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The Joy Of Beer: UnBarred Brewery’s Latest Offerings

It’s not too that things make you feel cool and hip, and at my age I’ll take whatever I can get. And so when my youngest daughter told me that Lovejoy, a band she liked had played at the UnBarred … Continue reading

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A Dozen Reasons Why I Still Love Cloudwater

Hello everyone. It’s been a while. For one reason or another I’ve not been writing much, partly my health ad partly “real” life getting in the way. But also partly because over the last few weeks there hasn’t been a … Continue reading

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Thornbridge Necessary Evil (13%)

This Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout won a gold award at this year’s World Beer Awards, and for good reason, even if for logistical reasons I was unable to take part in the judging. You see, even without my amazing tastebuds, … Continue reading

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The Brewery Of St. Mars Of The Desert St. Botolph’s Quadruple Noir (9%)

Thick with rum and raisin chocolate, brandy and plum jam, this is a very good take on the Quadruple style. The beer is thick and chewy, round and warm, the hopping providing damp yet crunchy red autumnal leaf litter, some … Continue reading

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Solvay Society Shine Upon Thee (11%)

Now this is something very special indeed. Shine Upon Thee is a Golden Tripel brewer with Nelson Sauvin and vanilla extract. It’s an enormous, sexy and yet warm and comfortable beer. The aroma is spicy nutmeg and peaches, and the … Continue reading

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