Just two beers yesterday, both in the Marble Arch and both very good. First Oakham Inferno which was bitter, tasty and very drinkable, though maybe there was just a slight touch of wateriness. Then Thornbridge Kipling which was at first harsh and jaggy edged after the more delicate Inferno, but as you got into to it, a very enjoyable drink, though not a swigger.
The Marble Manchester was pronounced as poor by her indoors. She switched to Inferno and purred happily over it.
Manchester Bitter is usually very good. These things happen.
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