Monthly Archives: February 2014

Pressure Drop Pale Fire (4.8%)

What a delight this is! It’s making me write in exclamation marks! Lots of them! Pale Fire is a Pale Ale so packed with juicy hoppy goodness it’ll make your brains go numb. There are Peaches! Mangos! Mandarins! Tropical Fruit … Continue reading

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The Kernel Pale Ale Chinook (5.4%)

I have a real soft spot for Chinook, based on it being the hop that Revolutions Brewing used for the IPA they made for my band a few years ago. For me Chinook is a peachy, grapefruit beasty wearing resinous … Continue reading

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Weird Beard Brew Co. Shark Biscuit (7.2%)

Shark Biscuit is an “Australian IPA” that was originally brewed in collaboration with The Bull in Highgate. This incarnation has had Carared malt added to give the beer the colour of Ayers Rock. Ayers Rock is a very long way … Continue reading

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Pressure Drop Wu Gang Chops The Tree (3.8%)

Wu Gang is a Hefeweisse brewed with foraged herbs. Did Pressure Drop forage for borage I wonder. Sorry, I couldn’t help but type that sentence. In fact I may have waited all my life to say forage for borage. I … Continue reading

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Widmer Bros. Brewing Hefeweizen (4.9%)

I really like this, though it’s not much like a Hefeweizen. The reason? It has all those flavours you get from American “Craft” beer – You know, a sticky red resinous woodiness, a lovely rich toffee malt, and spiky, spicy … Continue reading

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