UPDATE – COVID-19 – 04/07/20

We are now back open for drink-in!

We currently do not take bookings, walk-ins only. We have a good amount of space to host most people on arrival.

Hope to see you soon!

taproom. bottleshop. blendery.

The Beer Merchants Tap is a craft beer bar and bottleshop in Hackney Wick, East London.

We have 20 keg taps, 2 cask pumps and as the physical extension of our site Beermerchants.com, over 500 bottles/cans from the world’s best breweries. We also serve toasties, cheese and meat platters from artisan producers and will soon make our own lambic-style Belgian sour beers in our blendery, the first of its kind in the UK.

We’re open 7 days per week, and serve filter coffees and a selection of Canton teas if you’re not quite ready for a beer.

Massive Craft Beer selection

As we are supplied by Cave Direct we have some of the best beer selections in the UK. Find out what’s on the tap on our beer page or check out our online shop, Beermerchants.com for nearly 1,000 craft beers from around the world delivered to your door.


It’s a #crispybois kind of day @cloudwaterbrew
Another beautiful day in the wick! Perfect day for a beer in the sun I reckon.... X
Some of the best beers to come out of Belgium are coming from @brasseriedelasenne 🇧🇪 Come try the Imperial Donkey, Imperial Stout & Schieve Saison - fresh in this week.
Grab yourself a bottle of something very special! @gueuzetilquin Pinot Noir was one of our 2018 standout beers and the @3fonteinen Golden Blend & Homage Framboise are two of the very best lamb is out there.
Say hello to our new General Manager @deanfinch - Dean is joining us from Strongrooms and is a gonna be great addition to the BMT team, leading us on to even greater beery goodness.
@collectivebrew has landed at the Tap! Come and get the very best super fresh Canadian beer.
Come by tonight to get your hands on the @tinyrebelbrewco 7th Birthday Collab Cans! Very limited numbers so don’t miss out.
Everyone knows @harl3ydogs do the very finest burgers and hotdogs in town but did you know they have specials each week?  Friday to Sunday pick up a magnificent @naththebutcher 70-day dry aged Rump Steaks! £40 per kg with a mountain of fries and home made sauces.
Cheers @foodismbeerclub for bringing us a cheeky little @otherhalfnyc - was delicious. More of the same next time please!
This Friday we are turning 1! It's our first ever birthday and so we are celebrating in style with an immense @magicrockbrewing Tap Takeover - we've got BA Bearded Lady on Cask, BA Tiramisu Strongman, BA El Gingero & BA De Mole! Its gonna be a barrel of laughs!
@magicrockbrewing delivery ahead of our 1st Birthday Party & MR Tap Takeover next Friday 15th Feb! . These are a handful of the kegs in our frankly astonishingly good line up! . Bearded Lady 10.5% Imperial Stout in CASK! . Tiramisu Strongman - 12% BA barley Wine . Bourbon Barrel Aged De Mole 10% Mexican Mole Imperial Stout with @molenbier . Papillon 7.5% Barrel Aged Sour Ale with Blueberry, Apricot and Butterfly Pea Flowers . Dairyfreak Hazelnut 5.2% with @dixonsmilkices1961 . Recency Effect 7% West Coast IPA with @buxtonbrewery . BA El Gingero 7.5% Double Orange & Ginger Oatmeal Stout  And many, many more Magic Rock classics!
Tap List feat. @collectivebrew Ransack The Universe 6.8% IPA . Appearance is straw yellow / gold with slight haze and a lovely persisting white head. . Aroma is full of big juicy tropical notes without an overly dank character. Low levels of grassiness in finish too. . Flavour is big and juicy, although well balanced. High hops but bitterness not overwhelming and lovely medium dry finish. . We’re big fans of @collectivebrew and look forward to seeing more@of their beers here in the UK in 2019.
Make your way down for the last night in our @verdantbrew @burntmillbrewery @lefthandedgiantbrewing Tap Takeover Weekend!  Quiet Charge is Verdant’s award winning Pale Ale - featuring in @ratebeer Top 50 new beers of 2018.
Next Thursday - a superb Triple Tap Takeover celebrating some of the freshest beers from some of the freshest breweries in the UK.  We will have numerous week old beers from @verdantbrew @burntmillbrewery & @lefthandedgiantbrewing  Tap list  BURNT MILL BREWERY Keg Citra Fog 6.4% IPA (Single hop Citra, London Ale 3 yeast) Pintle Pale Ale 4.3% High Hopes 6.7% WCIPA Beyond The Firs 4.8% APA Cans Citra Fog 6.4% IPA (Single hop Citra, London Ale 3 yeast) Lying Low 7.4% IPA Collab with Cloudwater  VERDANT BREWERY Keg Quiet Charge Pale Ale 4% Putty 8% DIPA Umbra 6.6% Robust Porter Too Many Opinions Water Down The Original Idea West Coast DIPA 9% Verdant x Burnt Mill Export Stout 8% Lightbulb Extra Pale Ale 4.5% Your Limitation. It's Only Your Imagination 8% DIPA Cans Quiet Charge Pale Ale 4% Putty 8% DIPA Too Many Opinions Water Down The Original Idea West Coast DIPA 9% Verdant x Burnt Mill Export Stout 8% Lightbulb Extra Pale Ale 4.5% Your Limitation. It's Only Your Imagination 8% DIPA  LEFT HANDED GIANT Keg Small Systems - 3.8% Pale (30L) Get Lifted 5.6% Pale (30L) – UK venue exclusive / contemp launch as Taproom Out of Sight - 6.6% IPA Reuben Picks Mangoes - 3.9% Sour  Nowhere World - 8.0% Coconut & Chocolate Milk Stout Ideal World - 6.1% Pale (TBC) + loads of cans!
We stock beers from far & wide but sometimes you just want to drink local. @pressuredropbrw are just up the road from us in Tottenham Hale and have been consistently knocking out amazing beer for years.  Their Taproom @theexperimente8 , shared with @verdantbrew, is just 15 minutes away door to door on the OG so you can visit us both in one glorious beer fuelled trip.
Tap List tonight feat.  Straffe Hendrik Tripel, a perfect example of Belgian Tripel with plenty of stone fruit & a bready sweetness.
Ebb & Flow - American Stout from @durationbeer . Appearance is black as night with a large, creamy, light brown head . Aroma is rich & chocolatey with some low level resiny hop notes . Flavour is high on those roasted malts. Dark chocolate & coffee, smooth alcohol and dry finish. Medium full bodied and so creamy! . It’s a keeper for sure. Available on draught & in can!
Sat 26/01 Wasted Chic Young Designer & Vintage Market  We’ve teamed up with Wasted Chic to bring a selection of great designers and vintage traders down to BMTs this weekend.  Expect men’s and womenswear from some of London’s hottest young labels alongside curated vintage, street wear, accessories & jewellery.  See ya there!
We’ve got all the @gipsyhillbrew beers this weekend for our Tap Takeover!  And extra special we’ve just put a keg of Zazel - Framboise on that was kegged yesterday (and it’s tasting delicious!).