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Get the Pints In With Draught Beer to Takeaway From These Leeds Indies

· Joseph Sheerin · Food and Drink

You can enjoy a fresh pint, even during lockdown!

Miss that first swig of a fresh pint? Now get draught beer to takeaway!

The city’s pubs and bars may be closed, but you can still get a freshly poured pint because these indies are now serving pints and growlers to takeaway. From Kirkstall beer fresh from the brewery to lager, pale ale and Guinness, you can now go and get your beer of choice to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

Ridgeside Brewery, Whitelock's

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Whitelock’s. This Leeds institution is pouring cask and keg beers to takeaway. Served in two pint milk bottles sealed for freshness, you can enjoy Kirkstall Pale or Five Points Bitter on cask for £6, or get Five Points’ JUPA, Pils or XPA on keg for £8. They’re open for collection from 12pm to 8pm, Wednesday to Saturday.

North Tap Room, Further North, Alfred & Preston. These bars are now open as North Brewing Co. bottle shops. Alongside mini kegs, cans and bottles, they will fill growlers with fresh North Brewing Co. beer on keg and cask. They’re open for collection from 12pm to 7pm, Tuesday to Saturday.

North Bar

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Stew and Oyster. You can get tap-fresh Birra Moretti and Guinness for £4 from Stew and Oyster, alongside a host of bottles and cans. You have to pre-order online and you an only buy beer with food, so make sure you’re hungry. They’re open for collection from 2pm to 7pm, Wednesday to Saturday in Oakwood and 3pm to 8pm on Friday and Saturday on The Calls.

Kirkstall Brewery. They’ve launched a click and collect service on their website, which you can use to get fresh draught pints of their fruity Framboise beer and Picture House IPA in a crowler to takeaway. There are also mini-casks, bottles and cans available. They’re open for collection 4pm to 9pm, Thursday to Sunday.

Kirkstall Brewery Tap and Kitchen

Neon Cactus. This Call Lane institution has launched the Hole in the Wall at the front of their bar. Head to the website, place an order before 2pm and pick up at the bar’s window from 5pm on Friday or Saturday. They’ve got fresh Neon Cactus Pilsner to takeaway for £4.90 a pint as well as cocktails and tacos.

The Assembly. From Saturday 13th June 2020, you can get fresh beer to go from this Crossgates bar. They’re serving draught lager and local cask ale to go in plastic pint glasses with a lid, so you can get it home safely. There are cans, wine and cocktails too. They’re open for collection from 2pm to 8pm, Friday to Sunday.

Terminus Tap Room. You can get brewery-fresh beer in a crowler from the Terminus Tap Room. These pint-sized cans from Meanwood Brewery are filled with everything from Anthology’s New England Pale Ale to their own Horsforth Pale. Prices start from £2.95. They also have draught beer bag-in-a-boxes, bottles and cans, all available online for next day home delivery.

Grumpy’s. You can get the pints in by ordering from Grumpy’s website. They’re pouring Birra Moretti lager and Northern Monk’s Faith for you to collect in a designated slot from Wednesday to Sunday. It’s £3 for lager and £3.60 for craft beer but you’ll need to bring your own containers. They have bottles and cans to go too.

Wapentake Leeds

Wapentake. If you’ve got a growler or a spare bottle at home, take it down to Wapentake to get it filled up with a guest cask ale. They have an ever-changing selection from local breweries like Roosters, Abbeydale and Green Cheek. Prices start from £3.50 for a pint. They’re open for collection from 10am to 2pm from Monday to Tuesday and Thursday to Saturday.

Boot & Rally. This craft beer emporium isn’t doing pints, but you can get growler fills, so grab yours and load it up with one of their many cask ales. From Daleside’s Blonde to Brass Castle’s Saltwater Taffy, there’s loads to choose from and prices start from £9 for 2.5 litres. They’re open for collection from 2pm to 5pm on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Don’t want to leave the house? Check out the indies delivering beer to your door here.