Daily Archives: May 2, 2017

Swannay Brewery Old Norway (8%)

I’m not a big Barley Wine fan, it always feels far too sweet to me, and this beer is no different. Don’t get me wrong, it’s very well made with a lovely balance between the spun sugar and shortcake, honey, … Continue reading

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Bedlam Brewery Porter (5%)

Dark and chocolatey, this is a decent Porter. It pours a deep purple brown and smells of bramble jam and peaty wood, and taking a swig you find a good dry body that’s rich with cocoa powder, honey, burned wholemeal … Continue reading

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Tollgate Brewery Ltd. California Steam (4.2%)

Not a bad little beer actually, though there’s not a great deal to say about it. Pouring a warm gold with a big frothy head, the aroma is orchard fruit and bread dough. There’s an immediate caramel and bread flavour … Continue reading

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