A blog that has frankly taken me far too long to get round to writing, mainly because it took me so long to find an occasion fitting to sample these delights!
So it just so happens that this year International Beer Day and my Birthday have fallen on exactly the same day! I couldn't pass up the chance to do a blog today! For this blog, I've cracked open two Buxton Beers that have just been begging to be reviewed, King Slayer and King Maker. Beautiful … Continue reading King Slayer Vs King Maker
Last night myself and Tom were at the always wonderful Itchy Pig sampling their finest, and we came across a beer that honestly I loved so much that I felt compelled to write a little proper review for it! So without further ado... Doobie - Sour Fruited Gose - Gipsy Hill - 4.8% In this … Continue reading Doobie – The Gipsy Hill Brewing Company
Continuing on from Part 1, let's take a look at the remaining four beers of this Speyside Special! Herr Keith - Keith Brewery - 4.5% - Wheat Beer Following on from the raspberry beer reviewed last time comes the 'Scottish German Wheat Beer' from Keith Brewery. Not much on the nose for me with this … Continue reading Speyside Beers (Part 2)
A blog that has been a long time in the works this one, on a visit to Speyside I picked up a broad selection of the offerings from the picturesque Speyside region and a little further afield. Well known for it's tremendous whisky, lets see how it fares when it comes to beer! Tropical Forres … Continue reading Speyside Beers (Part 1)
Welcome back! After a long hiatus for exams, conferences, papers and the like, I'm finally back to some semblance of normal and ready to get blogging about beer again! This little article is about the beers that I purchase at a great new bottle shop and tap room in Rickmansworth (near Watford) called Wishful Drinking … Continue reading Wishful Drinking – Rickmansworth
Two weeks ago I was lucky enough to head off to Budapest, and couldn't very well travel to a new country without sampling some of the local craft beer! Here are three of my highlights; Rafa - Sour IPA - 6.8% - Fehér Nyúl Brewery Complete lucky dip that I picked on name alone without … Continue reading Hopping Around – Budapest!
Well here we are, 5th day of Sheffield Beer Week, and my final blog of this mini marathon! This blog is part 2 of my Sheffield-centric reviews featuring the second three beers from local Sheffield breweries! I Hope you've enjoyed this week of a blog-a-day, it's been fun (and stressful!) to write so much content … Continue reading Sampling Sheffield’s Finest (Part 2)
Welcome back to a special blog centred on mine and my friend Andrews experience with the Northern Brew homebrew kit (available here if you fancy giving it a go yourself), and how we got on brewing our very own 'Block Party Amber Ale'. This blog will focus on the brewing stage of the operation, followed … Continue reading Northern Brew Homebrewing Kit (Part 1)
Let's get straight into the second set of 4 beers from our second meeting!