REVIEW: The Five Points Brewing Co IPA

The Five Points Brewing Co
IPA
7.1%
Hackney, London, UK

Five Points make fantastic beers. They have three core beers, Hook Island Red, Pale Ale and Railway Porter. They currently produce my favourite porter and favourite red beer so when I found out they were taking a foray into IPA I was ridiculously excited. My favourite style of beer, IPA and one of my favourite London breweries, Five Points, what could go wrong?
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REVIEW: Septem Microbrewery Thursday’s

Septem Microbrewery
Thursday’s Red Ale
4.5%
Athens, Greece

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Another beer sent to me via Beer52 and their monthly craft-beer magazine style subscription service. This time a beer from Greece, from the Septem Microbrewery in the Athens area. I was a big fan of Santorini Brewing Company Red Donkey, also from Greece and you see my thoughts here. But how would this fellow Greek beer compare?

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REVIEW: The Five Points Brewing Co Hook Island Red

The Five Points Brewing Company
Hook Island Red
6%
Hackney, London, UK

I got very excited last summer when Five Points Brewery, a short walk from Hackney overground station opened and visited on two different brewery open days. Every beer I tried within the brewery was tasty but it was the Hook Island Red that really showed the most promise. I previously said very good things about their pale ale here a few months ago here. But it was the red ale that I fell in love with.

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