Author Archives: Simon Williams

About Simon Williams

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

Westerham Brewery Careful With That Axe Eugene (5.2%)

I like this Red Rye Bourbon Ale quite a lot, but then I’m still a sucker for a Rye beer. Pouring a Ruby red with a fluffy head, the aroma is toffee, coconut and whisky, it’s a warm and inviting … Continue reading

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Signature Brew Co, Nocturne (6.66%)

I’ve not had a Black IPA in ages, and to be honest I’d forgotten how good they can be. Nocturne uses hops from Yakima Chief to create a beer that is dark and luxurious, with a thick treacle tart, bitter … Continue reading

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Turning Point Brew Co. Gravedigger Biscuits (9%)

This, dear friends, is billed as an Espresso Martini Stout. Having never tried Martini I can’t vouch for the description, but what I can tell you is that this is a superbly fun and boozy chocolate, coffee and vanilla delight. … Continue reading

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Saint Mars Of The Desert Bam Boom (5.4%)

Bam Boom is an Amber IPA that uses the brewery’s “Koelship” method of brewing. I’m supposing that this is a play on the term Koelschip the method of spreading wort over a wide area in order to allow wild yeast … Continue reading

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Westerham Brewery Hop Rocket (4.5%)

I’m really impressed by this little Session IPA. It’s crammed with flavour and has a big solid body to boot. Pouring a bright amber the aroma is lemon curd and pine needles, and taking a swig you are initially met … Continue reading

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