Monthly Archives: March 2012

Windsor & Eton Conqueror (5%)

One or two people have told me that this is their favourite beer. Having finally opened a bottle for myself I can see why they might say that kind of thing. I broke the cap and a mist of pineapple … Continue reading

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Ascot Ales Anastasia’s Imperial Stout (8%)

The last of my haul from Cobbett’s Real Ale, I’d been saving this for a special occasion and so I opened it last night as it was the eve of #IMPOFF. Anastasia pours black as pitch with the merest hint … Continue reading

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St. Austell Brewery Proper Job (5.5%)

During the 90′s I lived in Falmouth, Cornwall and I had two pubs on my doorstep and right next door to each other. One always had Sharp’s Doom Bar on and the other was, if I remember correctly, a St. … Continue reading

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Windsor & Eton Guardsman (4.2%)

When I poured this best bitter into my glass my first thought was, “Oh, this looks a little bit flat and lifeless.” After all it poured with little to no head, but I was very wrong. It doesn’t look too … Continue reading

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Marks & Spencer Greenwich Red Ale (4%)

Well this is disappointing. I saw this on the shelf this afternoon, loved the 750ml bottle and the label tells me that this is brewed with, “caramel malts [...] and American hops for a refreshingly balanced flavour.” Being Greenwich Red … Continue reading

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