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The Brewery Tap, Reading

27 Castle Street
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Quinno _ left this review about The Brewery Tap

Closed again, planning application for a lap dancing licence recently refused. A real waste of what should be a great location. Formerly called Courage Social Club until 1995.

12 July 2009
Refurbed and re-opened (again). London Pride and GK IPA on which were well kept when I sampled the other day. The front area has been spruced up and is more of a diner/bar area. Apparently there are plans for live music/club nights downstairs.

An improvement, let's see how it progresses.

21 September 2008
Reopened under new management. Pride and Bombardier available. Not much change from previous, still have the huge pool room out the back. Beer not much to write home about. Could well struggle without a little imagination being applied.

27 June 2007
Return visit on Sunday afternoon found gents toilet covered in the previous nights barf. If that's the standard then I'm not daring to drink anything that isn't bottled.

9 September 2006
Not overly impressed, my Bombardier was a bit tinny tasting and the music was pretty loud for 6pm (yes I know, Grandad alert but 6pm?!?). A number of pool tables and a decent jukebox give it some plus points, but I didn't see much to tempt me back again really.

On 20th April 2011 - no rating submitted
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Clive Thompson left this review about The Brewery Tap

A bit of an embarrassment to the name really. Three hand pumps but only London Pride on which was OK. Almost totally empty on a Friday night although that could be due to Reading playing at home and there being no Sky Sports. Further bar at the back with three pool tables.

On 2nd February 2009 - rating: 4
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23rd Aug 2011, 13:20
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22nd Aug 2011, 22:54
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  • Car Park : No last updated 06 August 2013 by Quinno _
  • Darts : Yes last updated 06 August 2013 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 06 August 2013 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 06 August 2013 by Quinno _
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