Monthly Archives: November 2013

Stonehouse Brewery Wit Christmas (4.5%)

Wit Christmas, or Vrolijke Kerstmis, is a collaboration with Best Of British Beer and I like it, though I couldn’t drink more than one in a single sitting. It’s a wheat beer infused with lots of Christmassy things like nutmeg, … Continue reading

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Tatton Brewery Tatton Ale (3.7%)

This is pretty good. Not an earth shaking beer by any means, it’s simply a very drinkable drink pacled with flavour given its low ABV. Tatton Ale pours a deep autumnal red and smells of damp leaf litter and chewy … Continue reading

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Dorset Brewing Co. Yachtsman (4.7%)

I do like DBC’s beer, and this is why. Yachtsman is a crisp, clean Pale Ale with lip smacking New Zealand hops. But that’s for later. First I have to tell you about how the beer pours a light amber … Continue reading

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Fuller’s Vintage Ale 2013 (8.5%)

Over the last few years a highlight of December for me has been Fuller’s Vintage Ale. This year is no exception, and this year’s beer is as good as it’s ever been. It’s warm with whisky heat, earthy, rich, round … Continue reading

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Conwy Brewery Rampart (4.5%)

In a word, albeit a not very literary word, urgh. I just don’t get it. This is my third or fourth Conwy beer and it’s as bad as all the others. It’s watery and insipid, overly fizzy and smells of … Continue reading

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