Monthly Archives: May 2016

Skinners Brewery: Leaving The Past Behind

Some time ago I wrote a rather scathing article about Skinners branding. I still believe that I was fit to pick them up for their bawdy end of the ’70s casual sexism, but I got a fair amount of stick … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Events, Beer Review, Brewery, CAMRGB | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Euan Ferguson Craft Brew (Frances Lincoln / Quarto Publishing)

Unlike so many of my fellow beer geeks, I have never really been into the idea of brewing beer myself. Yes, I’ve taken part in brew days with breweries and enjoyed myself, and I grow hops which have been used … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Events, Beer Review, CAMRGB | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Roosters Brewing Co. Red Baron (5.7%)

This is more like it from Roosters. Red Baron is an India Red Ale that pours a deep Amber and smells of jelly sweets and English mustard. The malting, which includes my beloved Rye, is packed with toffee and honey, … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Review, CAMRGB | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sacre Brew Leopard 2016 (6.8%)

Gwen Sanchirico is quietly going about the business of brewing fabulous and creative beer in Wolverhampton. She doesn’t seem to care how many people know about her. She just does her thing and if people discover it, then that’s good. … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Review, CAMRGB | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hopfanatic Sörfözde Nohoplimit (8.5%)

This. is. Brilliant. Blisteringly bitter, its 100IBU’s scrape away at the inside of your face with lime zest and mandarin marmalade, pineapple, grapefruit peel and green herbs all stuck together with a sticky pine sap. But just when you think … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Review, CAMRGB | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment