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Social Drinking – the power of Twitter

My beer epiphany came relatively late in life, but fortuitously it coincided with the “craft beer revolution” in this country. By the time I joined Twitter I was inclined to go for a Young’s Special or Landlord rather than a Guinness, and would pick … Continue reading

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Five Points Brewing Co. Old Greg’s Barley Wine

I don’t do new year resolutions as a rule but I’ve decided to start a beer “cellar” rather than simply drink what I have when I have it. I’ve had some great beers that would have lent themselves to ageing in recent … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas: Days 8 and 9

We had friends over yesterday and as I went through the futile, masochistic, self flagellatory act of cleaning the house before they arrived, I contemplated what beers to get in. I also had to decide where to go to get … Continue reading

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The Westbury, Wood Green

I live near Wood Green. It has shops so it’s convenient go there to get shopping. This means it can also be really busy, pandemonium even, particularly on a Saturday afternoon. And until recently there wasn’t even a single decent boozer in … Continue reading

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Five Points Brewing Co – The Core Range

Pale Railway Porter IPA Hook Island Red I’ve been a fan of Hackney’s Five Points since its inception in 2013, my first beer being a trial brew of the Pale bought in the Stoke Newington branch of Borough Wines. It’s a solid … Continue reading

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