Tag Archives: Strong Ale

Poppyland Brewery: The King Is Dead, Long Live The King

From the moment I first came into contact with Cromer’s Poppyland Brewery, on holiday in North Norfolk, I fell in love. Martin, the brewer, owner, main man, had been the curator of Cromer Museum and the host of many North … Continue reading

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Het Uiltje Caution Kiwi Crossing (9.1%)

Caution Kiwi Crossing is a dangerously good beer that hides its ABV frighteningly well. In essence it’s an impressively big Pale Ale, not an IPA due to the subtlety of the hops and the big round caramel and ice cream … Continue reading

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Wiper & True Later Song (8%)

Brewed in collaboration with Birrificio Del Ducato, I was expecting much more from this. Later Song is a Strong Ale brewed with dried apricots that pours a rich amber with a little creamy head and smells of toffee popcorn and … Continue reading

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Poppyland Brewery Norwegian Farmhouse Strong Ale (7.4%)

Those who know me well will know that I am fascinated by Norway. I love the country and the people and have even learned the language. And so I was incredibly interested in Poppyland’s Martin Warren and his tales of … Continue reading

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Mad Hatter Brewing Co. Golden Oak (9%)

It’s early on a Tuesday evening and I’m just getting the kids showered and ready for bed. I fancied something to drink and picked Golden Oak out of my little beer fridge. I read the right hand side of the … Continue reading

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