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Thread: Beer of the Week (w/e 3rd June 2012)

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    Some really good beers this week, mostly courtesy of a trip to Newcastle via York.

    Hardknott - Code Black
    Thornbridge - Kipling
    Lagunitas - Maximus
    Brewdog - 5am Saint
    Brewdog - Punk IPA
    Yorkshire Dales - California Spring
    Maui - Big Swell
    Burley St - Laguna Seca
    Quantum - Stockporter - a supreme porter sampled back home in Foley's.

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    Another very quiet week for me, only managing two beers:

    Fernandes - Columbus.
    Fernandes - Great Northern.

    Not very often I choose the same beer two weeks running, but no option really. I'll just have to make do with salivating over Oggy's list!
    '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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    Pussy Galore No 1 Oggwyn Trench's Avatar
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    I'll just have to make do with salivating over Oggy's list![/QUOTE]

    Plenty of Yorkshire beers there 10 i reckon and 1 from Nottinghamshire all tried in the Station , the Pride was in the Duke of York , the Coastal and Island Ales in the Crown the rest in the Fighting Cocks , which i reckon makes time walking between pubs about 30 seconds

    Oakengates is a bit of a dump these days but for the choose of beers on offer in 3 pubs all next to each other its bloody wonderfull
    Theres a Man with a Mullet going Mad with a Mallet in Millets !

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    A crawl of some of RG1's lesser-visited pubs pulled up some unusual choices, including Theakstons OP at The Lyndhurst. But this weeks winner was a very moorish Adnams Explorer at Sweeney and Todd.

    A word of caution here though. my companions 6X at the same venue was

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    Fully paid up beer belly Farway's Avatar
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    Not often I can add to this list, mainly Fuller's stuff around here. But on Sunday I went to the 1st Cowplain Beer festival, and had a lovely RAW Spring Special. , only 3.2% but very drinkable, and it went well and stood it's own against pickled onions, eggs & gherkins

    Another that I liked was 1914, hint of liquorice, stout type, 5%. Leicester beer fest 2011 best specialty. Went well with cheese

    An odd one was Dervento Brewery Cleopatra, 5% Golden ale, but apricoty. Could be a Marmite choice. I liked it & reckon I could get used to that one. Others may hate the flavour. Never tried it against a pickled onion
    Last edited by Farway; 05-06-2012 at 14:12.
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    In Search of Ebriety Millay's Avatar
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    For me it's going to be Oakham Green Devil IPA, at the Sportsman Croxley Green festival on Sunday.
    I've just joined Alcoholics Anonymous - I still drink, just under a different name.

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    Mine would have to be the only stuff I could get my hands on, which was Ožujsko lager. Nothing too special but it was cold, cheap and beerish.

    This is of course a roundabout way of saying I've been on holiday in Croatia so apologies for the lack of approvals on the site. If you have stuff waiting to be looked at I would hope to be back on top of things by around the end of next week. That could slip a bit depending on how much proper beer I enjoy to make up for all the lager drinking

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    Spent the Bank Holiday weekend in York with the other half. One upside of all the bad weather was that I managed to squeeze in a few more pubs than I'd expected.
    Thought the York Guzzler was a tasty session beer, but BOTW goes to Roosters Yankee which slipped down a treat in the Blue Bell.

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    Late entry for W/E 3rd June Redemption Pail Ale nice pint.
    Don't You just hate Pubs that say
    ( We don't stock any Real Ales as theres Just no call for it.)

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