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Thread: Beer of the Week (w/e 12th December 2021)

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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 12th December 2021)

    A pub is for life not just for Christmas

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    Blue Monkey Infinity. Absolute nectar.
    "Beer is food." Morse, Colin Dexter

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    Thankfully, managed to squeeze in our traditional pre-Christmas drink in Skipton, on Saturday. Enjoyed a wander round the Narrow Boat, Beer Engine, Boathouse, Mess Room, Two Doors and Early Doors.

    Horsforth - Mosaic.*
    Mobberley - Onyx.
    Ilkley - Hitchhikers Guide Dog To The Galaxy.
    Roosters - One Eighty.
    Hopback - Citra.
    Kirkstall - Dissolution IPA.
    Fyne - Clachan Dubh.
    Roosters - Yankee.
    Wharfedale - IPA.
    Goose Eye - Over & Stout.*

    Surprisingly, there wasn't an awful lot to quicken the pulse. Several beers seemed a little below par. The Mosaic and the Over & Stout were the pick of the bunch, with the former just shading it.
    '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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    The Leicester Line


    Harlow,St Pancras and Croydon.A mixed bag.

    Mc Mullens -- IPA
    Redemption -- Big Chief *
    Twickenham -- Naked Ladies
    BrewDog -- Layer Cake (c)
    Oakham -- Citra
    Twickenham -- London Porter *(3PT)

    BOTW just has to go to Twickenham London Porter,using an old style London malt the chocolate and coffee is subtly balanced by a dryness that just demands a second,third and so on.A fine example of it's type and on top form in The George.

    Next week more footie and then the annual Hertford Pub Crawl
    "Good people drink good beer" Hunter S Thompson

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    Romney Marsh-APA 5%abv. Badged as B17.Amber,biscuity malt.Arboreal.
    "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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    A decent quality week, without a bad pint and a more adventurous one, stalked out in South London, Chelsea and Newington Green:

    Dark Star - Hophead (c)*
    Dark Star - Solar Eclipse (c)
    Five Points - Best (c)**
    Kent Brewery - Mad Cow Imperial Milk Stout (c)**
    London Brewing Co. - London Lush (c)
    Portobello - Ho Ho Ho (c)*
    Sambrook's - Pump House (c)**
    Sambrook's - Wandle (c)*
    SE1 - Stag's Ale (c)
    SlyBeast - Lager (k)
    Southward Brewing Co - Potters Fields Porter (c)
    Thornbridge - Jaipur (c)*
    Twickenham - Naked Ladies (c)*
    Youngs - London Original (c)*
    Youngs - Winter Warmer (c)*

    BOTW goes to: Hammerton's - Penton Oatmeal Stout (c)*** at The Lady Mildmay.

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    Visit to Reading gained me these
    3 blind mice-lonely snake
    Stardust-easy pale citra
    Bond brews-goldihops
    Loddon -disparity white stout
    Newbarns -stout
    Brewdog -hazy Jane stout
    Loddon -hospital
    Harveys -sussex
    Tartarus -kasogangh
    Wild weather-john peel
    Wild weather-sleepy Joe's
    Ascot -winter.reserve
    Weird beard --menditious
    Darkstar -critical mass 7.4 a beer.i was sure that I have had before and yes 2008 and it was 7.8.wish I had paid 2008 price.

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    Out saving pubs and enjoying it.


    Reading, Southampton & Surrey

    Hobsons Champion Mild*
    Stardust Easy Pale Citra*
    Elusive Trapped In A Vogon Airlock
    Five Towns I'm Afraid Of Americans*
    Siren Storyboard*
    Saltaire Triple Chocoholic*
    Bedlam Benchmark
    BrewDog Elvis Juice*
    BrewDog Jagged Edge
    Vibrant Forest Juncus
    Mammoth Twist
    Pohjala Peel And Bean*
    Printworks Table Beer
    Wantsum 1381*
    North Yorkshire Temptation
    North Yorkshire XPA
    Tomos & Lilford Gwenith Du
    Well Drawn 2nd Breakfast
    Disruption People Of The Hop v2
    Hand Brew Chop*

    Some excellent beer in Readings Nags Head but this weeks clear BOTW is as predicted on the "How Much ? " thread, Pohjala Peel And Bean, stupendously pricey at £5.30 a half in Southamptons BrewDog but so very much worth it on the day.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    I want to change my botw.friend sent me picture of his beers tonight and above it was my picture of
    Amusson-upside.down cake an imperial stout 11.5 from Brewdog reading.must have had a good night to forget my best beer.

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