Daily Archives: October 5, 2014

London Fields Brewery Grapefruit Dead (5%)

London Fields’ Bootlegger Series looks lovely but sadly this bottle is entirely flat and lifeless. It’s a beer brewed with grapefruit zest, but without any fizz, without any life, it’s rendered a damp washing liquid citrus with malts that are … Continue reading

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Alechemy Brewing Co. 5ive Sisters Red IPA (4.3%)

Malty goodness and a sharp woodbine and lemon zest hop pretty much sums this beer up, but I feel that I ought to say more. Pouring a deep amber, the smell of 5ive Sisters is bran flakes and toffee apples, … Continue reading

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Norfolk Square Brewery Barmy IPA (6.5%)

Part of Norfolk Square’s Maverick range, you may find me using the term English quite a lot in this review as Barmy IPA is made with lots and lots of English hops that give a rich piney aniseed smell. The … Continue reading

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Ruhstaller The Captain (7.6%)

This is a super can of Black IPA, and I love that not only are the ingredients listed but also where they are from so that you know the provenance of the hops and barley. The Captain (great name) smells … Continue reading

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Euan Ferguson Drink London (Frances Lincoln Publishers)

Now and again I get a book to review, and this one is a very little book indeed. Drink London is a handbook on places to visit if you fancy getting drunk in London. In fact I may use it … Continue reading

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