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Brick Brewery US Brown (5.5%)

This is a very easy drinking beer and the style, when brewed in the UK always makes me smile. You see I always think of a US Brown Ale as being an American take on the very British Best Bitter … Continue reading

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Art Brew Outsider Ale (5.2%)

A “Brown beer suitable for most occasions […] Hopped with Nelson Sauvin, Green Bullet and Motueka”, this is why I love Art Brew. Most breweries’ “Beer for all occasions” would be brown and malty and have the welcoming but unexciting … Continue reading

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Hillside Brewery Legless Cow (4.2%)

Sometimes only a well made Best Bitter will do, with its satisfying nutty toffee richness. Legless Cow pours a conker red with a good creamy head and smells of peanut brittle and plums. This is, unsurprisingly, a malt heavy beer … Continue reading

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R&R Ales Gallant Ale (6.8%)

I was expecting a lot from this little bottle of beer as I’d heard some good things about R&R and how they are recreating old recipes. Gallant Ale is a Kentish Farmhouse beer and it’s drinkable if rather uninspiring. It … Continue reading

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Hawkshead Brewery Jingle Fells (4.5%)

What really jumps out at me from this beer, rather than the coriander and cinnamon, fennel, ginger and caraway, cloves and nutmeg is the addition of beech smoked malts. Don’t get me wrong, all that spicy goodness is there in … Continue reading

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