Monthly Archives: September 2020

Polly’s Brew Co. DDH Patternist (10%)

DDH Patternist is a Triple IPA, and a damned good one at that. Pouring as thick as paint, the smell is a soft mandarin sorbet, while the foamy head sits fuzzy in my glass. There’s a chewy, creamy malt body … Continue reading

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Abbeydale Brewery Black Mass (6.66%)

Dubbed a Sultry Dark Ale, this is for want of an argument a very good Black IPA. It pours a deep purple black and smells of molasses and black cherries. The malting is thick and round and rich, all black … Continue reading

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Hop’t African Queen Piri Piri Pilsner

Yes, I know that this is a beer blog, but the idea of a range of hot sauces made with hops piqued my interest. And I was right to take notice, as this is a very nice little bottle of … Continue reading

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Two Hybrids From Solvay Society

Superposition (3.7%) is a Witbier Session IPA hybrid and I really like it. Pouring a cloudy peach colour, the aroma is bursting with fruity goodness and a hint of spice, and taking a mouthful you find a light and supple, … Continue reading

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Anspach & Hobday Oktoberfest Beer

The Gose (4%) Light and tart but delightfully fruity, this is a very good Gose indeed. Pouring a pale gold with a hay bale and sweet farmyard aroma, it’s an immediately inviting beer. The malting is light and airy, with … Continue reading

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