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A great friendly little bar with an extensive selection of ever rotating real ales the hosts work... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Skipton, United Kingdom
via mobile
One of my favourite pubs and it's tiny!

The Beer Engine is a remarkable achievement, a tiny micro-pub with the feel of a "proper pub... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil K
Skipton, United Kingdom
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“micro pub”(22 reviews)
“great beer”(8 reviews)
“side street”(7 reviews)
We are a warm and cosy micropub, true to the values of the micropub ethos. We offer a warm welcome (as our many reviews testify) and 5 ever-changing real ales from around the country hand-pulled to perfection. We are in the Camra Good Beer Guide for...more
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1 Albert Street, Skipton BD23 1JD, England
+44 7834 456134
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All reviewsmicro pubgreat beerside streetreal alepub crawlbeer selectionno frillsblonde beerforeign beerssmall friendly barfriendly staff and customerslittle gemgreat little placehand pulled alesexcellent companygaming machineslovely atmosphere
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great friendly little bar with an extensive selection of ever rotating real ales the hosts work hard seeking new sources and it is always a friendly convivial service whichever member of staff is on duty 😎🍺

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Beer Engine is a remarkable achievement, a tiny micro-pub with the feel of a "proper pub". Great beer, great atmosphere. Expect the sound of conversation and laughter when you visit.

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came across this gem on a "Lads" weekend, with a bunch of over-60s schoolmates. Brilliant! Not only a great selection of beers and ciders, but a very welcoming atmosphere from staff and locals alike. We were entertained by James' dry wit and guided through...More

1  Thank neil f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What’s a fabulous place!! We had found the beer engine on trip advisor when looking for places to go for a drink whilst staying and skipton and this place did not disappoint, fabulous ales and wines, welcoming locals, James is a fun and engaging host...More

1  Thank Anon2756899
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A group of 6 pontefract lads was in Skipton a pub crawl for the day so I researched all the places to go and the beer engine was the place I wanted to go the most and it certainly lived up to the hype. A...More

2  Thank lampers
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere .... bar staff engaging .... used by locals who were very welcoming ..... singer on the night was excellent(050518) ..... all in all a Fabulous night

2  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Not sure if this place does food, do crisps count? Anyway, its all about the beer, dog and children friendly, fab beers on keg and bottle, great atmosphere.,

2  Thank BookitDan
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Brought friends here for the first time and we all had a good time. As usual, the service was friendly and swift, the beer was really good and the place was packed to the rafters on a Saturday afternoon. The thing about the Beer Engine...More

2  Thank MD-FatDonkey
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a must for anyone that enjoys real ale. It’s not much bigger than a snug but has tons of atmosphere. They have a great range of beers, no telly and no loud music. Beer and conversation, how good is that.

2  Thank Boageyman
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

After a walk along the canal into Skipton town we fancied a pint came across the Beer Engine where we ordered a couple of pints of Ale OMG the platinum Blonde beer was delicious. Will re visit.

2  Thank Lesnova
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