm.

Beer Nouveau brew tap, 75 Temperance Street – Fridays 4-10.30pm and Saturdays 12-10.30pm.

Cloudwater brew tap at Cloudwater Barrel Store, Unit 13, Sheffield Street – Fridays 4-9pm, Saturdays 12-8pm and Sundays 12-5pm (not open Indy Man Beer Con weekend, can sales available from brewery Thursday 28 & Friday 29 10am-2pm and Saturday 30 10:45am-2pm).

Grub Food Fair at Mayfield Depot, Fairfield Street. Fridays 12-10pm, Saturdays 12-10pm and Sundays 12-8pm (vegan only on Sundays). Featuring 12 keg lines, 2 cask lines and canned beers from Northern breweries.

Runaway Brewery brew tap, Unit 4 Millgate, Dantzic Street – Saturdays 12-8pm (from July 1).

JANUARY

January 3: North Brewing Co tap takeover, The Beagle, Chorlton.

January 7: Mikkeller Running Club, Beer Nouveau, 75 Temperance Street. 11am.

January 12: Legitimate Industries/Manchester Beer Week Holy Trinity Pitmaster beer and food pairings event, Reds True BBQ. 8-11pm, £35.

January 19-21: Manchester Beer and Cider Festival, Manchester Central.

January 26: Port Street Beer House 6th birthday including launch of Track Brewery collaboration. From 6pm.

January 27: Fourpure guided tasting, Beermoth, Tib Street. 6pm.

January 27: Manchester breweries tap takeover plus Pretty Green event, Brewdog, Peter Street. From 7pm.

January 28: Grub Food Fair (vegan special) at Alphabet Brewery, 99 North Western Street. 12-10pm.

January 28: Sore Feet Stone Thrower DIPA launch, The Pilcrow. From 12pm.

January 29: Track Brewery meet the brewer hosted by Beernomicon, The Smithfield. 2pm, £6 with four thirds.

January 30: Oskar Blues beer and food pairing, Bundobust Manchester. From 7.30pm, £20.

FEBRUARY

February 3-4: Track Brewery tap, Sheffield Street.

February 10: Track and Odyssey collab Santa Muerte launch, Port Street Beer House and Cafe Beermoth. From 6pm.

February 11: Beernomicon bottle share, Beer Nouveau. 2pm. Email Beernomicon@gmail.com to book a place.

January 14: Cloudwater Brewery open – for take away only. 8am-5pm.

February 16: Dry & Bitter tap takeover, Bundobust Manchester. From 6pm.

February 16: Tiny Rebel can launch and meet the brewer, Beermoth. From 6pm.

February 16: Brighton Bier tap takeover, Port Street Beer House. From 5pm.

February 21: Kirkstall Brewery tap takeover, The Font, Chorlton. From 5pm.

February 22: Aged Orval tasting, Beermoth. 6pm, tickets £20.

February 22: Torrside and Thirst Class Ale joint tap takeover and meet the brewer, The Buttery, 30 Albert Road, Levenshulme. From 6.30pm.

February 25: De Garde tap takeover, The Pilcrow. From 12pm.

February 25: Runaway Brewery brew tap, Dantzic Street. 1-6pm.

February 26: Northern Monk meet the brewer and live podcast recording hosted by Beernomicon, The Smithfield. 2pm.

MARCH

March 2: Wiper and True Hard Shake launch and tap takeover, Port Street Beer House.

March 4: Runaway Brewery brew tap, Dantzic Street. 1-6pm.

March 7: Wild Beer Co crowdfunding launch, Cafe Beermoth. 6-10pm.

March 8: Torrside tasting, The Pilcrow. From 7.30pm, tickets £5.

March 9: Wild Card Brewery tap takeover and meet the brewer, The Smithfield. From 7pm.

March 9: Brooklyn Brewery Bel Air launch party, Soup Kitchen. From 6pm.

March 10-11: Track Brewing Co brew tap, Sheffield Street. 7.30-11.30pm March 10, 2-11.30pm March 11.

March 11: Saison event, Beermoth, Tib Street. 4-8pm.

March 17: Irish breweries showcase, Brewdog, Peter Street. From 12pm.

March 17-18: Rammy Craft Beer pop up, Beer Nouveau, Temperance Street.

March 20: Cloudwater meet the brewer, Volta, 167 Burton Road, Didsbury. Tickets £15 from Volta and The Epicurean.

March 22: Cheese and beer pairing night, Beermoth, Tib Street. Tickets £35.

March 22: Red Willow meet the brewer, Stalybridge Buffet Bar. Tickets £19.95 including six course meal.

March 23: Almasty tap takeover and collab beer launch, Port Street Beer House.

March 24-25, Blackjack Brew Tap, 36 Gould Street. 6-11pm March 24, 12-11pm March 25.

March 25: Beernomicon bottle share, Beer Nouveau. 2pm. Email Beernomicon@gmail.com to book a place.

March 25: Runaway Brewery brew tap. 12-6pm.

March 25: Northern Monk tap takeover, The Pilcrow. From 12.30pm.

March 29: Mad Hatter tap takeover, The Beagle, Chorlton.

APRIL

April 1: Blackjack brew tap, 36 Gould Street. 12-5pm.

April 2: Drygate meet the brewer, The Smithfield. From 2pm.

April 2: Beer historian Ron Pattinson talk, Beer Nouveau, Temperance Street. £3.

April 5: Mad Hatter Penny Lane Triple launch, The Pilcrow. From 5pm. Event postponed.

April 5: Thornbridge Mango Halcyon launch, Cafe Beermoth. From 6pm.

April 7-8: Neptune Brewery pop up, Beer Nouveau, Temperance Street.

April 7: Track Cotopaxi (double IPA) launch, Cafe Beermoth, The Smithfield, The Pilcrow, The Brink, Heaton Hops, Kosmonaut, The Beagle and Port Street Beer House. From 6pm.

April 8: Beavertown Bloody ‘Ell launch, Ply, Lever Street.

April 11: Rhinegeist Brewery meet the brewer, Brewdog Manchester, Peter Street. From 7pm.

April 13-17, Beatnikz Republic soft launch weekend, Unit 15, Red Bank, Green Quarter. April 13-14 4-10pm, April 15-17 12-8pm.

April 14-16: Easter Pint of Portent weekend, The Marble Arch. From 12pm.

April 14-15: Torrside brew tap, New Mills Marina. 12-8pm.

April 15: Unit 101 launch, 101 North Western Street (new site for Beer Merchants), 12-7pm.

April 15-16: Beermoth/Cafe Beermoth Yeaster Weekend. 4-8pm.

April 16: Cloudwater, Magic Rock and Other Half tap takeover, The Pilcrow. From 1pm. Also meet the brewers to take place at Redfern House at 6.30pm – tickets £17.58.

April 18: Rivington/Torrside collab Paint Your Bandwagon launch, Bundobust.

April 19: Yeastie Boys tap takeover, Port Street Beer House. From 4pm.

April 21-22: Connoisseur Brewery pop up, Beer Nouveau, 75 North Western Street.

April 22: Beernomicon bottle share, Beermoth, Tib Street. 2pm. Email Beernomicon@gmail.com to book a place.

April 22: Launch of  Cloudwater/Piccadilly Records/Common collab Record Store Day Session IPA, Common, Edge Street.

April 23: Uiltje Brewing tasting and talk at Beermoth, Tib Street from 6pm followed by beers on tap at Cafe Beermoth, Spring Gardens.

April 23: Alphabet Brew tap, 99 North Western Street. 12-8pm.

April 24: Northern Monk meet the brewer, Volta, 167 Burton Road, Didsbury. Tickets £15 from Volta and The Epicurean.

April 25: Magic Rock tap takeover, The Beagle, Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton. From 4pm.

April 26: Rivington/Torrside collab Paint Your Bandwagon event and joint tap takeover, Port Street Beer House.

April 28: Track Brew tap plus Altered States art exhibition, 5 Sheffield Street. 7-12pm.

April 28-30: Blackjack Brew Tap, 36 Gould Street. 6-11pm April 28, 12-11pm April 29, 12-7pm April 30.

April 29: Brew By Numbers and Kernal tap takeover, The Pilcrow. From 12pm.

April 29: Wood and Barrelled beer showcase, Beermoth, Tib Street. 4-8pm.

April 29: Stubborn Mule brew tap, Unit 2 Radium Works, Bridgewater Road, Altrincham. 12-8pm.

April 29-30: Brewsmith brew tap, Unit 11, Cuba Industrial Estate, Ramsbottom. From 12pm

MAY

May 2: Pirate Life Brewing meet the brewer, Brewdog, Peter Street.

May 3: Lost and Grounded Keeping Up With The Joneses DIPA tasting, Bundobust, 59 Piccadilly. From 6pm.

May 5: Northern Monk Neapolitan Ice Cream Pale Ale launch, Cafe Beermoth. From 5pm.

May 5-6: Hafod Brewery pop up with food from The Real Junk Food Project, Beer Nouveau, 75 North Western Street (May 5 4-10.30pm, May 6 12-10.30pm).

May 6: Vegan Beer and Food Fest, Chorlton Brewing Co, 69 North Western Street. 12-7pm.

May 6: Alphabet Brew Tap and Food Yard, 99 North Western Street.

May 8-14: Thirst Class Ale cask tap takeover, The Beagle, Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton.

May 10: An evening with Galway Bay Brewing, The Pilcrow. From 12pm.

May 10: Cured meat and beer evening with Lunya, Beermoth, Tib Street. 6-8pm, tickets £25.

May 10: North Brewing tap takeover, Kosmonaut. From 5pm.

May 12-13: Track brew tap, 5 Sheffield Street. 7-11pm.

May 17: Verdant tap takeover, Port Street Beer House. From 5pm.

May 20: Manchester Beer Audit – more information: mcrbeeraudit.co.uk

May 20: Tiny Rebel tap takeover and meet the brewer, Brewdog. From 4pm.

May 22: Vertical Drinks Mikkeller and Dry and Bitter showcase, Volta, 167 Burton Road, Didsbury. Tickets £15 from Volta and The Epicurean.

May 24: Indy Man Beer Con 2017 pre-sale ticket launch event, Port Street Beer House and The Beagle. From 6pm.

May 26-28: Blackjack Brew Tap, 36 Gould Street. 6-11pm May 26, 12-11pm May 27, 12-7pm May 28.

May 27: Omnipollo, Dugges and Stigbergets tap takeover, Heaton Hops, School Lane, Heaton Chapel. From 1.30pm.

May 27: Beernomicon bottle share, Beermoth, Tib Street. 2pm. Email Beernomicon@gmail.com to book a place.

May 27: Real Junk Food pop up, Beer Nouveau, 75 North Western Street. From 12pm.

May 27-28: Torrside brew tap, New Mills Marina. 12-8pm.

May 28: Beavertown tap takeover, The Pilcrow. From 12pm.

JUNE

June 1-3: Stockport Beer Festival, Edgeley Park.

June 2-3: Neon Raptor pop up, Beer Nouveau, 75 North Western Street.

June 3: Beatnikz Republic taproom launch party, Redbank, Green Quarter. 12-10pm.

June 3: Vegan Beer and Food Fest, Chorlton Brewing Co, 69 North Western Street. 12-8pm.

June 8: Pilot tap takeover, Port Street Beer House. 5-12pm.

June 9: Hops Not Hate fundraiser to raise money for victims of the Manchester attack, Beer Nouveau 75 North Western Street. 4-10.30pm. Facebook event.

June 9-10: Grub Food Fair launch event at Mayfield Depot, Fairfield Street. 12-10pm.

June 9-11: Summer Beer Festival, Cottonopolis, 16 Newton Street.

June 14: FourPure Juicebox 500 event with 50 free pints of Juicebox available, Bundobust Manchester. From 5pm.

June 15: Shindigger meet the brewer, Sandbar, Grosvenor Street. From 6.30pm.

June 16: Beatnikz Republic Mosaic Single Hop Session IPA launch, The Smithfield.

June 16-17: Mad Dog Brewing pop up at Beer Nouveau, Temperance Street.

June 17: Aged Orval tasting, Beermoth. Tickets £20.

June 19: The Smithfield second birthday party, Swan Street.

June 22: The Story of Stubborn Mule Brewery (with samples), altspace, Stamford Road, Altrincham.

June 23-July 2: Manchester Beer Week 2017 ** = Manchester Beer Week event

 

Manchester Beer Week long events

June 23-July 2: Leeds Tap at The Font Manchester, The Font Chorlton, The Font Fallowfield. **

June 23-July 2: London Tap at Bottle, 9 Shaw Road, Heaton Moor. **

June 23-July 2: Bristol Tap at The Smithfield, Swan Street. **

June 23-July 2: Scottish Tap at Brewdog, Peter Street. **

June 23-July 2: Hawkshead residency, The Crown and Kettle, Oldham Street.**

June 23-July 2: Bundobust collaboration launches featuring Dry & Bitter and Chorlton collab launches, Bundobust, 61 Piccadilly. **

June 23-July 2: Spirit of Collaboration week including launch of collab with Blackjack and Brew Wild, Reasons To Be Cheerful, 228 Fog Lane, Burnage. **

June 23-July 2: Legitimate Industries tap takeover and paired specials, Saison, 236 Burton Road, Didsbury. **

 

June 23: Cloudwater tap takeover featuring cask and keg beers, The Magnet, 51 Wellington Road North, Stockport. From 12pm. **

June 23: Vibrant Forest tap takeover, The Knott, 374 Deansgate. From 12pm **

June 23: Tour of Joseph Holt Brewery, Empire Street. 3-5pm. (Sold out) **

June 23: Tour of Bootleg Brewery, The Green, Chorlton. 5 and 5:30pm, tickets free.**

June 23: Manchester Beer Week launch party, Mayfield Depot. From 6pm **

June 23: Runaway and Holy Crab Supper Club, Unit 4 Millgate, Dantzic Street. 7-10pm, tickets £35.  **

June 23-24: Taco takeover paired with Wild Beer, The Beagle, Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton. From 7pm.  **

June 23-24: Blackjack Brew Tap with Five Points Brewing Company as special guests, 36 Gould Street. 6-11pm June 23, 12-11pm June 24.

June 23-24: Manchester Brewing Co Open Weekend, 66 North Western Street. From 7pm.

June 23-24: Dual tap takeover: Manchester Brewing Co (cask) and Lost and Grounded (keg), The Dockyard, Spinningfields.  **

June 23-25: Stalybridge Summer Fest, Stalybridge Buffet Bar. 12-11pm. **

June 24: Brewery Expo including Alphabet, Blackjack, Beatnikz Republic, Beer Nouveau, Chorlton, Cloudwater, Dan’s Brewery (featuring Marble, Hawkshead and Magic Rock), Manchester Brewing Co, Runaway, Squawk and Track all opening their doors **

June 24: Beernomicon bottle share, Beermoth, Tib Street followed by MCR Brewery Expo crawl. Email beernomicon@gmail.com for a place.

June 24: Siren Project Barista launch, The Smithfield.

June 24: Brewsmith brew tap, Unit 11, Cuba Industrial Estate, Ramsbottom. From 12pm. **

June 24: Up-and-coming Manchester brewers tap takeover, Kosmonaut. From 12pm.**

June 24: Homebrew demo, Marble Beerhouse, 57 Manchester Road, Chorlton. From 12pm. **

June 24: Doughnut and beer pairing, Beatnikz Republic, 15 Redbank. From 12pm. **

June 24: Black Lodge tap takeover, Ply, 26 Lever Street. From 12pm. **

June 25: Fuller’s Vintage Tasting. From 6pm, £5.

June 25-July 1: Altrincham Pub Fest. **

June 25: The Dogyard – dog-friendly event complete with dog beer, The Dockyard, Spinningfields. From 11am. **

June 25: Food and beer collaboration beers launch, Runaway Brewery, Unit 4 Millgate, Dantzic Street. 12-6pm. **

June 25: Brewsmith tap takeover, All The Shapes, 8 Warwick Street, Prestwich. 2-10pm. **

June 26-July 2: Thirst Class tap takeover, Soup Kitchen, Spear Street. **

June 26: Manchester Beer Week collab crawl, 57 Thomas Street, Cafe Beermoth, The Pilcrow, Port Street Beer House, The Smithfield Tavern. From 6pm. **

June 26: Manchester Beer Week v Beernomicon: brewer speed dating. 6:30-10:30,  Tickets free, registration required **

June26: Cloudwater Barrel Store tastings, 13 Sheffield Street, 6-7.30pm and 8-9.30pm, tickets from £25. **

June 26: An intro to Belgian beer, Bock Biere Cafe, 10 Tib Street. 6-8pm, tickets £25. **

June 26: Track and Brew By Numbers tap takeover, Port Street Beer House. 6-12pm. **

June 27-July 2: Hawkshead tap takeover, The Petersgate Tap, 19 St Petersgate, Stockport. **

June 27: An evening with De Kromme Haring, Cafe Beermoth. From 6pm. **

June 27: Beer Nouveau open brew day, 75 North Western Street. 10am-6pm. **

June 27: Mad Hatter tap takeover, Piccadilly Tap. **

June 27: Old v Cold: an introduction to common off-flavours, Cloudwater Brewery, 7-8 Piccadilly Trading Estate, 6-7:30pm and 8-9:30pm, tickets free. **

June 27: Galway Bay tap takeover, Cafe Beermoth. 6-11:30pm. **

June 27: Hawkshead meet the brewer with pie dinner, Pie and Ale, 47 Lever Street. 6pm, tickets £17 (available from the bar). **

June 27: Thornbridge rare bottle tasting, The Knott, Deansgate. 7pm, tickets £17.95. **

June 27: Beer-paired meal, Morley Cheeks, 575 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton. 7pm, tickets £25 (available from the bar). **

June 27: The return of Dobber, The Marble Arch, Rochdale Road. 7pm, tickets £12. **

June 27: Leeds beer dinner, The Font, Chorlton. 7pm, tickets £25. **

June 27: Joseph Holt and Runaway collab launch and meet the brewer, The Brink, 65 Bridge Street. From 7pm. **

June 27: SMASH beer showcase, Gasworks, First Street. From 7pm. **

June 27: Seven Brothers meet the brewer, Seven Brothers Beerhouse, Blossom Street. Tickets £15, available from the bar. **

June 28: Cloudwater Brewery open brew day, 7-8 Piccadilly Trading Estate. 7:45am-3:30pm, tickets from £89. **

June 28: Cloudwater Brewery pop-up tasting, Manchester Airport railway station, 5-8pm. **

June 28: First Chop meet the brewer, The Northern Type, Church Street, Eccles. 7.39-9.30, tickets £8 including beer and pizza.

June 28: Hawkshead Key Lime Tau 2017 launch, Cafe Beermoth. 6-11:30pm. **

June 28: A history of Joseph Holt, Old Monkey, Portland Street. From 6:30pm, tickets free. **

June 28: Australian beer and food showcase, Another Heart to Feed, 77-79 Chapel Street, Salford. 7-10pm, tickets £30. **

June 28: Verdant meet the brewer and tap takeover, Heaton Hops, 7-11pm (sold out). **

June 28: Beastro beer-paired dinner, Spinningfields. From 7pm, tickets £35. **

June 28: An evening with Rocket Brewing, Kosmonaut, 10 Tariff Street. From 7pm, tickets £15. **

June 28: BBQ at Beatnikz Republic, 15 Redbank. From 7pm, tickets £35. **

June 28: Electric Bear free beer event, Cane and Grain, Thomas Street. From 7pm. **

June 28: Battle of the Brewers, Gasworks, First Street. From 7:30pm. **

June 28: Into the wild with Lallemand, 57 Thomas Street. 7:30-9:30pm, tickets £10. **

June 28: Chorlton Homebrewers Northern Monk special, Font Chorlton. 8-10pm. **

June 29-July 1: Central Manchester Camra Beer Festival, 53Two, 8 Albion Street, Park Avenue Car Park (opposite The Britons Protection).

June 29: Chop House beer launch, Albert Square Chop House. **

June 29: Cloudwater Brewery pop-up tasting, Stalybridge railway station, 5-8pm. **

June 29: Manchester tap takeover, Gasworks, First Street. From 12pm. **

June 29: Squawk tap takeover, The Hillary Step, 199 Upper Chorlton Street. From 4pm. **

June 29: Wylam tap takeover, Port Street Beer House. From 4pm. **

June 29: Fiveclouds Brew tap takeover, The Knott, Deansgate. From 5pm. **

June 29: Pirate Life sampling session, Cane and Grain, Thomas Street. 5-10pm. **

June 29: Ancoats and Angel Meadow pub walk. 6-8pm, tickets £8. **

June 29: Vegan Colombian supper club, Track Brewery. 7:30-10:30pm (sold out). **

June 29: Hawkshead meat, cheese and beer event at The Crown and Kettle, Oldham Road. From 7:30pm, tickets £17:50 available from the bar. **

June 29: Black IPAs with John Clarke, The Marble Arch. 7:30-9:30pm, tickets £12. **

June 30-2 July: The Pilcrow Summer Beer Thing, Sadler’s Yard.

June 30: Howard’s Town and Shindigger tap takeover, The Dockyard, Spinningfields. **

June 30: Manchester Brewing Co tap takeover, Pie and Ale, Lever Street. From 12pm. **

June 30: Historic pub tour with John Clarke, start at Mr Thomas’ Chop House. 2:30-5:30pm, tickets £5. **

June 30: An evening with Buxton Brewing, Cafe Beermoth. From 6pm. **

June 30: Marble tap takeover, The Brink, Bridge Street. From 6pm. **

JULY

June 23-July 2: Manchester Beer Week 2017 **

June 27-July 2: Hawkshead tap takeover, The Petersgate Tap, 19 St Petersgate, Stockport. **

June 30-2 July: The Pilcrow Summer Beer Thing, Sadler’s Yard.

July 1: Beers Manchester beer tour. 12-5pm (sold out). **

July 1: Runaway brew tap, Unit 4 Millgate, Dantzic Street. 12-8pm, brewery tours with tastings at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm, tickets £12.

July 1: Yeastie Boys BBQ, The Marble Arch. From 12pm. **

July 1: Burning Sky tasting and Q&A, Cloudwater Barrel Store. 1-3pm, tickets tbc. **

July 1: Wild Beer six-course tasting menu, Unit 101, 101 North Western Street. 7-11pm, tickets £35. **

July 1: Beer and vegan market event at Chorlton Brewing Co, 69 North Western Street. 12-8pm.

July 2: The Dogyard – dog-friendly event complete with dog beer, The Dockyard, Spinningfields. From 11am. **

July 2: Manchester Homebrew Expo, Beer Nouveau, 75 North Western Street. 12-6pm. **

July 2: Manchester Beer Week Closing Party, Band on the Wall and The Smithfield, Swan Street. From 2pm, tickets free. **

July 6-8: Chorlton Beer Festival, St Clement’s Church, Chorlton.

July 7: Vibrant Forest tap takeover, Crown and Kettle, Oldham Road. From 7pm.

July 8: Grub Extraveganza vegan food and beer festival, Arch 6, Temperance Street. 12-10pm.

July 14: Beatnikz Republic tap takeover and can launch, Sandbar.

July 17: Brasserie de la Senne tasting and talk with head brewer Yvan, Cafe Beermoth. From 6pm.

July 20: Lines Brew Co tap takeover, Port Street Beer House.

July 21: West By Three meet the brewer, Cafe Beermoth. From 6pm.

July 21-22: Chorlton Brewing Co national tap takeover including Bundobust Manchester, The Pilcrow and venues across the country.

July 28: Northern Monk and Bissell Brothers events, Cafe Beermoth.

July 28-29: Blackjack Brew Tap, 36 Gould Street. 6-11pm July 28, 12-11pm July 29.

July 28 – To Øl tap takeover, Crown and Kettle, Oldham Road.

July 29: Beernomicon bottle share, Beermoth, Tib Street. 2pm. Email Beernomicon@gmail.com to book a place.

July 29: Stubborn Mule brew tap, Unit 2 Radium Works, Bridgewater Road, Altrincham. 1-8pm.

AUGUST

August 4: Shindigger can launch, Shindigger HQ, 6 Cross Keys Street (off Swan Street opposite The Smithfield). From 5pm.

August 5: Wild Beer tap takeover, The Pilcrow.

August 5: Vegan market (featuring two vegan beers), Chorlton Brewing Co, 69 North Western Street. 12-8pm.

August 19: Mad Hatter and Blackjack collab A Night Out 2017 launch, The Smithfield. From 6pm.

August 11: Beatnikz Republic tap takeover, The Pilcrow.

August 12: Beernomicon bottle share, Beermoth, Tib Street. 2pm. Email Beernomicon@gmail.com to book a place.

August 17: Black Iris tap takeover, Port Street Beer House.

August 19: Pig and Porter tap takeover, Crown and Kettle.

August 21: Independent Salford Beer Festival ticket launch, The Brink. From 7pm.

August 23: Fallen Brewing tap takeover, The Beagle, Chorlton. From 12pm.

August 25: North v South tasting featuring North Brewing Co, Beatnikz Republic, Beavertown and Gipsy Hill, Cottonopolis, 16 Newton Street.

August 25-27: Blackjack Brew Tap, 36 Gould Street. 6-11pm August 25, 12-11pm August 26, 12-7pm August 27.

August 26: Stubborn Mule brew tap, Unit 2 Radium Works, Bridgewater Road, Altrincham. 1-8pm.

August 26-27: Torrside second birthday brewery tap, New Mills Marina. 12-8pm.

August 27: Ladies That Beer beer launch and tap takeover, The Marble Arch.

August 27: Odyssey Brew Co tap takeover, Port Street Beer House. From 12pm.

August 29: The Veil Manchester tap takeover, The Pilcrow.

August 31: Squawk meet the brewer, Stalybridge Buffet Bar.

SEPTEMBER

September 1: Weird Beard tap takeover, The Smithfield. From 6pm.

September 2: Chorlton Brewing brew tap and vegan market with first tasting of 2018 Dark Matter. Chorlton Brewing Co, 69 North Western Street. 12-8pm.

September 6: Six Degrees North tap takeover, Port Street Beer House. From 2pm.

September 8: Struise Black Damnation bottle tasting, Beermoth. Tickets £30.

September 8-9: Tameside Beer Festival, Stalybridge Civic Hall. 12-11pm.

September 10: Ladies That Beer small plates and beer pairing afternoon, The Marble Arch.

September 13-16: Beermoth Cellar Party, Beermoth, Tib Street. 4-8pm each day.

September 15: Lost Industry meet the brewer, Sand Bar. From 6pm.

September 15-17: Oktoberfest event the best of Bavaria and Manchester beers featuring Marble, Blackjack and Track. Albert’s Schloss, Peter Street.

September 16: Manchester Vegan Beer Fest, Islington Mill. 11am-8pm.

September 16: Seven Brothers Brewback Beer Fest, 63 Waybridge Enterprise Centre, Daniel Adamson Road, Salford Quays. 12-11pm.

September 16-17: British Street Food finals including British craft beer bar, Grub at Mayfield Depot. Tickets £5.

September 17: Modern Times meet the brewer, Brewdog, Peter Street. From 5pm.

September 19: York breweries tap takeover, The Smithfield.

September 20: Cheese and beer evening at The Pilcrow. From 7.30pm, tickets £18.50.

September 21: Runaway for Supper food and beer pairing event curated by Grub featuring Wholesome Junkies, Runaway Brewery, Unit 4 Millgate, Dantzic Street. Tickets £37.76.

September 22: Wild Beer tap takeover and meet the brewer, Crown and Kettle. From 6.30pm.

September 22-23: Blackjack Brew Tap, 36 Gould Street. 6-10.30pm September 22, 12-10.30pm September 23.

September 23: Cantillon Zwanze Day, Unit 101, 101 North Western Street.

September 23: The Pilcrow first birthday – including launch of Pilcrow x Mad Hatter collab, Makers’ Market and 100 free beers for locals card holders. From 12pm.

September 27: Five Points Brewing Co tap takeover, The Smithfield. From 5pm.

September 27: Dry and Bitter tap takeover and DJ set, Cafe Beermoth. From 5pm.

September 27: Buxton tap takeover with ticketed tasting at 8pm, Bundobust. From 8pm.

September 28-October 1: Independent Manchester Beer Convention 2017 (Indy Man Beer Con 2017). Victoria Baths, Manchester.

September 28-October 1: Indy Man Beer Con (IMBC) Fringe:

Burning Sky tap takeover at Port Street Beer House

Magic Rock tap takeover at Common

Weird Beard tap takeover at The Pilcrow

Thornbridge tap takeover at The Beagle

September 28-30: Cloudwater brewery store opening for off sales, Thursday 28 & Friday 29 10am-2pm and Saturday 30 10:45am-2pm. Barrel Store closed.

September 28: Boulevard takeover, Beermoth Cellar, Tib Street. 4-8pm.

September 28: Garage Beer Co tap takeover, The Smithfield. From 6pm.

September 28-October 1: Deya tap takeover, Kosmonaut.

September 29: Garage Beer Co tap takeover, Cafe Beermoth. From 5pm.

September 29: Redchurch meet the brewer and tasting, Beermoth Cellar, Tib Street. 12:15-4pm.

September 29: Brasserie Mont Saleve tap takeover and meet the brewer, 57 Thomas Street. From 7pm.

September 29-30: “Weird is my happy place” weekend, Beer Nouveau, 75 North Western Street.

September 30: Mikkeller Running Club run, Beer Nouveau. 10am.

September 30: Northern Monk tap takeover, Cafe Beermoth. From 5pm.

September 30: French cheese and beer evening, Beermoth Cellar, Tib Street. 7-9pm, tickets £20.

OCTOBER

September 28-October 1: Independent Manchester Beer Convention 2017 (Indy Man Beer Con 2017). Victoria Baths, Manchester.

October 1: Bottle share, 57 Thomas Street. From 6pm.

October 6: Cloudwater tasting with food pairing, Manchester Food and Drink Festival, Albert Square. Ticket price tbc.

October 7: 20 Years of Beer curated by Manchester Beer Week and Cloudwater, Manchester Food and Drink Festival, Albert Square. Ticket price tbc.

October 19: Runaway for Supper food and beer pairing event curated by Grub featuring Wallace and Sons, Runaway Brewery, Unit 4 Millgate, Dantzic Street. Tickets £40.94.

October 19-21: Independent Salford Beer Festival.

October 26-28: Didsbury Beer Festival, St Cats Social Club, School Lane, Didsbury.

NOVEMBER

November 11: Deya meet the brewer and tap takeover, Heaton Hops.

November 16: Runaway for Supper food and beer pairing event curated by Grub featuring Holy Crab, Runaway Brewery, Unit 4 Millgate, Dantzic Street. Tickets £37.76.

DECEMBER

December 2-4: Marble 20th birthday celebrations, details tbc.

2018

JANUARY

January 25-27: CAMRA Manchester Beer and Cider Festival 2018, Manchester Central (GMEX)

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