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Green Jack Brewery - Silver Award Winner in Champion Beer of Britain 2018

This week has seen the 2018 Great British Beer Festival, and the announcement of the Champion Beer of Britain. Of course the headlines have been grabbed by Siren's Broken Dream; I have only had the pleasure of drinking this once, but it certainly was a great pleasure and I am sure it is a worthy winner. However, here in Suffolk, we have also been rather proud of our own Green Jack for winning Silver with their barleywine - Ripper. So it is a happy coincidence that I visited the brewery just last week for a tour with my son.

Lowestoft brewery Green Jack @greenjackbrew scoops second place at CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain #gbbf#cbob — clive stonebridge (@stonojnr) August 7, 2018
Green Jack is a rather special brewery to me for a number of reasons; I have used their wonderful swing top bottles for my homebrew, they have kindly given me brewing recipe tips, and they are partly, and indirectly, responsible for me getting into beer blogging in the first place, and …

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