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Cask, Manchester

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29 Liverpool Road
Castlefield
Manchester
M3 4NQ
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Real Ale Ray left this review about Cask

A very friendly and down to earth pub with no airs and graces, just good beer. The pub had a choice of four handpulled beers on our visit. I spotted Phoenix Wobbly Bob, so I went for that, excellent condition. Their other beers included Arbor Mosiac, which Mrs A enjoyed, Mallinsons Legend and Track Brewery Man in Shade. The interior was traditional in style with a mahogany bar over to the left of entrance. A timber front lounge area and a terracotta tiled floor towards the rear, along with further seating at the back and a patio garden.

On 7th March 2019 - rating: 8
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Rob Hunter left this review about Cask

Saturday night saw my first visit to Cask for quite a few years, and the one thing that struck me was how quiet it was compared to how it used to be. On previous visits it was standing room only but on Saturday we had no issue at all getting a table. The four hand pulls for cask ale are on the end of the bar as you walk through the door; on previous visits the bar has been crowded making these difficult to see, but not so on Saturday. The style of the place reminds me a bit of Bar Fringe. At Cask there is a larger back room and doors off there to an outdoor area. At the time of my visit the hand pulls were offering Crackendale by Thornbridge, Bramling Cascade by Mallinsons, Moonshine by Abbeydale and Ruby Jane by Ilkley. I enjoyed the Crackendale, but on this occasion was only staying for one so didn't get to try any of the others. Would be happy to pay a return visit.

On 18th June 2018 - rating: 8
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Quinno _ left this review about Cask

Fairly straightforward small Belgian-style alehouse bar with scrubbed wood floor, blue and white walls with a larger red rear room. Despite the name, this place specializes more in continental beer. There were four ales on with the pumps facing you as you enter - Bristol Beer Factory Nova, Doctor Rudi, Squawk IPA (end of barrel) and Deeply Vale DV8 (good). Plenty of keg (14?) as well and a good range of continental bottles. Apparently you can also bring your own food in, so long as you clear up after yourself (fair enough!). A decent modern bar and some interesting beer but not necessarily one to classed as an essential visit.

On 1st February 2017 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Deansgate, 0.15 miles, 2 min walk (show)
Manchester Oxford Road, 0.62 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Salford Central, 0.74 miles, 14 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Cask, Manchester
7th Mar 2019, 19:04
Review submitted by Real Ale Ray amended by Real Ale Ray
 
7th Mar 2019, 18:33
Review submitted by Real Ale Ray amended by Real Ale Ray

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Car Park : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Darts : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Hot Food : No - can bring own food - last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Karaoke : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Live Music : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No - small though! - last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : No last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by Quinno _
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