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Buxton / Omnipollo – Lemon Meringue Ice Cream Pie

3rd February 2017

Fruit Beer • 6 % ABV • Buxton, UK / Stockholm, Sweden Towards the latter part of 2016, a collaboration of epic proportions was born by Buxton Brewery, based here in the UK, and Omnipollo from Sweden. Their creation was a clever range of ice cream beers which came in a selection of flavours. Taking over the social media airwaves right […]

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Dugges Bryggeri -The Black Currant (Nordic Sour)

Sour/Wild • 4.5 % ABV • Landvetter, Sweden My next brewskie comes from over in Sweden but I was lucky (And I mean lucky) enough to find one in a Brewdog bottlebox delivery just before Christmas. The Black Currant is brewed by Dugges Bryggeri who started brewing in 2005 and was brought on by Mikael Dugge Engström. Things kicked off […]

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Lines Brew Co – Dry Hopped IPA (Line A)

11th January 2017

IPA • 6.3 % ABV • Caerphilly, Wales Next on the list is a beer brewed by one of my favourite local breweries who have undergone something of a transformation. Goodbye Celt Experience and hello Lines Brew Co. Taking advantage of water from an on-site bore hole aquifer and a view to installing solar panels to heat said water, […]

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Russian River – Pliny the Elder

10th January 2017

Imperial IPA • 8 % ABV • Santa Rosa, California, USA From one big beer and onto something bigger. I first heard about my next beer during a beer tasting session in Brewdog, Cardiff a few years back. It was described as a highly sought brew. Produced in limited quantities and sold in extremely limited numbers to the public. You […]

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Goose Island Brew Company – Bourbon County Stout 2016

9th January 2017

Imperial Stout • 13.8 % ABV • Chicago, Illinois USA It’s official, I’ve finally shifted the Winter bug and can finally taste beer. What better way to kick things off that with something big. Bourbon County by Goose Island, An Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels for 150 days to offer as they say “A mix of […]

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Beavertown Brewery – Quelle

13th September 2016

Saison • 4.1 % ABV • Tottenham, England Next on the #biertaster list, I’ll be trying out a can of Quelle? from Beavertown Brewery. Beavertown Brewery kicked things off in 2011, when owner Logan Plant dabbled in a little home brewing, using little more than a 50 litre rice pan, a camping cooler box and a tea urn. An […]

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Harknott Brewery – Brownian Motion

6th September 2016

Porter • 4.5% ABV • Millom, England Next in the tasting line is a beer from Hardknott brewery. Their name comes from Hardknott Pass in the Lake District which is known as one of Britain’s most challenging roads. This being the result of its steep assents, descents and sharp turns. The brewery was originally located at the Wolf […]

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Brewdog – Hop Fiction Pale Ale

24th August 2016

American Pale Ale • 5.2 % ABV • Aberdeenshire, Scotland Its Brewdog time yet again. Today, I’ll be tucking into another beer from the team who recently started another round of their ‘Equity for Punks’ for the US market this month. In the first three days alone they managed to hit the $1m dollar mark and hope […]

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Rogue – American Amber Ale

17th August 2016

Amber Ale • 5.1 % ABV • Newport, Oregon USA My next beer comes from a brewery who are ticking all the right boxes here in the UK. Originally founded back in 1988, they have built quite the business for themselves by brewing and producing a range of products outside of just beers. Through their distillery, they have […]

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Moosehead Brewery – Moosehead Lager

10th August 2016

Pale Lager • 5.0 % ABV • Saint John, Canada Over to Canada now and a beer from their oldest independent brewery and the last major brewery still owned by Candaians. Moosehead Brewery have gone through a number of guises since its inception back in 1867. Starting life as The Army and Navy brewery under Susannah & […]

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