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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 3rd December 2017)

    Mobyduck: Flowerpots Pastures Old
    Wittenden: Wantsum Black Pig
    Aqualung: Oakham Moon Landing
    Bucking Fastard: Thornbridge Wild Holly
    Thuck Phat: Abbeydale Illumination
    hondo: Redemption Rock The Kazbek
    aleandhearty: Chin Chin Soul Saver
    Komakino: Deya Dare I Say Breakfast Porter
    ROBCamra: Pig & Porter Slow Black Stout
    Last edited by ROBCamra; 13-12-2017 at 18:23.
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    Out saving pubs and enjoying it.


    Purity Gold
    Reunion Actus Reus
    Longman APA
    Flowerpots Peridge Pale
    Flowerpots Goodens Gold
    Flowerpots Pastures Old
    Bowman Swift
    Red Cat Blue Monday
    Lagunitas Daytime (bottle)

    The Beer of the week is Flowerpots Pastures Old ,enjoyed in the excellent Flowerpots Inn yesterday.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    Wantsum-Black Pig 4.8%abv. Described as an Imperial Russian Porter, whatever that might be.Bible black,lasting white head.Dry, dried fruit.I haven't been greatly impressed with Wantsum beers in the past, but this was good,taken in Larkins' Alehouse which is a boon to ale drinkers in my part of Kent.
    "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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    This Space For Hire Aqualung's Avatar
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    Not a great week :-

    St Austell Trelawny 3.8%
    Harvey's Sussex Best 4.0%
    Oakham Moon Landing 4.2%
    Harvey's Old 4.3%
    Inveralmond Bheira 4.3%
    Oakham Bishop's Farewell 4.6%
    Titanic Plum Porter 4.9%
    Otter OPA 4.9%
    Greene King Abbot 5.0%
    Stonehenge Rudolph 5.0%
    Acorn Gorlovka Imperial Stout 6.0%

    The winner is the Oakham Moon Landing as tried at the Bald Buzzard in Leightoin Buzzard. It's a low ABV Red and the best of a poor bunch although the Harvey's beers were OK.

    BOTW Oakham Moon Landing

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    Very quiet week ,just a trip to Greenwich for pints of Titanic Plum Porter and BOTW Thornbridge Wild Holly ,a decent Xmas ale in The Gipsy Moth.

    Next week looks modest until the footie.
    "Good people drink good beer" Hunter S Thompson

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    Hammerpot RIPA and BOTW Abbeydale Illumination this week.

    The RIPA is described as a black IPA which still seems a contradiction to me but it tasted like a very good porter. The Illumination is on the pale side of BBB, 4.8% and without being exceptional is a very good quaffing pint.
    "Beer is food." Morse, Colin Dexter

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    Redemption - Rock The kazbek
    Last edited by hondo; 04-12-2017 at 12:55.
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