Picture this: a lovely sunny day in Manchester, you drop by a taproom for a cheeky pint of local craft beer, and you’re suddenly aware it all feels a bit festival-like. That’ll be a reality come Saturday 15 July, as the taprooms making up Piccadilly Beer Trail will be partnering with craft breweries, street food traders and DJs to bring their now seasonal Block Party to Manchester, perfect for the summer.
Taprooms Cloudwater, Balance, Track and Sureshot will be the pillars of the free-to-enter festival, welcoming in the summer months with some delicious craftery.
The collaborations come as follows:
Sureshot x Azvex Brewing
Guest brewery Azvex Brewing will be at Sureshot Taproom, with food provided by The Little Sri Lankan. Music from 4pm courtesy of Vinyl Night Radio.
Balance x Crossover Blendery
Balance Taproom will be joined by guest brewery Crossover Blendery and their barrel-aged delights. Crossover Blendery focus on creating complex barrel-aged beers.
Track x Beak Brewery
Track Taproom will host guest brewery Beak Brewery from Lewes, with delicious food being served from Porta Salford as well as Charlie Macs Fancy Corndogs. Music provided by Eves’ Drop Collective, a 16-strong group of female DJs/selectors, MCs, vocalists and performers from across the UK.
Cloudwater x Gueuzerie Tilquin & Polly’s Brew Co
Guest breweries will be Gueuzerie Tilquin, all the way from Belgium, as well as Polly’s Brew Co. Food will be served from Isca Wines as well as Thomas McManus (chef from Anello and formerly The Moorcock Inn), with music from Sounds Of Eighty Six.