Author Archives: Simon Williams

About Simon Williams

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

Abbeydale Brewery Kid Ryenamite (6.5%)

A collaboration with Alphabet Brewing Co. and named after Kid Dynamite, this is a very drinkable rye powered Baltic Porter. And the rye plays a big part, from the deep and dirty treacle smell to the earthy pumpernickel in the … Continue reading

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Wylam’s Northern Powerhouse: A Mixed Bag

Wylam Brewery, who everyone knows and most people love, have been collaborating with their friends and fellow brewers based in the north of England. The result is a collection of eight beers that have been beautifully presented in matching cans … Continue reading

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One Mile send Brewery El Topo (10%)

I really wanted this to be good for no other reason than it shares a name with a Llama Farmers album that reminds me of my time in London working with Beggars Banquet and Nation Records. Sadly there’s a rather … Continue reading

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Roath Brewery Death Junction (4.2%)

This beer has been sitting in my fridge for a while for no other reason than the label hasn’t caught my eye. Finally this evening I decided I’d give it a go and I’m really pleased that I have as … Continue reading

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Forest Road Brewing Co. Posh Lager (4.1%)

As it happens, this is a pretty decent, if not overly exciting Lager. It’d certainly teach Stella drinkers a thing or two about flavour. So, here we go. Forest Road’s Posh does everything you want, giving you soft toffee and … Continue reading

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