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Vedett Blonde

Vedett Blonde

Vedett Blonde is 5.2% and comes in a 330ml bottle. A beauty at £3.35.

Straw in colour and pearly-white head. A smooth, malty character with subtly balanced hops, and a lingering fruitiness with subtle notes of vanilla.


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Ric

Ric

Ric, well Ric just kind of showed up one day and started doing things. It made life a little easier so no one really complained. We’re kind of just stuck with him at this point. Loads of people really like Ric but not one of them could give you a convincing reason as to why. It’s just one of those things that just is. Sometimes he can be nice but mostly he’s very mean; like when you fancy someone in primary school –  If he is being excessively mean it’s only because he loves you.


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Kat

Kat

Shaking the foundations of the bar on a Diva scale, Kat doesn’t mess about. She writes and sings bare summer banger’z’ on a soul and Hip Hop scene! She is destined for imminent musical world domination, but for the meantime can pour an excellent pint!


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Vedett IPA…NEW!!!

Vedett IPA…NEW!!!

New in at 5.5% in a 330ml bottle. A treat at £3.65…

Fruity citrus notes mix with floral, green and fresh aromas. A pronounced but mild bitterness with hints of grapefruit which increase in intensity. Velvety, malty undertones give way to sweet, caramel notes.


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Jazz Information

Live Jazz is a regular event on ‘What’s Happening’ at The Hillary Step. Every Sunday and Wednesday from 8:30 pm we will be hosting a jazz gig featuring musicians largely from the NW, but also those on a national tour that our booking guru Bob Jones brings to Whalley Range.

Coming up:

Wednesday 28th November Uli Elbracht Quartet, guitar-led modern jazz

Sunday 2nd December Stuart McCallum Guitar soundscapes

Sunday 9th December Jolumiem, Vibraphone led bop, swing and latin

Wednesday 12th December Toby Meadland Quartet – modern jazz with James Fields – drums, Keith McGee – piano, Tim Williams – bass, Toby Meadland – violin

Sunday 16th December Tim Franks Quartet – dynamic modern jazz with legend Gary Boyle on guitar.

Sunday 23rd December Will Tang Trio, fiery vocalist and guitarist with original blues and interpretations of classics.

Sunday 30th December Mat Walklate and James Lawley, rockin’ Rhythm and Blues, vocals and harmonica plus guitar accompaniment.

Wednesday 2nd January Simone Manunza’s Gogledd Trio, Simone on guitar, Grant Russell, double bass, Andy Hay, drums, magic tunes..

Sunday 6th January Quinta 5-piece latin and swing plus originals

Wednesday 9th January The Revival Room. Almost dead tunes brought to life through modern technology and breathing.

Sunday 13th January Grant Russell Quartet

bass led dynamic jazz standards

Wednesday 16th Zacc Rogers. Blues, gospel, pop songs and originals from a fine one man band.

Sunday 20th January The Olivia Moore Trio, Olivia on violin, Dave Kane on bass, Adam Fairhall on keys – contemporary folk/jazz

Sunday 27th January Sonorous Quartet, a wide-rangeing set of original tunes with arrangements of standards.

Wednesday 30th January Matt Owens Trio bassist Matt with William Souza on guitar and Rick Weedon on drums, Brazilian tunes and jazz standards

Sunday 3rd February Jazz Measure Organ Trio, Vocalist and organist Jonathan Gleave leads on lively jazz standards

Sunday 10th February Pete McSloy. Laconic vocalist and composer with a fine backing band. Songs of love lost, love gained and too much wine.

Wednesday 13th February South by NorthWest Trio
Francesca Ajmar, vocals, Tito Mangialajo Rantzer, Double Bass, Simone Manunza Guitar – Brazilian moods

Sunday 17th February Annie Long Annie sings Ella – fine singer delves in to the songbook..

Sunday 24th February Nik Svarc Organ Trio, bedazzling funky jazzy bluesy dynamics

Wednesday 27th February Matt Owens Trio, Matt on bass with all the way from Brazil William Souza on guitar, Rick Weedon on drums, Brazilian tunes and lively standards

Sunday 3rd March Cazboaden Trio, rumbunctious drum led jazz with Ed Harrison on bass and Paul Kilvington on keys

Sunday 10th March Zamani Townships and favela influenced originals and standards

For further information please contact us at The Hillary Step on 0161 881 1978 or email jazz@thehillarystep.co.uk


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The Highlander £11.15

Scotland’s largest whisky region boasts a dizzying array of styles, from rich and  textured to fragrantly floral, as befits an ever-changing landscape of coastline, moor and mountain. Even without the famed Speyside enclave, you’ll find some of whisky’s most famous names here.

 

Ardmore 10 year old

Dalmore 12 year old

Oban 14 year old

 

 


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The Speysider £10.35

Broadly speaking, Speyside whiskies can be classified as falling into one of two camps. At one end of the spectrum there are the light, grassy, ‘lunchtime whiskies’ such as Glenlivet; at the other end lie the rich, sweet, sherried qualities of        Glenrothes and Macallan.

 

 

Aberlour 10 year old

Balvenie 12 year old

Glenrothes 10 year old

 


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The Islander £9.95

There are nearly 800 islands scattered off Scotland’s crenellated coastline, of which only a few are inhabited – and fewer still have a distillery. Excluding the whisky hotspot of Islay, the islands of  Arran, Mull, Jura, Skye, Lewis and Orkney are home to an eclectic mix of styles, from light citrus to full-on peat smoke.

 

Highland Park 12 year old (Orkney)

Isle of Jura 10 year old (Jura)

Talisker 10 year old (Skye)

 


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The International £11.80

It’s not just Scotland distilling the best malt whiskies! Japan often out-manoeuvre the veterans on the award front these days and Wales have a couple of their own. These are the best (affordable) examples.

 

Balvenie (Scotland) 12 year old

Nikka (Japan) 12 year old

Penderyn (Wales) 8 year old

 


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The Best Sellers £10.60

The Glenlivet is famous as the first officially-licensed distillery in Scotland and has a light citrus crispness.

Two heavily peated southern Islay malts make up this triumvirate of 3 absolute classic malts.

 

 

Glenlivet (Speyside) 10 year old

Lagavulin (Islay) 16 year old

Talisker (Skye) 10 year old

 


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The Glenfiddich £11.80

The Glenfiddich £11.80

Founded by William Grant in 1886 just half a mile from Dufftown, Glenfiddich is one of the few single malt distilleries to remain entirely family owned and is now the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

Enjoy the trio…

Glenfiddich 12 year old

Glenfiddich 15 year old

Glenfiddich 18 year old

 


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Gluten free beers now in stock!

Great for those who are wheat intolerant.

For those who have coelic disease

and for those who simply want to try something new…

 

First Chop AVA 3.5%     500ml bottle £3.65

mini-clips

First Chop HOP 4.1%     500ml bottle £3.65

 mini-clips

 Estrella Daura 5.4%       330ml bottle       £3.85

estrella GF

 

 

 


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What a treat! Pork Scratching’s…

What a treat! Pork Scratching’s…

At £2 a portion, treat yourself to perfectly prepared, freshly baked Pork Scratching’s with an apple dipping sauce….Crikey! What a treat and dangerously moreish! You have been warned!


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Sue & Angela’s Quiz

Calling all quizzers… next quiz night is Tuesday 7th February!!! –  Look forward to seeing you at 8.45 in 2017!!!


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Corina

Corina

Corina just turned up one day… A ray of Romanian sunshine. Simply the best animal artist to ever come out of Targu Jiu. Hot shot DJ, she always plays what the crowd wants. Her cheeseboards are second to none (although this is highly disputed by Ian and Ric)

Its almost like she was raised by wolves yet trained by an international ring of super spys/Bartenders.


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Kuba

Kuba

From Poland with love!


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Vedett Blonde

Vedett Blonde is 5.2% and comes in a 330ml bottle. A beauty at £3.35. Straw in colour...

Ric

Ric, well Ric just kind of showed up one day and started doing things. It made life a...

Kat

Shaking the foundations of the bar on a Diva scale, Kat doesn’t mess about. She...

Vedett IPA…NEW!!!

New in at 5.5% in a 330ml bottle. A treat at £3.65… Fruity citrus notes mix with...

Jazz Information

Live Jazz is a regular event on ‘What’s Happening’ at The Hillary...

The Highlander £11.15

Scotland’s largest whisky region boasts a dizzying array of styles, from rich and ...

The Speysider £10.35

Broadly speaking, Speyside whiskies can be classified as falling into one of two camps....

The Islander £9.95

There are nearly 800 islands scattered off Scotland’s crenellated coastline, of which...

The International £11.80

It’s not just Scotland distilling the best malt whiskies! Japan often out-manoeuvre the...

The Best Sellers £10.60

The Glenlivet is famous as the first officially-licensed distillery in Scotland and has a...

The Glenfiddich £11.80

Founded by William Grant in 1886 just half a mile from Dufftown, Glenfiddich is one of...

Gluten free beers now in stock!

Great for those who are wheat intolerant. For those who have coelic disease and for those...

What a treat! Pork Scratching’s…

At £2 a portion, treat yourself to perfectly prepared, freshly baked Pork...

Sue & Angela’s Quiz

Calling all quizzers… next quiz night is Tuesday 7th February!!! –  Look...

Corina

Corina just turned up one day… A ray of Romanian sunshine. Simply the best animal...

Kuba

From Poland with love!