Daily Archives: September 13, 2013

Sonnet 43 Brewhouse Bourbon MIlk Stout (4.3%)

This could be a brilliant beer. This could be a real favourite. Dark and brooding in my glass, the smell is chocolate coated fruits locked in an old walnut cabinet. The malts are prunes steeped in rum, bitter chocolate and … Continue reading

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Allendale Brewery Black IPA (8%)

This is very very good. But it’s also slightly flawed. Allendale have created an enormous Black IPA with a gigantic and almost overwhelming burned chocolate on toast malt, thick with molasses, black pepper, salt and roasted nuts. It’s packed to … Continue reading

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Houston Brewing Co. Houston Crystal (5%)

There’s amazingly little going on in here. The label says, “100% natural ingredients: Crystal clear, Scottish water, Crystal malt and Crystal hops,” and that’s all well and good, but out of those ingredients has come next to nothing flavour-wise. There’s … Continue reading

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