Category Archives: England

Wychcraft Blonde Ale

4.5% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleMarston’s PLC – http://www.wychwood.co.uk/Witney, England “Hwicce” is an Old English word for trunk or chest…maybe a sacred one.  Back in the year 700 or so, when England was dozens upon dozens of warring tribes, the Hwicce … Continue reading

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Worcester Sorcerer Ale

4.3% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleSadler’s Ales – http://www.sadlersales.co.uk/Stourbridge, England Worcester is about 35 km south of Stourbridge, but of course I had to look up online both towns and that distance to be able to say that.  Speaking of being … Continue reading

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Wells Banana Bread Beer

5.2% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleWells and Young’s Brewing Company – http://www.wellsandyoungs.co.uk/Bedford, England Just when you think you’ve had a beer with every adjunct imaginable, along comes something to prove you wrong.  Seriously, this beer contains bananas.  It smells a bit … Continue reading

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Hobgoblin Ale

5.2% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleMarston’s PLC – http://www.wychwood.co.uk/Witney, England “Nilbogboh is Hobgoblin spelled backwards!”  The hobgoblin is a magical creature, a kind of friendly, mischievous goblin that’s not at all as evil as a regular goblin.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Goliath Ale

4.2% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleMarston’s PLC – http://www.wychwood.co.uk/Witney, England The beer to slay a mighty thirst!  The Goliath of the bible was a champion warrior of the Philistines, whose height was six cubits and a span.  A cubit is measured … Continue reading

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Marston’s Pedigree V.S.O.P. Ale

6.7% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleMarston’s PLC – http://www.marstonsbeercompany.co.uk/Burton Upon Trent, England Cognac is distilled and aged wine from France.  After cognac has aged at least four years, you can call it Very Superior Old Pale (VSOP).  Marston’s has stolen this … Continue reading

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St. Peter’s English Ale

4.5% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleSt. Peter’s Brewery Co. Ltd. – http://www.stpetersbrewery.co.uk/Bungay, England I don’t think I’ll ever get to meet the real Saint Peter, not with all the jokes I’m making in my head about their hometown of “Bungay” right … Continue reading

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