Daily Archives: February 1, 2014

Westbrook Brewing Co. “Taylor” (6.5%)

Now this is good. “Taylor” is the fourth instalment in Westbrook’s series of Saisons, and it’s brewed with rye and wheat malts, Tettnanger and Pride Of Ringwood hops, and a mix of Saison and Brettanomyces yeast strains. The result is … Continue reading

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Brew By Numbers 01|06 Saison Motueka & Lime (5%)

I’ve waited a long time to try my first BBNo. beer and it has been worth every second. 01|06 is a bright sunshine golden Saison that smells fresh and zingy, all citrus leaves and tangy yeast bite. The yeast works … Continue reading

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Partizan Brewery Saison Traditional Spiced (4.1%)

This is rather disappointing. It pours a nice golden yellow and the smell is a decent, all spicy yeast and apricots, but when you take a swig you find a really thin flavour, very watery, very insubstantial. A flaccid lemon … Continue reading

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Ilkley Brewery Dinner Ale (3.3%)

This “Victorian Pale Ale”, brewed to a recipe from 1884, is light and crisp and very easy to drink. It pours a soft straw with a good frothy head, and its smell is elder flowers and lemon juice. The malts … Continue reading

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Signature Brew Black Tongue (8.3%)

Up until now I’ve not been a big fan of the beer I’ve tried from Signature Brew, but this is really very good indeed. Black Tongue is a Double Black IPA brewed in collaboration with Mastodon. It pours an inky … Continue reading

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