Author Archives: Simon Williams

About Simon Williams

Founder of CAMRGB. Member of The British Guild Of Beer Writers. Leftist bigmouth. Old and grumpy.

The Brewery Of St. Mars Of The Desert St. Botolph’s Quadruple Noir (9%)

Thick with rum and raisin chocolate, brandy and plum jam, this is a very good take on the Quadruple style. The beer is thick and chewy, round and warm, the hopping providing damp yet crunchy red autumnal leaf litter, some … Continue reading

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Attic Brew Co.: Bostin’ Beer From Birmingham

Hello there, please introduce yourselves. We’re Attic Brew Co founded by Oli Hurlow and Sam Back. Our brewery team is now sixteen people and seven dogs strong!   You are based in the Stirchley area of Birmingham I believe. Are you … Continue reading

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Solvay Society Shine Upon Thee (11%)

Now this is something very special indeed. Shine Upon Thee is a Golden Tripel brewer with Nelson Sauvin and vanilla extract. It’s an enormous, sexy and yet warm and comfortable beer. The aroma is spicy nutmeg and peaches, and the … Continue reading

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UnBarred Brewery Idaho 7 Weiss (5.6%)

One of UnBarred’s Ltd Edition specials, this is a Bavarian Wheat Beer with the added excitement of Idaho 7 hops. And as with pretty much everything UnBarred do, this is very good indeed. You find all those Weiss flavours in … Continue reading

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Two Lagers From Moor Beer Co.

Italian Pils (5.2%) Honest to goodness, hot and sunny lunchtime lager. That’s what this is. This is a crisp, bitter and beautifully dry beer, its hops bursting and popping with hedgerow foliage, garden flowers and lemon rind, while its malt … Continue reading

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