Tag Archives: Lactose

Polly’s Brew Co. On & On & On (7.2%)

Lactose IPA. That’s what this is. An IPA with Lactose. And it’s a very nice thing, a thing of goodness. Imagine one of Polly’s super IPA’s, all snappy sapwood, lemon zest and orange marmalade, Ricky toffee buns, fried waffles and … Continue reading

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Mad Squirrel Brewery Hoodwink (5.3%)

Hoodwink is a Chocolate White Stout and it’s a very nice thing. I’m a sucker for a White Stout, and no one has come close to Durham’s take on the style until now. Where Durham made a straight up true … Continue reading

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How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count The Ways*

Named, I would guess, after Elizabeth Barrett Browning, a Victorian Poet from County Durham, Sonnet 43 or S43 (as they call themselves on their cans) seem to have appeared from nowhere with a clutch of brews that caught my eye … Continue reading

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Turning Point Brew Co. Dark Matter Custard (7.5%)

Oh my word, this is good. Dark Matter Custard is a Chocolate Custard Stout that tastes of all the delicious things that those words conjure. The beer pours a deep dark mahogany brown with a big cappuccino head and a … Continue reading

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Neon Raptor Brewing Co. Total Eclipse (7.4%)

I was expecting so much from this, a Jaffa Cake Milk Stout, it sounded like it was going to be amazing. A thick milk Stout with added cacao nibs and mandarins sounds like it ought to be a real treat. … Continue reading

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