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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 12th August 2018)

    Sorry for the late submission. I was in Sheffield and forgot.
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    Bedford and Old Street.

    Adnams -- Ghost Ship *
    Brewhouse & Kitchen (Bedford) -- Intrepid
    Brewhouse & Kitchen (Bedford ) -- Invarsity *
    B&T -- Dragonslayer
    Siren -- Suspended in Ekuanot
    Fullers -- ESB
    Purity -- Mad Goose
    Late Knights -- Porter *
    Kansas Avenue (Hydes) -- Zesty Jester *
    Sharp's -- Doom Bar

    A mixed bunch but BOTW went to Late Knights Porter in very fine nick in The Three Crowns despite coughing up a lot of coin to enjoy it.


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    Not much choice for me as everything near me is either Greene King, Fuller's or Young's but I managed a pint each of two trial brews this week:

    Reunion Ales Minimalist

    Reunion Ales Isotonic Gentleman's Sports Drink (4.7%).

    The latter was quite interesting but wouldn't recommend drinking it before taking part in sporting activity, despite the name!

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    Reasonable week for me, with a couple of new pubs also bagged on a flying visit to Headingley.

    Vocation - Chop & Change.
    Ilkley - Pale.*
    Ilkley - Crossroads IPA.*
    Roosters - Parts & Labour.
    Black Iris - Bajan Breakfast.
    Bad Seed - Afterparty.
    Black Iris - Divine Elements. (Keg)*
    Two by Two - Pineapple & Mango Saison.*
    North Riding - Citra.*
    Townhouse - Barney's Stout.
    Wild Weather - Seredipity.

    Some interesting new beers sampled, but the winner is an old favourite. I love the flavour from the Chinook, Centennial and Nelson Sauvin hops in this beer. Sampled at Woodies
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    Kent.Including a new pub!

    Alechemy-Ritual PA-4.1%abv:Grassy hops,orange essence. A bit sweet. New brewery,though.
    Angels and Demons-ADH-Me-5.2%abv:Tried this in 3 formats,today's-cask-was the best.Solid,dependable beer.
    Larkin's-Traditional-3.4%abv: Not as mellow as I've come to expect.

    My BOTW: Angels and Demons-ADH-Me. A fine APA style beer from a brewery that seems to be on top form, if one glosses over the whimsy on label or website.Taken at This Ancient Boro' ,reopened as a pub after 50 years a Chinese. I remember it as a pub, but was fourteen when it closed.
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    Flowerpots Perridge Pale
    Hopback GFB
    Almasty DDH Nelson Waimea
    Siren Suspended In Secrets
    Tapstone Sea Monster
    Three Castles Barbury Castle
    Half Moon Port Out
    Adnams Ghost Ship
    Adnams Clementine

    BOTW Tapstone Sea Monster taken in the Nags Head.
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