O’Briens Wine Beer & Spirits
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  • Barley Wine, strong ale by any other name

    Despite the name Barley wine is not a wine but a strong ale with a high alcohol content ranging from 8% to 13% and sometimes even higher. The term Barley wine was used as a marketing term to tempt wine drinkers to turn their attention to a beer instead. The first beer to be advertised as barley wine was Bass No. 1 dating from around 1870 however the descriptor was probably in use for far longe...

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  • Stone has arrived!

    Stone Brewing are credited as one of the breweries that really pushed the craft beer revolution in America. Founded in 1996 by friends Greg Koch and Steve Wagner they have grown, year on year, from a small brewery to become one of the largest craft breweries in the United States. Stone Brewing are known for their uncompromising style and for creating big bold beers, especially IPAs. T...

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    Stone has arrived!
  • Comfy Sippers

    This week I have picked out a couple of sippers to enjoy. These are unashamedly big, bold beers with abv’s to match so probably best enjoyed slowly. Beers to sip over a long summer evening.

    Storm King from Victory Brewing is an Imperial stout weighing in at 9.1% alcohol but it hides that alcohol well. The smoothness of texture of this beer is evident from the moment you pour i...

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    Comfy Sippers

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