Monthly Archives: March 2014

Alec Wallace’s Imperial Red/Black IPA (8.2%)

Galaxy, Simcoe and Galena hops combine to make this BIPA a booze fuelled jelly sweet delight. Recently I’ve been sent a whole bunch of home brewed beer and so far it’s all been superb. This one pours a deep chocolate … Continue reading

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Macclesfield Brew Co. Guatemalan Insanity Stout (5.8%)

I’m constantly blown away by our home brewers and this is no exception. Guatemalan Insanity Stout (great name) is a coffee Stout that pours as black as pitch with a thick creamy cappuccino head and a smell that’s all red … Continue reading

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Yeovil Ales Summerset (4.1%)

Not overly exciting, Summerset is easy drinking and in a word, decent. Pouring a light orange with a good foamy head, the aroma is straw and lemon curd. The malting is a round soft caramel and wafer with a little … Continue reading

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Hopshackle Brewery Historic Porter (4.8%)

With an aroma of plums and prunes and bitter chocolate this deep purple brown beer smells delightful. I’m a big fan of Hopshackle and – Nigel, owner and brewer, was one of my first CAMRGB interviewees – and this Historic … Continue reading

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To Øl Final Frontier (9%)

Final Frontier is a mind numbing Double IPA crammed to the brim with hops. Simcoe, Centennial and Columbus to be precise. It’s a wired, wide eyed thing, almost uncontrollable. It’s malts are bed wettingly sexy toffee, chewy, mouth filling, ice … Continue reading

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