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Toni and Adam Bellamy are 4th generation independent liquor merchants. Their family has been providing the public with quality wines and ales almost since the dawn of time. Purveyors of the most commodified of liquor products to the specialisations of each brother. Toni, wine. Adam, Beer. Our blog is to update you on current musings, opinions and events at Platinum Liquor.

Friday, 11 May 2012

Some Timely Arrivals.

Mixed Bag.

-1488 Whisky Beer - Strong ale aged in Whiskey Barrels.

-Fullers ESB, 1845, Golden Pride and Porter (All hail the Griffin Brewery from Chiswick).

-Traquair House Ale & Jacobite Ale - Scotland + Beer = Love.

-Malheur Brut - I love it when Belgian breweries make strong ales and put labels on them that take the piss out of Champagne (Malheur Brut looks like a knock off of a famous French Champagne called Pommery).

-St Peters Cream Stout (UK) - You know me by now, with the sweet tooth.

-Petrus Old Bruin - Love at first sip.


Ridgeway Brewery Criminally Bad Elf Barley Wine - It's biggest claim to fame is it was banned in New York Sate because the lables were deemed to have been portrayed to attract under-age drinkers. And we know nothing gets the competitive juices of a beer geek flowing more than rarity, availability, controversy and Vicki Vale.

once again no story, no anecdote, no quips, no comments, no pictures, no explantions, no Bourdain descriptions.

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