Monthly Archives: June 2019

Brew By Numbers 11 Black (4.6%)

As much as I like BBN this is a really weak offering from them. A Black Session IPA, it pours an alright mahogany colour but its aroma is equal parts treacle and petroleum jelly. The malting has chocolate and coffee, … Continue reading

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Garage Beer Co. Trouble (6.2%)

Full of tangerine and peach, this IPA, brewed in collaboration with Wylam, is a really lovely thing. The beer pours a hazy straw yellow with a little foaming head and smells of oranges and lemon curd. The malting is soft … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Sonrisa (4.7%)

Oh dear, Buxton, what have you done? I can’t find anything positive to say about this beer, but it’s so astonishingly bad that I need to write about it. Especially as it comes from what has been for a long … Continue reading

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Bad Seed Brewery Breaking Free (5.5%)

Breaking Free is a New England Pale Ale that pours a warm amber colour and smells of peaches and apricots. There’s a solid caramel, honey, toasted French bread and buttery brioche malt body and a lick of earthy spiced fruit … Continue reading

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Bad Seed Brewery Tropic Fusion (4.6%)

While I’ve still got a real downer on modern sour beer, I have a soft spot for beer that has been kettle soured. Take this one for example. The fresh juicy mango and passion fruit give you a soft round … Continue reading

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