Author Archives: Simon Williams

About Simon Williams

Founder of CAMRGB. Member of The British Guild Of Beer Writers. Leftist bigmouth. Old and grumpy.

8 Wired Brewing Co. Big Smoke (6.2%)

Big Smoke is a great big German sausage ice cream of a beer, and before you stop reading and call me stupid, deleting me from you favourites, let me explain. Big Smoke is a very well made Porter that has … Continue reading

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Boutilliers Ltd. Smoked Extra Stout (7.1%)

I have to admit that when I saw that Boutilliers were based in Faversham I immediately thought that it was just another Shepherd Neame trademark. And in essence that wouldn’t be a problem as I quite like much of their … Continue reading

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Siren Craft Brew Old Fashioned (11%)

Barley Wine is pretty much my least favourite beer style, for me it is simply too sweet. But here, cloaked in the damp wood of a year in a Bourbon Barrel, I’m more than happy to keep on swigging. That … Continue reading

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Weird Beard Brew Co. Safe Stout (7.7%)

I’m a bit cross because I opened this bottle thinking I’d written about it already and therefore I could just drink it without having to think. And then I find I’ve got it all wrong and I’ve written about Safe … Continue reading

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Wild Weather Ales Skadoosh Third Verse (11%)

The third version of Wild Weather’s Imperial IPA is an absolute dream, leaving me wondering if there’s any point in them doing a Fourth Verse. It’s a beer that pours a rich peachy gold and smells of foam shrimp sweets … Continue reading

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