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Arbor Ales Smokescreen (5.5%)

With its lovely smoky chocolate and coffee aroma, you know Smokescreen is going to be good from the moment that you take a sniff. This is a plump and juicy blackberry and prune bodied beer that’s packed with black coffee, … Continue reading

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Firebrand Brewing Co. Rye PA (5.5%)

When I tried Firebrand’s IPA a few months ago I wasn’t overly impressed and the brewery put it down to bottling issues and filtering their beer, telling me that they would be bottle conditioning in the future. Rye PA is bottle conditioned … Continue reading

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Pressure Drop Stokey Brown (5.1%)

I was positive that I had reviewed this before, but unless the blogging fairy has stolen it I must have only dreamed it. Stokey Brown is a big round chocolate and tamarind delight that smells of prunes and raisins. There’s … Continue reading

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The Five Points Brewing Co. Old Grey’s Barley Wine (8.5%)

I had high hope for this. Maybe too high. The aroma here is boozy petrol soaked peaches and the beer sits a deep amber in my glass. But as I took a sip I found a big flabby buttery flavour … Continue reading

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Wiper & True Export Stout Topaz (6.2%)

Seven malts and a single hop, and another reason to love Wiper & True, Export Stout is a thing of beauty. From its enormous cappuccino head to its oily leathery body, this is a delight. The aroma is red berries … Continue reading

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