Monthly Archives: May 2013

Buxton Brewery Tsar Bomba (10%)

I’m not sure where to start with this apart from simply saying, “Wow!” Tsar Bomba is an Imperial Stout inoculated with a 1978 Brettanomyces yeast and then dry hopped to within an inch of its life. The result is a … Continue reading

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Jester King Brewery Commercial Suicide (3.5%)

Commercial Suicide is a Mild and, as many of you know, I don’t like Mild. But this is a Mild aged in oak barrels and so I was intrigued, and the barrel ageing does make a difference. IT begins with … Continue reading

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Piss Up In A Brewery.

Hello. My name is @hippy_jon and I would like to tell you a little story. Last Saturday I found myself in a yard behind a small brewery in Wellingborough. I was watching a punk by the name of “Davey Granules” … Continue reading

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Flying Dog Brewery Horn Dog (10.2%)

Now this is how I want all Barley Wines to taste. Horn Dog is a deep, dark mahogany beer with a bubbly head and a smell that’s spiced appels and pears in fruity syrup. This is a sticky, chewy beer … Continue reading

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Hart Family Brewery 1833 (6.6%)

Presented in a lovely 750ml bottle, this is a splendid IPA. The aroma has a lovely yeasty backbone, bread dough and spices underneath apricots and pine needles. Initially I thought to myself, this tastes rather like Fuller’s Bengal Lancer. It’s … Continue reading

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