Tag Archives: Barrel Aged

Hart Family Brewers Kimber Reserve 2017 (8%)

Named in honour of the brewer’s grandfather, this is a super beer that has been brewed with a Belgian yeast strain, barrel aged in oak and then blended before being dry hopped with UK grown Cascade hops. The aroma is … Continue reading

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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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Brew By Numbers 18|05 (6.2%)

Well, this is disappointing. I was recommended this beer and told that it is amazing. Their bottle may have been, but mine is completely and utterly flat. And that’s a shame and yes, I know there’s nothing breweries can do … Continue reading

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Gun Brewery Whisky Imperial Stout (7.4%)

This is a super Stout. The can doesn’t tell you exactly how the whisky is used but I’m guessing that the beer has been barrel aged, and what I like about this beer is that the whisky isn’t overbearing, but … Continue reading

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Swannay Brewery A Pair Of Porters

Orkney Porter (9%) This is very good indeed. It’s a Porter, that’s all. But it’s so much more. And yet it doesn’t seem to do anything more than a Porter should. But the way this beer does its thing is … Continue reading

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