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Thread: Beer of the Week (w/e 23rd June 2013)

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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 23rd June 2013)

    Bucking Fastard: Ringwood Fortyniner
    Oggwyn Trench: Three Tuns Stout
    Mobyduck: Surrey Hills Greensand IPA
    Aqualung: Brodie's Hoxton Special IPA
    gillhalfpint: Hunters Royal Hunt
    london calling: Weird Beard Little Things That Kill IPA
    oldboots: Kinver Light Railway
    Real Ale Ray: Southport Golden Sands
    Wittenden: Larkin's Traditional
    Thuck Phat: Oakham Bishops Farewell
    aleandhearty: Fullers Wild River
    ROBCamra: Saltaire Stateside IPA
    Last edited by ROBCamra; 30-06-2013 at 14:49.
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    Waterborne Beer Inspector Bucking Fastard's Avatar
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    Yes a very poor week ,only two pub visits.

    Ringwood - Fortyniner
    Hopback - Summer Lightening.

    BOTW Ringwood Fortyniner in decent shape in the unlikely venue of The Honey Bee,Aylesbury the nearest pub to the office ,that's my excuse.

    From famine to feast next week,more boat painting = more beer in Lichfield and then an end of week session in The Euston Tap.There must be a fine BOTW on the way
    "Good people drink good beer" Hunter S Thompson

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    Pussy Galore No 1 Oggwyn Trench's Avatar
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    Bit of a heavy session yesterday

    Three Tuns - Stout
    Ludlow - Gold
    Darkstar - Hophead
    Blacksheep - Bitter
    Byatts - Phoenix Gold
    Chapel - Miracle
    Doctor Mortons -Phone Dip
    Blue Monkey - Amarillo
    Bristol Beer Factory - Ultra Pale Ale

    BOTW Three Tuns - Stout
    Theres a Man with a Mullet going Mad with a Mallet in Millets !

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    Out saving pubs and enjoying it.


    Robinsons -Uncle Sams
    McMullen - Country Bitter
    Portobello - Pale
    Butcombe - Bitter
    Surrey Hills - Shere Drop
    Surrey Hills- Greensand IPA
    Upham - Punter

    BOTW - Surrey Hills Greensand IPA Fairly low ABV for an IPA at 4.6% ,but it packs an incredible flavour punch.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    An average collection this week:-

    Dark Star Hophead 3.6%
    Sambrook's Pumphouse Pale Ale 4.2%
    Arkell's Moonlight 4.5%
    Redemption Hopspur 4.5%
    Redemption Urban Dusk 4.6%
    Beartown Black Bear 5.0%
    Brodie's Old Street Pale Ale 5.0%
    Moorhouse's Pendle Witches Brew 5.1%
    Siren Soundwave IPA 5.6%
    Brodie's Hoxton Special IPA 6.6%
    Brodie's Romanov Stout (Keykeg) 12.1%

    Hophead is one I haven't tried in many a year and I'm pleased to say that combined with Summer Meltdown last week my faith in this brewery has been completely restored after trying a couple that didn't impress during previous months.

    The easy winner this week is the Brodie's Hoxton Special IPA on cask. It is normally only available on keykeg but I can see no justification for that at all as it made for a truly outstanding drink at £2.50 in the King William IV.

    BOTW Brodie's Hoxton Special IPA

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    Not a bad week in Cornwall.

    Backyard Blonde 4.1%
    Robinsons Trooper4.8%
    Dartmoor Jail Ale 4.8%
    St Austell Proper Job 4.5%
    St Austell Tribute 4.2%
    McMullen Country Bitter 4.3%
    Clearwater Devon Darter 4.5%
    Dorset Piddle Silent Slasher 5.1%
    Hunters Royal Hunt 5.5%
    Hunters Full Bore 8%
    Hook Norton Old Hooky 4.6%
    Coastal English Garden Gold 6.5%
    Hop Kettle Mississippi Mud Rye 4.9%
    Penzance Brisons Bitter 4.5%
    Sharps Amber Pilsner 3.9%
    McMullen AK 3.7%

    Hunters Royal Hunt at Watermill Lelant beer festival my BOTW.
    Alcohol doesn't solve problems .... but then again, neither does milk.

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    Had some lovely beers this week.Do beers taste better when the weather is warm. Seem like that to me.
    buxton -golden boar
    adnams -fat sprat
    5 points -porter no2
    the next 3 were Awesome as the craft beer geeks say
    howling hops -wit ipa
    alpha state -citronvand
    and the finest was from my local brewer
    weird beard -little things that kill ipa 3.9(but truly an ipa)

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    Old & Bitter oldboots's Avatar
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    A fair mix this week

    Leeds Vienna
    Backyard Brewhouse Bitter
    Hobsons Mild
    Purity Mad Goose
    Exmoor Gold
    Kinver Light Railway
    Oakham Citra
    Rat Raw Rat
    Arundel Black Stallion
    Oakham Bishops Farewell
    Oakham Inferno
    Oakham Citra
    Oakham Scarlett Macaw
    Molson Coors Carling Lager (!)
    Banks's Mild
    Salamander Baldander
    Purity UBU
    Titanic Iceberg
    Goose Eye Bitter

    The Leeds Vienna seems to have lost a lot of its hoppiness from the last time I tried it. In spite of the presence of some Oakham beers, drunk at the incredible Bartons Arms BOTW for me was Kinver Light Railway although the Rat was close, can anyone guess my BABOTW?

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    Southport Brewery - Golden Sands

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    Quiet and unadventurous, but two unplanned visits:
    Harveys Sussex Best Bitter-as it should be.
    Larkin's Traditional.3.4%abv, but what wonderful flavour, from the man who talks to his hops. My BOTW.
    I was interested to see McMullen's mentioned, especially the AK, by two scribes.Desperately unfashionable, but I used to really like their beer several years ago, esp the AK.Haven't seen 'em for ages, though.
    "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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