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Watsons Brewery

Colchester, Essex England

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1 man, 1BBL. Est Dec 2016. Brewing a wide range of beers, tweaking recipes rather th Show More

Beer List

Black Otter

IPA - Black / Cascadian Dark Ale

Last brewed Sept 2021 brew #125. A cask and bottle brew. This one at 5.9%abv, a higher gravity as it's a beer festival brew.

5% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.73)
94 Ratings
Added 12/20/16
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Cocos Nucifera

Stout - Milk / Sweet

Raspberry and coconut chocolate milk stout. Wowzers.

5.7% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.86)
53 Ratings
Added 04/03/18
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Black Lava

Porter - English

A hint of liquorice and vanilla in a deep, complex porter. Brewed first in late 2016, then in late 2017 as 'Xmas Black Lava' with seasonal spices, and… Read More

5% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.54)
45 Ratings
Added 01/27/17
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Feersum Kitty

Stout - Other

Last brewed Sept 2021 brew #125. Marmalade and dried and fresh orange peel in the boil (and some in the fermenter) for a robust stout with bitter orangeyness.… Read More

5.9% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.63)
39 Ratings
Added 10/11/18
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Old Ben's Chocolate Oatmeal Stout

Stout - Oatmeal

A smooth, session stout with a gentle roastiness and chocolate backbone (but not too sweet). Great-grandfather Benjamin Stockton Watson was a Methodist… Read More

5.3% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.77)
36 Ratings
Added 02/24/17
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Amarazaka

Pale Ale - American

APA with Amarillo and late and dry hopped with Azacca, a new hop named after the Haitian voodoo god of the harvest, hence the name. Lots of tropical fruity… Read More

4.3% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.7)
35 Ratings
Added 09/08/17
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Byrhtnoth

Porter - English

Byrhtnoth fell when leading a valiant defence of Maldon from the Vikings, refusing the option to pay 5 gold rings for them to sail away without doing… Read More

5% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.8)
35 Ratings
Added 01/29/19
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Khandsari

Stout - Other

Last brewed - Brew #117 August 2021 - Muscovado cane sugar stout. Lots of cane sugar (bags of it) added to the kettle! Bottle only this time.

5.2% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.88)
32 Ratings
Added 02/07/20
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8 Grain American Stout

Stout - American

8 different grains, US hops and yeast for a roasty hoppy and complex stout. ABV will vary as I do tweak recipes across brews and don't worry unduly about… Read More

5.8% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.84)
35 Ratings
Added 03/18/17
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Caracolillo

Porter - English

Coffee porter with rye to give it that little bit extra. (That little bit extra rye taste mostly). Uses peaberry coffee beans (aka Caracolillo beans)… Read More

5.1% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.8)
33 Ratings
Added 02/02/18
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Bravo Delta

Brown Ale - American

A bit hoppier than the British brown ale, using, perhaps unsurprisingly, Bravo and Delta hops from the States. Brew #41 March 2018 and Brew #72 April… Read More

5.5% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.61)
34 Ratings
Added 04/09/18
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Equamoz

IPA - Imperial / Double

Brew #69 : DDH DIPA with Equinox and Mosaic hops, keg and bottle only. Brew #75 : DIPA in casks and bottles

6.5% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.68)
34 Ratings
Added 03/30/19
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Ruby Vee

Porter - Other

Latest brew : #122 September 2021, a stronger beerfest edition, also bottles. Previously 'Rubus Vainilla'.

6.4% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.86)
29 Ratings
Added 08/30/19
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Ygrrfur

Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Last brewed Sept 2021 brew #124, a full bodied scotch ale.

5.9% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.73)
30 Ratings
Added 05/26/18
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West Coast IPA

IPA - American

Brew #2 in late 2016, Brew #8 in early 2017, and Brew #46 in summer 2018. Lots of Citra and Simcoe hops, American yeast. Unfined and hazy. ABV will vary… Read More

5.9% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.52)
29 Ratings
Added 01/16/17
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Samambaia

Stout - Milk / Sweet

Mocha Milk Stout. Chocolate malt and cacao nibs (in the tun, in the boil, in the fermenter) and Fazenda Samambaia coffee, freshly ground (at flameout… Read More

5.6% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.78)
30 Ratings
Added 10/27/17
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White Otter

IPA - English

After several brews of Black Otter BIPA, a version brewed without the B. So a non-black Black IPA. Let's call it an IPA shall we? I let the mash, boil… Read More

6% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.61)
28 Ratings
Added 01/13/18
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2017 Old Ale

Old Ale

Dark, fruity and warming. A few bottles released in 2017, and the single cask available at a Tryanuary event in Jan 2018, ad the rest of the bottles held… Read More

5.8% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.76)
26 Ratings
Added 12/03/17
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Chico

Pale Ale - American

Brew #96 - American Ale (aka Chico) yeast, and Chinook, Cascade and Centennial hops.

5% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.45)
21 Ratings
Added 02/07/20
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Basu le Maistre

Porter - Other

A Chocolate Oatmeal Porter. Seeking a Bristolian link for the name, as I knew a kilderkin was headed there, I named it after two members of University… Read More

5.3% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.53)
23 Ratings
Added 03/18/19
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XEROPHUX

Stout - Imperial / Double

XEROPHUX is so badass his name is always in capitals. A robust imperial stout, none of this 'dangerously drinkable/doesn't taste it's abv' malarkey. Read More

8.2% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.89)
22 Ratings
Added 12/01/18
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Ygrrfur II : Raisin Hell

Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Ygrrfur II : Raisin Hell has a sekrit ingredient. Can you guess what it is?

5.6% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.89)
21 Ratings
Added 03/05/19
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Mozarillo

Pale Ale - American

A Mosaic and Amarillo American Pale Ale. Last brewed March 2021, brew #113.

6.1% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.71)
20 Ratings
Added 08/30/19
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Boudicca of the Iceni

IPA - American

Brew #64. Brewed in Q1 2019. Late hopped and dry hopped with Simcoe, Cascade, and Amarillo. #3 in the Monarchs of East Anglia series. Casks and bottles. Read More

6.2% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.55)
20 Ratings
Added 02/15/19
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Colonia Hibernus

Stout - English

Winter is coming. So what you need is a strong, roasty and smoky stout.

5.6% ABV
N/A IBU
(3.54)
19 Ratings
Added 12/01/18
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