Here is a light golden ale from a fairly nearby brewery; the Battlefield brewery, just down the road from me at Shrewsbury. My local normally has regional beers on tap and this week they’ve had Saxon Gold as one of… Read more Battlefield Saxon Gold – An easy drinking thirst quencher
Courtesy of our local pub, this Belgian White beer was provided as a free sample to “try something different”. It was certainly different to most other beers that I usually drink. Served with a slice of orange submerged in the… Read more Blue Moon Belgian White – First time I’ve had actual fruit in my beer!
I’ve drunk a lot of this beer, but not yet reviewed it, so here goes… This is Camden Pale Ale, from the London-based Camden Town Brewery, which opened in 2010 (in Camden Town, London, unsurprisingly enough). The bottle is very simple,… Read more Camden Town Brewery Camden Pale Ale – American hops done good
Having recently reviewed, and thoroughly enjoyed, Camden Town Brewery’s Camden Pale Ale, I promised to keep an eye out for some of their other beers. Luckily, the next pub I went into had their white beer, Gentleman’s Wit, on draft. This… Read more Camden Town Brewery Gentleman’s Wit – An award winning white beer
I had an interesting wheat beer from BeerBods recently. I definitely like the premise of Chapter Brewing, founded in 2016, this very small brewery calls itself a “Fictional Brewery”. The founder of this brewery used to be an English teacher and so… Read more Chapter Brewing, Chapter 5, Tired Eyes – Does exactly what it says on the bottle, and not much else
This weekend, the father-in-law brought around a selection of beers from the French craft brewery Divatte. This brewery came about in 2001, and brews a large selection of beers under three labels – La Trompe Souris, La Vieille Tour, and Les Bières de Collection.… Read more Divatte Trompe Souris Blonde – It’s no blonde bombshell
Tour Brune is my second beer from the French craft brewery Divatte; although this brown beer is brewed under the La Vieille Tour label (The Old Tower). For background on the brewery itself, check out my post on Divatte Trompe Souris Blonde. The beer pours,… Read more Divatte Vieille Tour Brune – Strong, cold coffee
I was in Waitrose last week and noticed an interesting looking beer from the Einstök Olgerd brewery in Iceland, located just 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle. I figured as they had put in the effort to get the… Read more Einstök Olgerd Icelandic White Ale – A smooth wheat beer
Happily for me, a Hogs Back brewery beer tonight. I’m a huge fan of this brewery, and I think I’ve drunk my way through all of their beers at some point over the last five years or so (as well… Read more Hogs Back OTT – Old Tongham Tasty or Over The Top?
Hyde and Wilde is claimed to be “Sainsbury’s own craft brewery”, in reality this is a selection of four beers brewed by Marston’s brewery exclusively for Sainsbury’s, with the excellent branding created by Parker Williams. This one is the American… Read more Hyde & Wilde American Style IPA – Surprisingly light