Place : The Butcher’s Hook – Previously an old Butcher’s Shop; now a small, yet enormously intimate, brand new micro-pub. Gorgeously preserved. Huge chalkboard selection of beers, complimented with a decent range of ciders and wines. Outstanding.
Bottle : Holy Cow, 4.7% cranberry milk stout.
Brewer : Ilkley Brewery, Ilkley.
Place : South Western Arms – A two tier, award winning, olde worlde pub, with a modern twist. Drenched in real pride and community spirit. Wondrous selection of ales, ciders, spirits and wines. Gloriously colourful beer garden. Breathtaking. (It’s A Pizza Thing waiting for you outside, too!)
Bottle : Delirium Tremens, 8.5% ale.
Brewer : Huyghe Brewery, Melle.
Place : The Junction Inn – A grade II listed, 19th century pub, that has kept a lot of its beautiful, original features from that period, despite a smart makeover. Brilliant range of locally sourced ale and food, with true integrity and honest warmth. Delightful.
Pint : Flack Catcher, 4.4% ale.
Brewer : Flack Manor Brewery, Hampshire.