Regular Events

We run beer tasting evenings, bottomless charcuterie lunches, regular quiz evenings, and other ad hoc events - check out our facebook page for what's coming up - or just ask us at the bar!

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Just can't decide which beer to have?  Try a Paddle!
We're selling taster flights on paddles at the Tap Room.   A third of a pint, of 4 of our beers or if you are not driving go for the 6 glass paddle - we'll even throw in a free pot of nuts!


Old News and Past Events

Huge thank you to everyone who came along for our third birthday party evening, and our carols at Christmas event!
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The tap room is now fully Air conditioned! 

The perfect temperature whatever the weather!

The New Tap Room has been open since  November 2018

Come and see our brand new Tap room, bigger, better and with longer opening hours 

CrackerJack is an Award Winning Beer
We won a bronze award at the Alton Beer Festival  - we're very proud - a huge thank you to everyone who voted for us.  Do come and help us celebrate!
9 cask pumps are on at the Tap Room. plus 7 keg ale taps.  Some fantastic beers to savour

We were back at Winchester beer festival - 18th and 19th March 2016
Come and taste out beers in the Winchester Guildhall.  We've got Gold Rush and Crafty Shag on offer.  If you go, don't forget to vote for CrackleRock beers!

Christmas Presents sorted!

9 pint pins and gift packs of bottles - you can do all your Christmas shopping with us!

Christmas Cracker  all done for this year

Wickham Charity Beer Festival 10 October 2016

Come and have a taste of GoldRush and Crackerjack at this great local event.

OctoberFest Basingstoke 9-11 October 2015 - Massive CAMRA Beer Festival

We've got all 4 of our always available beers, at this incredible event.  Come and taste them and remember to vote for CrackleRock beers!

Curdridge Beer Festival - September 2015

Great evening at the Curdridge Reading rooms - fab music, good beers (2 of them ours!).  Brilliantly organised event - all credit to the organisers, and raising money for a good cause - long live the Reading Rooms.

Curdridge Show - Taste CrackleRock Beers at the Cricket Club bar (25/6/2015)
Our beers will be available for all at the Cricket Club bar, in the Cricket Pavillion at the Curdridge Show.  It is a great day out for all the family and especially the ale drinkers!  See you there.
Southampton Beer Festival ready to go.  1/5/2015
We'll be showcasing Crackerjack at the Southampton Beer Festival on June 5th and 6th.  Come and have a taste.
Tap Room Opens on May 8th! 4/05/2015
Our Tap Room creation is nearly finished!  We will open on Friday May 8th at 6pm, and be open Thursday and Friday evenings, Saturday all day and Sunday til late afternoon.  You can taste and purchase our draft ales, and for those barbarians amongst you, we also stock wines, spirits, lager, cider and soft drinks.  Do join us at Botley's newest bar - the CrackleRock Tap Room! 
Tap Room Closes (temporarily we hope!) May 11th. 2014
So sorry folks.  We had a great opening weekend and then we've had to close the doors of our tap room as not all the paperwork was in order.  We hope we will be able to open again soon.  In the meantime, you are still very welcome to come by and see the brewery, taste the beers and buy some to take home with you.  
Winchester Beer Festival here we come.  19/3/2015
We are at the Winchester Beer Festival in the Winchester Guildhall on March 20th and 21st - do come and sample the beers!
Premises Licence granted - Tap Room on the Way! 22/01/15
We have now gained a full premises licence. Building of the CrackleRock Tap room is in pro.  You will have the oportunity to have a look around the brewery and taste our hand crafted ales on the premises.  Check out here to see how we are progressing