Category Archives: CAMRA

Tempest Brewing Co. Mango Berliner (4.2%)

Interestingly, or not, this beer smells of fresh mango flesh but there’s absolutely no hint of mango in the flavour. None. There’s a soft tartness and a lot of water, fresh and refreshing, just like water ought to be. The … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Festivals, A Play In Two Acts

A Play In Two Acts, Part 1 Two beer festivals on two consecutive days, both in theatres. But there the similarities end. In reality the two events had two very different reasons to be and different aims. What happened follows. … Continue reading

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The CAMRGB Survey Monkey

In the last couple of days CAMRA have made a big deal about announcing that they are going to be surveying all their members with regards to the direction of travel for their organisation in the light of the changes … Continue reading

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The Lamplighter, St. Helier

Given that the local beer was somewhat disappointing during my recent Jersey trip an alternative was needed after sight seeing and frequent escapes from the rain that plagued us during our stay! A quick online search threw up The Lamplighter … Continue reading

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Liberation From Taste?

I have just spent a few days on Jersey (mainly in and around St. Helier) and in between the sight seeing I thought I would try some local brews. Trouble is, unless I am mistaken, there is only one brewery* … Continue reading

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