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#85 Clown Shoes Mango American Kölsch – An Age Old Beer With a Tropical Twist

Review #85 – Clown Shoes Mango American Kölsch 80/100 Kölsch beer originated from Cologne, Germany.  It is typically made from 100% barley malt and undergoes two fermentations, the first fermentation is done using ale yeasts at warm temperatures, the partially fermented beer is then re-fermented with lager yeast to condition the beer. The Clown Shoes Mango… Continue reading #85 Clown Shoes Mango American Kölsch – An Age Old Beer With a Tropical Twist

Beer Reviews · lager

#48 Brutal Brewing Pistonhead Full Amber – One of the Better Lagers Out There

Review #48 – Brutal Brewing Pistonhead Full Amber 62/100 As far as lagers go, there is a lot of shit out there, but there are some hidden gems out there.  To be honest, my expectations were low, I bought this beer from my local supermarket, I had never heard of the brewery and it was… Continue reading #48 Brutal Brewing Pistonhead Full Amber – One of the Better Lagers Out There

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#23 Harviestoun Orach Slie – One of the More Sophisticated Lagers Out There

Review #23 Harviestoun Orach Slie (Glenfarclas cask aged Schiehallion) 82/100 In my opinion, there is no better way to improve the palate and aroma of an already good beer than by leaving it in an ex-spirit cask for a few months, and that is exactly what Harviestoun do best.  For this beer they have produced a… Continue reading #23 Harviestoun Orach Slie – One of the More Sophisticated Lagers Out There

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#20 Brooklyn Lager – A Classic Example of Why Lagers Shouldn’t be Omitted From the World of Craft Beer

Review #20 Brooklyn Lager 78/100 Unless you are a tee-total, it is likely you’ve had the displeasure of a consuming a heavily carbonated, rat piss-esque liquid which bears the name lager.  This beverage for a long time has plagued pubs, bars and shops all across the globe, and unfortunately for a lot of people, this… Continue reading #20 Brooklyn Lager – A Classic Example of Why Lagers Shouldn’t be Omitted From the World of Craft Beer