Black Friday returns to the Devonshire Cat on 23 November. This celebration of dark beer will feature a range of high ABV stouts and porters. The new Brass Monkey micropub on Middlewood Road now has an online presence, which says the pub is “coming soon”. The Two Sheds micropub, located in the former Iberico Cafe in Crookes, opened for business on Friday 28 September. It offers four cask and four keg lines, plus a bottle shop. The Chapeltown Tap House & Gin Bar is now open for business. The pub has five cask lines and is offering a 50p per pint discount for CAMRA members on Mondays. Mitchell’s Hop House are not currently brewing, but the wine shop is still open. Refurbishments are still underway at the Masons Arms in Crookes, although a reopening date does appear to be ever closer. The New Inn on Hemsworth Road is currently closed and Star Pubs are advertising for a new licensee. The infamous Roger & Out beer is set to return to the Frog and Parrot on Division Street and will be brewed by Dead Parrot. It is not yet known how much of a resemblance it will have to its previous incarnation. The Pointing Dog on Ecclesall Road is set to reopen as a Victorian-themed cocktail bar.