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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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Odell Brewing Company – Drumroll APA

American Pale Ale • 5.3 % ABV • Fort Collins, Colorado USA Odell Brewing Company started their journey back in 1989 when Doug, Wynne and Corkie Odell converted a grain elevator, dating back to 1915 on the outskirts of Fort Collins, into their brewery. Their success has led to the development of a 45,000 square foot brewery in […]

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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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Hitachino Nest – Amber Ale

14th September 2016

Amber Ale • 6% ABV • Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan Time for a trip to Japan where I’ll be trying a beer from Hitachino Nest, a part of the Kiuchi Brewery who can trace their roots all the way back to 1823, where they produced sake using excess rice stocks collected from farmers as land tax. Hitachino […]

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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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White Hag Brewing Company – Red Doe

7th September 2016

Red IPA • 4.2 % ABV • Ballymote, Ireland White Hag Brewing Company are based in Ballymote, Ireland and get their unusual brewery name from Irish Mythology. It was believed that the hag was involved in the harvest, the weather and creation. Deemed not just as a witch but  as mother nature herself. They brew a range of […]

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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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