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Beer – #1,060 – Kunstmann – Gran Torobayo

Not the usual this one is the big one, the Gran Torobayo. I was out buying beer from Hopscotch beer, you’d be familiar with their bottle, it’s in a lot of … Continue reading

November 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beer – #921 – Weezledog – DickleDoi Imperial Ruby Ale (A Redux)

Weezledog Dikledoi a beer I’ve had before a long time ago it seems, when I rated it highly after an interesting and interactive pouring session Anyway, enough salesman speak This … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #890 – Yeastie Boys – Her Majesty 2016

Arrived very late in the year  the Yeastie Boys Her Majesty – the 2016 version. I’m going ladies first, because it’s polite and because to be honest I’ve already had some … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Beer – #877 – Wells – Banana Bread

Wells Banana Bread beer. It’s an awful long time ago that I had this, and on checking it came up as beer #13 in the list, back when it was … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #733 – Batemans – Vintage Ale 2014

Beer from Ol’ Blighty today, an annual release of a beer they call ‘vintage’ it seems to me that this is just an annual brew and isn’t aged, but it’s … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Out and about – Speakers Corner

Speakers Corner pub, a local that has only changed slightly in many years, but it is much cleaner and crisper now. Gone are the booths and in are the high … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beer – #240 – St Peters – Christmas Ale

Hot Cross buns will be appearing in the stores soon, so what better reason than that to have a St Peters Christmas Ale. Fa la la la la la la la … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #210 – Morland – Old Crafty Hen (in a bottle)

Finishing then the shopping basket from the previously disastrous trip to the English shop – Morland Old Crafty Hen Brewed by Greene King in style of a  English Strong Ale  and that’s … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #111 – Liberty – High Carb Ale

Liberty Brewing Co – High Carb Ale, a New Zealand Strong Ale. Brewed by the Liberty Brewing in the style of a English Strong Ale and they do that in … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #35 – Adnams Broadside

Adnams Broadside made of  “Pale Ale malt and First Gold hops, Broadside is a dark ruby red beer rich in fruitcake aromas, almonds and conserved fruit.” it says. It’s a … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer – #20 in a series – Shepherd Neame 1698

For the win!  Shepherd Neame 1698 – This had just arrived in the English Corner Shop when I went shopping, so I did the decent thing and put some in the … Continue reading

April 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

Beer – #13 in a series – Banana Bread Beer

Gosh,  This is a very ‘fizzy” on the tounge beer this one. And whilst hit smells like Bananas it’s not  in a banana way,  more the sort of the banana you … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

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