This page features Pub and Brewery news from around the Leeds area, plus one or two newsworthy snippets from the Leeds CAMRA branch.
Northern Monk held a successful Hop City festival during Easter, a mix of strong hoppy ales in cask, canned and keg dispense from breweries based in Leeds and around the UK.
In Otley the Bay Horse is closed for refurbishment, no news yet of when it will re-open.
Wharfe Bank brewery who ceased operations back in September are now cuckoo brewing under the name Wharfe Beer at Hambleton Brewery.
Toffee Mild from Naylor's has won a few awards recently, the drinkers of Leeds definitely agreed as it won by an absolute landslide margin - the biggest in the history of the Mild of the Festival competition. A worthy winner and definitely one to try if you ever see it on the bar. The photo below is Dave from the brewery accepting the plaque.
The Cardigan Arms in Kirkstall has been sold to Kirkstall Brewery who are committed to restoring and preserving the Grade II listed building.