Tag Archives: American beer

#WMCBF: Discovering the Midlands

What began as a crisp, cold but sunny morning quickly turned grey as my train departed Leicester station and I made the short journey to Coventry for this year’s West Midlands Craft Beer Festival. The event, organised by and hosted … Continue reading

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Half Acre Brewing Co. Bodem (6.7%)

This is a proper American IPA that has that barley sugar smell and a big sticky brown sugar syrup, pancake, waffle and runny honey malt body. There’s a tiny hit of spiced saltiness from the yeast, and then lots or … Continue reading

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Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Gingerbread Stout (9.2%)

I have wanted to taste this beer for quite some time and all I can tell you is that it Ha sheen worth the wait. A Milk Stout brewed with ginger, honey, cinnamon and vanilla, the beer pours an inky … Continue reading

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Cigar City Brewing Jai Alai (7.5%)

For some years now Cigar City of Tampa, Florida, have been a name I’ve known but only very rarely been able to try, and only then when brewing in collaboration with a UK brewery. I’ve heard lots of good things … Continue reading

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Melvin Brewing Citradamus (9.5%)

Fancy a mind bendingly fruity Triple IPA that’s scarily easy drinking? If you do then reach for a can of this. But be warned, it’ll send you down the boozy hoppy rabbit hole. There’s a thick and chewy, sweet brown … Continue reading

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