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The Five Points Brewing Co. Old Grey’s Barley Wine (8.5%)

I had high hope for this. Maybe too high. The aroma here is boozy petrol soaked peaches and the beer sits a deep amber in my glass. But as I took a sip I found a big flabby buttery flavour … Continue reading

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Wild Beer Co. Wildebeest (11%)

Brewed with chocolate, crushed espresso beans and vanilla, Wildebeest is an amazingly good beer. The smell is fresh coffee, rich and round and fruity, and the beer sits as black as pitch in my glass. As you take a swig … Continue reading

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Evil Twin Brewing Freudian Slip (10.3%)

Freudian Slip is a Barley Wine and it’s enormous. A huge toffee and rum smell singes your nasal hair as the beer slouches in your glass all amber and sticky. It’s a bit tricky to discern malts from hops, instead … Continue reading

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Mission Brewery Shipwrecked (9.25%)

A Double IPA in a quart can. That’s 946ml of brain bashing beery heaven. Shipwrecked is a monster IPA that smells fresh and free and frightening, chewing tobacco and chainsaws moving through a redwood forest on a manhunt. The malting … Continue reading

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Coastal Brewery West Coast IPA (7.5%)

I could review this beer in a single sentence, and that sentence is, “This beer is brilliant.” But I feel that I ought to be saying more. West Coast IPA pours a rich amber and smells of lightly spiced oranges … Continue reading

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