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Top 5 venues for craft beer lovers

Northern Monk Brew Co - Tom Joy

 

Northern Monk

Their extensive selection of beers are brewed on site with each one unique in taste, colour and origins. Northern Monk combine thousands of years of brewing heritage and tradition with the best of both local and internationally sourced ingredients, crafting beers to excite and to savour. The tap room features keg lines, cask lines and a vast can selection showcasing their range of craft beers.

 

Friends of Ham -  credit Carl Milner for Visit Leeds - Christmas 2017

 

Friends of Ham

A continental-style café bar offering an extensive selection of craft beers (and wines) in a relaxed, friendly setting. The staff are knowledgeable and ready to advise on the craft beers. There’s an impressive menu of the finest charcuterie and cheese, with small dishes or sharing platter. With a fantastic atmosphere; it’s the ideal venue to catch up with friends this Christmas.

 

Tapped Leeds

 

Tapped Leeds

Boasting a micro-brewery, 14 craft keg lines, 13 cask lines (real ale) and over 200 bottles and cans there’s an excellent choices of beers, both local and from around the world. This superb beer bar has a modern interior with a cool serving bar, complete with a view of the brewing vats; and plenty of seating both inside and outside.

 

North Bar Leeds

 

North Bar

One of the pioneers of the Leeds bar boom, North, boasts the finest, most interesting and comprehensive selection of beers in the North of England. It’s over 20 years since it opened its doors in New Briggate and it remains Leeds’s pre-eminent craft beer bar. With beers from the continent and the US, as well as their own North Brewing Co beers, it caters for every taste.

 

Headrow House credit Tom Joy

 

Headrow House

Built in the early 1900s, Headrow House is a former textile mill in one of the historic yards in the vibrant city centre. The beer hall features over 50 different ranges from around the globe, with seasonal specials; plus the north of England’s first Pilsner Urquell tank installation selling fresh unpasteurised Czech beer straight from the tank.

 

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