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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 26th November 2017)

    hondo: Liverpool Organic Cascade
    Thuck Phat: Salopian Vortex
    Bucking Fastard: Five Points XPA
    Wittenden: Kent Porter
    Aqualung: Allendale Thunderstruck
    Spinko: Cumbrian Legendary Loweswater Gold
    oldboots: Slaters Coffee Stout
    Mobyduck: Thornbridge Jaipur
    ROBCamra: Exit 33 Golden Cascade
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    Liverpool Organic - Cascade
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    Salopian - Vortex
    "Beer is food." Morse, Colin Dexter

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    Harlow,Old Street and Croydon.

    Burning Sky -- Aurora *
    Mc Mullens -- Country Bitter
    Mc Mullens -- AK
    Pig & Porter -- Fatal Flaw
    Five Points -- XPA * (>3PT)
    Oakham -- Citra *
    Oakham -- Scarlet Macaw *

    BOTW goes to Five Points XPA,a very fine 4% session pale ale which kept flowing through a very long bout in The Old Fountain.

    This week a well earned rest before the Christmas excesses.
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    Kent

    Kent-Porter 5.5%abv:Tawny,dry and well bodied.Yum.
    "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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    A visit to the North East produced this lot :-

    Marston's Wozz Ale (Rebadge?) 3.6%
    Allendale Pennine Pale 4.0%
    Yard Of Ale Hellcat Blonde 4.0%
    Firebrick Pagan Queen 4.0%
    Maxim Wards Best Bitter 4.0%
    Sonnet 43 Seraphim 4.1%
    Richmond Greyfriars Stout 4.2%
    Thornbridge Galaxia 4.5%
    Errant Razorback Stout 4.7%
    Richmond Das Boots 4.8%
    Leeds Midnight Bell 4.8%
    Shepherd Neame Redpoint Disco Macaw 4.8%
    Saltaire Cascadian Black 4.8%
    Three Brothers Black Forest Porter 4.8%
    Otter Pale Ale 4.9%
    Titanic Plum Porter 4.9%
    Jenning's Snecklifter 5.1%
    Kelham Island Pale Rider 5.2%
    Sonnet 43 Impressment APA 5.4%
    Sonnet 43 The Right Brew #41 5.6%
    Maxim Maximus 6.0%
    Allendale Thunderstruck 7.4%

    The easy winner is the Allendale Thunderstruck as tried for £4.60 in the excellent Durham Station House. The only downside was that they were only selling it in halves so I had to repeatedly go back to the bar to keep my pint topped up.


    BOTW Allendale Thunderstruck
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    Not drinking much at present (in spite of appearances in Stockport) but Slaters Coffee Stout was rather nice.

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    A sure test, an easy test:
    Those that drink beer are the best

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    A slow week bolstered somewhat by some east London action on Sunday.

    Castle Rock Harvest Pale
    Timothy Taylors Landlord
    Reunion Opening Gambit
    Purity Pure Gold
    BrewDog Punk IPA
    Lagunitas Daytime
    Lagunitas IPA
    Dark Star Hophead
    Stella
    Guinness
    Kronenberg
    ELB Night Watchman
    Five Points IPA
    Oakham Citra
    Signature Session IPA
    Sambrooks Wandle
    Thornbridge Jaipur IPA

    BOTW is Jaipur IPA , in great condition and still a very good beer, enjoyed in The Lord Tredegar.
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    Exit 33 Golden Cascade. A very pleasant, hoppy 4.5% ale brewed with Cascade of course, tried in the Baum of course.

    Another cracker of a beer from Peter at Exit 33.
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