After the outstanding success of The Rat & Ratchet been named the Best Cask Beer Pub in the UK at the Great British Pub Awards 2014, Ossett Brewery held a celebratory event to mark this honour on Sunday 16th November 2014.
Richard Prest and Lisa Dunbar, Managers of the Rat, dressed themselves up for a glamourous night at The British Pub Awards, at the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. Richard and Lisa were joined by a wide variety of other publicans from across the country, with a total of 17 awards been announced at the ceremony.
The Rat & Ratchet beers all have humorous and creative ale titles, making this historic pub come to life and seen as a uniquely ratty themed environment. The team were absolutely delighted when the Rat & Ratchet was announced as the winner of the Best Cask Beer Pub and what a better time to win the award, on the ten year anniversary of Ossett Brewery owning the Rat.
Richard Prest, Manager of the Rat said: “We would like to thank all of our customers, old and new, for making this decade at the Rat truly successful. To win the award is without a doubt a true achievement.”
The event went down with a huge amount of positive feedback and celebratory cheer in the air all evening from the Rats regulars, colleagues, networks, family and friends.