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    Some interesting and very good beers this week.

    Castle Rock Harvest Pale
    Long Man Long Blonde
    Sambrooks Young Harvey*
    Pomona Island Pale*
    Siren Suspended In Chinook*
    Vibrant Forest Mantra*
    Cloudwater AW18 Bitter*
    Neepsend Erato
    Double Barrelled Parka*
    Double Barrelled Wiffle Ball*
    Double Barrelled /Elusive Too Much Excitement*
    Wylam/To Ol Warning The Curious*
    Thornbridge Hacksaw*
    Westgate Blonde
    Muirhouse The Greedy King*

    Despite many well conditioned beers one stands out, surprising and out of character for me choosing a Best Bitter, not surprising is the brewer. BOTW Cloudwater AW18 Bitter, fantastic stuff.
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    Had one lager,five pale and hoppy ,and ten stouts and porters but this red ale from a little Kent brewer was excellent.Probably never come across it again.
    Headcorn Hop -route 53 red 5.2

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    Another poor week for me with just two visits to two local Spoons :-



    Banks's Mild 3.5%
    ELB Nightwatchman 4.5%
    Enefield Speculation 4.8%
    Sambrook's Powerhouse Porter 4.9%
    Summerskill Plymouth Porter 5.0%
    Brewdog Punk IPA (keg) 5.4%



    Summerskill is a brewery that's been around for a while but I've never really rated but their Plymouth Porter was in first class condition at the Wanstead George. I was offered the Punk IPA as the "free" drink with food but it's not listed on the menus.
    Next week sees a few days in Wales so hopefully a longer list.


    BOTW Summerskill Plymouth Porter

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    Quote Originally Posted by london calling View Post
    but this red ale from a little Kent brewer was excellent.Probably never come across it again.
    Headcorn Hop -route 53 red 5.2
    We must be up the road from them, but I hadn't heard of them until this weekend : Google didn't help. Apparently they are french.
    "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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    Three Legs-Pale 3.7%abv. These chaps are popular in the region now.Pale haze, nettley hops.Unfortunately, the glass wasn't 100%, but still my BOTW.
    "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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    Quiet week with three old favourites: Oakham Bishops Farewell, Adnams Ghost Ship and a particularly fresh barrel of BOTW Brancaster Oystercatcher going down very well. Not the whole barrel sadly.
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    Quiet week for me.

    Chin Chin - Mild Thing.
    North Riding - Cascade.*
    Thornbridge - McConnel's.*
    Gun - Extra Pale.
    Great Heck - Yakima IPA.

    As I've nominated the Cascade before, I'll give it to the McConnel's, an easy drinking vanilla stout.
    'And where he supped the past lived still. And where he sipped the glass brimmed full' John Barleycorn, Carol Ann Duffy.

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    Oxford Street and an unexpected trip to Leicester.

    Five Points -- XPA *
    St Austell -- Proper Job
    Everards -- Tiger
    Arbor -- Breakfast Stout *
    Leatherbritches -- Packhorse (brewed for Blue Boar)
    XT -- M*
    West End -- Project Pale

    BOTW goes to Arbor Breakfast Stout,wonderful at 7.4% on top form in the terrific Blue Boar

    Next week boating in the Chilterns during the heat wave.
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