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The Beer Lover's Table: Orbit Nico Köln-Style Lager and Spiced Chinese Dumplings

Beer Lover's Table Claire Bullen Lager Orbit Beer SE London

The Beer Lover's Table: Orbit Nico Köln-Style Lager and Spiced Chinese Dumplings

Chinese dumplings and lager: they go together like milk and cookies. Preferably a lager that’s effervescent, not too boozy, with a finishing bite of bitterness: just the thing to cut through the dumplings’ oiliness, and to counterbalance all that salt. And while your local Chinese restaurant’s go-to might be Tsingtao, you can do one better with something carefully crafted and made a little closer to home. Orbit Nico, for instance, which washes down these dumplings like a dream. Technically, this beer might not be the best illustration of lager’s Chinese food affinity. Described by the brewery as a “Köln-style lager” –...

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No More Heroes XV – Orbit Beers Neu

Altbier Matthew Curtis Orbit Beer SE London

No More Heroes XV – Orbit Beers Neu

“You are astronomical fans of alcohol – so welcome in” – British Sea Power, Waving Flags It’s a tough old gig being a beer geek. First they ram it down our collective throats that there’s a hop shortage. Then a plethora of the UK’s best breweries simultaneously release a set of increasingly rambunctious double IPAs. On top of this, the UK’s best seem to be banging out consistently delicious pale ales with increasing regularity. Nightmare. While it’s true that a lot of smaller breweries are struggling to get hold of the specific hops they want to use in their beers,...

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