Daily Archives: February 26, 2012

Allendale Brewery Winter Dunkel (4.6%)

This morning I took the children for a walk. It was crisp and cold but lovely and fresh. We got home to a Sunday roast. Chicken, roast potatoes and vegetables, and a steamy gravy. What better beer To go along … Continue reading

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Küppers Brauerei Kölsch (4.8%)

Generally I’m an IPA, bitter, stout kind of chap, but I do have a soft spot for a decent lagered beer. But only in the afternoon. For me, this kind of beer is all about lunchtime drinking. Quick and refreshing, … Continue reading

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Mikkeller Amarillo Single Hop IPA (6.9%)

Is this beer intended to highlight the flavours of the Amarillo hop? I suppose it is. And I guess it does. But Mikkeller seem to make cartoon beers, so it’s almost inconsequential which hop is in here. That’s not a … Continue reading

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Delavals Lindisfarne Castle Dark Ale (4%)

Dark ale? This has all the hallmarks of a really decent porter. Pouring deep and dark with a ruby twinkle as it hits the light, the aroma is lightly stewed fruit and a smoky chocolate biscuit. Taking a big mouthful … Continue reading

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Allendale Brewery Curlew’s Return (4.2%)

After enjoying Allendale’s APA so much I’ve been really looking forward to this. And I’ll tell you something, I’m not disappointed. This is a lovely bitter packed full of flavour. The beer pours a warming conker brown but with little … Continue reading

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