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18th November 2021


Following last month’s successful return of Tate’s Tap Takeover, on 24th November 2021 Tate Eats presents an evening in collaboration with London-based craft brewery Drop Project Brewing to coincide with the autumn relaunch of ‘Haze’ for Tate Modern’s ongoing Kusama exhibition. Plus, Tate Eats celebrates a new brewing partnership with Anspach & Hobday to mark the recently opened Hogarth and Europe exhibition at Tate Britain.



To celebrate the now sold-out autumn showing of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms at Tate Modern, Tate Eats has launched an autumnal edition of ‘Haze’ – a 4.6% sessional New England IPA developed as part of an ongoing Kusama brewing collaboration with Drop Project Brewing.

‘Haze’ by Drop Project is inspired by the work of Kusama. It is a soft, juicy session-able beer, that is filled with Mosaic, Citra and Azacca hops, and added Japanese yuzu juice for a zesty, tangy burst of flavour to finish. The renewed ‘Haze’ will take on a more autumnal look and feel, featuring a brand-new beer can design with the same geometric forms but in golden and burnt orange tones, plus a revived flavour profile with more Mosaic hops and additional hints of yuzu.

To celebrate, Drop Project will be taking over the taps at Tate Modern’s Terrace Bar on Wednesday 24th November. This Tap Takeover will be a chance to meet the Drop Project team to discover their ethos, culture and sustainability goals, plus get a first-hand insight into the recipe for the beer and the inspiration behind the stand-out can design. Drop Project will also be bringing their own DJs for music for the evening. Prices on the night: £8 for three thirds tasting flight, £12.50 for six thirds tasting flight or £17.50 for six thirds tasting flight and a pint of your choice.

Buy tickets online HERE or get a ticket at the door. Advance booking advised.
Location: Tate Modern’s Terrace Bar on Level 1 of the Blavatnik Building
Date/time: Wednesday 24th November, 18:30 to 22:00

The Drop Project Tap Takeover will also be on during Tate Lates on 26th November. More info to be found HERE.


To coincide with the major Hogarth and Europe exhibition opening at Tate Britain, Tate Eats presents Hogarth Golden Ale – a London-style beer inspired by the artist, brewed in collaboration with independent London craft brewery Anspach & Hobday.

To tie in with the continental theme of the Hogarth in Europe exhibition, the 4% Hogarth Golden Ale combines a traditional English bitter with some of Anspach & Hobday’s favourite modern German hops – Hallertau Blanc and Huell Melon. The lightly kilned malts and flaked oats give a delicately sweet, soft body, while the hops add aromas of apricot, white grapes and elderflower.

The label has been designed by Anspach & Hobday’s illustrator Alan Batley whose style lends itself perfectly to reflect Hogarth’s original work. Batley drew inspiration from Hogarth’s self-portrait (The Painter and his Pug) by intertwining the brewery’s signature British pigeon mascot with the pet pug, and from Hogarth’s Analysis of Beauty (Plate 1), as around the edge are characters from Anspach and Hobday’s core range of beers alongside iconography from special releases. There is also a subtle sense of humour, which is a nod to the father of satire himself.

The Hogarth Golden Ale will be paired with a special menu at Tate Britain’s Djanogly Café and Members Lounge, such as homemade Sausage Roll and Piccalilli, Stilton and Red Onion Tart, and Paxton & Whitfield’s Cave Aged Cheddar with Chutney from award-winning condiment Rubies in the Rubble. Available for guests on arrival or sold as a ticket bundle.

The Hogarth Golden Ale will be available on draught at the Djanogly Café, Members Lounge at Tate Britain along with Anspach & Hobday taprooms and their bar in Camberwell, The Pigeon. Also sold as cans at the Tate shops and restaurants, and on the Anspach & Hobday webshop

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Tate Eats delivers everything from large scale bespoke events to intimate dinners, craft beer collaborations, stunning cocktails, al fresco wood fired pizzas, a vibrant ethical coffee-roasting business, through to family cafes and food for Tate’s staff. All profits are returned to Tate, supporting the galleries’ mission.


The goal of Tate Eats’ Tap Takeovers is to recognise and celebrate the finesse and flair of local British brewers and foster the growing intersection of craft beer and art. Many of the breweries taking part have also developed bespoke beers to coincide with gallery collections, a specific work of art, or a featured exhibition.


Founded by childhood friends Paul Anspach & Jack Hobday, Anspach & Hobday launched in Bermondsey in 2014. Anspach & Hobday believe beer is about enjoyment and community. In 2019 we set up our Croydon Brewery following on from our 2018 crowdfund (542 investors, £525,250 raised, £3m valuation). Inspired by traditional styles and remade for the 21st century beer drinker, Anspach & Hobday is known for its diverse range of beers. Brewing everything from historic ales and porters to experimental sours and IPAs. All of our beers are vegan friendly and made using renewable energy. Anspach & Hobday is best known for its flagship beer and award-winning beer, The Porter. The brewery epitomises London craft beer, bringing together tradition with modernity.


Based in Mitcham, South London, we are Microbrewery focused creating the freshest, premium flavoursome beers with consistent high-quality results. Pushing creative boundaries and brewing the beers that both inspire our passions for the industry and our lifestyles. Along with our key focus on quality, we have a Green Mandate and have since our creation in 2019. With various tree planting schemes, such as One Brew One Tree initiative, and other environmentally conscious practices from Earth Positive Merchandise to recycled packaging, we focus on doing things right.

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