Keeping Cool at Hoddlesden Reservoir

https://www.visorando.co.uk/walk-abbey-village-reservoirs-circular/ Description (D/A) Follow the road north to the track heading northeast off the main road. Plenty of parking on the main road in the village. Take track northeast towards farm building. Pass buildings on the west side then upslope to the dam. Cross dam wall and continue upslope to grassland. Footpath heads northeast to […]

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July 19, 2022

Brewdog Day

BrewDog Candy Kittens For the latest collaboration beer, Brewdog have teamed up with Candy Kittens who have been shaking up the sweet game for the past decade. Our liquid tribute to the gourmet gummies is just as big on flavour as its inspiration. The beer pours bright pink, with notes of tropical guava and ripe […]

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July 15, 2022

Weekend beer selection

Robinsons Old Tom With Ginger / Ginger Tom Originally labelled as Ginger Tom. Label was changed to read Old Tom With Ginger circa 2011. Ginger Tom is a lively breed indeed, a subtle snap of ginger creates lovely purring warmth for those cold winter nights, or a refreshing summer beverage when served over ice. Specially […]

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July 10, 2022

All Very Dark

Brew York Imperial Tonkoko Stout We’ve beefed up Tonkoko and brewed an imperial version, set to launch at the 2017 Leeds International Beer Festival. Expect an even bigger coconut, Tonka, Cacao & Vanilla hit, to compliment the extra abv. Wrapped in a creamy sweet milk stout. Lancaster Black Lancaster Black is a classic, traditional stout […]

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May 29, 2022

I’m Shrinking

Rushmere Country Park A great place to discover nature and enjoy the outdoors with over 400 acres of woodland, heathland and meadows to enjoy.  Come and view herons nesting in Spring from our outdoor café terrace, discover fairy doors and the Giant’s Chair along our Sculpture Trail, walk the dog, specialist cycling facilities with Ridge Riders cross country trail and jump […]

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May 28, 2022

Strange, but need to try all sorts

BrewDog Candy Kittens For our latest collaboration beer, we have teamed up with Candy Kittens who have been shaking up the sweet game for the past decade. Our liquid tribute to the gourmet gummies is just as big on flavour as its inspiration. The beer pours bright pink, with notes of tropical guava and ripe […]

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May 20, 2022

Shepherd Neame 1698

“Kentish Strong Ale”.First brewed in 1998 as a special @ 10.5% abv to celebrate Shepherd Neame’s tricentenary. A cask version at 4.5% was also released. Was made a pasteurised bottle regular at 6.5% under the name Celebration Ale. Relaunched in March 2005 as a bottle conditioned strong ale @ 6.5% simply as 1698.Only local hops […]

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May 19, 2022

Just Weired

BrewDog Tony’s Hopolonely White Chocolate & Raspberry Milkshake IPA Our Tony’s Hopolonely collaboration brings one of the amazing chocolatiers bars to life in beer form! This white chocolate and raspberry milkshake IPA combines sweetness and sharp fruit with a bold mouthfeel that gives this beer style its name – milkshake. The nose is all sweet […]

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May 14, 2022

Old Peculier is definitely up there with my favorites 

Buxton Whetstone A full-bodied and full-flavoured IPA – in the West Coast style. Assertive but balanced hop bitterness complements the malt backbone. Aromas are forthright, coming from the big dry-hopping with Columbus, Ahtanum, Azacca and Ekuanot. 3rd Place – Alpha King Challenge, Europe 2021 Theakston Old Peculier  Abv reduced from 5.7 to 5.6 in 2010. […]

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May 13, 2022