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Jubilee Beers: Marston’s Single Hop Sovereign

This week I will be trying some of the beers released for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, first up is Marston’s Single Hop Sovereign.

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Seasonal Session: Spring 2012 – Spring Gold Beers

For our first Seasonal Session (spring 2012) we are going take some unsuspecting drinkers and serve them up a selection of bottled spring golden beers. The review panel are not real ale boffins and none of them have ever tried … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Tasting Notes

This week we delve into the world of beer tasting notes, these can be almost as diverse as the beers themselves. But with a little guidance and some experience you will soon be able to navigate even the most cryptic … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Your first beer festival pt.2 – The Beer Festival

In the last article I gave a guide on how to prepare for your beer festival, this week we look at the big day and what you can expect from a beer festival.

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Wetherspoons Spring Real Ale Festival

The Wetherspoons Real Ale festival is here again with 50 ales over the weeks from 14th March to 1st of April. The beers presented are from a wide range of breweries, and cover most styles. There should be something for … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Your first beer festival pt.1 – Preparation

A beer festival is the ideal oportunity to try a whole range of beers which might not otherwise be available or which you might not normally consider. In this article I will give you some tips on selecting a beer … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Tasting and describing your beer

In this article we will look at tasting and describing your beer, these are skills which will help in your quest to find your next “best beer” and will prove invaluable when you are tasting beers with a group or … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: How to tell what beer you like

Often people ask me how they can tell what beer they really like, amongst these are the safe drinkers who always return to their “favourite” beer, because they know they like it and also those who simply don’t know what … Continue reading

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