• Yorkshire Pub of the Year Runner Up 2018

    We came joint second in CAMRA’s Yorkshire Pub of the Year competition and we’re very happy about that! We shared our placing with Sheffield’s Kelham Island Tavern. The winner, for the third consecutive year, was the George & Dragon in Hudswell near Richmond. More reading here.

  • Indyfax 23rd-27th August 2018

    August bank holiday sees the return of our annual beer festival! Expect 10 more handpull lines, some special keg beers and wonderful food for all to enjoy.

    Like last year, our friends from the The Alexandra Beer House, The Grayston Unity, The Lantern, and The Pumproom Micropub are joining us again, with various tap takeovers and music events going on all weekend!

    We can’t wait, hope to see you all there!

  • Pub of the Year 2018

    We’ve been awarded CAMRA Halifax and Calderdale Pub of the Year 2018.

    Thanks to everyone for their support. More of this story here.

    A special thank you to Hugh from the Cross Keys for graciously allowing someone else to win this award. We promise to return it next year, should he require it.

    Photo credit CAMRA. No drinks were harmed during the event

  • Welcome to Halifax, the ‘Shoreditch of the North’


    Another national newspaper, this time The Telegraph, which asks the question Is Halifax the Shoreditch of the North?

  • Shoreditch of the North?


    Guardian Article

    Several of the new Halifax bars are featured in this article in a national newspaper.

  • Indyfax 24th – 29th August 2017

    Halifax’s independent beer festival, the IndyFax, returns for the 3rd time this August bank holiday. Created by the Victorian Craft Beer Café in 2015, this year will see the addition of 3 other independent venues: The Grayston Unity, The Pumproom Micropub and the Alexandra Beer House. With 23 hand pumps, 36 taps, food and music all within Halifax town centre, it promises to be a discerning beer lover’s dream.

  • Anspach & Hobday takeover & meet the brewer 26 May 2017

    On Friday 26th May we have a tap takeover and meet the brewer with Patrick from London’s Anspach & Hobday brewery. Amazing beers from the big smoke over the cask and keg lines. Starts at 5pm-ish… until late!

  • Burns Night / Scottish Takeover 25 January 2017

    So it’s time to dust off those kilts again. We’ve got a cracking Scottish takeover over the cask and keg lines, with some of the best beers from Brewdog, 6º North, Black Isle, Orkney read more

  • Salopian Takeover & Meet the Brewer 19 November 2016

    Pretty much does what it says on the tin! We’ve got a nice selection of the ever popular Salopian beers for you to enjoy on cask and keg. Plus have a chat! From 4pm until we run out of beer…

  • Belgian Beer Night 06 October 2016

    It’s been far too long since our last Belgian inspired hangover, so we’ve picked the date and ordered the beers. Expect the usual classics , a sprinkle of Belgian inspired British beers and, of course, cheese. We’ve got our hands on the last 6 years worth of Duvel Triple Hop. read more