Advent Calendar Building
Nov
25
12:00 PM12:00

Advent Calendar Building

Want to give someone an early Christmas present? Why not give them an awesome personalised beer Advent Calendar? Don't forget you can always give yourself a present too!

On Saturday 25th November we running our second build your own advent calendar day. Why risk someone's bin ends or a style you hate?

We will provide a lovely wrapped up box, coloured tissue papers and numbered stickers. You come in and pick 24 (or 25...) beers that you think your loved one will enjoy. We'll then give you 15% off your purchase and a free beer to drink whilst you wrap up and sticker the beers.

If you can't make that day or don't want the responsibility of making the beer decisions we are also offering to pre make Advent Calendars based on what styles of beers people love and despise so that they don't get a dud beer in their selection, send us an email to find out more.

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Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro Can Party
Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro Can Party

(Left) Hands up who's excited for the new Milk Stout Nitro Cans? Cos we certainly are!! So much so that we're holding a party of sorts. Sharona from Left Hand will be handing out samples and we'll have offers on on all the range!

Milk Stout Nitro
Milk Stout (not on Nitro)
Saison au Genièvre
Extrovert IPA
Introvert Session IPA

This is a free un-ticketed event, just show up!

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Drink Your Five A Day! (London Beer City Event)
Aug
9
8:00 PM20:00

Drink Your Five A Day! (London Beer City Event)

"Fruit and vegetables are part of a healthy, balanced diet and can help us stay healthy. It's important that we eat enough of them"

We all need more fruit and veg in our life, but don't limit yourself to just eating them. Why not enjoy them in your beer!

Phill and Steph from Caps and Taps will be guiding you through five different beers that contain fruit and vegetables! Expect the likes of raspberry infused Guezue, Grapefuit IPAs, Mushroom Sours & Fig Barleywines.

Tickets Here

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Camden Beer 2016 Tasting
Nov
24
6:00 PM18:00

Camden Beer 2016 Tasting

Beer 2016 is the latest in Camden's annual range of beers. 2013 was a Tripel but since then they have all been barrel aged lagers. Beer 2016 has been aged in cognac, bourbon and tequila barrels for 12 months, and only 2016 bottles have been produced!

This Thursday we will have Maria from Camden Town Brewery in the store offering tasters of Beer 2016. We also have a few bottles of 2014 & 15 ageing in the back that we will bring out on the evening if you wish to buy a few years worth!

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Aug
25
5:30 PM17:30

New York Beer Night

New York is producing some really great beer at the moment, we had an awesome Brooklyn Brewery night a few months ago and now we're celebrating New York again!

Tom from Crafted Exports will be in the shop talking about The Bronx and Captain Lawrence breweries, he will also be bringing some special cans from breweries he visited on his last NY trip, Other Half and Threes. So there will be four different NY breweries available to try!

Available to sample - 
Captain Lawrence Hop Commander I.P.A
Captain Lawrence Effortless Grapefruit
Bronx Session I.P.A
Bronx Rye Pale
Bronx American Pale Ale (on the growler station)

Then limited samples of -
Other Half Forget About Drie (Sour / Wild Ale)
Other Half Styrian Farmhouse Pale
Threes Brewing Unreliable Narrator (IPA) 

Thursday 24th August, from 5.30pm. No tickets required, but some of the samples may run out quickly!

 

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Aug
8
7:30 PM19:30

Hunt The Cantillon

This will be a blind gueuze tasting, we will be tasting gueuzes from five different lambic producers. Can people hunt out the critically acclaimed Cantillon?

Cheese and meats also provided, along with prizes for people who correctly guess the Cantillon.

Tickets are available on our website here

This event is part of London Beer City - check out more events here

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Camden Strawberry Hells Launch
Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

Camden Strawberry Hells Launch

Camden Town brewery are launching their 2016 Strawberry Hells Forever on Friday 29th July and to celebrate it, they are giving away a whole keg of it! We really enjoyed this beer last year, and we think it'll be even more delicious given all the strawberries we've seen go in. It's first come, first served, so hurry down for 7pm!

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May
31
7:30 PM19:30

Brooklyn Brewery Big Bottle Beauties

Brooklyn Brewery is one our favourite breweries. We drink in their tap room every time we visit NY and have done the tour twice!

Some of their most exciting and interesting beers are only available in 750ml bottles which can be a bit daunting to buy.  On the night everyone gets a can of the aforementioned Summer Ale to start the night off. Then we will be sharing Local 2, Sorachi Ace, Black Ops and Improved Old Fashioned. There will be some Brooklyn Brown Ale Banana bread and some meats and cheese to eat as well.

Brooklyn's UK rep Rachael will be on hand to guide us through the beers and talk about the brewery in general. 

Get tickets here!

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Hunt the Belgian Tripel
Apr
26
7:30 PM19:30

Hunt the Belgian Tripel

We are continuing our Hunt events with "Hunt the Belgian Tripel"

People will get the chance to try six different Tripels and then have to work out which one they think was Belgian brewed and which ones were the local alternatives or from even further away!

Tickets are £15 and available here

Each ticket includes all of the beer and some snacks. There will be prizes too!

The event is Tuesday 26th April 7:30pm

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Mar
22
7:30 PM19:30

Hunt the IPA

Why hunt for Easter eggs when you can hunt for beer?

People will get the chance to try six different IPAs and then have to work out which one they think was American brewed and which ones were the local alternatives or from even further away!

Tickets are £12 and available here.

Each ticket includes all of the beer and some snacks. There will be prizes too!

The event is Tuesday 22nd March 7:30pm

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Dec
26
2:30 PM14:30

Camden Beer Tasting

Aimee from Camden Town Brewery is visiting us this Christmas! She's bringing a range of samples from Camden and their friends Ska Brewing from Colorado. 

And if you buy a Camden Beer 2015 you'll get a free six pack of Hells lager, not bad!

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Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Meet and Brew with Home Brew Depot and One Mile End

Simon from Home Brew Depot will guide us through the mash, the sparge and the boil, before the beer-to-be is put into fermentation vessels for it's final weeks-long transformation. This is a great opportunity to watch how it's done if you are looking to home brew yourself, or if you're just interested in the process.

We'll also have Simon from One Mile End (a different Simon) in to guide us through their beers and talk about their brewing process.

We'll have onsite drinking at various times throughout December, so you can grab a beer from the bar/counter as you watch and chat.

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Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

Anspach & Hobday Visit

The gang from A&H will be leaving their railway arch for the evening next Thursday and coming to visit us. They'll be running us through tastings of their core bottle range and we'll get to try some of their more special beers. There will be an A&H growler on at 20% off and if you make a reservation on the Eventbrite page, you'll be put into a raffle for a free growler, so let us know you name as you come in!

 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/anspach-hobday-at-caps-and-taps-tickets-19013038510

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Oct
15
6:30 PM18:30

Mondo Brewery Tasting

We're really excited to welcome the guys from Mondo Brewery, who will be taking us through some of their beers, with tastings and specials. Mondo are only about as old as we are having brewed their first beer in April this year. We always stock their core range and but will also have kegs of their Blackberry Berliner weisse and smoked coconut porter.

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Sep
25
to Sep 27

Oktoberfest & Growler Launch Party

To celebrate our new growler station and the release of Oktoberfest beers we are having onsite drinking from Friday the 15th at 6pm running through all weekend! So come and grab a growler and enjoy a bottle of beer on our back table. 

Oktoberfest beers from breweries including Paulaner, Hacker Pschorr, Erdinger, Brooklyn & Flying Dog.

Growler fills to be confirmed but our lovely bottles are 1 litre and cost £3. Don't worry if you don't want to own another growler, you can bring your large Camden ones or growlers from other shops with counter pressure systems.

See you soon!

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