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Spire 80 Shilling Ale

Featured in BEER August 2009 as a selection from the latest Good Bottled Beer Guide. For more selections see previous post.

ABV: 4.3% Origin: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England Website:

Spire 80 Shilling Ale

Founded in 2006 by former Scots Guards musician David McLaren, and named for Chesterfield’s landmark twisted spire, this brewery has developed […]