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Fourpure Brewing Co. – Pils

21st November 2016

Pilsner • 4.7 % ABV • Bermondsey, England A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I visited Brewdog in Cardiff to check out the Fourpure tap takeover. An opportunity to try some new and unusual beers from one of my favourite breweries. Little did we know that we would hang out at Brewdog until the bar closed with Rob and […]

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Beavertown – Gamma Ray

26th October 2016

American Pale Ale • 5.4 % ABV • Tottenham, England My next beer comes from a London based brewery who brewed up their 1000th beer back at the end of September. The occasion was marked by a live Facebook feed which included a tour of the brewery as well as a Q&A session which you can find […]

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Wild Beer Co. – Epic Saison

15th October 2016

Saison • 5 % ABV • Shepton Mallet, England Back into saison territory, my next beer comes from Wild Beer Co who opened themselves a bar in Bristol back in back in August of this year. Their bar is loaded up with 22 taps to pump out draught beers and ciders in all your favourite sizes. Through […]

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Magic Rock Brewing – Common Grounds

11th October 2016

Porter • 5.4 % ABV • Huddersfield, England Next on the beery hit list is a brewery that I’m surprised I haven’t tried yet, given that their wears can be found almost in almost every bottle shop and fridge here in Cardiff. Magic Rock Brewing Co is the brain child of three like minded people who were […]

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Fourpure Brewing Co. – Skyliner Wheat

20th September 2016

Wheat Ale • 4.8 % ABV • Bermondsey, England Time for a beer from one of my recent favourites in the UK brewing scene – Fourpure. I had an opportunity to chat with the team from Fourpure during Cardiff’s Brewfest back in August, where I had a taster and a chat about their Outpost series. The sampler on offer was their […]

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Buxton/Lervig Breweries – Trolltunga

18th September 2016

Sour IPA • 6.3 % ABV • England/Norway With my next mixed Brewdog case on its way through the postal system, I thought it would be a good idea to work through whats been hanging around since the last box. My next beer is something a little more unusual and is part of a collaboration between Buxton Brewery […]

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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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Hillside Brewery – Over The Hill

3rd July 2016

Mild Ale • 3.5% ABV • Longhope, England Another beer from the depths of the cupboard and some something with a classic style again from Beer52. Hillside brewery are big on producing small batch yet high quality beers following traditional methods. Using a range of local heritage hops and ingredients from around the world, they want to change […]

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Hart Family Brewers – Opal (Cloudy Wheat)

Wheat Ale • 5.5% ABV • Wellingborough, England With a collection of bottles building up in my beer cupboard, I thought it would be a good idea to reach into the back and see what gems are lurking back there. From a previous Beer52 delivery, I was able to find a wheat beer from a brewery that […]

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