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A day of bar-hopping fun awaits on Saturday 29th September 2018 as Kirkstall Brewery celebrates the birthday of its two pubs. Jump on the bus between their three venues for beer, brewery tours and live entertainment. Find out more...

This weekend marks 5 years of Kirkstall Bridge Inn and 1 year of The Cardigan Arms, so they’re celebrating with a bar-hopping bash – and you’re invited!

Back in 2013, Kirkstall Brewery opened their first Leeds pub. 5 years later, Kirkstall Bridge Inn is a popular local with a hoard of fans and a sister venue in The Cardigan Arms. Now they’re coming together to celebrate their joint birthday on Sunday 29th September 2018. The Kirkstall Birthday Beanfeast promises a hoard of activities, entertainment and beer at all three venues – and we’ve got another great reason for you to go, because we’re giving away an almighty prize. Don’t worry if you can’t make it though, because you can take it another time.

All aboard the beer bus!

Cardigan Arms

This is a bar-hopping day out, but as you probably know, there’s a bit of distance between Kirkstall Brewery’s three venues, so they’re putting on a bus service. Jump on board to move between all three venues, because we’ve lined up something special in each.

If you’re our lucky winner, you’ll start at Kirkstall Bridge Inn at 12.30pm. They’re serving up a special menu made with their beers and we’ve bagged you a table for 4 with a round of Kirkstall Brewery beers. This is your chance to try Omnipresent, the ultimate collaborative beer made with 15 acclaimed breweries, including Five Points, North Brew Co. and Verdant. While you’re here, you can enjoy live acoustic music in the cave, treat the kids to face painting and go on treasure hunts. Don’t forget to come back at 4.30pm for the ‘Big Fat Quiz’ either.

Kirkstall Brewery

After lunch, head to Kirkstall Brewery for a private tour and a chance to try their brews fresh from the tanks at the pop-up bar, including Virtuous, an aromatic session IPA that’s 100% vegan-friendly and gluten-free. Then it’s off to The Cardigan Arms for their famous sausage rolls and another round of Kirkstall beers. Fancy something different this time? They’ve got Verdita Sour, a collaboration with Magic Rock Brewing Co. that takes inspiration from the legendary tequila chaser. Expect a session sour with lime, pineapple and coriander.

There’s a bag of goodies waiting for the winner at The Cardigan Arms, including a shirt, a hat, a tote bag and a set of badges, you’ll even get a case of 24 Virtuous cans to take home. But don’t go just yet, there’s plenty to keep you busy. From 7pm, they’ll have a Bratwurst barbecue and German beers in the yard, in case you’re feeling the Oktoberfest vibes, and inside you can enjoy food from Sicilian street food vendor Poco, while you listen to hip-hop, funk and disco tunes from the live DJ.

Terms & Conditions

The free prize draw is open until 3pm on Friday 28th September 2018 – the winner will be notified by email. There is one prize available. The prize is in 5 parts. 1) Any 4 mains plus a round of 4 Kirkstall Brewery beers at Kirkstall Bridge Inn. 2) The Cardigan's famous sausage rolls plus a round of Kirkstall Brewery beers for 4 at The Cardigan Arms. 3) A brewery tour for up to 6 people at Kirkstall Brewery. 4) A case of 24 Virtuous cans to take home. 5) A bag of merchandise including a shirt, hat, tote bag and badges, just for the winner. All elements of the prize are available at The Kirkstall Birthday Beanfeast on Saturday 29th September 2018, but can be claimed on an alternative date. This free prize draw is open to UK residents with a valid UK postal address only. One winner will be randomly selected from the database of entrants who completed the prize draw online entry form. Employees and family of Kirkstall Bridge Ltd, Leeds Digital Magazines or any agencies connected with the set up of this prize draw are not eligible to enter. All entrants must be aged 18 years or over. Please drink responsibly. Standard Leeds-List terms and conditions apply.