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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    I'll stay on me own
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    Stumbled across another for my occasional series of outstanding beers this week:

    Mad Scientist Absence of Light Stout.

    Worth going to Darlington for, and there's not many things in that category!
    On leaving the bar, I felt a strong blow to the back of my head. Turning round, I discovered it was the pavement

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    Garage Beer - Soup. Had in the Hope & Union in Stockton.

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    Down but not out Mobyduck's Avatar
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    Half decent with a few very good ones tried today,

    Flowerpots Perridge Pale
    Purity Hopwork Orange
    Watneys Ray Of Sunshine
    Hall & Woodhouse Thirsty Ferret
    Church End Goats Milk
    Bad Seed Key Note
    Brew York Turtle Peach
    Colchester Jack Smithy
    Eliswood Black Rose Porter
    Steam Town Reefer
    Steam Town Bishops Gold
    Vibrant Forest Summerlands
    Vibrant Forest/Butchers Hook Metamorph
    New Bristol Irish Cream Stout

    Some nice stuff there amongst some ordinary but with out a doubt New Bristol Irish Cream Stout Romps it, 7.0% and sublime, enjoyed this afternoon in The Steel Tank.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    This Space For Hire Aqualung's Avatar
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    Nothing offensive here though the Cotleigh Osprey was close but little outstanding.

    ELB Orchid Mild 3.6%
    Peerless Curve Ball Blond 3.7%
    Southwark Routemaster Red 4.2%
    Wily Fox The Fox That 4.2%
    Oakham Citra 4.2%
    Hook Norton Old Hooky 4.6%
    Red Star Samba 4.7%
    Hawkshead Brodies Prime Porter 4.9%
    Cotleigh Osprey 5.0%
    North Riding Amaretto Porter 5.0%
    Phoenix Double Gold 5.0%
    Brewdog Punk IPA (keg) 5.4%
    Big Bog Bourbier 6.0%

    The best was probably the Oakhm Citra but that's so last week I'll go for the low abv Peerless Curve Ball Pale which was £2.49 in the Richard John Blacker JDW in Liverpool. It may be weak but had a great taste.

    BOTW Peerless Curve Ball Blond

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    River Lee Navigation


    Leek,Stanley,Consall and Kew.

    Vocation -- Life and Death *
    Facers -- North Star Porter
    Titanic -- Plum Porter *
    Heritage Brewing -- St Modwen Golden Ale (badged as Black Lion Gold)
    Peakstones Rock -- Black Hole
    Marston's -- Draught Bass (3PT)
    Twickenham -- Naked Ladies

    BOTW goes to Vocation Life & Death,a great IPA which didn't drink like a 6.5% in top form in the fabulous Earl Grey Inn as part of a brief tour around the great drinking town that is Leek.

    Next week more Thames Path.
    Last edited by Bucking Fastard; 10-06-2019 at 14:38.
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