Saturday 14th April
1st XV is at home to Gateshead.
Pre-match steak and ale pie will be available (£6, at 1.45ish) - please let me know if you will be joining us for lunch.
Wanderers are away to Durham City
Colts are at home to Darlington
Lots of dates for your diaries:
Friday 27th April - St George's English night - all you can eat £6 - 6pm to 9pm
Friday 11th May - Club Dinner - only £20 for wonderful food and speakers. Contact Chris Matthews (firstname.lastname@example.org, 07587155909)or let me know if you want a ticket or wish to book a table.
Friday 25th May - Caribbean BBQ - all you can eat £6 - 6pm to 9pm
Sunday 17th June - Father's Day carvery - 3 courses for £9.95, 2 courses for £8.95, 1 course £6.95 - 12noon to 3pm - BOOKING REQUIRED
Friday 29th June - Summer BBQ - all you can eat £6 - 6pm to 9pm
The Terrace Bar is open every day – Friday evenings are especially social from 4.00 pm until 12.00 midnight closing.
Quiz nights are Wednesday and Sunday from 20.30.
As usual there is an excellent range of ales on tap with many new ales in the pipeline and lots of old favorites.
Jennings Cumberland (4.0%) - "A superb golden coloured ale"
NEW Gundog Magnificent 7 (3.8%) - no tasting notes yet
NEW Brewstar Blonde Star (4.1%) - no tasting notes yet
and in the cellar
Yard of Ale Egg-Stra-Yard (4.0%) - a golden ale but just late for Easter
NEW Rudgate True Brew (4.0%) - no tasting notes yet
Hadrian and Border Farne Island (4.0%) - "An amber coloured bitter, perfectly blended malt and hops makes this well-rounded beer balanced and refreshing"
NEW Marstons Me Duck (3.6%) - ‘Ey Up Me Duck’ as they say in Derbyshire - is a pale yellow ale quaffable and refreshing"
Black Paw Paws Gold (4.0%) - no tasting notes yet
Black Paw IPA (5.0%) - strong enough for George - no tasting notes yet
Wensleydale Bitter (3.7%) - "straw coloured, fresh and hoppy"
Mordue 5 Bridges (3.8%) - "A fruity amber beer with more than a hint of hops. The bitterness carries on in the aftertaste. A superb session beer."
Mordue Geordie Pride (4.2%) - "A well balanced, hoppy bitter with a long, bitter finish. An amber hue and a hoppy, fruity aroma."
Delavals Seaton Delaval Hall (4.2%) - "A classic English pale ale with a modern twist, Seaton Delaval Hall is light in colour, crisp and refreshing to taste with a hoppy aroma and a lovely dry finish."
NEW York Big Dog (4.0%) no tasting notes yet
NEW York First Light (3.8%) - "A delicious straw coloured beer with a fruity aroma and fairly dry finish. Very moreish and easy drinking"
Cullercoats Lovely Nelly (3.9%) "A superb full-bodied amber bronze session beer- with a biscuit malt flavour balanced with a smooth bitterness from the finest English Fuggles and Golding hops."
Jarrow Rivet Catcher (4.0%) - "A light, smooth, satisfying gold bitter. Subtle fruity hops give the taste profile on tongue and nose."
NEW Banks Sunbeam (4.2%) - "A gloriously zesty blonde, brewed using a combination of classic English hops from Hereford giving a subtle but complex bitterness and North American Yakima Valley hops releasing citrus, grapefruit zestyness. An easy drinking refreshing beer with a clean long finish, bringing a ray of sunshine to your glass and your day."
Banks Mansfield Cask (3.9%) "A full bodied session bitter with a smooth finish, ideal for all social drinking occasions"
Sport to watch inside - in the Terrace Bar
Friday, 19.45 Perpignon v Toulouse
Saturday, 16.30 Harlequins v Wasps
Saturday, 12.00 Liverpool v Everton, 15.00 Sunderland v Wolves
Sunday, 18.00 Tottenham v Chelsea