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Submitted on Sunday, 16th October 2016
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A long and narrow room at ground floor which kicks very slightly to the left as the room extends back. The floor is close boarded as is the bar counter, decor is fairly minimalist and includes a mural of the brewing process by stages on a side wall and a few bits of modern art towards the rear. Unusual clear glass globe filament lights hang from the ceiling. Booth seating opposite the bar has adjoining charging points. High style tables to the rear.
As the pub name infers, the beer range is eclectic. On cask were Merlin's Excalibur, Mobberley Brewhouse Concept, Boom Juice and Elsium, Black Isle Blonde plus Revolution Brewing Co Gogo. The handpumps are numbered with the beers listed on a board on the wall. There are a few exotic keg offerings also and cocktails are advertised. Food seems to be platters of meat, cheese or pate or snacks such as sausage rolls or olives.
Stairs wind up to the toilets and another room which had stacked chairs, then they rise again somewhere but the second set was roped off.
A welcome addition to the rapidly improving Altrincham pub scene if not especially traditional, the barman was chatty and clearly interested in the beers. Recommended.
On 16th October 2016
- rating: 8
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- CAMRA Discount : Yes - 25p per pint - last updated 23 April 2016 by ROB Camra
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- Real Ale : Yes last updated 23 April 2016 by ROB Camra
- Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 23 April 2016 by ROB Camra
- WiFi : Yes last updated 23 April 2016 by ROB Camra