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Beer the Second: A Weighty Cog

Canada’s oceans are something to behold. The country is braced by two great seas of the world, the Atlantic and Pacific. But oceans are unexplored territory. 1,190 more words


Beer the First: The Moose Celebrates

I’ve spoken about Moosehead before, regarding their Lager. I said it was normal, to a radical degree. Abnormal normality may be a verbal paradox, but in the case of that beer, no other phrase could accurately describe its taste and body. 1,122 more words


Everyone Gose Mad

Brewer : Mad River Brewing

Location : Blue Lake, Ca

Alcohol % :  4.9

IBU : 13

Appearance : Very large foam head. It has a bright yellow color and is quite cloudy being unfiltered… 119 more words

American Beers

That looks off, mate: why craft beer lovers are falling for murky ales

(Source: www.theguardian.com)

New techniques producing hazy, unfiltered beers preserve flavour and add silken textures, claim brewers. But how can you tell if you’ve been sold a bad pint? 524 more words


Birthday Beers + Beer Bear = Bloody Brilliant!

Gift giving is a dying art.

What the ruddy hell has that got to do with beer?

Give me this little left field introduction and I promise we will get to the beer.

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The Mayflower

117 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 4NF


Nearest Tube: Bermondsey

The hook

The Mayflower is yet another of those black-beamed, flower-festooned, olde worlde pubs by the Thames that are almost impossible for the passer-by to resist. 265 more words

The Ale of Pride

The seven deadly sins are Lust, Greed, Gluttony, Wrath, Sloth, Envy and Pride. Pride, or rather hubris, is the theme we’re after here. It’s what caused Lucifer to fall from grace. 1,380 more words