Please help me choose the best beers from distributor

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    Can anyone suggest what are some of the best beers from the following links. I am looking for 1-2 casks priced under £90 1-3 kegs that are high ABVs or extreme styles/non session beers and some bottles or cans again extreme styles high ABV. Please recommend anything you think is very good. Note to mods this is for sale commercially please let me know if there is a problem with posting without being a sponsored member.
    Bottles http://lists.pigs-ears.co.uk/bottleLDN.html
    Cans http://lists.pigs-ears.co.uk/canLDN.html
    Keg http://lists.pigs-ears.co.uk/kegLDN.html
    Cask http://lists.pigs-ears.co.uk/caskLDN.html
    Cheers for any help here.
     
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    Maybe you need to be a little more specific on styles and ranges of retail costs as there are so many good beers on that list you’ll need to whittle it down a bit.
     
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    No problem with asking advice as long as you don't promote your business.
     
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    Bottles of Big Drop pale ale would get my vote for any drivers. So completely not what you asked for!

    I think the stout is nicer but can't see that selling too well.
     
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    Cloudwater all season IPA get my vote for a keg :cheers3:
     
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    It for sale in a micropub so I need variety so style is not really an issue but to clarify a bit Cask I would play it safe with something hoppy and pale, keg less of an issue but at least some sort of mainstream style, cans and bottles will be new and am more looking for really extreme beers so people can try something unique. I want session drinkers to be drinking casks so I go through them before they go bad but also want the appeal of trying things you can't get without going to London.
     
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    If its good I will get some of both I have a regular driving customer that will go through 6+ bottles of the stout a week if he likes it.
     
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    It will be my most expensive beer so far but will give it a go, cheers.
     
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    I noticed its one of the most expensive on the list but its a cracking beer (in cans at least). Its pretty rare to see a cloudwater on tap in this part on the world so would probably pull in a few beer geeks.

    I was quite surprised to see Hofmeister Helles on the list - didn't know they still existed!
     
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    I'd go for the Burning Sky - Plateau for cask. Lovely drop.
     
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    If I price it the same as previous kegs it will be about £7.30 a pint but will see how it goes. I didn't notice the hofmeister on the list but now you mention it they had it in 4 hops in Reigate last summer. Cheers for the help.
     
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    Thornbridge AM-PM or Crackendale in Cask will be superb.

    Arbor C-Bomb in cans looks great value for money. Excellent beer.
     
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    I just gave the brewery a call to see if they would deliver direct and get a few but they don't so will get that one from pigs ears and if it goes well may go and collect a few. Cheers for the help.
     
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    My choices would be Cloudwater, Wylam, Pressure Drop, Burnt mill from the list. I’ve also heard good things about Mad squirrel but not had any of theirs. Gypsy hill are a favourite too but not had the on the list.
    On instagram I tend to see most people raving about IPA’s and DIPA’s.
     
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    Will add a Thornbridge and the C bomb to the order cheers for the help.
     
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    Ouch, but maybe not too bad when you consider its about a fiver a can direct from the brewery
     
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    Don’t know what your setup is but tap rooms I have been to In london, Bristol etc serve 1/3 , 1/2 and 2/3 generally.
     
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    I just put the cloudwater into my spreadsheet and its comes out £8.15 a pint. I was going to do 1/3rd etc but due to how my till works it wasn't worth it but since I now have glasses marked in 3rds I may do for this one.
     

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