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Redemption Brewing Co. Hopspur (4.5%)

Redemption’s Amber Ale is a solid malt bodied delight. Packed with biscuits, toffee and a little treacle tart, the beer pours a bright amber with a little creamy head and smells of orchard fruit and caramel. As well as the … Continue reading

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Fuller’s & Friends: A Little Box Of Delights

When I heard that Fuller’s were brewing collaborative beer with Cloudwater, Moor, Fourpure, Hardknott, Thornbridge and Marble I got rather excited. For some time Fuller’s have been my very favourite of the UK’s big breweries, their London Porter, Bengal Lancer … Continue reading

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Brinkburn St Brewery Byker Hill Bitter (4.2%)

Brinkburn’s easy drinking Bitter is alright, if nothing to get overly excited about. It does all the things you’d want from a Bitter, it just doesn’t do anything more than that. There’s a malty biscuit and caramel body, some brown … Continue reading

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Lighting Up The Past: The Lantern Tankard

At one point in time The Lantern Tankard, a ten panelled, handled pint glass was so popular that it became the star of the Brewers’ Society promotional campaigns, but in recent years we have gotten so used to many and … Continue reading

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Elusive Brewing Creature Of Havoc (4.6%)

This cherrywood smoked ESB has been brewed in collaboration with Torrside Brewing and it’s really rather good. In essence this is a straightforward ESB, the traditional yeast strain and Bramling Cross hops working together to create a soft round peach … Continue reading

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