The new Leeds micropub serving craft beers and charcuterie in Bramley

A new bar championing local businesses has popped up in Bramley.

Newly-opened micropub Against the Grain is the latest community-spirited pub to open in Leeds- and it’s championing all things local.

Grey tiled walls with intimate lighting and fresh wooden tabletops and stools: Against the Grain may have only been open for two short weeks, but their home-away-from-home atmosphere is going to provide a regular watering hole to Leeds locals for quite some time.

With a name inspired by the former buildings life as a bakery and the main ingredient in their boozy options, Against the Grain appears to be all about providing the community with quality produce.

table and chairs.
Image: Against the Grain Bramley

Naturally, micropubs are all about quality over quantity and this new opening is a prime example of this. Serving up pork pies, charcuterie and other staple British small dishes, customers can pair their delectable bar snacks with a range of lagers, ales and sprits.

Of course, there’s local breweries like Northern Monk and Piglove Brewing Co. championed with a selection of their craft beers served, but the owners here have ensured that their micropub has a considered selection of all things alcoholic.

Beer pumps.
Image: Against the Grain Bramley

Wine has been selected by Latitude Wines, the cocktail menu from Farrand’s and Against the Grain is even rumoured to create its own gin in a collaborative project with Liquor Studio in Leeds city centre.

Sharing a love of unique flavours, experimental beer drinkers will be delighted to see the likes of Play Brew Co’s Rhubard & Custard Milkshake Pale coming in with reviews like “Based on old skool boiled sweets, treat us like a lil’ tuck shop. Nom” and available by the can inside the Bramley bar.

beer can with yellow writing.
Image: Against the Grain Bramley

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Open Thursday – Sunday, Against the Grain is the latest micropub to pop up in our city, and given its only a short bus journey away from the city centre on Stanningley Road, it’s going to be a popular option for all Loiners that love to test out the latest drinking hotspots.

Feature Image- Against the Grain Bramley

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