Monthly Archives: November 2017

Brick Brewery Melange Imperial Stout (8.6%)

Brick’s Imperial Stout comes with a square of chocolate hanging from its neck. It is chocolate made by Melange, a chocolatier from just down the road from the brewery, and not only is the chocolate absolutely lovely, rich and dry … Continue reading

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BrewChap Brewing Concern European Me (5.9%)

With this beer, Ian tried to force American hop flavours out of European hops. He failed to do so, but instead created a lovely little IPA whose mix of English, German, Slovenian and Polish hops give you lots of steely … Continue reading

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Amundsen Bryggeri Ink &Dagger (6.5%)

For no other reason than the word Ink in the name of this beer, I was half expecting a Black IPA. It isn’t one. It is, however, a very good IPA bursting with fresh tropical fruit. From the heady aroma … Continue reading

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Hawkers Beer IPA (6.5%)

Australia’s Hawkers’ IPA is the newest bottle of beer to be found on the shelves of Marks & Spencers, and I for one like it a lot. It does everything I want from a decent IPA, pouring a warm amber … Continue reading

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Vibrant Forest Brewery Zuur BlackBerry (3.5%)

This is a lovely and very refreshing little sour beer. Brewed with foraged blackberries, it pours a delightful pink and smells of hay bales, silage and autumn berries. There’s a soft as you like popcorn, rice cake and waffle malt … Continue reading

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