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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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The Celt Experience – Relaunch

29th November 2016

A Celt Experience Background The Celt Experience came into being back in 2007 when the brewery based in the Pontygwindy Industrial Estate, Caerphilly was opened. Prior to this, Tim Newman (Managing Director) was brewing beers in his Fathers garage. His vision for The Celt Experience reflects the backbone of Welsh spiritual culture and passion for life. […]

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Northern Monk – Heathen

25th October 2016

India Pale Ale • 7.2 % ABV • Leeds, England Time for another beer and this time a from a northern brewery, that I surprisingly have yet to try. Northern Monk hail from Leeds and since their inception back in 2013 have produced some great looking beers, both themselves and through collaborations. Being open to a range of brewing styles […]

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Elvis Juice – Brewdog

13th October 2016

IPA • 6.5 % ABV • Aberdeenshire, Scotland It hit the news recently that a legal dispute has been launched by the Presley estate, over the exclusivity of the name ‘Elvis’and more importantly against Brewdog beverage Elvis Juice. Brewdog owners James Watt and Martin Dickie’s quick thinking has led to them changing their first names by deed poll (to Elvis) in […]

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Odell Brewing Company -India Pale Ale

19th September 2016

India Pale Ale • 7 % ABV • Fort Collins, Colorado USA How about another one from Odell Brewing Company who contribute to a number of charitable programs in the local area. From educational and environmental issues to efforts supporting children at risk, single parent families and the elderly. the Odell Outreach program meets quarterly to arrange a number […]

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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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Flying Dog Brewery – Raging Bitch

7th August 2016

Czech Pilsner • 4.2 % ABV • Frederick, Maryland USA   Flying Dog brewery with their notable artwork by illustrator Ralph Steadman and the interesting beer names including Doggie Style, Pearl Necklace, Raging Bitch & Tropical bitch came to fruition in 1990 when Gerorge Stranahan & long time friend Richard Mcintyre opened their first brewpub in Woody […]

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To Øl – Baltic Frontier

10th July 2016

IPA• 6.5% ABV • Copenhagen, Denmark Another entry from To Øl’s Tobias Emil Jensen and Tore Gynther who were lucky to be given the opportunity to brew from the kitchens facilities of Det Fri Gymnasium where they were studying. After discussing with their then teacher Mikkel Borg Bjergsø of Mikkeller Beer fame about the state of beer from Danish brewers. […]

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Founders Brewing – Centennial IPA

2nd June 2016

My next beer comes all the way from Grand Rapids, United States and from the brewery known only  as Founders Brewing Co. With a plethora of awards under their belts including six world beer cup medals, four European Beer Star Medals and being listed in the top one hundred beers of the world on Beeradvocate.com, […]

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The Celt Experience – Silures

30th May 2016

Sticking with Celt beer and moving onto beer number two as part of my Wednesday #biertaster session. This time I’ll be trying the more sessionable Silures at 4.6%. One more firm favourite of mine from Celt and another IPA which has been infused with pine as well as being powerfully hopped god damn it! What […]

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