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Potbelly Brewery Yeller Belly (5.2%)

I’ve had mixed experiences with beer from Potbelly Brewery of Kettering, Northamptonshire. Mainly I’ve been uninterested by what I’ve tried. Yeller Belly – Terrible name, terrible label. Does it relate to the use of American hops, I wonder? – is … Continue reading

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Hardknott Squiddy (3.8%)

I first had Squiddy – Hardknott’s Squid Ink Beer – at Birmingham Beer Bash last year, and though I liked the playfulness of the beer in concept I wasn’t blown away by it in practice. And nothing has really changed. … Continue reading

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Thwaites Crafty Dan Lil’ Bewdy (4.2%)

Sadly I find this a little bit bland. What should and could, and claims to be, fresh and lively, smells a bit cabbagey and feels a bit thin and watery. You find a decent enough soft caramel and waffle malt, … Continue reading

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Beerd Brewery Monocle (5.3%)

This is an “English Pale Ale” and boy can you tell. After endless beers using American and or New World hops, the Englishness of this beer hits you right between the eyes. Pouring a deep amber, the smell is bruised … Continue reading

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Cerveza De Los Muertos Porter (5%)

This little bottle of beer is beautifully presented, smells good – all wood chip and chocolate prunes – and sits a very appetising inky black in my glass. There’s a good treacle tart and rum and raisin chocolate bar from … Continue reading

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