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Brouwerij The Musketeers Troubadour Magma (9%)

I don’t often review Belgian beer as generally so much has already been written about them, but I have to say something about this. I bought it because I was told by David Martin (@rdgmartin)  that it is one of Chris Hall’s … Continue reading

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Hammerton Brewery Pentonville Oyster Stout (5.3%)

Pentonville Oyster Stout, brewed with “Real Oysters” – as opposed to fake oysters? – is a rather good little bottle of beer. The aroma is chocolate and honey, and maybe psychosomatically, the sea side. The malting is full of biscuits … Continue reading

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Alechemy Onyx (6.5%)

Onyx is a Black IPA and it’s pretty good. In a nutshell, you get everything you might want from a BIPA, nothing extraordinary, nothing to make you stop in your tracks, but enough to make you wish you had another … Continue reading

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Siren Craft Brew Haunted Dream (6.7%)

Haunted Dream is a chocolate Porter brewed with pumpkin pie spices, and the spices are very strong. In fact, they’re too strong for me, taking over the beer and making it difficult to taste or smell anything other than mace, … Continue reading

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Left Hand Brewing Co. Stranger (5%)

Stranger is a Pale Ale brewed with rye, and it’s lovely. Pouring a golden straw colour, the aroma is honey and apricots in a wood shed. The malting is gentle – in fact this whole beer is gentle – with … Continue reading

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