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RAT RACE ALE HOUSE
AT HARTLEPOOL RAILWAY STATION
Different beers from 466 different breweries
since opening day (25th November 2009) - and counting!
We will be
Saturday 27 April to Thursday 2 May
reopening Friday 3 May
because when the Rat Race
sets a date for leaving, we stick to it!
And of course...
We are now
CLOSED on ALL
Sundays and Mondays.
Please note that this
CASH-ONLY (no cards, no contactless) pub
DOESN'T ALLOW DOGS for various reasons, including a dog allergy.
THE MIGHTY ACCRINGTON STANLEY
ARE LEAGUE TWO CHAMPIONS!
CAMRA North-East Regional Cider Pub Of The Year 2012 and
North-East Region PUB OF THE YEAR 2013
NOW SELLS A SMALL RANGE OF
gift vouchers now available
We are now open until 9pm every Saturday, even when Hartlepool United are playing, with very few exceptions.
And we're now on Twitter as @ratracealehouse, but it all seems a bit pointless as there's no way I can condense the beer list down to 140 lousy, miserable characters, unless somebody out there has some bright ideas?
For more about real beer, see the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) website at:www.camra.org.uk
or for a more local view of real ale, you can find out more from Cleveland CAMRA here
Thanks to Lorna for the Rat!!
Yet more thanks to Martyn Hillier at The Butcher's Arms - click here - for giving me the idea for starting the RRA!
If you're in the vicinity of Newark-on-Trent and you need a Micropub fix, why not visit Just Beer?
Or if you're in Ramsgate and need a beer in a Micropub, there's always The Conqueror!
And finally on Micropubs - As I can't keep up with all the new openings across the country, the best examples are all members of the Micropub Association
For those planning a food and drink trip further afield, the Rat heartily recommends visiting De Paterstafel at Watouplein 14, 8978 Watou, Belgium, for great food (Mike - the menu isn't in English!), excellent Belgian beer and a good night's sleep - and Watou is a great place to visit for BEER!
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