No Name Beer

We are looking forward to celebrating our second anniversary on Saturday 12th November, and I am delighted that Kevin at Indigenous is brewing a commemorative beer for the occasion.

However, the name of this special brew is yet to be decided, and therefore suggestions are welcome via Facebook as to what to call this very special real ale.  Not wanting to “lead the witness” however, it’s our second anniversary and a cow theme could be a good route to go down.

Please post your suggestions on our Facebook page and a winning name will be chosen the week before, and invited to join us on the 12th for a free pint of their named ale!


Good Beer Guide presentation

GBG presentation

We’re delighted to have attended the West Berkshire CAMRA Good Beer Guide presentation at The Butt Inn last night.  Thank you to everyone for your congratulations and best wishes, and thank you once again to everyone who voted for us to be included in the guide this year.

Cow and Cask features in the Good Beer Guide 2017

Newbury’s first micropub, the Cow and Cask, has been included in the new edition of CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide.

“We’re chuffed to bits!  When I opened the Cow and Cask my aspiration was to keep and serve a good pint of ale, being in the Good Beer Guide means I have done just that.  Many thanks to CAMRA and my customers for all their support during the last 2 years.” Ian Batho

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New website coming soon

We will be launching a new website in September. Watch this space!

Richard’s Micropub Bike Ride

Richard Reeve from Enfield visited the Cow and Cask as part of his 2,000-mile journey around the UK to visit 100 micropubs.

The Campaign for Real Ale member will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society in memory of his father, who suffered from the condition in his later years.

Read more about Richard’s journey and his visit to the Cow and Cask here.