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Hanging With The Hideout: The Sheffield Twissup

This morning I’m a little the worst for wear. Slightly hungover, and certainly feeling it when I had to take my youngest child swimming at 8.30am. Delicate I might be, but I’m happy too. Happy because I spent yesterday in … Continue reading

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Brew By Numbers 55|01 (6%)

55|01 is a Saison brewed with Jensen’s Bermondsey Dry Gin. It’s a very nice little bottle of beer though I’m not over confident that I can taste the gin in it, save for the merest hint in the background and … Continue reading

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Cerveceria Mexicana Red Pig Mexican Ale (5.4%)

With a maple syrup and rosewood aroma, this glassful of ruby red beer may smell more Canadian than Mexican (and I believe this brewery is owned by Coors), but it’s a decent little drink nonetheless. This is malt heavy with … Continue reading

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Great Newsome Brewery Frothingham Best (4.3%)

This, ladies and gentlemen, is a decent bottle of Bitter. No trumpets sound and no fireworks explode, but Frothingham Best will satisfy your thirst, especially if you like a glass of Bitter. And I do. The aroma is nutty, woody … Continue reading

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Siren Craft Brew Wine Barrel Aged Undercurrent (5.1%)

Aged in Chardonnay barrels and inoculated with Brettanomyces, this is a tingly, tangy tongue scouring blast of a beer. The aroma is white wine, straw and apricots and the flavour is a woody, herbal, gooseberry sharpness. It’s very nice but … Continue reading

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