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Fogger

Brewery: Holdens

A 4.5% beer brewed in Dudley, W. Mids. by Holdens. Fogger brew active: 01/11/2006.

Sparkling gold in colour with a fruity aroma and a deliciously subtle malty taste, First Gold hops and optic malt combine to result in a long and lingering bittersweet finish. A clear winner! Nail making was, quite literally a cottage industry. In thousands of tiny workshops families eked out a meagre living - accepting a weight of iron, "converting" it into nails and supplying a corresponding weight of nails and scrap to their middleman, only to repeat the process time and time again. The Fogger was a particularly despicable type of middleman who preyed on the poverty of the nailers during times of extreme hardship. He supplied them with iron on credit, often keeping incorrect scales to con the nailers. When he returned to collect the finished nails he would use another set of fixed scales to under weigh the finished product, thereby "buying" them at lower than cost price. The Fogger was often blamed for keeping the price of nails artificially low - thereby keeping nailers in a parlous state of grinding poverty.

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Beer Name Fogger
Brewery Holdens
Brewery Location Dudley, W. Mids.
Strength (Alcohol by Volume) 4.5%
Active 01/11/2006
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