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Thornbridge Brewery

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 one […click the heading to read more]

Galaxia

Thornbridge

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 one of […click the heading to read more]

Wild Swan

Thornbridge Brewery

A quality sausage on the BBQ and bottle of Wild Swan…roll on summer!

3.5% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Appearance: Poured from the bottle this appeared a very pale yellow like a crisp white wine, plenty of bubbles racing to the top of the glass. The head was a good finger of […click the heading to read more]

Italia

Thornbridge Brewery

An Italian Pilsner of the highest order

4.7% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Appearance: On tap at the world class Grove Inn Huddersfield this was very clear for an unfiltered yellow lager with a greenish hue topped of with a big foamy head like a swirl of Mr Whippy ice […click the heading to read more]

2010 Wakehorett Golf Cart Ale Trail

Rob’s Beer Blog #1

Sadly the golf carts didn't arrive and we had to travel pub to pub by taxi

Masterminded by Sea Wolves front man Dave Stringer this was a planned ale trail around a much forgotten hot bed of West Yorkshire’s beer and brewing. Ossett is obviously the home for Ossett Brewery […click the heading to read more]

Larkspur

Thornbridge Brewery

August was clearly the month of Citra

5.2% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Appearance: Hand pulled from cask, this was a glowing straw-like yellow gold ale crowned with a foamy head of white froth.

Aroma: One of the best qualities of this ale has is the amazing aroma. It’s a […click the heading to read more]

Halcyon Green Hopped IPA 2009 Harvest

Thornbridge Brewery

One of the best British IPAs? YES!

7.7% ABV

Reviewed by RD

Colour: This hotly anticipated IPA poured a pale sandy blonde with a little haze. I thin head of white cream covered the top of the ale. I had been chilling it for a while and the haze may have […click the heading to read more]

Bradford Beer Festival 2010

A brief and hazy rundown

Rob’s Picks

It’s the morning after the opening night of Bradford Beer Festival and I can gladly say with a slightly hazy head…It was great

What did I drink? From what I can remember, it was the following:

Bridestone American Pale Ale, I’ve enjoyed the Bridestones beers I’ve had […click the heading to read more]

St Petersburg Islay Whisky Reserve 2006

Thornbridge

Stout in whisky barrels… dose it work? YES!

Reviewed by RD

10.2% ABV

Colour: This thick Imperial Russian stout slipped its way into a set of three tasting glasses like liquid velvet. Black but for a slight hint of dark brown. A minor beige head developed on top, but I […click the heading to read more]

Alliance PX Reserve 2007

Thornbridge Brewery

(in collaboration with Garrett Oliver of Brooklyn Brewery)

An exciting coming together of brewing minds!

11% ABV

Reviewed by MT & RD

Colour: Dark and murky reddish brown. It has a light foam head with some lacing present.

Nose: Marzipan! Strong alcohol and marzipan presence. Hard to get beyond that […click the heading to read more]