Tag Archives: American beer

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales Calabaza Blanca (4.8%)

Well now, this is fresh and frisky. Calabaza Blanca is a Barrel Aged White Ale brewed with orange peel and coriander, and it is surprisingly tart and tangy. Pouring like cloudy orange juice with a little ring of bubbles for … Continue reading

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Drake’s Brewing Co. IPA (7%)

Brewed in San Leandro, California, Drake’s IPA is a superb example of an American IPA. It pours a warm gold with a big fluffy head of foam and smells of honey and peaches and polished walnut cabinets. The malting is … Continue reading

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The Lost Abbey Devotion (6.25%)

What a beautiful beer this is, especially sitting outside in the early evening sun, bees buzzing and birds singing. Devotion is a Belgian Pale Ale, hop heavy, you find a seriously dry and bitter lemon zest zing and pithy hedgerow … Continue reading

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Belching Beaver Brewery Phantom Bride (7.10%)

Brewed in collaboration with The Deftones, this is a super IPA driven by Amarillo, Citra, Simcoe and Mosaic hops. The beer pours a bright gold with a big fluffy cloud for a head and smells of tinned fruit salad, sweet … Continue reading

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Anchor Brewing Co. Go West! IPA (6.7%) & The Next Wave of Supermarket Craft.

This may not be the greatest IPA in the world’s but it’s very drinkable and it’s also now available in Asda. There has been some discussion in the Twittersphere and similar forums over the last few weeks about the dangers … Continue reading

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