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Saltaire Brewing Imperial Stout (8.9%)

The smell of liquorice and plums wafts up at you as you pour this deep purple brown beer into your glass. Saltaire XS is a range of stronger beers from this fine little Yorkshire brewery, and this one is a … Continue reading

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Like Two Worlds Not Meant To Collide: My London Beer Week, 2015

You and I are like two worlds Not meant to collide Death to each other In the unravelling of time – The Waterboys “Rags” Last week was London Beer Week and I travelled down to attend a couple of events … Continue reading

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Northern Monk Brewing Co. Frate Nero (9.5%)

Brewed in collaboration with Spain’s Nómada Brewery, Frate Nero is an Imperial India Coffee Stout that’s really rather good. Pouring an inky black, the beer smells of prunes and damsons in treacle, and there’s a big gooey molasses, rum, honey … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery & Omnipollo Yellow Belly (11%)

I’m not entirely sure how they’ve done it given that this, according to its label is a Peanut Biscuit Stout brewed, “with no biscuits, butter or nuts,” but Yellow Belly smells and tastes of lovely rich peanut butter biscuits. Yellow … Continue reading

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Riegele Biermanufaktur Noctus 100 (10%)

“A whole pint of Imperial Russian Stout. Ouch. Noctus 100 is delicious. It’s a big round stewed fruit beer. It’s a beer packed with prunes and damson jam, treacle tart and brandy heat, brown bread and boozy plums. It’s a … Continue reading

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