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Dark Star Brewing Co. by Crème Brûlée

James N. is drinking a Crème Brûlée by Dark Star Brewing Co. at Three Wise Monkeys

Stout with a nice touch of caramel vanilla and lactose. Not over sweet or sickly

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Middle of the Road (Level 40) Earned the Middle of the Road (Level 40) badge!
Wild Weather Ales by Tornado Top Hat

James N. is drinking a Tornado Top Hat by Wild Weather Ales at Three Wise Monkeys

Plenty of banana flavour but rather thin for a wheat beer

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Northern Monk by Dark Neapolitan

James N. is drinking a Dark Neapolitan by Northern Monk at Three Wise Monkeys

Northern Monk are experts at making great dark beers. Fact.

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God Save the Queen (Level 92) Earned the God Save the Queen (Level 92) badge!
Alphabet Brewing Company by Juice Springsteen

James N. is drinking a Juice Springsteen by Alphabet Brewing Company at Three Wise Monkeys

Seriously juicy

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Session Life (Level 6) Earned the Session Life (Level 6) badge!
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan by Weihenstephaner Korbinian

James N. is drinking a Weihenstephaner Korbinian by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan at East Hill

Deep dark rich malt bomb.

Purchased at Beerwulf.com

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Photogenic Brew (Level 7) Earned the Photogenic Brew (Level 7) badge! 99 Bottles (Level 68) Earned the 99 Bottles (Level 68) badge!

Northern Monk by Festive Star Xmas Mocha Porter

James N. is drinking a Festive Star Xmas Mocha Porter by Northern Monk at East Hill

Missed the Xmas boat a bit but there's no gimmicky spicing here. A lovely wintry dark beer with deep smooth coffee flavour

Purchased at Hopsters

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For the Can (Level 9) Earned the For the Can (Level 9) badge! Heavy Weight  (Level 24) Earned the Heavy Weight (Level 24) badge!

Big Drop Brewing Co by Lager

James N. is drinking a Lager by Big Drop Brewing Co at East Hill

As with any no alcohol beer it's a little thin but good flavour. Better than John Smiths!

Purchased at Hopsters

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Low Gravity (Level 6) Earned the Low Gravity (Level 6) badge!
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan by Weihenstephaner Vitus

James N. is drinking a Weihenstephaner Vitus by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan at East Hill

Yeastier than marmite with thrush! But much tastier.

Purchased at Beerwulf.com

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Middle of the Road (Level 39) Earned the Middle of the Road (Level 39) badge!
Hepworth & Co by Gurkha Premium Lager Beer

James N. is drinking a Gurkha Premium Lager Beer by Hepworth & Co at Yak & Yeti

The 'Nepalese' beer from southern England! Pleasant to go with a curry but don't seek it out

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Brasserie Artisanale de Rulles by Brune

James N. is drinking a Brune by Brasserie Artisanale de Rulles at Colchester CAMRA Winter Ale Festival

Wonderful. Yeasty malty brown beer.

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The Dark Side (Level 4) Earned the The Dark Side (Level 4) badge!
Green Jack Brewing Company by Ripper

James N. is drinking a Ripper by Green Jack Brewing Company at Colchester CAMRA Winter Ale Festival

Rich and complex deep golden beer. Drinkable despite the strength. Dangerous!

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Tower of Beer (Level 78) Earned the Tower of Beer (Level 78) badge!
Witham Brewery by Scruffy Mild

James N. is drinking a Scruffy Mild by Witham Brewery at Colchester CAMRA Winter Ale Festival

Tastes smart, not scruffy! Lovely dark malty mid

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Riding Steady (Level 83) Earned the Riding Steady (Level 83) badge! God Save the Queen (Level 91) Earned the God Save the Queen (Level 91) badge!
Keppels Brewery by Tipsy Crow Stout

James N. is drinking a Tipsy Crow Stout by Keppels Brewery at Colchester CAMRA Winter Ale Festival

Solid, very drinkable stout

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Caskville (Level 16) Earned the Caskville (Level 16) badge!
Norfolk Brewhouse by Moon Gazer Belgique IPA

James N. is drinking a Moon Gazer Belgique IPA by Norfolk Brewhouse at Colchester CAMRA Winter Ale Festival

Not much in the way of Belgian flavour. Average IPA

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I Believe in IPA!  (Level 21) Earned the I Believe in IPA! (Level 21) badge!
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