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#134 Siren Craft Brew Old Fashioned – A modern tribute to one of the world’s oldest cocktails

Review #134 – Siren Craft Brew Old Fashioned 88/100 An 11% barley wine, brewed with orange zest and aged in bourbon barrels for 12 months, what’s not to love? This is one of the best expressions to come from Siren, a bold statement considering the brewery consistently produces amazing beer that is never boring and… Continue reading #134 Siren Craft Brew Old Fashioned – A modern tribute to one of the world’s oldest cocktails

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#94 Hawkshead/Wild Beer Collaboration – Cask Aged Oat Wine

Review #94 – Hawkshead/Wild beer cask aged oat wine – 85/100 Unfortunately, I haven’t had the pleasure of sampling many expressions from Hawkshead brewery, I have however had my fair share of brews from Wild Beer and had an informative chat with one of their brewers during the Liverpool Craft Beer Expo.  When I saw… Continue reading #94 Hawkshead/Wild Beer Collaboration – Cask Aged Oat Wine

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#71 Atom Mars – An Atomic Bomb of a Barley Wine

The Mars is an 11%ABV rye wine from Atom Brewery, with a hefty amount of malt and hops on the bill this one proved to be a potent brew packed full of flavour.  Sampled at the Liverpool Craft Beer Expo, they also served this as a half instead of a third pint like most of… Continue reading #71 Atom Mars – An Atomic Bomb of a Barley Wine