Monthly Archives: December 2018

Burning Sky & Yeastie Boys Mr. Suit (5%)

I keep on telling you how I don’t like modern sour beer, how so many of them are so singularly one dimensional. And many of them are, but there are a few, a handful at most, British breweries that manage … Continue reading

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Brasserie Des Dunes De Flandre Au Gallodrome Estaminet (6.5%)

I don’t very often write about Belgian or French Beer, there being so much to read about them already, written by people who know much more than I do. But I feel the need to say a few words about … Continue reading

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Beer Of The Year 2018

It’s been an interesting year for beer, with Marks & Spencer stocking Mikkeller and Bear Republic, and Waitrose taking the exciting step of bringing Boon Oud Geueze to its shelves. There’s a whole debate to be had about how healthy … Continue reading

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Verdant Brewing Co. Quiet Charge (4.5%)

Dressed in what looks like it ought to be a Stereolab Record sleeve, Verdant’s Pale Ale is a thing of subtle loveliness, rather like a Stereolab Record. Pouring a cloudy peachy gold, the smell is pineapple and mango smoothie, rich … Continue reading

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Time & Tide Brewing Double Jim (9%)

Oh boy, this is a big beer. Everything here is amplified, boisterous, loud and proud. The orange marmalade and pineapple aroma is soaked in warm white rum and it drags you down into the body of the beer, all shortbread … Continue reading

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