Beers from the Fridge #5 – Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René

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Dry, appetising and complex, Lindemans Cuvée René is exceedingly dry and traditional gueuze made from blending young and aged Lambic beers. bottled with the wild-spontaneous yeast flora, the beer is re-fermented in the cellar in the “méthode champenoise”. The commercial description is a masterpiece in understatement: A golden hue sets off the wonderful almost champagne like taste. This beer isn’t to everyone’s taste but is a classic style and one to be savoured. Read more on the Lindemans web site.

Beers from the Fridge #4 – Fordham Rams Head IPA

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Aggressively hopped, West Coast style IPA. Asserting its dominance with 75 IBUs, this beer contains pale, munich and rye malts, as well as Bravo, Chinook and Motueka hops. Representing a departure from Fordham’s characteristic sessionability beers, Rams Head challenges drinkers to “Defy the ordinary. Take life by the horns”. Commercial description: Rams Head IPA challenges easy drinking, Flavor charged and aggressively hopped, this ale immediately brandishes its horns, asserting dominance with a head butt of aroma. Visit their web site …


99 cans of beer on the shelf, 99 cans of beer!

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Austin Beerworks (located in where else, but Texas) has just introduced a 99-can pack of their 5% Peacemaker IPA.They come in 7-foot long boxes that weigh almost 6 stones, and with 99 beers for $99.99 are proving very popular with drinkers. That’s some shelf you need to stack those babies on, and an even bigger trolley to get them to the car in. And a bigger car to get them into! But then they do everything bigger in Texas, don’t …


IPA Trail final menu.

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Just Beer Micropub’s announced lineup for the 2nd Newark CAMRA IPA Trail, which starts on August 1st and runs until the 10th, has changed slightly with the Great Heck Twisted Heart being a no-show. Never fear, we have replaced it with an IPA from brand-new Cambridge brewery, Calverley’s, which started brewing only a couple of months ago. So the revised (and final) IPA menu is as follows: BlackJack (Manchester) – Farmhouse Red (Red IPA) 7.0% Calverley’s (Cambridge) – IPA (English …

Come and Meet the Brewers on July 19th.

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Just Beer is taking part in the first ever RACOON (Real Ale Collective of Newark) event, which is a ‘Meet the Brewer’ day to be held on the afternoon of Saturday 19th July. We will be featuring not one, but two meet the brewer sessions, the first with Dave Tizard from Funfair which runs from 2pm – 4pm, followed by a chance to meet Kathy Britton from Oldershaws which kicks off at 4pm until 6pm. Both are LocAle Breweries and …

3rd Just Beer Beer Festival (JBBF3).

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We are holding the third Just Beer Beer Festival (JBBF3) to coincide with the Newark CAMRA Beer Festival next weekend (23rd-26th May). Up to 17 beers available at one time served both from handpump and direct from cellar, ensuring the perfect serving temperature. We have once again scoured the country for the best beers and are bringing you some crackers from no less than six brand-new breweries (2013) including the first brew from 3 Brewers. Full list is below, and …

Exciting times!

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Last month we featured the first two beers from Medieval Beers of Bestwood – Crusader and Chivalry. Yesterday we took delivery of the first beers from the brand-new Navigation brewery in Nottingham. Today we are expecting to receive the first brews from Ilkeston’s North Star brewery and tomorrow two casks from Reedley Hallows of Burnley are arriving. We have the first gyles coming from Hucknall brewery Lincoln Green just as soon as brewer Anthony is operational, hopefully at the beginning …

Just Beer goes lager.

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After 20 months of selling only cask beer, we have decided to introduce a keg lager onto the bar at Just Beer. In keeping with our ideals, this will not be a mass produced product. No, Sireee! After much research, we have managed to source a lager from the brand-new Blázen micro-brewery from the Czech Republic. This is the first time any of their beer has ever appeared in the UK and the 4.5% keg lager, Kočičí Moči (pronounced Kochichi …