We Are currently looking for a full time member of staff at the Rake Bar in Borough Market SE1. You must: have proof of right to work in the UK have a UK bank account in your own name be able to converse in English be Customer focused Be friendly, […]


Come and raise your glass & join in the cheers as we toast to The Rake as it celebrates its 10th Birthday!   10 Years! Where has the time gone?   When we opened we were told you could never survive being as specialist beer bar as far as Christmas…really? […]

The Rake Borough Market 10th Anniversary

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Utobeer is pleased to announce it has divested its wholesale business to James Clay. The staff will be retained and with the experience and reach of James Clay there will now be a stronger support structure in place for customers, as well as an enhanced portfolio of world-class beers. The […]

Utobeer Press Release

We are currently looking for a Bar manager for The Rake General Description The Bar Manager will be responsible for the financial success and smooth operation of the business. The Bar Manager is responsible for the running and development of the Rakes business. Managers usually work at least 40 hours; […]


It’s no surprise that at Tap East we’re big fans of brew pubs. So each year in the run up to the Easter weekend we celebrate this fact. This year we will be having a week long Brew Pub tap takeover. This means that instead our usual changing line up […]

Brew Pub Week: 21st – 26th March

Mike, Rich and the whole of Utobeer want to extend a massive thank you to everyone who attended  Glenn’s memorial drinks on Sunday. An event that Glenn himself would have absolutely loved. It was great to see so many faces together for the memory of a great man and it […]

In Memory of Glenn

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Sunday 13 December at The Rake from 2pm – 6pm or whenever. We all know the Glenn was a great one for bringing in a beer and tasting it with whoever was around, you did not even have to know him to get a try. He would be the first […]

A Bottled Shared for Glenn Payne

  The Lodger – GLENN PAYNE As many of you know Richard and I are not ones for social media, but Glenn deserves us getting over this phobia, we may even get to like it… The Lodger (as some referred to him when he stayed with us in Rotherhithe over […]

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We are delighted to announce that this coming Friday (the 7th) Little Beer are coming to the Cage bringing some of their excellent beers with them. Founded in June 2012 by Jim Taylor, Little Beer’s rise has been rapid to say the least. Having recently moved into a new 10 barrel […]

Little Beer Co @ The Cage

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As part of London Beer City festival Utobeer is proud to announce an open tasting at The Cage with our friends from Brooklyn brewery on Friday 14th August. We’ve sneakily stored away some precious bottles of Local 2 and K for Kriek especially for this occasion. There’s no charge, just pop down to the Cage and let the […]

Brooklyn tastings @ The Cage