Monthly Archives: December 2014

Brew By NUmbers 03|01 (6.1%)

Brew By Numbers’ Original Porter is a rich, round beauty. Pouring a deep dark purple brown, the smell is prunes and chocolate. Taking a mouthful you get a date and fig meatiness, black coffee, plums and a shed load of … Continue reading

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Coastal Brewery West Coast IPA (7.5%)

I could review this beer in a single sentence, and that sentence is, “This beer is brilliant.” But I feel that I ought to be saying more. West Coast IPA pours a rich amber and smells of lightly spiced oranges … Continue reading

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The Wild Beer Co. Scarlet Fever (4.8%)

A Red Ale with toffee caramel and citrus hops is what Scarlet Fever calls itself and that’s pretty much this beer in a nutshell. The aroma is equally floral and malty and there’s a nice rich and round toffee and … Continue reading

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Wiper & True IPA Triptych No. 3 (6.7%)

Minstrel is a new hop on me and here it’s combined with Admiral and Bramling Cross to create a lovely, and rather English, IPA. Triptych No. 3 is packed with brambles and willow, blackcurrant, orange marmalade, lettuce and chamomile tea, … Continue reading

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Salopian Brewery Holly Bush (5.5%)

Holly Bush – Salopian’s Christmas beer – is a darkish IPA, a Brown IPA if you will, and it’s round and warm and zingy. The smell is orange marmalade and spicy malt loaf, and taking a swig you get a … Continue reading

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