Monthly Archives: April 2016

Brewsmith Beer Anvil Ale (4.5%)

This is a “Brown Hoppy Bitter”. The aroma isn’t too inspiring, just a slightly damp caramel and orchard fruits mist, but don’t be put off by it, as once you take a swig you’ll find that Anvil Ale is a … Continue reading

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Bad Seed Brewery Farmhouse IPA (6%)

I’ve gotten into a bit of a habit lately. That being that Sunday evening, while watching Countryfile and eating bread and cheese and pickles for my tea, I have started to drink Saisons and Belgian style beers, looking for that … Continue reading

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BrewDog Ship Wreck (13.8%)

When BrewDog are good they’re really good. Shipwreck was originally brewed as a collaboration with Ballast Point, but as BrewDog are forthright enough to point out, the Americans, to use a musical simile, sold out to a major, and BrewDog … Continue reading

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Twisted Barrel Ale Inspired (4.5%)

This little Pale Ale, brewed with the five C’s – Chinook, Columbus, Citra, Comet and Cascade – is really rather good. It pours a rich gold and smells of strawberries, melon and honey, and as you take a swig you … Continue reading

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Brass Castle Brewery Malton Amber (4%)

Up until now I’ve not been impressed by Brass Castle’s beer, but this one isn’t too shabby. Brewed for the Woodhams Stone Collection it pours a deep amber with an aroma of lightly spiced toffee apples. This is a malt … Continue reading

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