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    From Okell & Sons Ltd, Kewaigue, Isle of Man comes Olde Skipper Golden Beer.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Okell's MacLir wheat beer.

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    About this the brewery writes," Manannan Mac Lir. "Son of the Sea" and the mystic Celtic warrior god after whom the Isle of Man is named. It was only time then, before we at least honoured him with a decent beer. We think he would be proud. MacLir, clouds and clears on pouring much like the legendary cloak of mist, with which Manannan is said to have protected the Island from invasion…and sub-standard beer."

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    From the Hooded Ram Brewing Company at Douglas on the Isle of Man comes Pacifica, a Cascadian Dark Ale.

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    Hmm,
    been drinking the same three beers for thirty years so can't see me changing for nautical fashion guys, favourite tipple is Bacardi 151, a love born when I lived in the States, though it's so expensive under British duty rules I haven't had a sniff in four years and apparently if you transport it by air in your luggage now, you're a terrorist....

    Just looked up how much I could get some for and it's been discontinued due to spontaneous ignition lawsuits - well it was the only booze I've ever seen with a flame arrestor across the mouth of the bottle... *sigh*

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    Also from Hooded Ram Brewing there is Black Pearl Oyster Stout.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    The 3 Piers Brewery of Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire produce a range of beers named after Ferries. This is their Lady Of Mann.

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    Another of the Ferry Ales is called King Orry.

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    One more example of an ale named after a ferry is Snaefell, which in turn is named after the mountain on the Isle of Mann. There is a spelling mistake on the label depicted.

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    Continuing the Ferry series, here is Mona's Queen. Mona was the Latin name for the Isle of Anglesey.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    The next Ferry to be remembered is Ben My Chree.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    The Mayflower Brewing Company of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA have produced Mayflower 400. a Double IPA, to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower from Plymouth to America carrying the Pilgrim Fathers.

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    Anglo-American family and taking the boy to see the Mayflower exhibit in Plymouth this week, we took him to the Mayflower Steps last year - well we ran into it by accident looking for the Aquarium and he was underwhelmed to say the least...

    I don't think we'd set up the right expectations, given his first statement was "Umm they don't go anywhere?" well they do go downward and just stop

    Then we really went Jules Verne and he said, "was it a submarine?"

    I had a sudden vision of dozens of puritan couples lined up (well they did go into the Mayflower 2 by 2 didn't they?) with each of the ladies carrying the family belongings wrapped up in a black tablecloth
    Each couple walking down the steps and dropping stoically feetfirst into the water, before upending and plunging down to swim to the submerged, nautiluslike submarine's hatch.

    I really hope we find the new Mayflower exhibit has a diorama of exactly that, and I'd pay extra to see it

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    The Mayflower Brewing company also produce Thanksgiving Ale.

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    This one from Ringwood brewery.
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    Returning to the 3 Piers Brewery Ferry Series, here is Mona's Isle.

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    A monkey's fist or monkey paw is a type of knot, so named because it looks somewhat like a small bunched fist/paw. It is tied at the end of a rope to serve as a weight, making it easier to throw, and also as an ornamental knot. This type of weighted rope can be used as a hand-to-hand weapon, called a slungshot by sailors.
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    Another Ferry beer is Tynwald. The High Court of Tynwald is the Parliament of the Isle of Man.

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    The next Ferry beer is called Manxman.

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