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Shepherd Neame 1215 Ale (8%)

This limited edition ale has been brewed to commemorate the eight hundredth anniversary of the Magna Carta. Only 1215 bottles have been produced and if you see any you’d be wise to grab hold of it as it’s a rather … Continue reading

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA (6.5%)

Unlike Samuel Adams’ Boston Lager, this has been imported from the UA rather than contract brewed in the UK by Shepherd Neame. Apparently filtered to within an inch of its life, Rebel IPA manages to hang on to a decent … Continue reading

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Signature Brew Hospital Porter (7%)

Up until now I’ve found Signature Brew alright at best. But this one is pretty good. A sandy dry Porter to twist your tongue, the smell is damsons and bitter black coffee. And you get that in the flavour too. Near-sour … Continue reading

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Mad Hatter Brewing Co. Occultation (6.8%)

Funnily enough, I have a friend who runs a rather smart little record label called Occultation for whom I’ve done a bit of design. This beer, if it were a band, would fit right into the label’s roster too, as … Continue reading

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INveralmond Brewery Rascal (5.6%)

Rascal is a London Porter. It’s alright. A bit thin, but alright. The smell is stewed red fruit soaked in coffee and as you take a sip you find black coffee, treacle, tobacco and toasted brown bread. There’s a delicate … Continue reading

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