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Siren Craft Brew Vu Du Yu Lu (7.2%)

When Siren reach landmarks they brew things slightly differently to celebrate and, for their 1000th Batch, they’ve decided to turn their rather splendid Earl Grey Tea Pale Ale into an IPA. And what they’ve created is delightful. In all honesty … Continue reading

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LOKA POLLY Mosaic Simcoe Double IPA (8.2%)

This is a love letter. A poem in prose. You make me write in flowery language, in the language of flowers. Because you, LOKA POLLY, make me happy more than any other brewery of the past few years. Every beer … Continue reading

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Mount St. Bernard Abbey Tynt Meadow (7.4%)

I understand, to a point at least, that people feel loyal to their locality, feel that anything made close to them needs supporting and championing. It’s where diehard football fans come from, it’s where that need to belong comes from. … Continue reading

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Meatbox: Would All Vegetarians Kindly Look Away

I spent a long time as a Vegetarian. Well over fifteen years in fact, and I was really quite strict about it, as well. But then on day I rediscovered meat – it’s a long story more suited to the … Continue reading

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Unity Brewing Co. Hiver (5.5%)

Brewed using foraged rosehips and, not foraged, Hibiscus, Hiver is a Red Saison that I fell in love with almost immediately. The toffee apple and earthy damp undergrowth of the aroma reminded me of days spent running through the woods … Continue reading

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