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Today’s Beers (16/04/14)

Posted by Mark in Sparrow News

CASK

Hand Drawn Monkey Baby Hop Water Music (3.4%)
Hand Drawn Monkey Monkeys Love Hops (4.2%)
First Chop SYL (6.2%)
Liverpool Organic Shipwreck IPA (6.5%)

KEG

Oakham Green Devil IPA (6%)
Saltaire + Northern Monk Smoked Porter (6%)
Williams Bros + Brooklyn A Wee Bit (4.8%)
Camden Indian Summer Lager (6.2%)
Bernard Light Pilsner (3.8%)
Bernard Unfiltered (5%)
Bernard Dark Pilsner (5.1%)
Broadoak Vintage Cider (4.5%)

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WE HAVE ONE OF THE BEST BEER LISTS!!!!!

Posted by Mark in Sparrow News

We were happy to discover that we were featured in Imbibe Magazine’s top beer lists. Also listed were the fantastic small beer bar chain Draft House and Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa! We are chuffed with this news as we pride ourselves on offering an ever changing menu of over 80 of the best beers in the world.

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NEW OPENING HOURS

Posted by Mark in Sparrow News

We have listened to you good customers and have extended our opening hours. Here they are:

MON: 11AM – 11PM
TUE: 11AM – 11PM
WED: 11AM – 11PM
THU: 11AM – MIDNIGHT
FRI: 11AM – MIDNIGHT
SAT: 11AM – MIDNIGHT
SUN: NOON – 11PM

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STREET FOOD FRIDAYS WITH EL TOPO // FRI 25TH APRIL

Posted by Mark in Events

Street Food Fridays are back on the last Friday of the month during the summer months. El Topo will be kicking things off on Friday 25th April with their famous San Francisco style burritos. Wash your food down with a tasty beer. Food served 4-10pm.

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DANIEL J KENNEDY’S MY NEWT COMEDY // WEDS 30th APR // 7.30PM

Posted by Mark in Events

Daniel J Kennedy’s
My Newt Comedy @ The Sparrow
Weds 30th April 2014 // 7.30pm
£4 // Tickets available at the bar

Another instalment of the popular My Newt Comedy night will take place on 30th April. Please ring or call in to reserve your place!

Featuring

BEN SCHOFIELD
“Never fails to delight” – The Hifi Club, Leeds
“Ben Schofield Rocks” – XS Malarkey

FREDDY QUINNE
“A natural comic with perfect timing.” – Manchester Wire

Plus
BRUCE DINGERDIK & JIM COULSON

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SALTAIRE BREWERY & NORTHERN MONK BREW CO SMOKED PORTER LAUNCH

Posted by Mark in Events

Two of our favourite local breweries have come together to create a one off Smoked Porter.

Inspired by the old industrial smokestacks of the North, the second beer to be released from the Northern Monk Brew Co Northern Alliance series is a smoked porter brewed in collaboration with Saltaire Brewery. This dark smokey beer takes its unique flavour from specialty beachwood smoked malts.

Join us for the launch of this unique collaboration which will be available in cask, keg & bottle. Food will be available from the first Northern Monk Refectory kitchen pop-up.

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CAMDEN TOWN BREWERY TAP TAKEOVER // THU 3RD APRIL // 7.30PM

Posted by Mark in Events

Back in 2011 we were the first bar in West Yorkshire, and one of the first bars outside London, to sell the beautiful Camden Pale Ale. Since then the brewery has grown and is producing some of the most consistent beers in the country.

Join us as Camden takeover our taps with some tasty brews. FREE beer snacks will be available on the night.

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Daniel J Kennedy’s My Newt Comedy // Weds 26th March // 7.30pm // £4

Posted by Mark in Events

Daniel J Kennedy’s
My Newt Comedy @ The Sparrow
Weds 26th March 2014 // 7.30pm
£4 // Tickets available at the bar

After last month’s sell out, Daniel J Kennedy’s My Newt comedy night returns on 26th March. Reserve your place now to avoid dissapointment.

Featuring

ADAM STAUNTON
“Very small” – Chortle
“A breakthrough talent” – The Plymouth Herald

HELEN KEELER
“One of the sharpest new voices on the circuit” – SevenStreets.com

Plus
SEAN MORLEY
CALLUM STONEMAN
CALLUM SCOTT

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GUEST BEER // SIREN WINE BARREL AGED UNDERCURRENT

Posted by Mark in Guest Beer Reviews

In this section of the website you will find concise reviews of some of our interesting guest beers.

SIREN WINE BARREL AGED UNDERCURRENT – Bottle (5.1%)

OVERVIEW Siren’s flagship pale ale aged in chardonnay barrels with brett (wild yeast).

APPEARANCE A hazy orange with a thin white head.

AROMA Smells a lot like of a Belgian Lambic beer. Lemon, grape and apple.

TASTE A lot of tropical notes from the hops married with grapes from the chardonnay and a tart sour sherbet taste from the yeast.

VERDICT A really complex and refreshing beer and one of the best ones we’ve tasted this year.

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DANIEL J KENNEDY’S MY NEWT COMEDY // WEDS 26TH FEB // 7.30PM // £4

Posted by Mark in Events

Daniel J Kennedy’s My Newt Comedy Night
Weds 26th Feb // The Sparrow
7.30pm // £4
Tickets available at the bar

Featuring:

JED SALISBURY
“One To Watch” – Kevin Precious

THE COMEDY VIRGINS
Martin Cowles, Vikki Meer, Mike Meer, Paul Dunphy, Andrew Grimmer & Calvin Down

JOE BROMEHEAD
“Goes well beyond the call of duty for a laugh” – Chortle

The past few events have been a huge success and have been well attended. Please get your tickets quick. There are only 35 spaces available.

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ART: LETTERPRESS SPECIAL FEATURING DENIS GOULD & THE PRINT PROJECT. LAUNCH PARTY: SUN 16TH FEB // 6PM

Posted by Mark in Events

We’re please to announce the launch of an exciting new show to adorn our walls featuring the works of radical peace poet Dennis Gould and innovative letterpress printer The Print Project. Prints will be available to buy.

The launch will feature a performance by local improvising double bass, viola and trombone trio Seth Bennett, Aby Vulliamy and George Murray and readings from Dennis Gould. Free beer will be given to the first 24 people attending the event.