Daily Archives: August 23, 2013

Ciao Bella

In all honesty, I am not sure what I was expecting. We have all drunk Italian beer. Peroni, in some city centre bar where your options are really, really limited. And you get stung for the £5 pint of cold, … Continue reading

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Anarchy Brew Co. Smoke Bomb (3.9%)

Is this a Smoked Mild? Anarchy’s take on a Rauchbier is really very good and I like it a lot. It’s a bacon rasher beer, smoked and porky, it won’t be to everyone’s liking. Smoke Bomb pours a deep dark … Continue reading

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Northumberland Brewery Crimson Pirate (4.3%)

Blimey, there’s a lot of toffee in here. And a set-your-teeth-on-edge metallic twang too. Crimson Pirate is a dark amber Bitter with a weird wire wool and plum aroma, like soft fruit on a mechanic’s work bench. The malts are … Continue reading

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