Daily Archives: February 23, 2015

Beer Here Angry Hops (8%)

Wow, this is hoppy. I mean seriously, it’s extremely, tongue scorchingly, cheek tinglingly, eye wateringly, teeth gratingly, buttock clenchingly hoppy. The aroma, sharp citrus and boozy kids’ sweets, made my nasal hair burn as the beer sat a sunny orange … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery The Living End Islay Whisky Stout (11%)

Aged for fifteen months in an Islay Whisky cask, this version of The Living End is abso-f’ing-lutely amazing. I try not to swear in this blog, but hell’s teeth this is good. The aroma is damp oak and plums and … Continue reading

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Tempest Brewing Co. Rye Pale Ale (5.5%)

With a lovely vanilla and fruit salad aroma, this is my third Tempest beer and it’s a hat-trick of beer I’ve enjoyed. The malts are soft caramel and honey, walnuts and salted peanuts and a shed load of toasted white … Continue reading

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Fireman’s Brew Brunette Beer (8%)

I was lulled into a false sense of security by this beer last Saturday afternoon. According to Ales By Mail’s import label this beer is 5.5%, but on opening it I noticed that the beer’s own label puts it at … Continue reading

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Orbit Beers Leaf (6.2%)

Leaf is a Rauch Alt and it’s very very good. Pouring a deep chestnut brown, the aroma is toffee apples, bonfires and red peppers. As you take a swig you get an immediate hit of salty smoked bacon, and this … Continue reading

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