Daily Archives: November 15, 2013

Crafty Dan Big Ben (5.8%)

I really really REALLY try to like the Crafty Dan beers. A couple of them have been very good indeed but this, like 13 Guns, just isn’t as great as it promises. Big Ben is a Brown Ale that pours a beautifully … Continue reading

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Kingstone Brewery Challenger (4%)

For a beer brewed to highlight a hop variety, this is a very malty beer. That’s not an altogether bad thing, just a very malty thing. Challenger pours a deep amber and its smell is biscuits, red berries and Brussels … Continue reading

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Orkney Brewery Wayfarer (4.4%)

Oh dear. Wayfarer is an IPA with an unpleasantly thin, astringent lemon juice smell and flavour. It actually smells a lot like the washing up liquid in my kitchen, slightly fake and a little bit soapy. And the lack  of … Continue reading

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