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Thread: Beer of the Week (w/e 1st July 2012)

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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 1st July 2012)

    hondo: Langham Special Draught
    Pubsignman: Magic Rock Magic 8 Ball
    Spinko: Marble Pint
    Mobyduck: Buntingford Galaxy
    aleandhearty: Ridgeside Last Horizon
    Real Ale Ray: Bowland Hunters Mild
    Oggwyn Trench: Ironbridge 48 Special West Coast IPA
    Wittenden: Old Dairy Diamond Top
    Alesonly: Tom Woods Bomber Country
    Millay: Downton Chocolate Orange Delight
    ROBCamra: Mallinsons The Beach Is Back
    Thuck Phat: Off Beat Out of Step IPA
    Last edited by ROBCamra; 06-07-2012 at 14:26.
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    In Search of Ebriety Millay's Avatar
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    Wandering, or wondering, or wandering in.


    The Downton Chocolate Orange Delight that I had earlier in the week will take some beating but I'll let you know if I manage it.
    I've just joined Alcoholics Anonymous - I still drink, just under a different name.

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    Palookaville hondo's Avatar
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    Langham Special Draught (LSD) brewed Langham Brewery
    "Do I know where hell is? hell is in hello"

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    My beer drinking is up for the week, as I'm off to France tomorrow morning.

    One stand out beer this week - Magic Rock Magic 8 Ball - one of the better examples of a Black IPA that I've encountered.

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    Marble - Pint

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    Down but not out Mobyduck's Avatar
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    Buntingford Galaxy is the winner this week supped in the Pembury Tavern, run close by ELB Pale Ale in The Dove ,Broadway Market.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    This Space For Hire aleandhearty's Avatar
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    This week's entire consumption was in the very pleasurable company of Cap'n Bucking Fastard, Thuck Phat and other members of the motley crew, on Friday. Strolling between Leeds' finest ( Brewery Tap, Grove, Hop, Whitelocks, Mr Foley's, Victoria and Veritas), tried the following:

    Ilkley - Mary Jane.
    Ilkley - Siberia Rhubarb Saison.
    Ilkley - The Chief.
    Leeds - Midnight Bell.
    Idle - Idle Sod.
    Goose Eye - Black Moor.
    Ridgeside - Last Horizon.
    Kirkstall - Pale Ale.
    Thornbridge - Seaforth.
    Kirkstall - Dissolution IPA.
    Sambrooks - Lavender Hill.
    Hopdaemon - Green Daemon.
    Wentworth - Choc & Chilli Stout
    OffBeat - Raspberry Way Out Wheat.

    Some strong contenders, but it came down to the Dissolution vs Last Horizon, with the latter just shading it - a lovely pint in The Grove.
    'And where he supped the past lived still. And where he sipped the glass brimmed full' John Barleycorn, Carol Ann Duffy.

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    This Space For Hire Real Ale Ray's Avatar
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    My BOTW is Bowland Hunters Mild

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    Pussy Galore No 1 Oggwyn Trench's Avatar
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    A reasonable weekend drinking

    Green Mill - Citrus Snap
    Empire - Jonah
    Hobsons - Town Crier
    Salamander - Snatch
    Attwood - Nectar
    Beowulf - Wuffa
    Rowton - Starlight
    Lytham - Trinity Pale
    Rudgate - Starting Pistol
    Banks & Taylor - Two Brewers
    Ironbridge - 48 Special West Coast IPA
    Corvedale - St Georges Stout

    BOTW Ironbridge - 48 Special West Coast IPA
    Theres a Man with a Mullet going Mad with a Mallet in Millets !

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    This Space For Hire Wittenden's Avatar
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    Retirement party:
    Mrs W's ex-boss and local CAMRA grandee held an eclectic bash to mark his retirement and removal to warmer climes.Three good ales, some weird stuff from Belgium in that Europe,and some draught cider and perry.I stuck to cask (on gravity, of course.)
    Old Dairy-Diamond Top: slightly hazy, fearsomely hopped, a modern style IPA.
    Purple Moose-Snowdonia Ale: a bit refined after the sledghammering from the Old Dairy.
    Batemans-Dark MILD:black as hell, farmyard liquorice 'n' mint.
    My BOTW-Diamond Top. Fitting, really, as our host claimed that he suggested that OD should brew it for the Jubilee.
    "At that moment I would have given a kingdom, not for champagne or hock and soda, or hot coffee but for a glass of beer" Marquess Curzon of Kedlestone, Viceroy of India.

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