Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

Northern Monk Hop City IPA (6.2%)

Brewed in collaboration with Cloudwater as part of the Hop City celebration and beautifully presented in a can with a peelable label, this is a decent IPA but sadly nowhere near as amazing as I’d hoped that it would be. … Continue reading

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Eden Brewery First Emperor (4.6%)

This is a very good Pale Ale, though it’s not an IPA as billed, not by any stretch of the imagination. What you get here is a bright amber beer with a tiny little head and a smell that’s all … Continue reading

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The Lost Abbey Devotion (6.25%)

What a beautiful beer this is, especially sitting outside in the early evening sun, bees buzzing and birds singing. Devotion is a Belgian Pale Ale, hop heavy, you find a seriously dry and bitter lemon zest zing and pithy hedgerow … Continue reading

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Lost & Grounded Brewers Ltd. Hop-Hand Fallacy (4.4%)

This is a super light easy drinking Farmhouse Ale with just a hint of orange peel and coriander. It’s actually a deliciously delicate drink, its flavours full but subtle, with a honey and shortcake, hay bale and crispbread malt, some … Continue reading

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BrewDog Semi-Skimmed Occultist (8%)

This is a Milk Coffee Chocolate Vanilla Oatmeal Stout, or in other words a beer that’s trying to hard. It’s alright as it goes, but it’s nothing exceptional. What we have here is a decent high octane Milk Stout that … Continue reading

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