Daily Archives: May 6, 2012

Schnitzerbräu German Hirse Premium (5%)

I’ve been delving into gluten free beer, and this one poured a really insipid yellow, its frothy head disappearing within seconds. There’s an odd but not wholly unpleasant smell, a little bit sweet, a lot like vegetables. Perhaps that’s the peas. … Continue reading

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Elland Brewery 1872 Porter (6.5%)

Based on a recipe from 1872, this is one hell of a porter. It smells like a chocolate bar in a damp cardboard wrapper, all pulpy but hiding something good. And it’s as black as the blackest black thing being … Continue reading

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Odell Brewing Co. 5 Barrel Pale Ale (5.2%)

It’s a funny colour for a pale ale. No, I won’t go there. I had a telephone conversation with a brewer yesterday who told me he still gets hassle from members of our friendly “rival” organisation about how he dares … Continue reading

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