Friday, 17 August 2018

TOP DOG - LOCAL DOG AGILITY SHOW ALE


BREWED ANNUALLY FOR A DOG AGILITY SHOW THAT TAKES PLACE IN WINSTON (LUCKY DOGS) - I CAN'T COMMENT AS TO WHETHER THE ALE GIVES THEM OR THEIR OWNERS AN EDGE IN COMPETING :-)  

TOP DOG WENT OUT TO THE FOLLOWING FINE ALE HOUSES:

THE SHIP, MIDDLESTONE VILLAGE
THE QUAKERHOUSE, DARLINGTON 
THE HIGH FORCE HOTEL, FOREST IN TEESDALE
THE BLACKSMITHS, MICKLETON
THE ROYAL OAK, BYERS GREEN
THE FOUR ALLS, OVINGTON
THE STANWICK, ALDBROUGH ST JOHN

ENJOYED!

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HOCKEY STICKS - WOMEN'S HOCKEY WORLD CUP ALE



BREWED FOR THE WOMEN'S HOCKEY WORLD CUP - SADLY MUCH LIKE GOLF AND CYCLING, MY ATHLETIC EFFORTS ALSO DON'T EXTEND TO HOCKEY. BUT I'D LIKE TO THINK THERE WOULD BE NOTHING BETTER THAN HAVING A PINT OF ALE AFTER A GAME.     

HOCKEY STICKS WENT OUT TO THE FOLLOWING FINE ALE HOUSES:

THE OLD WELL, BARNARD CASTLE
THE SHIP, MIDDLESTONE VILLAGE
THE QUAKERHOUSE, DARLINGTON
THE THREE TUNS, EGGLESTON
GLAXO SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB, BARNARD CASTLE
DARLINGTON QUOITS CLUB
CAFE 1618, MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE
THE STANWICK, ALDBROUGH ST JOHN
DOG AGILITY IN WINSTON - LUCKY DOGS!
THE STRATHMORE ARMS, HOLWICK

ENJOYED!   
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LE BIKE - TOUR DE FRANCE ALE


LE BIKE WAS BREWED FOR THE TOUR DE FRANCE. AS WITH GOLF, I'M NOT A BIKER EITHER - BUT I'D LIKE TO THINK AFTER A BIKE OUT THERE WOULD BE NOTHING BETTER THAN HAVING A PINT OF ALE FOR YOUR ENDEAVOURS .    

LE BIKE WENT OUT TO THE FOLLOWING FINE ALE HOUSES:

THE OLD WELL, BARNARD CASTLE
THE SHIP. MIDDLESTONE VILLAGE
THE QUAKERHOUSE, DARLINGTON
THE HIGH FORCE HOTEL, FOREST IN TEESDALE
DARLINGTON QUOITS CLUB
THE SHIP, RICHMOND
DOG AGILITY IN WINSTON - LUCKY DOGS!
COACH AND HORSES, WORCESTER
THE STANWICK, ALDBROUGH ST JOHN
THE STRATHMORE ARMS, HOLWICK

ENJOYED!
      
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EAGLE - BRITISH OPEN GOLF BEER


BREWED FOR THE BRITISH OPEN GOLFING TOURNAMENT AT CARNOUSTIE. I'M NOT A GOLFER - BUT I'D LIKE TO THINK I'D DO VERY WELL AT THE 19TH HOLE :-) 

EAGLE WENT OUT TO THE FOLLOWING FINE ALE HOUSES:

THE SHIP, MIDDLESTONE VILLAGE
THE QUAKERHOUSE, DARLINGTON
THE CASTLE TAVERN, RICHMOND
THE HIGH FORCE HOTEL, FOREST IN TEESDALE
THE BLACKSMITHS, MICKLETON
THE TURBINIA, NEWTON AYCLIFFE
DOG AGILITY IN WINSTON - LUCKY DOGS!
THE ROYAL OAK, BYERS GREEN
THE FOUR ALLS, OVINGTON
THE STANWICK, ALDBROUGH ST JOHN
GLAXO SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB, BARNARD CASTLE
THE STRATHMORE ARMS, HOLWICK
 THE CROFT HOTEL, CROFT ON TEES

ENJOYED!       
    
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DAMNED SPOT - THE CASTLE PLAYERS MACBETH COMPETITION BEER


'DAMNED SPOT' WAS THE WINNER OF THE ANNUAL COMPETITION. WHICH IS UNDERTAKEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CASTLE PLAYERS PRODUCTION - WHICH THIS YEAR WAS MACBETH.  I WAS ONCE AGAIN DELIGHTED TO BE ASKED TO RUN THE COMPETITION ALONGSIDE THE CASTLE PLAYERS - AND EVEN HAPPIER TO DRINK THE FINAL RESULT (AND ALSO SEE THE PLAY!) 

DAMNED SPOT WENT OUT TO THE FOLLOWING FINE ALE HOUSES:

THE OLD WELL, BARNARD CASTLE
THE WHITE SWAN, GILLING WEST
THE QUAKERHOUSE, DARLINGTON
THE HIGH FORCE HOTEL, FOREST IN TEESDALE
DARLINGTON QUOITS CLUB
THE SHIP, RICHMOND
CAFE 1618, MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE
THE STANWICK, ALDBROUGH ST JOHN
THE FOUR ALLS, OVINGTON
THE STRATHMORE ARMS, HOLWICK
FRIENDS OF CASTLE PLAYERS HOSPITALITY TENT

ENJOYED!  

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COOK 250 - CAPTAIN COOK ANNIVERSARY BEER


BREWED FOR THE 250TH ANNIVERSARY OF CAPTAIN COOKS VOYAGES TO THE PACIFIC. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:

https://www.captaincooksociety.com/home/detail/250th-anniversary

COOK 250 WENT OUT TO THE FOLLOWING FINE ALE HOUSES:

THE OLD WELL, BARNARD CASTLE
THE SHIP, MIDDLESTONE  VILLAGE
THE QUAKERHOUSE, DARLINGTON
HIGH FORCE HOTEL, FOREST IN TEESDALE
GLAXO SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB, BARNARD CASTLE
THE BLACK HORSE, INGLETON 
THE CROFT HOTEL, CROFT ON TEES
THE STANWICK. ALDBROUGH ST JOHN
DOG AGILITY AT WINSTON
THE BAY HORSE, RAVENSWORTH
THE FOUR ALLS, OVINGTON

ENJOYED! 

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Tuesday, 3 July 2018

PENALTY SHOOT OUT - WORLD CUP ALE

BEEN DELIVERING THIS BEER OUT OVER THE LAST WEEK AND ENGLAND ONLY GO AND WIN A PENALTY SHOOTOUT TONIGHT!  WHAT A GAME! 

PENALTY SHOOTOUT WENT OUT TO THE FOLLOWING FINE ALE HOUSES: 

THE OLD WELL, BARNARD CASTLE
THE SHIP, MIDDLESTONE VILLAGE
THE QUAKERHOUSE, DARLINGTON
DARLINGTON QUOITS CLUB
HIGH FORCE HOTEL, FOREST IN TEESDALE
THE SHIP, RICHMOND 
THE OLD VIC, DARLINGTON
THE TURBINIA, NEWTON AYCLIFFE
THE STANWICK, ALDBROUGH ST JOHN
THE FOURS ALLS, OVINGTON
THE BAY HORSE, RAVENSWORTH