It's Bottoms Up for Basra
The Rebellion beer company, based in Marlow Bottom, donated 72 pints to the official Battle of Britain celebrations at Basra Air Station to commemorate the efforts of soldiers in the Second World War.
The gathering on Thursday, September 22, saw troops from the RAF, Navy and Army take part whilst enjoying the brewery's version of IPA (Indian Pale Ale) beer.
The brew was actually created at the turn of the 19th century for troops based in old colonial India.
Tim Coombes, co-owner of the brewery, said: "Funnily enough, we sent it to troops in Iraq so we think it should be called Iraq Pale Ale. Read more
db: IPA - the colonial masterbrew............. [72 pints isn't going to go very far]