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Thread: Beer of the Week (w/e 11th March 2018)

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    Baum Quality Supervisor ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 11th March 2018)

    Komakino: Clarkshaw's White Out!
    Mobyduck: Dark Star American Pale Ale
    Bucking Fastard: XT Animal Panda
    Thuck Phat: Rebellion Roasted Nuts
    Last edited by ROBCamra; 16-03-2018 at 14:48.
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    Just Missed the Round Komakino's Avatar
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    London, NW1 & W1:

    Young's Bitter (3.7%)
    Sambrook's Wandle (3.8%)
    Clarkshaw's White Out! (4.1%)*
    Caledonian Over The Bar (4.2%)
    Purity Mad Goose (4.2%)
    XT 3 (4.2%) (bottle)
    Signature Brew Roadie (4.3%) (can)
    Timothy Taylor Landlord (4.3%)
    Truman's Zephyr (4.4%)*
    Adnam's Ghost Ship (4.5%)
    Animal (XT) Gribbit (4.6%)*
    Maltsmith's IPA (4.6%) (keg)
    Thornbridge Ena (4.6%) (keg)
    Hammerton N7 (5.2%)

    Slim pickings this week and the default winner is something I'd never tried before, but this hoppy IPA was in great shape, taken at The Earl of Camden:

    BOTW: Clarkshaw's White Out!
    Last edited by Komakino; 12-03-2018 at 00:18.
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    On The Road To Somewhere Mobyduck's Avatar
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    A very compact list this week.
    Dark Star American Pale Ale
    Purity Pure Gold
    Flowerpots Peridge Pale
    Hopback GFB
    Meantime London Pale Ale

    The easy winner is Dark Star American Pale Ale , taken on quiz night in The Crooked Billet.
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    Waterborne Beer Inspector Bucking Fastard's Avatar
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    Kirtlington,Oxford and N7.

    Rebellion -- Roasted Nuts *
    Rebellion -- Smugglers
    Burning Sky -- Plateau
    XT -- 13
    Animal (XT) -- Panda *
    Siren -- Broken Dream Breakfast Stout
    Shiny -- New World
    Mondo -- Dennis Hopp'r IPA * (keg)
    Cronx -- Yallah Mild

    BOTW was Animal (XT) Panda in decent form in The St Aldates Tavern during a short and disappointing crawl around Oxford.

    Next week taking it easy before Brighton.
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    The odd duplicate from above here:

    Rebellion Roasted Nuts*
    Beavertown Gamma Ray (keg)
    XT 13 Pacific Red
    Animal Panda*
    Siren Broken Dream
    Oakham Bishops Farewell*

    BOTW Rebellion Roasted Nuts. Deep brown, nicely balanced and bitter enough to suggest another which gave it a solid pass of the three pint test.
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    Not many beers taken this week but this was easily the best Half Moon Charlie & the Chocolate Factory a chocolate MILD.

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    This Space For Hire aleandhearty's Avatar
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    Pretty quiet week for me, also.

    Vocation - Life & Death.
    Ilkley - Fireside.*
    Empire - White Lion.
    Magpie - Raven.*
    North Riding - Citra.*
    Ainsty - Angel.
    Phoenix - Monkeytown Mild.
    Nogne O - IPA. (bottle)

    The L&D (BOTW, last week) was a little more subdued in this week's sample, so it paved the way for the Citra to take the honours (again).
    Last edited by aleandhearty; 12-03-2018 at 18:57.
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    This Space For Hire Wittenden's Avatar
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    Rother Valley-Black Ops 3.8%abv:A 'Black Pale Ale'.Hop-forward, not roasty.Black currants.An excellent beer from a brewery I've long felt to be under appreciated.
    Old Dairy-Uber Brew 3.8%abv:Straw.Grassy hops.Yum.
    Holler Boys-Beast of Bevendean 4.3%abv.This iteration is a rye red ale on cask dispense.Not really to my taste.
    My BOTW-Black Ops. All taken at The Ypres Castle Inn , currently owned by Jeffrey Bell,aka Stonch,the (?) original beer blogger.
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