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Pint of view

Despite the high alcohol level, it is a gentle drink and a strong-tasting brew that won’t be overpowered

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

25th October, 2015


Available: select off-licences; Blackrock Cellar in Dublin

Berkshire-based brewery Siren has developed a strong reputation on the sour front, and it’s easy to see why when it can produce gems such as Uncle Zester. However, weighing in at a hefty 8.5 per cent ABV, this beer is not for the faint-hearted.

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