Daily Archives: September 7, 2014

Surf Brewery Surf Black IPA (6.5%)

There’s a lovely chocolate spread on toast smell to this beer, and it wafts up to me as it sits in my glass all dark mahogany and cappuccino froth. Surf’s malts are rich and round, masses of molasses, shortcake, well … Continue reading

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Lovibonds Brewery Ltd. 69 IPA (6.9%)

Why has it taken me so long to try Lovibonds? What was I thinking? I am obviously stupid. Really really stupid. 69 is a magnificent IPA packed with gluey resinous piney hops, bursting with oranges and mango, hazel and herbal … Continue reading

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Bad Seed Brewery Cherry Sour (5.8%)

This beer threw me a bit. Being brewed with a shed load of cherries I was expecting it to pour all red/pink but no, it’s a typical beery gold. There’s a subtle fruity sweetness to the aroma, a hint of … Continue reading

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Partizan Brewing Cuveé Lemon (4.5%)

Yet another bottle of beer from Partizan’s seemingly endless stream of variants. This one is a tart green grape, white wine, lemon zest tang of a beer. It’s OK, if a little one dimensional. There’s the distinct bitter-sweetness of lemon … Continue reading

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The Tickety Brew Co. Rose Wheat Beer (4.7%)

I almost really like this. Almost. And then I begun to not really like it at all. You see, this wheat beer, brewed with roses and ginger, starts off very well. It’s a good golden colour and its aroma reminds … Continue reading

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