Tag Archives: Lager

Can The Can? Yes It Can: More From Fourpure

Beer in a can. Until reasonably recently canned beer has reminded me of terrible house parties and the odd sneaky drink on a park bench. Beer in a can has been at worst terrible and at best average. But things have … Continue reading

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Hackney Brewery Dark Lager (5%)

This is rather good. Hackney’s Dark Lager smells of dark chocolate, rum and raisin, and sits in my glass a deep mahogany with just a trace of bubbles for a head. There’s a big woody crunch and plenty of brittle … Continue reading

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Gypsy Inc. Tipsy Gypsy (4.7%)

Brewed at BrewDog in Scotland, this is Gypsy’s hoppy Pilsner. It pours a lovely bright golden and smells of apple juice and spicy wild flowers. There’s a very good soft caramel and honey glazed puff pastry form the malts, and … Continue reading

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Dorset Brewing Co. 100% Smokin’ Bock (6%)

One of DBC’s limited editions, this is an oak matured Bock brewed with beech smoked malts, and it’s an absolute delight. It pours a deep chocolate brown with a big round treacle and red fruit compote aroma, rich and sweet … Continue reading

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Something Special: The Old Chimneys Brewery

I don’t know about you, but I’d not heard of Old Chimneys Brewery until very recently. In fact, I’d not heard of them until I got an email a few weeks ago telling me that an online seller that I … Continue reading

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