Tag Archives: Bitter

Hillside Brewery Legless Cow (4.2%)

Sometimes only a well made Best Bitter will do, with its satisfying nutty toffee richness. Legless Cow pours a conker red with a good creamy head and smells of peanut brittle and plums. This is, unsurprisingly, a malt heavy beer … Continue reading

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R&R Ales Gallant Ale (6.8%)

I was expecting a lot from this little bottle of beer as I’d heard some good things about R&R and how they are recreating old recipes. Gallant Ale is a Kentish Farmhouse beer and it’s drinkable if rather uninspiring. It … Continue reading

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Hawkshead Brewery Jingle Fells (4.5%)

What really jumps out at me from this beer, rather than the coriander and cinnamon, fennel, ginger and caraway, cloves and nutmeg is the addition of beech smoked malts. Don’t get me wrong, all that spicy goodness is there in … Continue reading

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Sadler’s Brewery Reigndeer (5%)

I really like Sadler’s. Just because you can get their beer in Asda and Aldi and the like doesn’t mean you should ignore them. Take this beer as an example. Pouring a rich copper, the smell is toffee apples and … Continue reading

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BrewChap: Home Brewed Adventures In Tweed

A few weeks ago I wrote an article on this year’s International Rainbow Project. I was less than enamoured with it and said so. Shortly afterwards I was contacted by BrewChap, the brewing nom de plume of one Ian Cheeseright, … Continue reading

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