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12 Beers of Xmas #12 - Imperial Stout Special Edition (Cloudwater)
OK it is nearly midnight so this will be quick.   Cloudwater of Manchester are the best brewery in the UK at the moment.  No debate here.  This bottle just confirms that fact.  And to think I have two more of their imperial stout editions that I am hibernat...

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12 Beers of Xmas #11 - Mooi & Meedogenloos (de Molen)
My second substitution of my #12BeersOfXmas and another trip into continental Europe.  Holland to be precise.   Brouwerij de Molen began brewing in 2004 in a windmill called De Arkhuif, a building dating back to 1697, situated in the town of Bodegraven.  Th...

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12 Beers of Xmas #10 - Sadako (Weird Beard)
Weird Beard from London are so loved that two northern beer bloggers I know voted them best overseas brewer this year!!!  High praise indeed.  I absolutely love their beers, especially on cask when you can find them, as indeed I did on more than one occasio...

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12 Beers of Xmas #9 - #500 (Nogne O)
My need for hops has been quenched.  Phew.   Nogne O (my keyboard doesn't have the right character but there should be a line through the 'O') is Norway's leading producer of craft beer and, here's a thing, the only producer of sake in Europe.  Their name m...

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12 Beers of Xmas #8 - Barrel Aged Even More Jesus VIII (Siren Craft w/ Evil Twin)
This beer is a late substitution for my planned beer #8.  Same brewery ( Siren Craft ) but this is a small bottle and due to having to catch up following an illness-induced dry day yesterday I thought this would be a better option.  It was a particularly at...

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12 Beers of Xmas #7 - Oak Aged Silverback (Blue Monkey)
Today we head to the East Midlands for a massive beer from those cheeky primates at Blue Monkey , a brewery established in 2008.  They are now based in Giltbrook where they produce up to 20,000 pints a beer each week with such great names such as BG Sips, A...

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12 Beers Of Xmas #6 - Imperious (Durham Brewery)
It's a special beer from Durham Brewery so it must be Christmas Day.  There is no need for debate here.  When it comes to bottled beer Durham Brewery are number one.  They have been brewing these crackers since 1994 and I have loved them for many years.  Th...

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12 Beers Of Xmas #5 - Christmas Ale (Harveys)
Harveys of Lewes is the oldest independent brewery in Sussex.  The business was started by John Harvey and his name lives on with the John Harvey Tavern pub across from the brewery.  The Harvey family acquired their current site in 1838 at a cost of £3100. ...

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12 Beers of Xmas #4 - 2014 Imperial Export Strength Stout (Dark Star)
For my fourth beer I am back in West Sussex.  Dark Star have been a leading light in my home county for many years and they are still expanding today with the opening of two new bars in 2016.  The Anchor Tap in Horsham opened in Spring 2016 and the Lockhart...

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12 Beers of Xmas #3 - Imperial Raspberry Stout (Thornbridge)
There is not much to be said about Thornbridge that readers here will not already know.  Thornbridge began brewing within the grounds of Thornbridge Hall, Derbyshire in 2005.  Their success was such they moved into a new state-of-the-art brewery in nearby B...
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