REVIEW: Brooklyn Pennant Ale ’55


Brooklyn Brewery
Pennant Ale 55′
5%
New York, USA

I’ve already expressed my love for Brooklyn Brewery, it is one of the reasons I got really into ale and unique beers. So when I spotted this fantastic looking ale in my local beer shop I had to purchase a couple of bottles.
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REVIEW: Beavertown Gamma Ray


Beavertown Brewery
Gamma Ray
5.4%
Hackney, London, UK

A relatively new brewery, Beavertown has exploded into the scene in London with some of the finest beers in the country. Founded in 2011 in Hackney, it’s named Beavertown because centuries ago Hackney was apparently called Beavertown. There are five ‘core’ beers and Gamma Ray is one of the most famous of the five.
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REVIEW: Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA


Flying Dog Brewery
Snake Dog IPA
7.1%
Maryland, USA

Flying Dog was one of the first American breweries I got really obsessed about, in particular their fantastic pale ale, which is wonderfully named Doggie Style. The brewery was founded back in 1990, so it is a relatively “older” brewery compared to many of the new upstart microbreweries. It originally opened in Colorado and after 16 successful years including an award for Doggie Style in 1991 it acquired the Wild Goose brand when they purchased the Frederick Brewing Company located in Frederick, Maryland, and in January 2008 all production was moved to the Maryland facility.
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