Author Archives: Simon Williams

About Simon Williams

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

LOKA POLLY Ekuanot Waimea Pale Ale (4.8%)

More greatness from LOKA POLLY, I’m running out of things to say about them. Quickly establishing themselves as one of the best breweries for Pales And IPAs, I’d love to see what they can do with darker malts. While I … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Axe^X (6.8%)

A reworking of Buxton’s classic IPA, AXE^X boasts more dry hopping, added oats and the bitterness toned down. They’ve then popped it into a can for added freshness. It’s actually rather good, pouring a slightly hazy peach and smelling of … Continue reading

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Founders Brewing Co. KBS 2018 (12.3%)

Brew an Imperial Stout with shed loads of chocolate and coffee and then leave it to age for a year in Bourbon barrels and, with a bit of luck, you’ll end up with a beer as good as this. There’s … Continue reading

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Founders Brewing Co. Redankulous (9.5%)

Imperial Red India Pale Ale. Five delicious words to describe an absolutely delicious beer. Redankulous pours a deep conker brown with a little creamy head and smells of toffee and woodworking classes. The malting is thick and sticky, glueing itself … Continue reading

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Left Hand Brewing Co. IPA (6.6%)

As much as I love Left Hand, even wearing one of their cycling jerseys when out on my bike, their straight ahead classic IPA has managed to pass me by. Until now. And I’m quite glad that it has, because … Continue reading

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