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A Pair Of Beauties From Twisted Barrel

Dankobah (8%) Brewed in collaboration with Mashionistas, this is a damned fine DIPA. It pours all hazy and smells of tinned peach halves, its little frothy head fizzing with fun. There’s a superbly soft and creamy caramel and pancake, toffee … Continue reading

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Signature Brew Nightliner (5.7%)

In the world of music a Nightliner is a rather nice tour bus with bunk beds and TV and everything you might need to relax on tour. The last one I spent any time on was with Fun-Da-Mental whose record … Continue reading

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Salt Beer Factory Bowline (6.3%)

There’s a lightly metallic leather flavour that you get from a perfectly cooked piece of steak and it’s a flavour that sits right in the heart of this beer. But don’t worry my vegetarian friends, there are no cows involved … Continue reading

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Abbeydale Brewery Baltic Up North (7%)

This Baltic Porter is a collaboration with Hammerton and finds a vanilla smoothness from the addition of Lactose that makes the whole beer feel round and rich and creamy. Then there’s the mouth coating chocolate, rum and raisin sweetness and … Continue reading

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#WMCBF: Discovering the Midlands

What began as a crisp, cold but sunny morning quickly turned grey as my train departed Leicester station and I made the short journey to Coventry for this year’s West Midlands Craft Beer Festival. The event, organised by and hosted … Continue reading

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