Tag Archives: Stout

Life Begins At 40 (EBC): A Home Brew Competition

The Leeds Home Brew Collective are a small group of obsessive beer brewers based in and around said city. They hold regular meetings in a city centre beer spot where they share their beer, their thoughts and, though this is … Continue reading

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Blacks Brewery World’s End (8.5%)

My third beer from Blacks of Kinsale and I continue to be impressed. This is an Imperial Stout brewed with cocoa husks and vanilla pods and it’s very good indeed. The beer pours an impenetrable black with a little cappuccino … Continue reading

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Tempest Brewing Co. Double Shuck (11%)

If it weren’t for the fact that after fourteen years of strict vegetarianism bordering on veganism – from the age of fourteen to twenty eight, if you’re wondering – I found that I loved firstly seafood and fish and then … Continue reading

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Torrside Brewing With Strange Aeons (10%)

Sadly this is the second bottle of this that I’ve had and both have been completely flat. I opened the first a few weeks ago and as I poured it down the sink I thought I’d leave the other a … Continue reading

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Twisted Barrel Ale God’s Twisted Sister (4.8%)

My bottle of this was a bit feisty to pour resulting in an enormous billowing head of cappuccino froth, but the smell was rich and inviting, all chocolate coated raisins and a hit of earthy yeast. The body of the … Continue reading

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