Author Archives: Simon Williams

About Simon Williams

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

Half A Dozen Reasons To Get To Know Mondo Brewing

Hoosier (5%), Mondo’s American Pils is dry and crisp and delightfully refreshing. You find a soft and creamy caramel body, lots of waffles and ice cream corners with a drizzle of honey on the side. There’s a warm and earthy … Continue reading

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Beak Brewery Horses (6%)

The label on the can says West Coast and so I was not expecting the deliciously sweet and warm treacle and pumpernickel hit that I found as I took my first swig. Horses may be based around a West Coast … Continue reading

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A Brace Of Beauities From Ashover Brewery

Zoo (5.5%) is a Pale brewed with Mosaic and Citra, and it’s a well made beer, and definitely and interesting introduction to this brewery. There’s a solid Rich Tea biscuit, pancake, honey and caramel malt, and even a little hint … Continue reading

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Wylam Brewery Intercitra Overdrive (8.3%)

This “All Citra DIPA” is really, really good. Wylam have balanced the Citra so well against the malting that, if not told it was all Citra, you might guess that other hops are involved. Because the danger with Citra is … Continue reading

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Signature Brew Co. Luftballon (5.5%)

Luftballon is a rather fine Festbier, a dry and golden Lagered beer with a crisp finish. The beer sits a bright gold in my glass and smells of honey and bread dough, and taking a swig I found lots of … Continue reading

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