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Thread: Beer of the Week (w/e 14th July 2019)

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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 14th July 2019)

    A pub is for life not just for Christmas

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    This Space For Hire Wittenden's Avatar
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    Kent-Session Pale Ale:3.7% abv.Ever reliable.
    "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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    Out saving pubs and enjoying it.


    An odd week with a few uncharacteristic beers taken, by circumstance,not design.

    Greene King IPA
    Fullers London Pride
    Marstons Wainwright
    Marstons Pedigree
    Badger Best
    Laines Heroes
    Dark Star Hophead
    Flowerpots Perridge Pale
    Long Man Sleeping Giant
    Heritage X Porter
    Revolutions Switch #15

    Needless to say BOTW doesn't come from the top half of the list but goes to Revolutions Switch #15,nice and hoppy in The Alfred yesterday lunchtime.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    All beers were in Sheffield :-

    Little Critters Raspberry Blonde 4.2%
    Scruffy Dog Sit! Ra 4.3%
    Abbeydalr Moonshine 4.3%
    Camerons Road Crew 4.5%
    Welbeck Abbey Duck Decoy 4.6%
    Thornbridge Chiron 5.0%
    Kelham Island Pale Rider 5.2%
    Abbeydale Absolution 5.3%
    Scruffy Dog Hoppity Dawg 5.3%
    Brewdog Punk IPA (keg) 5.4%
    Thornbridge Jaipur 5.9%
    Thornbeidge Jaipur (krg) 5.9%
    Neepsend Erinyes 6.0%
    Fuggle Bunny 24 Carrot 6.0%

    The winner is from a brewery I'd never even heard of let alone tried. It's the Scruffy Dog Hoppity Dawg which is a stronger hop bomb that was £3.60 in the excellent Rising Sun.

    BORW Scruffy Dog Hoppity Dawg

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    Quieter week with an eastern flavour:

    Barshams Norfolk Kiwi
    Panther Gold
    Oakham Inferno
    Adnams Ghost Ship*
    Brancaster Oystercatcher*

    The Brancaster Oystercatcher was an easy BOTW winner and once again flew threw the three pint test.
    "Beer is food." Morse, Colin Dexter

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    All beers taken in the West Riding of Yorkshire (bar the last two)

    Rat Rat in Black
    Revolutions - Switch 15
    Exile (Exmoor) - Urban Fox
    Ossett - Refresher
    Kirkstall - Black Band Porter
    Nepture - Mermaid's Purse
    Blue Bee - Reet Pale
    Stancill - Barnsley Bitter
    Bingley - Goldy Locks
    Five Points - Railway Porter
    Gt Heck - Navigator
    Thornbridge - Astryd
    Neepsend - Fafnir
    Henry Smith - Session IPA
    Lost Industry - Pale Rakau
    Anthology - New England Session Pale
    Beatnikz Republic - Midtown
    Celtic - Brewers Gold
    Bingley - Lock Keeper
    Crosspool Alemakers Society - Mount Zion
    Thornbridge - Jaipur
    Roosters - Stars & Stripes
    Harrogate - Plum Porter
    Yorkshire Dales - Nappa Scar
    Theakstons - Best Bitter

    BOTW the outstanding Harrogate Plum Porter

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    One of the few I can remember from Sheffield. Abbeydale Deception.

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    Not very often I break 25 beers in a week, these days, but a flying visit to Leeds, plus the Sheffield trip meant beer a go-go.

    Ilkley - Summer.
    Kirkstall - Single Hop (Mosaic).*
    Kirkstall - Three Swords.
    Fell - Ghyll.
    Thornbridge - Rocky Road Lucaria.
    Great Heck - Voodoo Mild.
    Tapped Brew Co. - Toha.
    Marble - Uppe Hella Natten.
    Shiny - Paradise.*
    Abbeydale - Moonshine.
    Roosters - Stars & Stripes.
    Mallinsons - Flight Risk.
    Thornbridge - Astryd.*
    Bingley - Jamestown.
    Neepsend - Fafnir.
    Great Heck - Mosaic.
    Blackjack - Dead Man's Hand.
    Anthology - New England Session Pale.
    Beatnikz Republic - Midtown.
    Shiny - New Moon(?)
    North Riding - Honey Stout.
    Tigertops - Union Pacific.
    Milestone - Eagle APA.
    Crosspool Alemakers Society - Mount Zion.
    Eagles Crag - Alter Eagle.
    Cocksure - Session IPA.

    The standard was pretty high, overall, but my favourite was the Mosaic based Paradise, sampled in the ever reliable Rutland Arms.
    '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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    I'm not getting out and about much these days, but a pub crawl around London for a mate's birthday on Saturday saw me at least live up to my forum signature, and a BOTW at Soho's Dog & Duck.

    BOTW: Hook Norton x Yeastie Boys X Ale
    "Breakneck speed we drown ten pints of bitter"

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    Blue Monkey - Infinity IPA in Corner Post
    'I only drink on two occasions, when I'm thirsty and when I'm not'
    Brendan Behan

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