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Great Britain UK Easter Weekend Beerage

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Aye, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. Aye

    Aye

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    Short lived thread to celebrate the best part of five days of the feast of Dipso Lushus.

    I have about half a dozen bank holiday weekend beer festivals within half an hour of me including 2 pie and ale fests. Breweries featured that I am unfamiliar with include; Emelisse, Sunny Republic, Siren Craft, Hop Studio and Leamside. Amongst all that a trip to the nearest (only) specialist beer shop to stock up on some favourites.

    What's going to tear you away from/accompany your viewing of the Carry On films marathon?
     
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    Really great brewery, particulary in the last year or so. Try their black IPA if it's available.
     
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    Black IPA
    Two versions of their RIS
    Espresso Stout
    TIPA

    I'll fill me boots
     
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    Well, a week from tod ay I'll be at The Haaging Bat for Easter Monday.
     
  5. CwrwAmByth

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    But as it's a beer festival prepare yourself for the usual disappointment of them having nothing you planned for.

    Maybe plan for a load of crappy bitters, then they won't have run out of the stuff you want?
     
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    They've really upped the ante on their white labels. Their imperial stout on Wild Turkey is probably better than Hel & Verdoemenis, and that's saying something coming from probably the biggest Molen fan this side of the pond.
     
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    I recommend Hop Studio - a superb little York brewery that make some cracking brews. Gold and Blonde in particular.....
     
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    Went to the Siren launch a few weeks ago. All very solid, particularly the red IPA.
     
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    Stringers Dry Stout. Very nice!
     
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    So do any breweries do Easter beers? Not sure what one would be like, but I swear I've heard the term hot cross ale before...
     
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    I'm also sure I've come across a hot cross bun beer, would have swerved it.
     
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    Looked it up, Morrisons Hot Cross Ale. Looks quite gimmicky.

    Started off my Easter with Saltaire Triple Chocoholic.
     
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    Oddly enough I have a bottle of that too, just going to wait until the Easter egg overload has subsided and the queasiness eases.
     
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    hop studio, york blummin brill beer and its brewed in yorkshire
     
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    Brewfist Spaceman IPA, what a fantastic beer. Would like another bottle right now but will have to settle for De La Senne Taras Bulba
     
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    Arbor Ales Goo Goo G'joob
     
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    DYBC Nightfall Black IPA
    Ridgeway Bad King John
    Celt Dak Age
    Strands Pied Piper
    Saltaire Triple Chocoholic
     
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