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Best beer and travel writing award 2015, 2011 -- British Guild of Beer Writers Awards
Accredited Beer Sommelier
Writer of "Probably the best book about beer in London" - Londonist
"A necessity if you're a beer geek travelling to London town" - Beer Advocate
"A joy to read" - Roger Protz
"Very authoritative" - Tim Webb.
"One of the top beer writers in the UK" - Mark Dredge.
"A beer guru" - Popbitch.
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Darwin Richmond Ale

Top Tastings 2008. A shorter version appeared on facebook, January 2009.

ABV: 4.5% Origin: Sunderland, England Website:

Darwin Brewery

This brewery specialising in historical recreations has an interesting history itself. It began in 1994 as a teaching facility at Brewlab, the University of Sunderland’s well reputed brewing school, initially expanding to take over […]