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IPA Trail 2016

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Please join us in celebrating International IPA Day 2016 on the 4th August with the Newark CAMRA IPA Trail, which starts tomorrow (29th July) running through to the 7th August. This year, as usual, we have some crackers lined up for you, including a collaboration between Imperial and Steel City of Sheffield and Reptilian Cervesa Artesenal from Spain. Also noteworthy are Staggeringly Good, as we have some of their first cask beer since opening their new brewery a couple of …

Get Ready for the 2nd Newark CAMRA IPA Trail.

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Just Beer Micropub is delighted to be part of the 2nd Newark CAMRA IPA Trail, which starts on August 1st and runs until the 10th, encompassing International IPA day which this year is on the 7th. We have worked hard to find some cracking beers covering several IPA styles for your enjoyment and are are pleased to announce our list as follows, in alphabetical order (all subject to delivery, of course): BlackJack (Manchester) – Farmhouse Red (Red IPA) 7.0% Derby …

#IPAday – It’s International IPA Day!

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It’s International IPA Day! And to celebrate in style, Just Beer is taking part in Newark CAMRA’s 1st IPA Trail. Expect an eclectic selection of IPA styles at Just Beer – three on the bar at all times during the Trail, which runs from today through to Sunday 4th (stocks permitting!). To kick off today, we will be featuring a North Riding/Revolutions collaboration brew, Punch the Clock. Brewed at the North Riding Hotel in Scarborough, this 7.8% is an American …

IPA Day – What is IPA?

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Gearing up for International IPA day on August 1st and, in particular, the first ever Newark CAMRA IPA Trail which runs from August 1st-4th, it has been surprising how many people have asked the question ‘What is IPA?’ There have been many, many thousands of words written about this classic beer style over the years and we’re not about to cover the subject here, but this Wiki article will give you a good backgound history of the style. It is …

Don’t forget International IPADay!

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Tomorrow sees the second ever International IPAday and you can be assured we will have a good choice at Just Beer! From tomorrow we will be serving: Sadler’s (Windsor Castle Brewery) from Stourbridge, West Mids, Red IPA at 5.7%, described as “Grapefruit, pine and toffee in the aroma. Hoppy and sweet taste with a fairly strong bitterness and notes of pine, grapefruit and peach.” From Stringer’s in Ulverston, Cumbria, we have Paint It Black IPA at a mere 5.5% which …

What should we call Black IPA?

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Cruella, a 4.8% Black IPA brewed by Brewsters brewery, went on sale last night and prompted at least an hour’s worth of heated debate! I think most discerning drinkers know what style of beer Black IPA – love it or hate it – pertains to be. Basically it is a black beer so heavily hopped (in the IPA styleee) that it obscures the roast malt character from the flavour. It is the name the style has adopted, that of Black …