How To Celebrate National Beer Day In Newcastle
As we start to emerge and make up for lost time, National Beer Day seems the perfect opportunity to get out and enjoy a couple of pints in the sun. With that in mind, we've pulled together a Geordie beer trail. Check it out...
NATIONAL BEER DAY - 15 JUNE 2021
LOCAL ALES >>
We couldn’t have a Geordie beer trail without including the fine folk at Wylam! Situated inside the iconic Palace of Arts, Wylam beer was founded back in 2000 and boasts an impressive 30 barrel micro-brewery that allows their lush creations to be enjoyed in quality pubs and taprooms across the city, the region and the world. Wylam’s taproom and kitchen is a glorious day out; think fresh, local beers on keg, cosy industrial decor and scrumptious bar bites and sharing planks aplenty! The
taproom is back open and the pints are flowing. Who’s round is it? Yours? Great, pint of Jakehead for us please!
Time for a trip over to the Toon’s beer mecca! Just over the road from Central Station, The Newcastle Tap opened up a few years ago and it’s quickly developed into one of the city’s beloved watering holes. This lot have 24 taps flowing all day long and 16 kegs to keep us happy. Whether it’s pilsners or porters, saisons or sours, wits or weizens, you’ll be hard pushed to find something that doesn’t tickle your fancy. Those looking for a bite to eat can tuck into their hand-stretched pizzas too. We have our eyes set on the Nicholas Cajun; think mozzarella, cajun chicken, pink onions and rum bbq sauce! Delicious.
Sitting proudly in a picture-perfect spot on Shakespeare Street, Lady Greys is one of the city's finest pubs and the epitome of a traditional boozer with a contemporary twist. Perfect for those looking to relax with a pint after a long week at work, Lady Greys boasts an authentic Victorian pub feel, a delicious range of bar bites including their brand new cheese board (hello!) and a wide- range of delightful beers to help that smoked cheddar go down a treat! A must for your National Beer Day trail!
Nestled in one of Newcastle's iconic Victorian railway arches, Errant Brewery is the perfect spot to get your beer fix as the sun belts down on the city. A shared passion brought two beer-lovers together to set up a business celebrating the very best northern ales with like-minded sippers and what a difference they’ve made to NE1’s craft beer scene. Make sure you pop over and enjoy a pint or two this June!
THE BRIDGE TAVERN
The Bridge Tavern captures the very essence of a traditional city pub. Serving a variety of cask and keg ales, this spot has become the go-to place for laid-back, Quayside vibes and a pint or two. Boasting a two hecto-litre micro-brewery in full- view for punters to gaze at while sippin’ on local delicacies, make The Bridge Tavern part of your 'out out' plans this June. It guarantees good times and even better beers!
PINT WITH A VIEW >>
BY THE RIVER BREW CO.
If you’re in town this National Beer Day, it would be rude not to take a trip over the Swing Bridge to the city's Southbank and sip away on a pint of happiness as the world ambles on by. This cool, industrial-style hub serves up plentiful pints by the dozen, with great views and the vibes to match!
Quayside pint and pie in the sun? You know how to twist our arm! Nestled away on Newcastle's Quayside, this Grade II Listed beauty provides patrons with an idyllic view of the Tyne Bridge whilst serving up perfect ales and pies. With taps constantly changing to keep things fresh and interesting, you can expect to taste the finest ales from around the land at Redhouse.
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BARLEY & ME
Barley & Me is situated in the plaza area of STACK to cater to all of your Beer, IPA, lager and stout needs! They stock some seriously tasty products from all over the world, so although we may not be heading abroad, you may have to check that your tastebuds still have a valid passport.
One of the most notable names for craft beer in Newcastle, Brewdog is a must-visit if you fancy a pint or two! Neon signs and industrial interiors make up the bones of this biz - it's the place to be to catch-up with friends over a few cold ones. Not only that, but as per the name, bringing in your dogs while cracking into a pint is more than encouraged too. See you at the bar!