Daily Archives: December 31, 2017

Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co. Generation IPA (6.5%)

This is a beautifully presented and equally beautifully made IPA that bursts with hoppy goodness. The malting is light and subtle, warm with caramel and shortcake, there’s a dab of honey richness and a little salty bite at the edges … Continue reading

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Mad Hatter Brewing Co. Raspberry Tipple (6.3%)

Fancy a rich chocolate, dry crunchy biscuit Stout with a fruit compote on the side? If so, you need this beer. It pours an inky black and smells of forest fruits and chocolate, and that’s pretty much where the flavours … Continue reading

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Tempest Modern Helles (4.1%)

A properly slow and cold fermentation makes this little Lager of Tempest’s absolutely lovely. It’s crisp and fresh and gentle. Spiked with zingy sparks of herbal leaves and lemon rind from the hops, the beer feels smooth and creamy, its … Continue reading

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Brew York Imperial Tonkoko Stout (7.5%)

More often than not I find it difficult to detect coconut in beer, but here, in Brew York’s Imperial Stout, it stands front and centre, tasting creamy and toasted and delicious. The vanilla is there too, adding a rich ice … Continue reading

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