IPA is Dead 2013

Brewdog

IPA is Dead? From these example it’s a bit wounded.

Earlier this week I headed over to the Brewdog bar in Leeds to sample thier latest range of single hop IPAs, IPA is Dead 2013. Three of the beers were available on tap but they’d sold out of El Dorado so I bought […click the heading to read more]

HopZine Weekly Round-up #1

I’ve been meaning to do this for ages. As you may or may not know Hopzine lives a double life over on my YouTube channel. Even when this blog is a bit quiet I’m still posting video reviews nearly every day.

The plan for this weekly blog is to round up everything I’ve […click the heading to read more]

Barry Island IPA

Brains Craft Brewery

6.0% abv

Brewed at the brand new “Craft Brewery” at Brains Brewery in Cardiff, Barry Island IPA is brewed in collaboration with my good friend and fellow video beer reviewer Simon Martin of The Real Ale Guide on YouTube. Over the last few years Simon has established himself as one of […click the heading to read more]

Six Hop Ale

Dark Star Brewery

The Sparrow … On Tap is a regular (weekly I hope) feature. The Sparrow is a great beer bar in Bradford, I work in Bradford and love to visit this fabulous bar. They offer a great range of beers and in The Sparrow … On Tap I will highlight […click the heading to read more]

Sunk Punk

BrewDog

7.1% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Have you ever had a beer brewed at the bottom of the ocean? No me neither and when I heard about BrewDog’s Sunk Punk I had to give it a go. A big puller for me was the wonderful artwork that adorns the bottle designed by the graphic […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]

First Frontier IPA

To Øl

7.1% ABV

Reviewed by RD

The godfather of Gypsy Brewing Mikkeller clearly has taught the brewers of To Øl very well. Produced at one of Mikkel’s stomping grounds De Proefbrouwerij brewery in Belgium this is an IPA that many a American brewer would be very proud of.

The bottle is adored with […click the heading to read more]

ReAle Anniversario 6

Birra Del Borgo

6.5% ABV

Reviewed by RD

What do you do when you are drinking a beer, enjoying it but there is one flavour in there that you just don’t like?

This is not a matter of off-flavours, its about those specific flavours you find in a beer that many people love but […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]

Odell IPA

Odell Brewing Co

The Sparrow … On Tap is a regular (weekly I hope) feature. The Sparrow is a new beer bar in Bradford, I work in Bradford and love to visit this fabulous bar. They offer a great range of beers and in The Sparrow … On Tap I will highlight […click the heading to read more]