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Thread: Beer of the Week (w/e 10th February 2013)

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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 10th February 2013)

    Real Ale Ray: George Wright Marks Mild
    Bucking Fastard: Fuller's Bengal Lancer
    Wittenden: Goacher's Mild
    Mobyduck: Darkstar Hophead
    london calling: Tryst Brockville Dark
    Oggwyn Trench: White Rose Geck up and Go
    Aqualung: Long Man Old Man
    oldboots: Ridgeside Old Yorkie
    hondo: Williams Bros Brewing Co Nollaig
    Thuck Phat: Fullers Bengal Lancer
    aleandhearty: Ashover Liquorice Alesort
    Pubsignman: By the Horns Stiff Upper Lip
    ROBCamra: Saltaire South Island Pale
    Last edited by ROBCamra; 16-02-2013 at 12:13.
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    George Wright Marks Mild

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    Tring's Bessemer Ale and Newby Wyke HMS Warrior were in the running until being pipped for BOTW by Fuller's Bengal Lancer in great shape in The Robin Hood,Tring.Good pint,good boozer.
    "Good people drink good beer" Hunter S Thompson

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    Good week for beer,taken in York and Kent, with ale from here and there and in between:
    Great Heck-Golden Mane.Good stuff, peppery and fine leaf tea.Really impressive.
    Copper Dragon-IPA. reassuring lightweight IPA
    Old Mill-Traditional Bitter. Decent trad bitter.
    Ossett-Yorkshire Blonde.Very pale and thin, a disappointing offering from this brewery.
    Red Squirrel-West Coast Stout. Roasty, toffeeish dryish stout. Excellent.
    Leeds-Yorkshire Gold. Fine , marmaladey citrus.
    XT Brewing-6 Rich Ruby. sweetish malt led, berries.
    York-Vikings' Revenge.A salloon bar pillager.
    Goody Ales Bleangate Brewery:Good Heavens.A beery beer, getting to the end of the cask.
    Adnam's-Old Ale. No condition, been sitting around too long.
    Goacher's-Real MILD Ale.Out of this world.
    Goacher's-Gold Star.A strong gold 'un.
    Goacher's-Imperial Crown Stout. Dark, roast, liquorice.
    Marston's-Pedigree. In good condition, but I don't warm to this beer.
    Shepherd Neame-Late Red.A bit sweet, a bit pallid.
    I was torn between the Golden Mane, the West Coast Stout and the Goacher's MILD, and any will be in the running for beer of the year, but my BOTW is Goacher's MILD, taken at The Red Lion, Snargate (Doris's.)
    Last edited by Wittenden; 10-02-2013 at 17:12.
    "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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    Out saving pubs and enjoying it.


    West Berks Mr Chubbs Lunchtime Ale
    Darkstar Partridge Best
    Darkstar American Pale Ale
    BOTW Darkstar Hophead ,in excellent shape.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    Bit disappionted with the range of beer on at the Battersea beer fest on wed but the
    tryst -brockville dark stood out.

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    Quietish week on variety if not quantity

    Salamander - Laughing Gnome
    White Rose - In The Gecko
    Ossett - A Snow Drop
    Two Roses - Cascade
    White Rose - Geck up and Go
    Ringwood - Boondoggle

    BOTW White Rose - Geck up and Go , passed the 3 pint test with ease and scored highly in "Where the f##k have you been till this time" test
    Theres a Man with a Mullet going Mad with a Mallet in Millets !

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    Not a bad week at all this time

    Long Man Old Man 4.3%
    Box Steam Brewery Piston Broke 4.5%
    O'Hanlon's Original Port Stout 4.8%
    Hammerpot Madgwick Gold 5.0%
    Grainstore Ten Fifty 5.0%
    Brodie's Jamaican Stout 5.3%
    Welton's Wassail 6.1%
    Brodie's Dalston Black 7.0%
    Brodie's Simcoe For Breakfast (keykeg) 10.1%
    Brodie's Imperial IPA (keykeg) 11.0%

    An honourable mention must go to the Piston Broke, a classic Golden Ale with a great name and the Grainstore 1050 for apparently being an authentic copy of Ruddles County as I remember it from the 1970s.

    The winner is Long Man's Old Man, a classic low ABV old served in the George in Hailsham for £1.99. This is my second nomination for this new brewer. They really seem to know what they're doing.

    BOTW Long Man Old Man

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    Old & Bitter oldboots's Avatar
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    Roosters Wild Mule (3.9)
    Marble Draft (3.9)
    Knaresborough Test Brew 1 (5.2)
    Leeds New Moon (4.3)
    Salamander Axe Grinder Stout (4.5)
    Ridgeside Old Yorkie (4.3)
    Wharfebank Camfell (4.4)
    Kirkstall Three Swords (4.5)
    Leeds Midnight Bell (4.8)
    Moorhouses Pride of Pendle (4.1)
    Sam Smiths OBB (4.0)
    Wharfebank Tether Blonde (4.1)
    Marstons Tetley Bitter (3.8)
    Black Sheep Bitter (3.8)

    Oh decisions, decisions, very difficult to choose, the Test Brew, New Moon (a Black IPA), Old Yorkie and of course the Three Swords were all excellent but to pick just one it's Ridgeside Old Yorkie because it's so moreish.

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    Williams Bros Brewing Co - Nollaig
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