Monthly Archives: June 2012

Struise Brouwers Elliot Brew (9%)

From a quick look around the internet this is a Mikkeller collaboration but the only thing on the bottle that hints that it might be is the typeface and the blocks of colour across the bottom of the label. Elliot … Continue reading

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Hardknott Colonial Mayhem (8.1%)

When is a Mild not a Mild? When it’s hard as nails perhaps? I’m not really sure what Colonial Mayhem is except for the fact that it’s absolutely marvellous. It pours the colour of a good Mild, dark and chocolatey … Continue reading

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1248 Brewery Fitzroy IPA (7.2%)

I am a very lucky man. Very lucky indeed. Not only have I met a whole bunch of very nice and interesting people through CAMRGB, but some of them make beer and occasionally they send me some to try. The … Continue reading

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Allendale Beacon Fire (4.6%)

What a treat this is! I’ve enjoyed everything I’ve tried from Allendale so far but when I saw this was brewed with chillies I was concerned that I might not like it. I needn’t have worried. Beacon Fire is a … Continue reading

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Fuller’s Past Masters Double Stout (7.4%)

Brewed to a recipe from 1893, this is a wonderful stout that does everything you could want it to. It pours a thick black tar with the merest ring of a head and smells gorgeous, filling your nose with peppery … Continue reading

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