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Korruptd BrewKo Nightkrawler Episode II: A Very Belgian Teacake (12.21%)

Brewed by madmen in Sheffield, this Belgian style Dark Ale uses cacao nibs, walnuts, oak chips, dates and Sherry. That’s a formidable list of ingredients, and it does everything you might imagine and more. It’s a deep and strange psychedelic … Continue reading

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BrewChap Brewing Concern Mouse Trappist (11%)

Man alive, this is good. Mouse Trappist is Brewchap’s take on a Trappist Triple and it’s very clever indeed. It pours an inky black with a little ring of bubbles for a head and smells of coal tar soap, black … Continue reading

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Joseph Holt Ltd. Sixex (6%)

I don’t know whether I like this or not. Joseph Holt’s Sixex is a strong dark beer that smells of raisins and rum. The malting is a Garibaldi, crunchy pale biscuit and a bunch of raisins, a boozy fruit compote … Continue reading

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Copper Dragon Brewery Black Gold (4%)

Reputedly brewed to a recipe from the 1800’s, this is a pretty good Porter that smells of stewed red fruit and burned wood. There’s a deep rich roasted chestnut smokiness in the malts, woody and toasted, you get a little chocolate … Continue reading

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Little Valley Brewery Moor Ale (5.5%)

Little Valley Brewery is based near Hebden Bridge, the odd little artist garrett type town that one of my favourite bands, Bogshed, came from. I don’t know about now but back in the 1980’s and 90’s Hebden Bridge was a … Continue reading

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