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Mikkeller – Keeper

4th November 2016

American Pilsner • 5 % ABV • Brewed at Sly Fox Brewing, Pennsylvania, USA My next beer comes from one of my favourite breweries with some of the most recognisable artwork in the world of craft beer, Mikkeller. A few months back, Mikkeller approved three different designs that would be used in their latest development – Canned beers. The […]

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The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

1st November 2016

Halloween has been and gone, bringing with it the a selection of great horror films, dodgy costumes and sugar. So much sugar! Well, aside from the sugar there was actually some pretty special beers to crack open in the form of ‘The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll & Mr. Hyde’, a collaboration effort by legendary […]

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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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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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Arrogant Brewing – Arrogant Bastard

17th October 2016

American Strong Ale • 7.2 % ABV • Brewed at Stone Brewing, Escondido, California USA Moving into American strong ale territory, my next beer comes from Arrogant Brewing. Arrogant Brewing themselves only started brewing back in 2015 after officially splitting from Stone Brewing who came up with the original recipe for the beer back in 1995. Aiming to produce […]

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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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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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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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Brewgooder – Clean Water Lager

4th October 2016

Lager • 4.5 % ABV • Brewed at Brewdog, Aberdeenshire, Scotland My next beer has been brewed by Brewdog through the guys at Brewgooder – a team that are on a mission to provide clean water for 1,000,000 people by donating 100% of their profits to clean water charities. With the rise in popularity for craft beer, as-well […]

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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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