Monthly Archives: April 2016

Off Beat Brewery Odd Ball (4.2%)

I first tried this beer when I visited Chester way back in 2012. It was one of the very first CAMRGB events and I didn’t pace myself very well, ending up in a drunken heap at the end of the … Continue reading

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Vocation Brewery Life & Death (6.5%)

I’ve been wanting to try this for ages, and it’s been worth the wait as this is one hell of a good IPA. Pouring from its can a rich gold with a big fluffy head, the smell is lime marmalade … Continue reading

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Red Cat Brewing Mr M’s Porter (4.5%)

This is a decent Porter, if a little uninspiring. Uninspiring? Only because it doesn’t do anything over and above what you’d want from a decent Porter. You get the burned toast and black coffee, the treacle and honey from the … Continue reading

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The Hop Studio Chocolat (6.5%)

This “Dark Chocolate Stout with hints of cherries” is terrible. It has a really bad alcohol burn, is overly sweet and more importantly, has almost none of the chocolate flavours that you’d hope to find in a beer with a name … Continue reading

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BrewDog Jet Black Heart (4.7%)

When BrewDog get it right they really get it right. And this is one of those times. An Oatmeal Milk Stout that pours road tar black and smells of plum compote and fresh coffee, this is a beer to relax … Continue reading

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