The Dares family were known to be keen fishermen and many of the pubs were located by rivers and lakes. The Southend Brewery was eventually acquired by Davenport's along with the 30 tied pub estate and brands such as "Drum Bitter"in 1961.
Dares beers are an eclectic trio of wickedly brewed flavourful modern craft beers. They comprise of RIP, our interpretation of a real Indian Pale Ale, dry hopped with Chinook Hops. Red Eye a ravishing Red Amber Ale, dry hopped with Cascade and 6IX a premium 6% craft lager combining the best of English and German hops.
The great beer will be on draft from our new Davenports and Dares bars due to open across Birmingham and the Midlands in 2016. It will also be in bottles at selected free houses!