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    Kent:

    Only With Love-Big Champion Session IPA:4.9%abv.Arboreal,citrus.A bit lacking in the malt bill to rate 4,though I did enjoy it.
    Siren Craft-Titanic Turmoil: 10.5% abv.Barrel aged stout.In bottle.Sweetish,approacheable and fulfilling. My BOTW.
    "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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    Oundle and Woodford.

    Nene Valley -- Manhatten Project
    Nene Valley -- Call Me Bubbles (keg)
    Nene Valley -- Egytian Cream Milk Stout *(keg)
    Digfield -- Chiff Chaff
    Phipps NBC -- IPA

    Quite limited with BOTW going to Nene Valley Egyptian Cream Milk Stout ,the best beer sampled at their Tap & Kitchen.

    Next week the annual pilgrimage to the Nags ,so lots of anticipation.
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    Only three to choose from, this week:

    Abbeydale - Restoration.
    Roosters - Yankee.
    Skinners - Chapel Rock.

    All taken in a fabulous little micro Prop'ur Baa, Ossett
    '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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    London, Hants and Surrey.

    Hop Back Summer Lightning*
    Disruption Battle Royale Simcoe*
    Disruption Cereal Thrilla*
    Leather Britches Hairy Helmet
    Malisons Mosaic
    Three Sods Mon Cherie IPA
    Flowerpots Perridge Pale
    Rat White Rat
    Hackney Mysterious Spectre
    ELB Hopside Down Pale*
    40FT Given Lem
    Hammerton Panama Creature
    Hammerton/Vertigo Van Food*
    Cellar Head Session Pale*
    Vault City Banana Split*
    Camden Pale
    Azvex Cruise Liner
    Raddeberger Gruppe Schofferhofer Grapefruit*

    Old school BOTW this week in Hop Back Summer Lightning, in the best condition I can remember having this beer, 3pt was no problem in The Alfred as usual, however it was hard pushed by Van Food in The House Of Hammerton and also The Schofferhofer in The Ten Tun Taphouse.

    coming up hopefully some Nags Head action with the Captain later this week.
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    A good week with a wide variety of styles, including the offer of a Saison, happily surpassing the last two weeks, with only a few clunkers and one Bloody Awful Beer, all sampled in London and Oxford:

    Adnams - Ghost Ship **
    Adnams - Southwold
    Bedlam - Wilde *¼
    Big Smoke - Solaris
    Black Sheep - Best **
    Brewsmith - Oatmeal Stout **½
    Dark Star - American Pale Ale **½
    Five Points - Best **
    Five Points - Railway Porter **¾
    Five Points - Pale **
    Five Points - XPA **¼
    Harvey's - Sussex Best **½
    Hook Norton - Off The Hook **
    Hook Norton - Old Hooky
    Howling Hops - Swing Time
    Lister's - APA **¾
    Lister's - IPA *½
    Oxford Brewery - Let The Dragon See The Wolf tasting of cheese at The Head of the River.
    Pig & Porter - Lilac Time **
    Purity - Pure UBU **¾
    Ramsbury - Gold *
    St. Austell - Proper Job **½
    St. Austell - Tribute **½
    Three Sods - BoHo **½
    Wylam - Wylam Gold **
    XT - 8 **¾

    BOTW goes to Titanic Plum Porter **** with a rich, creamy head on stupendous form (as it should be) at https://www.pubsgalore.co.uk/pubs/31671/.

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    Nice beers in general last week but a few cask beers could have been colder
    Ealing -pocaface v2
    3 hills-heidrun special hop
    Brewdog - 50 cuts
    Brewdog - lost in blood orange
    By the horns - tropical
    Burnt mill- otherworlds
    Hop back - entire stout
    Arbor - this time next year
    London - flying the mags mild
    London - 100 oyster stout
    East london- pale.ale
    Ossett - voodoo
    Portobello- summer honey ale
    North - vanishing point
    Thornbridge - crackendale
    Urban alchemy- beach body ready
    Urban alchemy - elephants graveyard
    Urban alchemy - fat labrador American pale botw in their brewery tap in Barnet.all 3 beers from this new brewer were v good

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    Another late entry:

    Enjoyed BOTW Adnams Ease Up IPA on keg on a hot, sunny day. Gently fruity but with a moreish, dry finish. Easy to drink at 4.6% but not a real IPA.
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