One of my recent BeerBods offerings was from the Amundsen Brewery. This brewery started in Oslo in 2011 and has grown very steadily ever since, now it is the largest brewery in Oslo and the fastest growing in Norway –… Read more Amundsen Lorita Passionfruit Pale Ale – A refreshing but watery pale ale
One of my BeerBods beers from several weeks ago was Oz Bomb, by Arbor Ales. Arbor Ales started in 2007, set up initially as a one-man band who gave up his IT job to follow his passion (ah the dream!).… Read more Arbor Ales Oz Bomb – A classic fruity pale ale, with a twist
I found this one hidden away in my local Lidl (also available from other well known high street supermarkets…). The Bee 17 from Swedish brewery Backyard Brew is a dry hopped pilsner. The brewery itself exists as an experimental workshop… Read more Backyard Brew The Bee 17 – Easy drinking bitter lager
Another lager for me today – Berliner Pilsner. This one confused me from the start, as I haven’t had it before, and wanted to do a bit of research into it. The name itself is also a general style of… Read more Berliner Pilsner – Disappointing, confused lager
Today it’s a bottle of Vienna Waltz from Brewhive – this was sent to me by Flavourly when the beers I wanted weren’t in stock – I now understand why (Brewhive are now owned by Flavourly.com, although sadly this means the Brewhive website… Read more Brewhive Vienna Waltz – A lager for ballroom dancing?
I finally managed to get my hands on the Flavourly.com crowdsourced craft beers! They’re brewed by Bad Co. but the idea came from the guys working at Flavourly. They used the 138,000+ reviews they have to curate and design four… Read more Flavourly Endless River – Crowdsourced beer brewed in collaboration with Bad Co.
A while back, following a trip to Bruges, I did a review of Westvleteren 12, and I most definitely agreed with the consensus of this being one of the best beers in the world. During the same trip I also… Read more Het Anker, Gouden Carolus Cuvée Van De Keizer Whisky Infused – A fantastic, warming strong ale
Ian recently reviewed Saison du Japon from the Hitachino Nest brewery (and was sadly fairly disappointed with it). However, it reminded me that I had a can of their White Ale as yet unopened, so here goes. You can read about the brewery in… Read more Hitachino Nest White Ale – Too many ingredients, too little time
Today it’s a bottle of Rider Pale Ale from London-based Mondo Brewing, who started producing beer in 2015. I’ve previously reviewed their Dennis Hopp’r IPA which I was sadly a bit disappointed with. However, I’ve previously thoroughly enjoyed their Van Dammage Belgian IPA (but as yet,… Read more Mondo Rider Pale Ale – Drinkable, but maybe too generic?
This is my first beer from Welsh brewery The Purple Moose Brewery (Y Bragdy Mws Piws), a 40-Barrel micro-brewery based in the historic harbour town of Porthmadog, North Wales, close to the mountains of Snowdonia. They started brewing some 13 years ago in… Read more Purple Moose Brewery Mwsh – A Kölsch style lager not brewed in Cologne