Monthly Archives: December 2013

Les Brasseurs De Gayant La Goudale (6%)

A good enough looking bottle of beer from Aldi, the Abbey Ale poured with a sweet honey bread smell and a nice foamy head. But as I got my nose stuck in I found a slightly unpleasant burned hair smell … Continue reading

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Weird Beard Brew Co. Hit The Fairy Lights (4.6%)

I like Weird Beard very much, but this isn’t their best. A Pale Ale with oranges and star anise, I can barely taste either. What I get is a decent, if slightly harsh, Pale Ale packing a big hop hit … Continue reading

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My Personal Feelings About Love In General*: The Kernel Brewery

It’s Boxing Day, seven thirty in the morning. Dark outside, my five year old daughter is sitting across the table from me painting with the little water colour set she received yesterday and that immediately became her favourite gift. Isn’t … Continue reading

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Hey Shepherd Neame! What year is this exactly?

I have just been informed I should take a look at Shepherd Neame’s new advertising campaign for their relaunched Bishops Finger (the lack of an apostrophe still annoys me every time), and I am saddened and disappointed, but I suppose … Continue reading

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Kinver Brewery May Bug (4.8%)

Here we go again. This is a “Bottle Conditioned Lager Beer.” Brewed with Lager malts and German hops, there’s a pronounced Ale-y feel rather than the knife sharp crispness I’d expect form a Lager. That’s not to say that I … Continue reading

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