Category Archives: Break the Tax

Harvey’s Elizabethan Ale (7.5%)

I’ve not had a barley wine with such a low ABV before and I’m not sure it works too well, though that is an entirely subjective statement. And so this will be an entirely subjective review. But then, what review … Continue reading

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Dark Star Imperial Stout (10.5%)

A tiny bottle with an enormous beer hiding inside. Opening this is tantamount to letting out a genie or bumping into the troll that hides under the billy goats’ bridge, it just jumps up and surprises you with a great … Continue reading

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For Diana: Marble Brewery Saison Special 2011 (9%)

Yesterday my Mother In Law passed away. She was none of the Mother In Law jokes, she was simply a wonderful, strong, beautiful, clever, funny and endlessly generous woman. It seemed only fitting to raise a glass to her last … Continue reading

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Brouwerij De Molen Jaar & Dag (7.5%)

I’ve always said I don’t like wheat beers. I just don’t understand the flavours. I’m not even sure this is a wheat beer in the strictest sense of the term. But then if we were interested in being strict with … Continue reading

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The Meantime Brewery – A Stroll Through The Range

Meantime are about to unveil a new beer and there will be sample tastings at the brewery in March. I’d have loved to have been there but sadly I can’t make it. All this got me thinking about Meantime and … Continue reading

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