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Leeds pub celebrates 300th anniversary in style

Whitelock's Ale House in Leeds

Whitelock’s Ale House in Leeds

By Mike Berriman

Whitelock’s Ale House is celebrating its 300th birthday today with the start of a four day beer festival.

Built in 1715, Whitelock’s is the oldest pub in Leeds.

The festival will showcase 20 beers from all over the country.

Breweries include Summer Wine, Magic Rock Brass Castle, Track, Cloudwater, Mad Hatter, Gipsy Hill, Fourpure and The Five Points Brewing Company.

Drinkers will have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of the beers on offer with them available in 1/3 and 2/3  measures.

Specially designed commemorative glassses will be available for the event which will include beers in all differnt formats including cask, keg and cans.

The historic watering hole is hidden on Turks Head Yard in the city centre, just off of Briggate.

The festival begins at 5pm tonight. Festival glasses, programme and your first 1/3 tasting beer is £3.



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