Tag Archives: American beer

Sierra Nevada Fantastic Haze (9%)

Those who know me well know how much I adore Sierra Nevada’s Torpedo. At one point, according to UnTappd, I appear to have drunk the vast majority of Torpedo in the UK. I’ve not had a Torpedo now for well … Continue reading

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Mortalis Brewing Co. Hydra (7%)

This version of Hydra is brewed with blackberries, pineapple and raspberries and it is absolutely lovely. Mind you, some people may argue that you shouldn’t find heaps of fruit pulp in your beer can when you pour, but I for … Continue reading

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Barrier Brewing Co. Greenroom (5.4%)

This is a gentle and subtle little Pale Ale that feels much lighter than its ABV. With its garden flower aroma and pale peach colour you would be forgiven for thinking that you were in the presence of something super … Continue reading

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Barrier Brewing Co. 2X Dry hopped Money (7.3%)

This New York brewed beer, ladies and gentlemen, is quintessentially American. And it’s all about the malting. What links my favourite US IPA’s? It’s not the hops, it’s the sweet barley sugar that crops up in everything from a Sierra … Continue reading

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#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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