Author Archives: Simon Williams

About Simon Williams

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

Tempest Brewing Co. Mango Berliner (4.2%)

Interestingly, or not, this beer smells of fresh mango flesh but there’s absolutely no hint of mango in the flavour. None. There’s a soft tartness and a lot of water, fresh and refreshing, just like water ought to be. The … Continue reading

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Belgians In Britain: The Brouwerij Haacht Range

Brouwerij Haacht is an independently owned family brewery, brewing beer in Belgium for over a hundred years. They make a wide range of modern and traditional beer styles and now they’re being imported into the UK by Branded Drinks. I … Continue reading

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The Wild Beer Co. Sleeping Limes (4.6%)

A Lager brewed with limes and sea salt, this tastes nothing more to me than an old fashioned Lager & Lime, the kind of beer my dad would buy me a half of if we were in the pub when … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Frontaal Billiard (10.1%)

This, my friends, is something very special. Billiard is an Oatmeal Coffee Imperial Stout that wipes the floor with every other beer of its style. The malting is round and rich and creamy, vanilla ice cream, treacle tart and Tiramisu … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Kees Anniversary #03 (8%)

This is a Coconut Porter, and a rather good Coconut Porter at that. It’s warm and round and boozy, with an aroma that smells of Christmas biscuit tins and a malting that’s rich and crunchy, chewy and sweet. You find … Continue reading

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