Bristol Beer Factory and Dark Star Brewing Co. Southern Conspiracy

bristol beer factory and dark star brewing company Southern Conspiracy collaboration beerSouthern Conspiracy is a collaboration beer between Bristol Beer Factory and Dark Star Brewing Company, I had the chance to try this beer this week at the Bristol Beer Factory brewery tour – so what did I think of it?

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Arbor Ales Citra – Beer of the Weekend

Arbor Ales Citra single hop IPAArbor Ales Citra is this week’s Beer of the Weekend, I first came across this beer on tap during an afternoon visiting some of the pubs in Bristol and ever since have been looking out for it – this weekend I came across it once again but this time in bottles.

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Box Steam Brewery

box steam brewery logoBox Steam Brewery produce a fine selection of real ales in my home county of Wiltshire, last Autumn they moved from their location in Colerne to a larger site in Holt, I was lucky enough to visit them and see how some of my favourite local beers are made.

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Wychwood Ginger Beard

wychwood ginger beardWychwood Ginger Beard had me at the name, the bottle with an angry dwarf on it topped the name so I just had to try it, but will it break the mould of the last few Wychwood fruity beers I have tried?

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Joseph Holt Humdinger – Beer of the Weekend

joseph holt humdingerJoseph Holt Humdinger is this week’s Beer of the Weekend, another one of my go-to beers and one for the honey beer drinkers out there.

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Friday Session: So lonely…

The Session beer blogging friday 65 so lonely...This months Friday Session hosted by Booze, Beats and Bites, we were challenged to write about drinking alone, not something I have done often, but here are my thoughts.

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St Austell HSD – Beer of the Weekend

st austell HSDSt Austell HSD is this week’s Beer of the Weekend, if you like St Austell’s beer Tribute then you really ought to try HSD.

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Box Steam Brewery Derail Ale

box steam brewery derail aleBox Steam Brewery Derail Ale is mix between the stronger style of IPA and what has come to be known as “IPA” but does this mix have any appeal?

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Skinner’s Heligan Honey – Beer of the Weekend

skinner's heligan honeySkinner’s Heligan Honey is this week’s Beer of the Weekend, I first came across this at a beer festival and was delighted when I saw it on the shelf in a local supermarket.

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Brewdog Zeitgeist

Brewdog zeitgeist black lagerBrewdog Zeitgeist is a black lager, I have had this bottle sitting waiting for the right moment to open. With the announcement that a Brewdog Bar should be opening in Bristol in the Autumn I thought that this was that moment.

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