Thursday, 1 March 2018
The free state of Kemptown
The following is my contribution to The Session #133, hosted by Gareth at Barrel Aged Leeds . This month's theme is 'Hometown Gl...
Monday, 5 February 2018
Two schooners of black saison and a portion of kimchi fries please
Last week, I received an exciting package. Contained within was the first freebie I have accepted (alright, the first I've been off...
Sunday, 31 December 2017
12 Beers of Christmas - Day Twelve - Burning Sky Trafalgar Wines Celebratory Stout
I've already written and deleted several paragraphs in which I try to summarise a tumultuous 2017, each time concluding that nobody a) n...
Saturday, 30 December 2017
12 Beers of Christmas - Day Eleven - Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva 2011
Day Eleven - Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva (Belgium, 10%) De Struise have a reputation as agitators, producing beer that tests the...
Friday, 29 December 2017
12 Beers of Christmas - Day Ten - De Dolle Stille Nacht
Day Ten - De Dolle Brouwers Stille Nacht (Belgium, 12%) This being the only yuletide-themed beer in my 12 Beers line-up, I should proba...
12 Beers of Christmas - Day Nine - Westvleteren 12
Day Nine - Westvleteren 12 (Belgium, 10.2%) Westvleteren 12 is probably the ultimate “saving it for a special occasion” beer. Often...
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
12 Beers of Christmas - Day Eight - Nils Oscar Barley Wine
Day Eight - Nils Oscar Barley Wine (Sweden, 10.4%) The barley wine seems to have come to prominence in 2017, in seemingly direct respon...
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