Monthly Archives: September 2010

Thornbridge ‘Jaipur’ IPA

For this year’s Big Import (after the success of it, and of the BrewDog swag this time last year, we really should make it an annual tradition worthy of Capital Letters), the Overboss scored an actual metric tonne of beer … Continue reading

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Tuatara ‘Ardennes’

‘Ardennes’ is one of those beers that I forget about for ages, only to pleasantly surprise myself when I go back to it. In this case, I was cleaning out the fridge one night — as I do; I’ve turned … Continue reading

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White Rabbit ‘Dark Ale’

I have to explain to people sometimes, at work, that if I compare something to Little Creatures Pale Ale, then I think that thing is a very good thing indeed. So I was curious to try something from White Rabbit, … Continue reading

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Twisted Hop ‘Sauvin’ Pilsner (with Hallertau hops)

Well now. This was a rollercoaster ride. 1) Kegs of Twisted Hop Pils arrive at work, and the people rejoice — I’ve said before that this stuff is a frontrunner candidate for All-Time All-Staff Favourite at work. 2) The Overboss … Continue reading

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Golden Bear ‘Bear Trappe’ 2010

I suspected I’d like this; it was recommended by a few people who are usually good for such things (including Kieran, the Beer Wizard in Residence at Regional). But I was pleasantly surprised to utterly freaking love it. Golden Bear … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Ah, Hello World. What a fine tradition you are. Notwithstanding the time-travelling posts that appear before this one, I felt I should leave this mostly-default post in place, as a token of when the Beer Diary blogthing actually started. As … Continue reading

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Coopers Original Pale Ale

This entry from Diary II is unique (so far), in that it contains absolutely no tasting notes. Coopers bloody-lovely Pale is something I’ve had umpteen times before, but had never given its own entry; the Diaries were never about recommendations … Continue reading

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