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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 15th October 2017)

    london calling: Brewdog Elvis Juice
    Mobyduck: Vibrant Forest Castanea Dual Hop
    Wittenden: Flowerpots Bitter
    Bucking Fastard: Heritage Brewing Masterpiece IPA
    hondo: Alechemy Charisma
    Thuck Phat: Heritage Brewing Masterpiece IPA
    Real Ale Ray: Three Tuns Stout
    Aqualung: Fuzzy Duck Mucky Duck
    Komakino: Milton Marcus Aurelius
    ROBCamra: Track Metacomet
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    Quality beer all night long in Epsom
    rudgate -green hop monster
    fort -oatmeal stout
    westerham -minstrel
    cigar city -invasion
    surreyhills -ranmore
    surrey hills -shere drop
    fuzzchat-mosaic pale
    fuzzchat -park pale
    kent -abandon hope
    downlands -dark life
    and two contenders for BOTW were outstanding
    lagunitas- 12th of never ale but there can only be one winner sadly
    Brewdog-Elvis Juice drank in the Faraday Epsom

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    All beer taken in Hampshire this week, except a whistle stop pint in Surbiton.
    Hopback GFB
    Marstons 61 Deep
    Purity Pure Gold
    Harbour North Shore*
    Island Earls R.D.A.
    Longdog Kismet*
    Siren Undercurrent*
    Urban Island High and Dry
    Vibrant Forest Black Forest*
    Vibrant Forest Castanea Dual Hop*
    Surrey Hills Greensand IPA
    Southsea Casemate IPA*

    Two beers were particularly outstanding, Longdog Kismet 4.5%, just edged out by BOTW Vibrant Forest Castanea Dual Hop4,5%, both enjoyed today at the Hampshire Octoberfest.

    Not much expected next week.
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    West Sussexld school.

    Flowerpots-Bitter 3.8%abv.Delightful old school session bitter.Sweet biscuit at the start,resin to the finish. Guileless.A columnist in one of my farming magazines always bangs on about this,so I was pleased to see it.
    Flack Manor-Double Drop 3.7%abv.Chestnut brown cooking bitter: malt led.Old school,without too much delight.
    My BOTW-Flowerpots Bitter, taken at The Black Horse Inn
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    Down the T&M ,then Croydon and the 'spoons festival.

    Titanic -- Iceberg *
    Titanic -- Raspberry Wheat *
    Titanic -- Plum Porter
    Titanic -- White Star *
    Everards (Robinsons) -- Tiger
    Everards (Joules ) -- Old Original *
    Heritage Brewing -- Masterpiece IPA *
    Titanic -- Red Indian IPA
    Vale -- Steam Punk *
    Kent -- Dark Horse
    Southwark -- Harvard APA *

    Some decent stuff with BOTW going to Heritage Brewing Masterpiece IPA ,a very complex,strong ,classic IPA from the National Brewery Centre in Burton and thoroughly enjoyed in The Swan,Fradley Junction.

    Next week not looking great.
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    Alechemy - Charisma
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    A short but high quality list:

    Titanic White Star*
    Everards Tiger
    Heritage Brewing Company Masterpiece IPA*
    Oakham Bishops Farewell*

    A close thing with White Star only missing out due to the first couple being the last in the barrel. BOTW Heritage Brewing Company Masterpiece IPA Another vote for this deeply flavoured, 5.6% IPA. Excellent.
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    Three Tuns - Stout superb, in Three Tuns Inn
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    A fair sized list this week with a long weekend in North Wales :-



    Nant Eryr Aur 3.7%
    Nant Prop Hop 3.7%
    Marstons Saddletank 3.8%
    Heavy Industry Electric Mountain 3.8%
    Celt Castro Mosaic 3.9%
    Fuzzy Duck Mucky Duck 4.0%
    Wells Pen Y Bryn (London Gold?) 4.0%
    Liberation Ale 4.0%
    Great Orme Welsh Black 4.0%
    Nant Chwerw Braf 4.1%
    JW Lees Weaver's Shuttle 4.1%
    Nant Chwaden Aur 4.2%
    Big Bog Welsh Pale Ale 4.2%
    Wychwood Zululand Pale Ale 4.2%
    Heavy Industry Freak Chick 4.2%
    Cotleigh Chocca Mocca 4.3%
    Conwy California 4.4%
    Stamps Submarina 4.4%
    Mobberley 1924 4.5%
    Heavy Industry Nelson's Eye 4.5%
    Purple Moose Chocolate Moose 4.5%
    Lancaster Chestnut Red 4.5%
    Shepherd Neame St Eriks Midnight Sun 4.5%
    Greene King Old Speckled Hen 4.5%
    Woodforde's Tundra 4.6%
    Nant Cwrw Carw 4.8%
    Hafod Hoppers Reserve 4.8%
    Tiny Rebel Juicy 4.8%
    Titanic Plum Porter 4.9%
    Great Orme Atlantis IPA 5.0%
    Conwy Kodiak 5.0%
    Inveralmond Diracha 5.2%
    Lymestone Cherry Stone 5.2%
    Fuzzy Duck Ruby Duck 5.3%
    Caledonian Cerveza Fort Oatmeal Stout 5.5%
    Spitting Feathers Repetitive Strain Injury 5.6%


    I'm going for the Fuzzy Duck Mucky Duck which came up a treat for £3.35 at the Bridge in Conwy. It's a lower abv stout with hints of coffee.

    BOTW Fuzzy Duck Mucky Duck
    Last edited by Aqualung; 17-10-2017 at 21:04.

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    Almost too late the hero with these...

    Prescott Hill Climb (3.8%)
    Ringwood Wild Boar (3.8%)
    Yubberton Yubby (3.8%)
    Elgood's Saturday Night Beaver (4.2%)
    Old Forge Hammer & Tongs (4.2%)
    Shakespeare Bard's Best (4.2%)
    Wadworth Treacle Treat (4.2%)
    Brightside Best (4.3%) (bottle)
    By The Horns The Mayor of Garrett (4.3%)
    Marston's Bloody Doors Off (4.3%)
    Ruddle's County (4.3%)
    Five Points Pale (4.4%)*
    Butcombe Original (4.5%)
    Marston's Pedigree (4.5%)
    Stroud Big Cat Stout (4.5%) (bottle)
    Tiny Rebel Dirty Stop Out (5.0%)*
    Thornbridge Jaipur (5.9%)
    Beavertown Lupuloid IPA (6.7%) (keg)
    Milton Marcus Aurelius (7.5%)*
    Howling Hops Imperial Stout (11.5%)*

    Beers taken in London and the 'Bampton Area' of Oxfordshire with the winner being taken in E8's Pembury Tavern which my limited notes described as "...a thick, glutinous beer with legs."

    BOTW: Milton Marcus Aurelius
    "Breakneck speed we drown ten pints of bitter"

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