Beermoth is a specialist beer shop opening here in the Northern Quarter on Tib Street in the space that is best known as the original location of clothing shop Oi Polloi at 70 Tib Street, nestled somewhere between Matt & Phred’s and Tib Street Tavern. Founders Jeremy Stull and Scott Davies are the curators of an exceptional selection of bottled beers from around the world and it’s obvious from talking to them that both have a passion for excellence in brewing and are thrilled to have the chance to share this passion with us all.
The two patrons have some pedigree when it comes to beer. From 2005 to 2011 Scott worked as manager of The Knott on Deansgate and won several awards from the Campaign for Real Ale, including back to back Local Pub of the Year titles and Best Pub in Greater Manchester. In 2012 Scott helped to start a new venture for the same company (deBechevel Ltd.) in Macclesfield and The Macc is now established as a craft beer venue in its own right. Jeremy is originally from Kansas City, Missouri in case you wonder where the accent is from! He spent 2 years in Utrecht before moving to Manchester in 2011. He has an extensive knowledge of beer due to his enthusiasm for the subject and time spent exploring a variety of rich brewing cultures. Jeremy has worked at both The Knott and Port Street Beer House since moving to Manchester so you may very well recognise him.
The shop itself is tastefully and simply done, with shelves packed with familiar beers you can find in some of the bars in the NQ as well as some that you won’t find anywhere in Manchester. Unlike the beers you get in the bars these ones can go home with you, something I am sure will go down well with those local to the area and those daytripping. But that’s not all the Beermoth has to offer, as well as being a specialist beer retailer Beermoth will host events in the small tasting room situated in the shop basement. The events will consist of tutored tastings from Scott and Jeremy, brewers and other guests, they just need to sort a few details out first.
Opens 4pm Friday 1st February
Beermoth / 70 Tib Street / Northern Quarter / Manchester / M4 1LG / Beermoth Website
In case you’re wondering the Beermoth logo was had drawn by the very talented Rob Chester.