Another from Wychwood

HOBGOBLIN GOLD A solid gold legend. The combination of four hop varieties infused with malted barley and a touch of wheat give this easy drinking golden beer tropical aromas of citrus and passion fruit. A biscuit-like malt base gives way to heaps of fresh lemon and lime zest. A hop kick riot of rascally refreshment.

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January 30, 2021

Great Beer for starting at Quarter to Seven

Fullers 1845 First brewed in 1995 for the 150th anniversary of the brewery. Winner of CAMRA Champion Bottle Conditioned Beer of Britain (1998-1999). Ingredients: Pale Malt (mix of Pipkin, Maris Otter and Halcyon), crystal and amber malt from Simpsons. Goldings hops. Described by Roger Protz as ’a rich beer with a fruit cake aroma, spices […]

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January 29, 2021

Definitely a Champion of Beers

McEwan’s Champion Used to be known as No 1; then in 1997 it was re-named No 1 Champion Ale after winning a Tesco bottled beer competition; renamed in 2004 to Champion. Production moved from Fountain to John Smiths in Dec 2004. Also see Gordon Highland Scotch. Production moved to Bedford in late 2011 following the […]

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January 23, 2021

Let the weekend begin

Fullers Honey Dew A light golden beer with a zesty edge and a hint of honey sweetness, Organic Honey Dew is a naturally palatable brew that finds popularity among lager drinkers as well as ale fans. It’s a popular misconception that only the honey is organic, but in fact the beer is brewed with entirely […]

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January 22, 2021

The Weekend Collection

Brains The Rev James Originally brewed by Crown Buckley as Reverand James Original Ale, the brand was kept by Brains when they aquired Crown Buckley in 1998. The Rev. James is named after the founder of Buckley’s Brewery the Reverend James Buckley (1770 – 1839). It is brewed to a traditional recipe and has been […]

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January 15, 2021

Another M&S beer, what a surprise.

M&S London Porter A sweetish, caramel-flavoured beer with afternotes of smoky maltiness. The London Porter is brewed in Greenwich, using no fewer than seven malts to recreate a historic recipe from the mid-1700s. Serve chilled with meats or cheese.

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January 9, 2021

Fancy M&S producing Beer

Old Man Ale Contract brewed by Beer Counter at Hepworths for Coniston. Was brewed at Brakspear from 1998 to 2002 @ 5%. “A rich classic ale, ruby red in color with a subtle yet strong fruit aroma. Full bodied and balanced with a hint of the finest challenger hops.” Marks & Spencer Cambridgeshire Golden Ale […]

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January 8, 2021

Am I the name of the Beer ?

Bitter and Twisted “Bottled with approximately 1/3rd less Carbon Dioxide than most beers. This results in a fresher more natural tasting beer. Combines Hallertau Hersbrücker with Challenger. Late hopped with Styrian Goldings, which gives a sharpness like the twist of a lemon.”

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January 1, 2021

A fine but varied collection

Chocolate Orange Stout A blend of two iconic flavours packed into a luscious stout. A match made in heaven! Arguably two of the most loved flavours of chocolate and orange combine perfectly in this rich and deep stout. Big chocolate notes arise from the blend of dark chocolate malt that we use in the mash.Flaked […]

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December 28, 2020