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Thread: Beer of the Week (w/e 8th January 2023)

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    Roving RAT ROBCamra's Avatar
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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 8th January 2023)

    A pub is for life not just for Christmas

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    Feb 2010
    Oxford Canal


    St Albans

    Wantsum -- Hurricane
    Heineken -- Birra Moretti (keg)
    Vocation -- Naughty & Nice *
    Adnams -- Ghost Ship
    Fullers -- Dark Star Hophead *
    Lost & Found -- Box of Dogs DDH (keg)
    Oakham -- Citra *
    Mad Squirrel -- Pomelo

    BOTW goes to Vocation Naughty & Nice,a sweet milk stout on good form in the Great Northern.

    Next week looks very quiet.
    "Good people drink good beer" Hunter S Thompson

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    Still about Mobyduck's Avatar
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    Aug 2010
    Out saving pubs and enjoying it.


    Bowman Swift One*
    Arkles Wiltshire Gold*
    Langhams Hip -Hop*
    Butts Jet Black*
    Hop Back Citra *
    Saltaire Triple Choc Orange*
    New Bristol Dark Chocolate & Crystalized Ginger Biscuit Stout*
    Ringwood Boondoggle (bottle)
    Marstons 61 Deep (bottle)

    A reduced list from normal which will probably be the case for the next month or two but all quality.

    Going with the Saltaire Triple Choc Orange taken on cask in The Alfred of course.
    Last edited by Mobyduck; 09-01-2023 at 22:13.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."

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    Out West


    Back in London:

    Adnams - Ghost Ship **
    By the horns - Lambeth Walk **
    Dark Star - APA **½
    Five Points - Best **½
    Five Points - Rrailway Porter **½
    Five Points - XPA **½
    Hammerton -N7 *½
    Harvey’s - Old Ale **
    Leeds - Pale Ale *¾
    McMullen - IPA **½
    Park Brewery - Rituals at Dawn **
    St Austell - Proper Job **½
    Timothy Taylor - Landlord **½
    Twickenham - Naked Ladies **½

    BOTW goes to Brodie’s - Bethnal Green **¾ OCH at The Old Coffee House

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    This Space For Hire Wittenden's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    Weald of Kent


    Didn't make it to the pub this week.
    Indoors, I tried Little Earth Project Organic East India Pale Ale 7%abv.An aged beer,I found good condition, and a slight sharpness.My second glass,out of a winebottle sized container,was more farmyardy and earthy. Perhaps this was an effect of the Brettanomyces and other wild yeasts used. An interesting window on beer from the past,one I could probably get used to.
    "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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    Some good beers in the two Chester Wetherspoons.

    And also had to have an Extra Stout in the Boot Inn.

    But I really enjoyed the Cavern of the Curious Gnome and went for a Chimay Blue on tap.

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    West Yorkshire


    A very quiet week, only squeezing in a couple of quick pints, after my daughter's graduation, in Brum. Still, managed my first new pub tick of the year!

    Black Country Ales - Citra Sublime.
    Loddon - Citra Quad.
    Black Country Ales - Pig on the Wall.

    None really quickened the pulse, but the Citra Quad was probably the pick of the three. Tried at The Prince of Wales.
    '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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