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Beer Club Box June 2017

Beer Club Box June 2017

The New World Dear beer lover, Name the best brewing nation in the world. Is it Belgium, with their rich history, unique styles and staunch traditions? Is it America, tearing up the rule book when the rest of the world had resigned themselves to it? Or the UK, clinging on desperately to its cask beer and brought to life by the American revolution? Or even Germany, the session beer lovers who have such good lager they mostly shrug at the new craft breweries springing up. You could make a case for all of them, but increasingly other nations are staking...

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Beer Club Box May 2017

Beer Club Box May 2017

Haze for Daze Dear beer lover, There are a lot of people who might try to tell you that haze is bad, that it’s a sign of badly brewed or kept beer. In some cases they’d be right – in particular it can be a sign of an unconditioned cask ale. But as craft beer hammers home its difference from macrobrewing, brewers are finding that there are some very good reasons for not filtering or fining a beer; that sometimes removing sediment from the beer also removes flavour. It’s not a new idea. Germans have always known it with their...

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Beer Club Box April 2017

Beer Club Box April 2017

Fruits of Labour Dear beer lover, It used to be that fruit beer was what you gave to someone who hated beer, in a final desperate bid to show them how diverse and exciting it can be. Because it may sound like a gimmick, but fruit beers have a rich history at the forefront of experimental brewing. From the naturalism of lambic to the modernism of a dry- grapefruited IPA, fruits can be used to find new flavours or heighten what is already there. The last time we did a fruit box, almost exactly a year ago, we got a...

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