Barley Wine · Barrel Aged · Beer Reviews

#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

Barrel Aged · Beer Reviews · sour

#114 LoverBeer Dama Bruna – One of the most memorable beers to pass my lips

Review #114  – LoverBeer Dama Bruna 96/100 I’ve had a few beers that have been from other breweries that have collaborated with the Italian brewery, LoverBeer – they’ve all been pretty forgettable.  The Dama Bruna was the first beer that I had that was actually produced solely by LoverBeer.  This barrel aged, brown ale is… Continue reading #114 LoverBeer Dama Bruna – One of the most memorable beers to pass my lips

Barrel Aged · Beer Reviews · Stout/Imperial Stout

#99 Thornbridge Eldon – A Slice of Treacle Tart and a Glass of Kentucky Bourbon

Review #99 – Thornbridge Eldon 92/100 I have decided to keep this review like the beer – short and sweet.  I think some of my reviews are a bit wordy, this is mostly due to me being enveloped in the drink which causes me to rabbit on – but I realise that most of the… Continue reading #99 Thornbridge Eldon – A Slice of Treacle Tart and a Glass of Kentucky Bourbon

Barley Wine · Barrel Aged · Beer Reviews · Belgian Style

#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

Barrel Aged · Beer Reviews · sour · Wheat/Wit

#91 Buxton Bourbon Skyline – A Really Good Beer But I’m Not Sure I’d Call it a Berliner Weisse

Review #91 – Buxton Brewery Bourbon Skyline 84/100 I’ve previously talked about the history of the Berliner Weisse in another post, but just touching on that, Berliner Weisse was once the most popular beer consumed in Germany with production dwindling at the start of the 20th century.  If you look up this style of beer,… Continue reading #91 Buxton Bourbon Skyline – A Really Good Beer But I’m Not Sure I’d Call it a Berliner Weisse

Barrel Aged · Beer Reviews · Wild Yeast

#70 Wild Beer Co Modus Operandi – An English Ale Transformed With Funk

Review #70 – Wild Beer Co Modus operandi 78/100 Wild Beer Co utilise the world of wild yeasts, isolating different strains from the natural environment and since each strain of yeast will impart different flavours on a beer their brews will be unpredictable but everything I’ve ever had from them have been really good and… Continue reading #70 Wild Beer Co Modus Operandi – An English Ale Transformed With Funk

Barrel Aged · Beer Reviews · Stout/Imperial Stout

#69 Magic Rock Bearded Lady – A Liquid Sticky Toffee Pudding From Hell…In a Good Way.

Review #69 – Magic Rock Bearded Lady 84/100 The Magic Rock Bearded Lady is a flavour packed 10.5%ABV Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.  Packed full of flavour with a heavy barrel influence, this Magic Rock is a perfect dessert beer which paired with a Cohiba cigar proved to be a perfect combination. Pumped from a… Continue reading #69 Magic Rock Bearded Lady – A Liquid Sticky Toffee Pudding From Hell…In a Good Way.