Daily Archives: December 24, 2015

Hackney Brewery Gojira (6%)

Brewed with Sushi rice, Sorachi Ace hops and green tea, Gojira is really rather super. It pours a deep gold and smells of toffee apples and lemon rind. There’s a superbly gooey toffee brioche malt, lots of honey and some … Continue reading

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Chorlton Brewing Co. Amarillo Sour (5.6%)

I keep expecting Chorlton to fall down with their only making sour beer and all that, but every time I open a bottle I’m pleasantly surprised at what I find inside. And this is no different. Amarillo Sour has a … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Saison (5.8%)

Fresh and bright and lively, this “Old World Saison” sits a golden straw in my glass and smells of apricots, silage and hay bales. The malting is a soft caramel brioche, sour dough and honey delight, and the hops are … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Tsar Bomba (10%)

Brewed with harvested yeast, I wanted this beer to be so much better than it is. That’s not to say it’s bad, because it’s not. Tsar Bomba is a hefty Imperial Stout with a light fungal sourness from the harvested … Continue reading

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Cloudwater Red Ale (4.8%)

Cloudwater continue to impress with their Autumn Range, and this little easy drinking Red Ale is particularly good. Sitting in my glass a deep amber, the aroma is peaches and redwoods, lemon and melon. As you take a swig you … Continue reading

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