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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 3rd March 2019)

    Out in Macc last night and forgot again!
    A pub is for life not just for Christmas

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    Just Missed the Round
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    I managed a few "new to me" beers last week:

    Pioneer - Prospect
    Fireside Bitter - Black Country Ales
    Ginger Joe - Ridgeside
    Soma - Pentrich
    Saddle Black - Purity
    Killer Stout - Beowulf
    New Ground - Saltaire
    Stout Porter - Portland Craft Beer Co
    Hair In The Mailbox - Mikkeller
    Delirium Red - Huyghe
    Jack of Clubs - Wild Card
    King of Hearts - Wild Card

    My Beer of the Week would be the Killer Stout by Beowulf that I had in The Wellington - a 7.3% stout so one to sip but it was really enjoyable. A close second place I feel is warranted for Ginger Joe by Ridgeside, at The Head of Steam - a 5.6% ginger stout with just enough ginger kick without being overpowering.

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    This Space For Hire Wittenden's Avatar
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    Weald of Kent



    Three Legs-English IPA 5%abv. Resinous hops,stone fruit.Moreish.
    Rother Valley-Smild 3.8%abv.Pretty close to exceptional.Luscious dark MILD:chocolate,molasses,earth. My BOTW,taken at This Ancient Boro'
    Larkins-Traditional 3.4%abv.Trad as it should be.Mellow toffee.Grand.
    "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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    Whitby IPA, at Stockton beer festival on Friday.

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    This Space For Hire aleandhearty's Avatar
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    West Yorkshire


    Good week for me, picking up two new pubs and three new breweries in the process.

    Red Willow - Headless.*
    Magpie - One for Sorrow.
    Pictish - Brewers Gold.
    Red Willow - Faithless.
    Wilde Child - Sgt. Hugo Stiglitz.
    Nomadic - Hoarder.*
    York - Otherside IPA.
    Good Chemistry - Shadow Future.
    Jolly Sailor - Milk Stout.*
    Acorn - Kolibri IPA.
    Geeves - Fully Laden.
    Mill Valley - Fudge.
    Roosters - International Orange.
    Blue Bee - Born in the USA.*
    North Riding - Citra.*
    Swannay - Dark Munro.
    Helmsley - Howardian Gold.
    Great Newsome - Holderness Dark.
    Yorkshire Heart - Lightheart.
    Mallinsons - Tropical Blonde.

    A close call this week, but the Blue Bee, a 6% IPA featuring Mosaic, Citra and Equinox hops gets the nod. Sampled in The Hop, Wakefield.
    '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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    Still about Mobyduck's Avatar
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    Out saving pubs and enjoying it.


    Steady but sure

    Rat White Rat
    Castle Rock Harvest Pale
    Otter Springfest
    Otter Amber
    Little London Hoppy Hilda
    West Berks Maggs Magnificent Mild
    Loose Cannon Some Like It Hop
    Muirhouse Hop Garden
    Ascot Dark Horse

    The White Rat was decent but BOTW is going to Ascot Dark Horse, not a brewery I am to keen on though being a fairly local one, the beer is a very pleasant Porter at a reasonably sessionable 4.5%
    Another fine beer taken in The Alfred on the way home after a Sunday of work.
    Last edited by Mobyduck; 04-03-2019 at 19:09.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    Did a pub crawl with my daughter and son in law from Waterloo to the Borough .and drank some nice but expensive craft beers without getting anything better than this one.
    Although it would have been difficult to beat on any day.
    Harveys -sussex (bbb camra score 4.5)

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