Monthly Archives: October 2015

Gyle 59 Tropical Thunder (3.7%)

Brewed to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, this light Pale Ale is brewed with Mountain Pepper (Drimys Lanceolata), an Australian rainforest shrub that historically was used to treat scurvy. It adds a very pithy dry green leafy … Continue reading

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The Norfolk Brewhouse Moon Gazer CellarBration Audit Ale (6.6%)

If they had tried harder Norfolk Brewhouse could have probably made the name of this beer even longer. But I’m being facetious, as this “Ruby Red Ale gently infused with cherry, honey, orange and mint” – there we go again … Continue reading

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Brodie’s Brewery Simcoe For Breakfast (10.1%)

Can you guess what this is? Yes, that’s right, it’s a Breakfast Stout with Simcoe, and that sounds good doesn’t it? And you know what? It is good. Really good. Pouring a deep thick purple brown, the smell is a … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Emelisse Aceto Balsamico (7.5%)

I wasn’t sure when I saw this beer. I wasn’t sure that I’d like it even though I like balsamic vinegar. I mean, I like balsamic vinegar but I wouldn’t drink a half pint of it. You see, this beer … Continue reading

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Hardknott Brewery Intergalactic Space Hopper (5.2%)

Pouring with a huge fruit salad of an aroma, this pale golden beer is very nice indeed. The malting is all wafers and caramel, honey, French bread and just a hint of apple juice. But this is a beer that’s … Continue reading

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