Monthly Archives: April 2018

Cross Borders Brewing Co. Braw (5.2%)

This is a very pleasant Pale Ale, a session beer for a summer evening. It’s a pale gold with a frothy little head and it smells of strawberries and peaches and a hint of pineapple. That pineapple is bigger in … Continue reading

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North End Brewery Salt & Wood: Oud Bruin (7%)

North End are based in New Zealand and this, my first taste of their beer, is an Oud Bruin style Flanders Ale with cherries, prunes and a yoghurt culture that is part of their Salt & Wood range. Most importantly, … Continue reading

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8 Wired Brewing Co. Cucumber Hippy (4%)

The last time I had a beer brewed with cucumber it was a Wild Beer and I loved it. I like this one a lot as well, though the cucumber is a lot less pronounced here. Cucumber Hippy is a … Continue reading

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Magic Rock Brewing Co. Hedonic Escalation (6.7%)

There’s a lot of mango and papaya in this beer. There’s lemon and lime as well, some rolling tobacco and lots of pithy grapefruit skins. And so calling this beer a Tropical IPA is right on the money. My love … Continue reading

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Weird Beard Brew Co. Sorachi Face Plant (8.1%)

Yet another beer that I was so sure I’d already tried and written about I didn’t check before I opened it. This left me with a decision. Do I just drink it or do I scribble some words. The choice … Continue reading

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