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    Default Beer of the Week (w/e 26th March 2023)

    '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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    Nice.....

    Hogs Back TEA
    Church End Brewers Truth*
    Glasshouse Morning Process*
    Disruption Alright Treacle*
    Disruption Law Of The Mind*
    Langham Session IPA
    Hop Kettle Element*
    Handsome Top Knot*
    Northern Whisper Yammerhouse*
    New Bristol The Joy Of Sesh
    New Bristol Starlight*
    Elusive Oregon Trail*
    Elusive Overdrive Lap 29*
    The Kernel Dry Stout Simcoe*
    Rudgate South Pacific Ale
    Rudgate York Chocolate Stout*
    VOG Maveric
    Wander Beyond Narwhale*


    Going with a beer I've not had before, Handsome Top Knot beautifuly balanced and supremely kept in The Wonston Arms.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."
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    I really need to get back out and on the road a lot more, but I did find Hawkshead Five Hop in the wimbledon spoons, the day before their festival started, superb!

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    Kent (again..)

    Three Legs-India Black Ale:4.3%abv. Black coffee, arboreal hops.Pleasantly astringent dry finish.A Black IPA or an Old Ale? 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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    Another decent week, due to more strategic drinking:

    Adnams - Oyster Stout **½
    Birmingham Brewing - Pale Brummie **½
    Brewhouse - Best *½
    Brewhouse - IPA **
    Hammerton - N1 **½
    St Austell - Proper Job **½
    Sambrook’s - Powerhouse **½
    Siren - Broken Dream **
    Siren - Liquid Mistress **½
    Southwark - LPA **½
    Southwark - Routemaster Red **½
    Vocation & Friends with Vault City - Banana Cookie-Dough Cheesecake Stout **
    Timothy Taylor - Landlord **½
    Twickenham - Naked Ladies **½
    Titanic - Plum Porter ***
    Twickenham - Spring Ale **½
    Adnams - Southwold **½

    By a whisker, BOTW goes to the very hard to find Hammerton - Penton *** at The Scottish Stores.

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    Glasgow and Edinburgh.Three days solid drinking,mostly quality ale.

    Fyne -- Jarl *
    Fyne -- Hurrican Jack *
    Drygate -- Gladeye IPA (keg)
    Stewart -- Spring Ale *
    Loch Lomond -- Silkie Stout *
    Stewart -- Pentland IPA
    Swannay -- Orkney IPA
    Loch Lomond --West Highland Way
    Rat -- Cheating Rat *
    Thornbridge -- Sequoia *
    Stewart -- Citra Blonde
    Clearwater -- Cashmere
    Isle of Skye -- Tarasgeir *
    Osset -- Yorkshire Blonde
    Cromarty -- Happy Chappy
    Salopian -- Beat-Ific *
    Orkney -- Island Life
    Loch Lomond -- Parumpalumplum * (keg)
    Innis & Gun -- Lemon Sour (keg)
    North Brewing -- Sputnik *
    Stewart -- Jack Back
    Loch Leven -- Outlaw King *

    Some interesting brews with Isle of Skye Tarasgeir very peaty like their whisky ,but BOTW goes to Loch Lomond Silkie Stout in great nick in the Pot Still.

    Next week end month sessions in Ware and Holborn plus some footie could be decent on the ale front.
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    Tried a few Spoons fest beers in Wimbledon and was surprised they were all good
    Roosters - blind Jack
    Theakston- double cross ipa
    Cairngorm - white lady
    Orkney - cliff edge
    Moorhouse - totemic
    Then 3 pints of
    Oakham - green devil ipa in Surbiton Spoons
    Botw.northern monk - raspberry porter in the express brentford

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    Late entry:

    Stockport Stock Porter
    Nethergate Growling Dog Tropical IPA*
    Brancaster Oystercatcher*
    Woodfordes Nelson's
    Barsham Golden Close IPA*

    Easy winner: BOTW Nethergate Growling Dog Tropical IPA. A ridiculously drinkable, 7.5%, fruity - pineapple and mango, but bitter IPA.
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