Tag Archives: Bitter

Victory Brewing Co. Headwaters (5.2%)

When I first tasted Victory’s beer I was blown away by firstly Hop Devil, then Golden Monkey And Dirt Wolf, and so I was expecting a lot from this can of beer. Maybe I was expecting too much. Headwaters is … Continue reading

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Brinkburn St Brewery Byker Hill Bitter (4.2%)

Brinkburn’s easy drinking Bitter is alright, if nothing to get overly excited about. It does all the things you’d want from a Bitter, it just doesn’t do anything more than that. There’s a malty biscuit and caramel body, some brown … Continue reading

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Lighting Up The Past: The Lantern Tankard

At one point in time The Lantern Tankard, a ten panelled, handled pint glass was so popular that it became the star of the Brewers’ Society promotional campaigns, but in recent years we have gotten so used to many and … Continue reading

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Elusive Brewing Creature Of Havoc (4.6%)

This cherrywood smoked ESB has been brewed in collaboration with Torrside Brewing and it’s really rather good. In essence this is a straightforward ESB, the traditional yeast strain and Bramling Cross hops working together to create a soft round peach … Continue reading

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Cairngorm Brewery White Lady (4.7%)

This “Crystal Wheat Beer” tells me that it is a Bavarian Style Wheat Beer with, “additional roast malts for colour.” In actual fact this beer bears so little resemblance to the aforementioned style that it’s almost funny. The additional malts … Continue reading

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