Old Street: Damn Right We’re Serious About Beer

Well, Draft House Old Street is launching on Monday 16th May.
We still have a few slots left for the softs (lunches only) so click here if you want to come down.

More importantly, we have brought Joe Hurst (on the right – above) over from Hammersmith to ensure there is NO SURRENDER on the beer front. In fact, he has nearly bankrupted the company with his initial order of extreme bottles. Those big boys on the table are what we call Bombers – large format beer bottles – theoretically for sharing.

Joe’s Top 5 for the launch week are:

1. Mikkeller & Floyds “Majsgoop” Barley Wine ABV 11.2%

2. Wicked Weed “Tropicmost” Passionfruit Gose ABV 4.6%

3. Wired Brew Co “Sourside of the Moon” Sour Beer ABV 7.5%

4. Cloudwater Brew Co “Imperial Stout” ABV 11.2%

5. Tool “Dangerously Close to Stupid” Double IPA ABV 9.2%

See you at the bar!

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09 May 2016, BeerEvents

Cinco de Mayo

When we launched our Mexi-Cali menu we had no idea how popular tacos, quesadillas and Dos Hermanos Burgers were going to be.

Well now we know – and the answer is VERY.

To celebrate this fact – and Mexico’s National Day – we’re offering a shot of craft Tequila for £2 with any Mexi-Cali dish from 5th May right through this weekend. I can only apologise – but hey – Thursday is the new Friday and after that it’s just weekend action all the way.

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04 May 2016, Events

Old Street Opening Soon

Hot on the heels of Draft House Chancery (see below) we’re launching just by Old Street Roundabout on 16th May. Come help us practice by booking into the 50%-off soft launches 11th – 13th May and drinking your bodyweight in unpasteurised Czech tank beer. Just click here to book through Eventbrite.

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02 May 2016, Events

MIND THE TANK: Draft House Chancery Opens

This week marked the official launch of Draft House Chancery. A huge thank you to all who came down to help us test-drive the place last week. Your efforts in eating and drinking us out of house & home did not go unnoticed and – yes – the ‘feedback’ was very helpful.

The pub features no fewer than four 500-Litre tanks for the storage and service of fresh, unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell, which is imported weekly for us from the Czech Republic. This is true Czech lager, hitherto only available in Draft House Seething Lane. I can confirm that it is a truly life-affirming drink, and one which no one with even the slightest interest in beer should live another day without trying.

In a first for Draft House – and indeed for London – we have created a private ‘Tank Room’ which is available for hire, featuring the soon-to-be legendary Altar of Tank (pictured below). This is a tiled plinth at which party-goers can learn to pour the three different styles of Pilsner Urquell: Milk, Smooth and Crisp. Thereafter the party will be essentially a self-service affair, supervised by the Tank Master (someone that works for us and actually knows what they’re doing). Let me know if you’d like to book in or e-mail

I have to confess to feeling very proud of how effing brilliant the pub looks and feels. The fabulous Brett Smith (Chancery General Manager) and her epic team are champing at the bit to welcome you.

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25 Apr 2016, BeerEvents