Daily Archives: February 9, 2012

Youngs London Porter (4.2%)

After a considerable absence a version of Youngs Porter (or should that be Charles Wells now that Youngs has pulled out of the brewing side of things?) has made a welcome return to the hand-pumps. The last time a draught … Continue reading

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Frog Island Shoemaker (4.2%)

Shoemaker, from the Northampton brewery Frog Island (insert your own cobblers jokes here), is an Amber beer that’s been around for a while – it won prizes back in 1996 for a start. However  I only came across it for the … Continue reading

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16th Cambridge Winter Ale Festival (and a few pubs on the way home)

Despite it being less than an hour away by train from Biggleswade I certainly haven’t taken advantage of Cambridge as often as I should so when a friend suggested we visit the 16th Cambridge Winter Ale Festival I took them … Continue reading

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Little Valley Brewery Withens Pale Ale (3.9%)

I’m really saddened to say that this is yet another bottle that proves the rule that having the “CAMRA Says…” message on the label more often than not means that the beer contained therein has the right amount of yeast … Continue reading

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