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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 1st October 2017)

    Bucking Fastard: RedWillow Wreckless
    Mobyduck: Dark Star Greenhopped IPA
    Aqualung: Bridgehouse Cherry Choc Stout
    rpadam: Hop Back Hopfest
    hondo: Darkstar Hophead Extra
    Wittenden: Bedlam Smash
    Thuck Phat: Blue Monkey Ape Ale
    oldboots: Bingley Lock Keeper
    Real Ale Ray: Intrepid Myrce
    london calling: Bedlam Smash
    Komakino: Adnam's Nut Brown
    ROBCamra: Three Blind Mice Lonely Snake Cascade
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    Congleton and The City.


    Heineken -- Amstel (keg)
    Marble -- Lagonda IPA * (bottle)
    Blue Monkey -- Chimpagne * (bottle)
    BrewDog -- Elvis Juice * (bottle)
    RedWillow -- Wreckless * (3PT)
    Bollington -- Oat Mill Stout
    Marble -- Pawaka Waka * (keg)
    Siren -- Liquid Mistress
    Gun -- Scaramanga Extra Pale *
    Kent Brewery -- Dark Horse *

    Some real quality this week and the bottles tasted great working down the Bosley Locks ,but BOTW goes to RedWillow Wreckless,fresh as a daisy an easy three pinter in The Young Pretender.

    Next week nothing much on the horizon.
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    Purity Mad Goose*
    Purity Pure Gold
    Gloucester Gloucester Gold*
    Gloucester Kiss My Grist*
    Wye Valley Golden Ale
    Wild Weather Beyond The Pale
    Wild Weather Serendipity*
    Twickenham Sundancer
    Surrey Hills Shere Drop*
    Orkney/Belhaven Kittiwake
    Downlands PAPA*
    Dark Star Greenhopped IPA*
    Oakham Citra*
    Wylam Hickey The Rake*
    Belhaven Bridge To Nowhere

    Some very good beers amongst a little tedium.
    There can be only one winner though, BOTW Dark Star Greenhopped IPA . A modern classic in fine fettle, enjoyed in Cobbetts.

    A trip to Birmingham next Saturday may throw up something of interest.
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    This week saw a rampage through all the W Yorks Spoons I'd not been to plus one micropub :-


    Hook Norton Cathcarts Xtra Pale Ale 4.2%
    Elland Chinook 4.6%
    Robinson's Trooper 4.7%
    Saltaire Galaxy Pale 5.0%
    Shepherd Neame Bishop's Finger 5.0%
    Small World Thunderbridge Stout 5.2%
    Goose Eye Pommies Revenge 5.2%
    Goose Eye Over And Stout 5.2%
    Daleside Monkey Wrench 5.3%
    Little Critters Chameleon Simcoe 5.5%
    Thornbridge Jaipur IPA 5.9%
    Phoenix Wobbly Bob 6.0%
    Bridgehouse Cherry Choc Stout 6.0%
    Acorn Gorlovka Imperial Stout 6.0%
    Oakham Green Devil (Bottle) 6.0%

    The Jaipur is the obvious candidate but I'm going for the Bridgehouse Cherry Choc Stout as tried in a couple of JDWs for just over two quid a pint. It's a strong stout with a hint of cherries. Most of the W Yorks JDWs seem to be pretty good with plenty of Locale options.


    BOTW Bridgehouse Cherry Choc Stout

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    Hop Back Hopfest

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    Darkstar - hophead extra
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    Attachment 1518

    tried both in the wood and from metal, from the wood was definitely BOTW.

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