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    A pub is for life not just for Christmas

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    Not a bad week at all

    Oakham OPA*
    Timothy Taylor Golden Best*
    Flowerpots Perridge Pale*
    Hogs Back/Tilford Juicy South
    Milestone Santas Porter*
    Wantsum Sabro*
    Wantsum Baa Humbug*
    Hop Shed Sabro
    BBNO 11 Mosaic*
    Disruption/Elusive The Man Who Wasn't There*
    Elusive Lebkuchen Stout
    Elusive Oregon Trail*
    Elusive Tornado Alley* (Can)
    Lakeland Yellow Lorry
    Stockport Minstrel
    Mallisons Amarillo XL*
    The Kernel Export Stout London 1890* (Bottle)

    Very difficult Choice but have to go for The Man That Wasn't There So smooth and dangerously drinkable at 8.2% it was hard to believe it was on keg. Taken in The Alfred.
    Last edited by Mobyduck; 28-12-2021 at 19:52. Reason: Forgot a beer that shouldn't have been forgetable.
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    Goacher's-Fine Light Ale 3.7%abv. Christmas oranges. Taken in Bell & Jorrocks early on Christmas Eve. My BOTW.However I was highly impressed by The Kernel Export Stout London 1890, as above. I have another bottle to hand...
    "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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    Quote Originally Posted by Wittenden View Post
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    Goacher's-Fine Light Ale 3.7%abv. Christmas oranges. Taken in Bell & Jorrocks early on Christmas Eve. My BOTW.However I was highly impressed by The Kernel Export Stout London 1890, as above. I have another bottle to hand...
    I too have another bottle to hand and looking forward to it, excellent stuff.
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    Gospel Oak and Bloomsbury.

    Fyne Ales -- Jarl*
    Thornbridge -- Knack
    Thornbridge -- Jaipur IPA *
    Mallinson's -- Porter *
    Fyne Ales -- Superior IPA
    Sam Smith's -- Extra Stout (keg)
    Sam Smith's -- Sovereign (keg)
    Shepherd Neame --Spitfire
    Mondo -- Dishoom IPA (b)

    BOTW goes to Mallinson's Porter,on terrific form in The Southampton Arms along with some other very fine ales during a long session.What a great pub.

    Next week a double dose of footie,so hope springs eternal.
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    Some stunning beers this week.
    Thornebridge -ddh jaipur
    New bristol-moments not things
    Vocation - naughty but nice
    Buxton - fruits of the forest imp stout
    Brewdog - lockdown
    Brewdog - urban fog
    London beer factory- jungle trip
    Before I drank my beer of the week I checked untapped who rated it 4.3/5 so that's pretty good
    I also checked realale craft beer which is a reviewer on YouTube as I know he likes this type of beer.he said filth 1/10
    Botw vocation - imperial banana 11.4%
    I thought it was 10/10 and only the third beer I have rated this highly.got another one in the fridge .

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    Just local pubs this week with a couple of Lidl cans.

    Lidl Down South Citrus city orange pale - can
    Hanlons Citramas IPA
    Silhill WOW
    Marstons Old Empire IPA
    Skinners Betty Stogs
    Brecon Mind Bleach
    Parkway Socks Again
    Elephant Brewing Aunt Sallys Lime Ice Box Pie
    Riverhead Sherbert Lemon
    Twisted Wheel I was Lord Kitcheners Valet
    Sommar Brew Aged - craft
    Alpha Delta Minos - craft
    Purity Big Jim - craft
    Purity Fixie - craft
    Het Anker Gouden Carolus Christmas - bottle
    Brains SA Gold
    Evans Evans J Buckley Fat Turkey
    Lidl Down South Bitter is Better - can

    The 2 craft stouts - Sommar and Alpha Delta - from Sommar were the best.
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    Few ales due to the Festive Season. Otherwise:

    Burning Sky - Poter (c)*
    Buxton - Right to Roam (c)
    Fullers - ESB (c)
    Iron Pier - Cast Iron Stout (c)
    Young's - Winter Warmer (c)

    BOTW goes to Brewhouse & Kitchen's Project Cask Porter at Brewhouse & Kitchen.
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    BOTW Blue Monkey 99 Red Baboons. Ideal winter session ale and, as with many from this brewery, I’d forgotten how good it is.
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