Three Lakeland beers

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The English Lake District is one of the most beautiful and spectacular parts of the British Isles. Mountains tower over lush valleys and deep lakes. There’s a long and proud brewing tradition in these parts, and some excellent pubs. Hawkshead Brewery supplied me with a couple of excellent pints – Lakeland Gold and Red. Red [...]

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St Peter’s beer

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The bottle that your glass of St Peter’s beer comes in is a replica of one first produced in 1770 for Thomas Gerrard, an innkeeper in Gibbstown, near Philadelphia. There is little connection between Gerrard and the modern St Peter’s brewery in Suffolk, but the bottle is a lovely shape and has a satisfying quality [...]

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