Doobie – The Gipsy Hill Brewing Company

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

Hopping Around – Budapest!

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!

Hopping Around – Dancing Man Brewery (Part 2)

Part 2 of my trip to Dancing Man Brewery in Southampton! Big Casino - IPA - 5.7% A common theme throughout all the DMB beers I've had is how smooth they are, and this is no exception! It's got a lovely strong floral aroma which translates into what is actually quite a lightly hoppy beer. … Continue reading Hopping Around – Dancing Man Brewery (Part 2)

Hopping Around – Dancing Man Brewery (Part 1)

The past week I've been down in Southampton, and having been highly recommended, decided to head over to the Dancing Man Brewery and Tap Room. 6 beers followed, lets see how they rated! Congo Driftwood - Pale Ale - 4.2% Really nice pale ale this, and packs in the flavors compared to a lot of … Continue reading Hopping Around – Dancing Man Brewery (Part 1)

Hopping Around – Peakender 2018 (Part 2)

Hello and welcome to part 2 of 'Hopping Around - Peakender 2018' Part 2 becomes much more of a sour fest, with one absolute cracker in particular. Let's get started! Days of Creation - Barrel Aged Sour Red Ale - 7% Sam's tasting notes - Very balsamic with tart raspberry, smooth with a good moutfeel … Continue reading Hopping Around – Peakender 2018 (Part 2)

Hopping Around – Peakender 2018 (Part 1)

Hello and welcome to a series of more bite-sized blogs detailing my visits to various craft beer events/venues/breweries! This week we will be delving into the vast variety of beers sampled at Peakender festival in Bakewell, organised by Thornbridge and featuring a multitude of different breweries. Joining me on this visit were The Niebylski Brothers … Continue reading Hopping Around – Peakender 2018 (Part 1)