Mechanics Rest at the Taphouse
Atherton, M46 0DF

Mechanics Rest at the Taphouse
Atherton, M46 0DF

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Bingley - Hannah Green

Hannah Green - 3.6%

Hannah Green


3.6% abv

A single hopped pale ale with Harlequin hops giving subtle passion fruit, peach and pineapple flavours. Gluten free and vegan friendly.

Mallinsons - Bitter

Bitter - 3.8%



3.8% abv

Rich copper coloured traditional bitter with aromas of raisons and blackberries, rich and complex on the palate, with a perfect level of bitterness from all British hops. A lovely clean bitter which will call you back for more.

Blackedge - Pike

Pike - 4%



4% abv

A pale golden ale well hopped with US Cascade, Summit and UK Pioneer hops. Plenty of citrus sweet hop flavours and aromas and a lasting bitter finish.

Little Critters - Vanilla Chinchilla

Vanilla Chinchilla - 4.5%

Vanilla Chinchilla

Little Critters

4.5% abv

Our vanilla porter balances the bitterness of chocolate malt with sweet notes of lactose and vanilla, creating a milk chocolate impression. Subtle hints of coffee and custard add depth to this indulgent brew, perfect for the winter season. Contains lactose.

Craft Keg Available

Beartown - Inception

Inception - 4.4%



4.4% abv

A session IPA with a fruity hop character driven by a bucket load of Mosaic, with a hazy complexion and a delicate finish.

Skuna - Craft Lager

Craft Lager - 4.1%

Craft Lager


4.1% abv

An all British crafted lager, made with English wheat and hobs, a fantastically smooth and full flavour lager that resembles a fine European Pilsner with a British twist.

Ciders & Perries Available

Lilley's - Pineapple Cider

Pineapple Cider - 3.4%

Pineapple Cider


3.4% abv

Using our legendary skills in blending fruit with our fantastic cider we have come up with this pineapple delight. in this fruity fusion pineapple juice is paired with our crisp somerset cider creating this exciting fresh flavour.

Lilley's - Peach Cider

Peach Cider - 4%

Peach Cider


4% abv

Like biting into a juicy ripe peach, sweet and full of flavour. We have blended our Somerset cider with peach juice to create this incredibly scrumptious peach cider.

Lilley's - Apples & Pears

Apples & Pears - 4%

Apples & Pears


4% abv

Made from 88% pear and 12% apple. Sweet in flavour with a mouth-watering almost exotic taste.

Skuna - Skuna Cider

Skuna Cider - 4.8%

Skuna Cider


4.8% abv

A true Hereford cider, crafted in British. Skuna Craft Cider is a balance between the tartness of a Granny Smith and the smoothness of a Golden Delicious, the result is an ultra premium gold cider.

Coming Soon

Ossett - Jet

Jet - 4%



4% abv

A smooth, mellow and creamy jet-black stout. Bitterness is low and malt predominates, with chocolate, coffee and vanilla flavours to the fore. English-grown Bramling Cross hops steeped in the hot wort create a subtle blackcurrant and spicy aroma.

Mallinsons - Trans Pacific Pale

Trans Pacific Pale - 4.1%

Trans Pacific Pale


4.1% abv

A pale golden ale with lovely floral hop notes on the nose. A rich, resinous hop flavour and a delicious long dry bitter finish. Brewed using Bravo, Amarillo, Cascade and Wai-iti hops.

Bingley - Dr Rudi

Dr Rudi - 4.1%

Dr Rudi


4.1% abv

A single-hopped very pale New Zealand ale. Brewed using a combination of pale malts and wheat malt which gives it its pale appearance and a smooth malty backbone, the Dr Rudi hop provides fresh citrus notes beneath a mix of pine and lemongrass aromas and delivers a clean, crisp bitterness in the aftertaste. A super refreshing and moreish ale. Vegan friendly.

Marble - Theia

Theia - 4.8%



4.8% abv

This light, crisp and clean Golden ale delivers a moderate bitterness and balanced maltiness giving slight grainy and bready flavours, topped with gentle hop notes of citrus fruits. Vegan friendly.

Big Trip - Never Fight A Man With A Perm

Never Fight A Man With A Perm - 4.2%

Never Fight A Man With A Perm

Big Trip

4.2% abv

It's experimental hop time in the next instalment in our single hop series. Super pale in colour and with a hazy appearance, the wonderful new CF299 have been used in abundance to deliver soft lemon and peach to the nose with zesty clean flavours of sliced lime and sweet Valencia oranges and candied tropical notes. Mid bitterness throughout and a perfect summer session.

Ossett - Butterley

Butterley - 3.8%



3.8% abv

A traditional, easy drinking Yorkshire Bitter, made from all British ingredients. Pale copper in colour, this beer initially has sweet malt and honey on the palate, followed by a moderately bitter finish. The delicate hop aromas can be described as floral and spicy.

Bingley - Southern Cross

Southern Cross - 4%

Southern Cross


4% abv

A New Zealand pale ale hopped with Southern Cross throughout and a bit of Motueka in the last 5 minutes of the boil. Expect tropical fruit and hints of mojito lime. Vegan friendly.

Pomona Island - Cruffatin

Cruffatin - 4.1%


Pomona Island

4.1% abv

A proper pint of bitter.

Blackedge - Mad World

Mad World - 4.2% (keg)

Mad World (keg)


4.2% abv

Single hopped American pale ale with Azacca. Vegan friendly.

Also Available

Foreign Keg

Heineken Birra Moretti 4.6%


An authentically Italian quality lager brewed with passion and the finest quality ingredients, with the same recipe since 1859. A special blend of quality hops creates a well balanced lager with some hoppy and fruity notes, finished with moderate bitterness and a clean aftertaste


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Mechanics Rest at the Taphouse is in the South East Lancashire CAMRA branch area.