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Thank you for being a supporter of our business. As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, we have made the most difficult decision we could make, to close this business. This is a temporary measure, and this decision has not been taken lightly, but has been made in order to provide protection for our team, guests and shareholders.
Thank you once again for your past support, please keep in touch via our Facebook page, and we cannot wait to celebrate with you when we re-open !!
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The B&K Team
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Y MOCHYN DU (The Black Pig)
English Style Ale - Session Bitter
Traditional, Caramel, Bitter In tribute to the Pub’s original name The Black Pig ‘Y Mochyn Du’ – named after a popular (albeit slightly irreverent!) traditional nineteenth century folk song from West Wales – The Ballad of ‘Y Mochyn Du’
Wheat Beer - Witbier
Cloudy, Refreshing, Citrusy Can you believe the same chwiban (whistle) is used to kick off the opening game of every Rugby World Cup tournament! Named the Gil Evans whistle due to it being first blown by Gil, the Welsh referee overseeing a match between England and New Zealand in 1905
American Style Ale - American Pale
Malty, Aromatic,Hoppy Enjoy a pint of this simple Pale Ale with truck loads of piney, grapefruity American hops and raise a refreshing glass to our American cousins – you could almost believe you were in a brewpub in Cardiff, Colorado, USA!
American Style Ale - Amber Ale
Ruby, Hoppy, Caramel Created in tribute to the internationally famous post war Actor and Composer Ivor Novello, born in Cardiff, who showed his talent at a very young age and became a seren (star) of the revered Welsh Eisteddfod
Belgian Style Ale - Saison
Aromatic, Fruity, Yeasty Having integrity and being persistent is said to be two of the defining qualities of great reporters, but perhaps we should add ‘hailing from Cardiff’ to the list….as it seems a great number of famous reporters were born here; John Humphreys and Jeremy Bowen to name but two….
IPA - Traditional IPA
Bitter, Citrusy, Hoppy In 1905 Cardiff was due to play New Zealand at home when the All Blacks first performed the Haka in an attempt to intimidate the Welsh team, to which they spontaneously responded by singing their national anthem. The crowd joined in and a tradition was started and to this day at every International Rugby match it begins with singing the national anthem…
Lager - Craft Lager
Refreshing, Aromatic, Citrusy It is said that the use of Cascade hops is how legendary brews are made and with the amount of finest English-grown Cascade hops in every boil, this lager is sure to be legendary.
IPA - Black IPA
Black, Hoppy, Bitter In tribute to Roald Dahl, born in Cardiff in 1916, celebrated as one of Britain’s best authors following a career in the RAF. Now a household name for most, for his children’s books such as Matilda, George’s Marvelous Medicine, and critically acclaimed short stories ‘Tales of the Unexpected’
IPA - Tropical IPA
Hazy, Citrusy, Hoppy In tribute to Terry Nation, Television writer and novelist, remembered for introducing (or terrifying school children of 1960’s and ‘70s) the good people of Britain to the Daleks in Dr Who, TV dramas Survivors and Blake’s 7
Stout & Porter - Oatmeal Stout
Black, Smooth, Chocolate Before being rebranded as Cardiff Bay, the local name for the docks was Tiger Bay and in tribute to the millions of tonnes of coal that passed through these notorious docks between mid 19th and early 20th Century, establishing Cardiff as one of the world’s most important docks, we have brewed a dark, yet spicy and interesting stout
English Style Ale - Golden Ale
Golden, Hoppy, Refreshing All three Welsh Sporting heroes Sam Warburton OBE (Wales Rugby Flanker known as one of the best outside Flankers in the world), Gareth Bale (Real Madrid & Welsh International Player – too many titles to record but named Welsh Footballer of the Year 6 times!) and Geraint Thomas MBE (professional cyclist – world champion, Olympic Medal & Tour de France winner) were all pupils at Whitchurch High School Cardiff.
Spend the day brewing a beer with one of our award-winning brewers!
Get hands on and get involved! Our microbrewery sits right in the heart of our beautiful brewpub, you will be treated to breakfast, lunch and a lot of beers throughout the day. As your day comes to a close you will also get to choose a 5 Litre mini keg of beer to take away with you.
This experience is perfect to enjoy on your own (with our brewer of course) or as part of a group!
A tutored tasting covering 8 different beers hosted by our beer specialist and the option to add a meal
Open your mind to the world of beer! Over the course of approx. 2 hours guests will enjoy some nibbles and learn how to appreciate the differences between a number of premium craft beers (including products we brew exclusively on our on-site microbrewery). Finish with your choice of Academy Meal for the perfect experience!
A tutored tasting of a variety of craft gins and nibbles, hosted by a gin expert and the option to add a delicious meal from our Academy Menu.
Delve into the wonderful world of gin! Guests will be guided on a sensory journey across 5 different premium/craft gins. Learn the secrets behind the recipes/botanicals and get hands on with the chance to experiment with different tonics and garnishes. All topped off with delicious nibbles, a double G&T of your choice and the option to finish with your choice of Academy Meal for the perfect experience!
Includes a souvenir certificate signed by our resident gin specialist and nibbles 🙂
Enjoy a range of dishes & sharing dessert, each expertly matched to a craft beer!
Guests are greeted with a 1/3 pint of our cask ale (brewed on site) before choosing 3 small plates from our menu -each small plate comes served with a 1/3 pint of beer chosen specifically to complement each dish. The meal is then topped off with a cask ale chocolate fondue to share, matched with a 1/3 of our chocolatey stout!
For groups of 2+
Boasting floor to ceiling windows that look out onto our beautiful Garden area, this space is perfect for a private party. Accessible two steps up from our Brewery & Bar area, it’s nicely tucked away with an eye-catch- ing wooden barrel stave ceiling, TV screen, spot lighting and space for 46 people for seated dining or 60 buffet style.
If additional space is needed – the Garden can be adjoined by opening the bi-fold doors to create an additional 50 seats for those bigger affairs (there’s also the option of a private outside bar too to make the party extra special!)
If you’re looking for somewhere for a Breakfast Meeting then look no further, our beautiful Conservatory, which looks out onto our garden, can be transformed into a light and airy meeting room to seat up to 16 people boardroom style (or 46 free seating)
If you’re having a small gathering with friends, for food or to try some amazing beers then our Hop Table is perfect! The breakfast bar style table encasing hops and malts, is ideal for some small plates or sharers from our menu and the comfy stools face the shiny Microbrewery, where tasty beers are brewed – it’s perfect for all you beer lovers, and if our Brewer is brewing
Our stunning Fire Pit Table is situated in its own conservatory area with panoramic views through the large windows that surround it. 8 comfortable chairs and a toasty fire as the centre piece will make it hard to leave!
There may be no sand but the vibe is definite- ly ‘beach’! With three garden beach huts to choose from, each offering a space for 8 people, and close enough to enjoy the cosy glow of our outside fire-pit and fairy lights they provide a striking setting to any party!
In order to receive the free birthday beer email, registration must be completed 3 weeks prior the birthday date.