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A Tale Of Two Festivals, A Play In Two Acts

A Play In Two Acts, Part 1 Two beer festivals on two consecutive days, both in theatres. But there the similarities end. In reality the two events had two very different reasons to be and different aims. What happened follows. … Continue reading

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The CAMRGB Survey Monkey

In the last couple of days CAMRA have made a big deal about announcing that they are going to be surveying all their members with regards to the direction of travel for their organisation in the light of the changes … Continue reading

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Adventures In Beer: Poppyland Brewery

I’ve been visiting Norfolk for a few years now, and over the last two or three visits I have been hunting for Poppyland beer pretty much as soon as I arrive. This year I decided it was about time that … 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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Potbelly Brewery Yeller Belly (5.2%)

I’ve had mixed experiences with beer from Potbelly Brewery of Kettering, Northamptonshire. Mainly I’ve been uninterested by what I’ve tried. Yeller Belly – Terrible name, terrible label. Does it relate to the use of American hops, I wonder? – is … Continue reading

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