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 27/03/2017).

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

Weekly events:

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.

Grub Food Fair at Alphabet Brewery, 99 North Western Street – Saturdays 12-10pm. (Currently confirmed until April 22)

Manchester Brewing Co tap, Saturdays 12-6pm (from April 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 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.

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

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

April 16: Cloudwater, Magic Rock and Other Half tap takeover, The Pilcrow. From 1pm.

April 21-22: Connoisseur Brewery pop up, Beer Nouveau, Temperance 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 24: Northern Monk meet the brewer, Volta, 167 Burton Road, Didsbury. Tickets £15 from Volta and The Epicurean.

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

MAY

May 22: Founders meet the brewer, Volta, 167 Burton Road, Didsbury. Tickets £15 from Volta and The Epicurean.

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

JUNE

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

June 23-July 2: Manchester Beer Week 2017

June 23-24: Blackjack Brew Tap, 36 Gould Street. 6-11pm June 23, 12-11pm June 24.

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

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

JULY

June 23-July 2: Manchester Beer Week 2017

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

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

AUGUST

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

SEPTEMBER

September 22-23: Blackjack Brew Tap, 36 Gould Street. 6-11pm September 22, 12-11pm September 23.

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

OCTOBER

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

October 19-21: Independent Salford Beer Festival.

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER