Resin

Sixpoint Craft Ales

9.1% abv

I don’t know if its those cool looking cans, the idea of tasty hop-forwards beers or the buzz online that made me so eager to try some beers from Sixpoint Craft Ales.

When a friend recently took a trip to New York I asked if he’d bring me back […click the heading to read more]

Two Captains Double IPA

Nøgne Ø

11.0% abv

Poured from the bottle a very hazy orange with a red blush topped with a brief head of off-white foam. A massive aroma of potent resinous hops jump forth, bitter grapefruit, blood orange marmalade a good waft of rubbing alcohol is calmed down by a sugary syrup edge. Big bitter […click the heading to read more]

Human Cannonball

Magic Rock Brewing

9.2% abv

In the glass this British brewed/ American style double IPA is a super clear looking deep amber colour and produces an impressive head of eggshell coloured foam. The nose is a beautifully sumptuous aroma of mango and apricot, an intoxicating scent. In the mouth the beer is big and […click the heading to read more]

Hello, My Name is Ingrid

BrewDog

8.2% ABV

Reviewed by RD

“Hello, My Name is Ingrid. Hi I’m Rob”…that’s how it began. Exciting and full of anticipation. I heard about BrewDog’s latest IPA (this time with Swedish Cloudberries) I read about it online, a couple of friends of mine drank bottles of it but I heard little response. Next up […click the heading to read more]

100 India Pale Ale Centennial

Kernel Brewery

10.1% ABV

Reviewed by RD

100 brews later

In the glass it looked great, burnt orange in colour with a thin white head of foam. On the nose its a sticky boozed-up jam of candied orange, musty hops and brown sugar with a faint hint of alcohol in the background. Once […click the heading to read more]

2XIPA

Southern Tier Brewing Co.

8.2% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Appearance: A very clean looking beer, pale gold in colour crowned with a soapy white head.

Aroma: Citrus hops, orange and grapefruit matched up with a load of sweet malt and certain level of alcohol. The one thing that threw me a bit was the […click the heading to read more]

Double Trouble IPA

Founders Brewing Co.

9.4% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Appearance: A perfectly filtered pale golden ale with a tight foamy white head. A Few bubbles of carbonation sprung from the bottom of the glass. A darn attractive looking beer.

Aroma: Brilliant balance of sweet malt and juicy fruits. Clementines, ripe peaches and a suggestion of […click the heading to read more]

Le Freak

Green Flash Brewing Co.

9.2% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Appearance: I’ve been looking forwards to trying this since I picked it up on a recent trip to London. After sitting in the fridge for a couple of weeks I finally popped the cap and I was greeted with a glass of bright […click the heading to read more]

Hop Stoopid

Lagunitas Brewing Co.

IPA perfection!

8.0% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Appearance: In the glass this poured a pale golden orange with a couple of fingers of pillowing white foam. Plenty of bubbles clung to the sides of the glass. Beautifully filtered.

Aroma: This is one of the reasons why […click the heading to read more]

I Hardcore You

Brewdog Mikkeller

9.5% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Appearance: A hazy glowing deep amber heading towards orange a few bubbles of carbonation and lovely head of orange tinted white foam.

Aroma: A big nose of resinous hops, burnt golden syrup. There is a spicy quality that I first though of as savory maybe […click the heading to read more]