Ale Review; Tesco Single Hopped Kentish
Nov30

Ale Review; Tesco Single Hopped Kentish

Tesco has launched a new own-label beer supporting the British Hop Association (BHA). Tesco is the first supermarket to carry the BHA’s logo on its new own-label beer – Single Hopped Kentish Ale – which has been produced in collaboration with UK brewer Shepherd Neame.  I’ve enjoyed a bottle of Shepherd Neame beer before – it often seems to go well with a hot curry, so I was more than happy to receive a bottle to try...

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Drinking a Vintage Ale
Apr17

Drinking a Vintage Ale

I was given a bottle of beer to try by my step-dad David the other week – and it was a little different to say the least! It was a bottle of Fullers ‘Vintage Ale’ – still in its slightly mottled box.  Each year Fullers create a ‘best of the best’ ale – using their favourite ingrediants (malts and hops), and make it strong enough to last.  The bottle I had was the 2003 vintage – that’s right, 7 years old!  It was one of 50,000 made...

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