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Cock O' The North - Halifax Steam Brewing Company

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Address: Southedge Works Brighouse Road, Halifax HX3 8EF, England
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An authentic and unique microbrewery in Hipperholme, serving 8 distinctive...

An authentic and unique microbrewery in Hipperholme, serving 8 distinctive ales at any one time. Spotlessly clean and thoughtfully run, Cock o' the North provides an ambience second to none, the subdued lighting and measured sound system compliments the well appointed beer.

Some 180 different beers rotate along 8 hand pumps on the polished granite bar. Attention to detail belies the ordinary exterior, therefore a wide variety of quality spirits, lagers and ciders are served.

Keep up to date with all of Cock o' events through the group on Facebook. Search 'Cock o' the North' to become a member.

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Love love LOVE this drinkery

It's great here, what you see is what you get. Looks like a porta cabin & the toilets are outside but it's cosy & comfortable, usually playing an eclectic but excellent selection... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
moodyhobgoblin
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It's great here, what you see is what you get. Looks like a porta cabin & the toilets are outside but it's cosy & comfortable, usually playing an eclectic but excellent selection of music. Real ales, nice lager & a coal fire kicking out heat & adding to the ambience. Highly recommend on a cold winters eve.

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Forfar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stayed on the motorhome site next door and we were made most welcome by the staff behind the bar. A few samples were given before I made my choice but they were all very good! The bar itself had a good feel to it with friendly locals. We will be back!

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Thank ForfarWanderer
Leeds
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Cock O' is a great little place with some great beers brewed on site, a good selection of Ciders and some decent German lager on fraught too. The staff are key to this place and always polite, friendly and quick to serve. Some of the reviews have mentioned dog smell.. I've never noticed and visit at least once a week.... More 

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United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Not my cup of tea. Smelt of wet dogs, not pleasant at all. I have a dog so I'm not anti dogs but I don't want to go out for the evening and sit in a room smelling of dogs. Have visited lots in the past but this has put me off and the toilets need a good clean.

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went in our campervan for the night as they have a camping site at the side of the pub.The pub is great they made you very welcome and great choice of beer's which are all brewed on site.I had the Blondie ale very nice indeed,my husband drank cider and he enjoyed it too. The camp site... More 

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halifax
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Looked forward to this for a while but sadly disappointed the place smells badly and the beer not up to much on this occasion non of the men with us rated the beer and they have had a few in there time !

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Thank sharpsters
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Come here regularly with my best mate as the beer quality is brilliant. Great variation in beers. Great friendly atmosphere. Highly recommended

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Been many times,if you like good beer well worth a visit,beer made on the premises so no travel required,nice atmosphere,garden to sit if weather permits,pet friendly.

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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic pub and great atmosphere, made to feel welcome by all. Would highly recommend this real ale pub. See you again

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Farnborough, Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We visited Halifax to see a football match at the Shay and to kill time before the match my husband suggested we take a trip to the Cock O' The North brewery to sample some of the beers. What a good idea! We were greeted by a friendly young barman who gave us plenty of samples and advice. After some... More 

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