The Itchy Pig in Broomhill is hosting Sheffield favourites, Bad Seed Brewery, for a tap takeover and meet the brewer event on Thursday (14th). It promises five cask and four keg lines.
Meanwhile, Bar Stewards on Gibraltar Street is hosting a ‘South West Brewery Takeover’ all week, with some fabulous lines from some master brewers.
I must make a special mention of Bristol brewery, Left Handed Giant and their 6.9% honeycomb and pistachio milk stout, ‘Woodland Creatures,’ which would be worth hitchhiking all the way to Bristol to enjoy. Just sublime.
Across the road at Shakespeare’s there’s a tap takeover from the folk at North Brewing Co. this Friday from noon. This highly-rated Leeds-based outfit will be showcasing the best of their cask range.
Kelham Island’s Riverside pub will be hosting a range of beers from Manchester’s Squawk Brewing Co. with seven cask and six keg lines on rotation throughout the week.
Friday and Saturday sees the launch party of new kids of the block, ‘Saint Mars of the Desert’ who are doing exciting stuff down at their brewery in Attercliffe. I’ve had a few of their beers and they really have been top notch.
Friday sees another birthday bash taking place, this time at the Wisewood Inn, with Loxley Brewery celebrating its first year in business with a pie and pint event.
On Saturday, Walkley Beer Company (on South Road in Walkley) is hosting a tap takeover entitled: ‘Bermondsey and Beyond,’ celebrating some of the finest and most innovative craft beers from the Capital.
Sunday sees the Stag’s Head on Psalter Lane host Burning Sky Brewery and there’s a food pairing menu, while the Rutland Arms is hosting a ‘Hangover Roast and Beer Party’ for those who want to wind down after a joyously beery seven days.
As ever, all the details about what’s on and where can be found at shefffieldbeerweek.co.uk