Review #98 – Wild Brew Co Somerset Wild 76/100 Now, I’ve seen this beer described as a Berliner Weisse, I disagree with that description and I have a little bit of a gripe about how beer styles are being slapped on beers that quite frankly do not meet the requirements of the style – I am… Continue reading #98 Wild Beer Co, Somerset Wild – I beer fed from the tit of the mother apple tree.
Review #92 – Chorlton Citra Sour 86/100 I think this is maybe the fourth beer I have had from Chorlton brewery in Manchester and with each sip I take they seem to move one rung up the ladder towards the ranks of my favourite breweries. Chorlton brewery has entered the realms of my top ten… Continue reading #92 Chorlton Citra Sour – another super sour from Chorlton.
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 – really good beer but I’m not sure I’d call it a Berliner Weisse
Review #89 – Victory Kirsch Gose 86/100 I recently watched a video with the brewer at Victory, he was explaining about how he travelled to Germany on a bit of a beer pilgrimage and when he discussed Gose beers with the Germans they perceived it as a bit of a wacky beer, there were jokes… Continue reading #89 Victory Kirsch Gose – the German beer with a sense of humour
Review #87 – Siren Calypso 87/100 The Siren Calypso is a good example of how good beer doesn’t have to be expensive. I picked this one up on my last beer run, it was one of the cheapest bottles at around £2.70 and one of the ones I enjoyed the most. Each batch of the… Continue reading #87 Siren Calypso – a tropical island compressed into a bottle with a generous amount of tang!
Review #81 – Mikkeller Berliner Weiss 86/100 For those of you who have never tried a Berliner Weiss, I highly encourage you to do so, they are fantastically refreshing session beers, and a good example will have extremely low levels of bitterness or none at all, they will be mouth tinglingly tart but not too… Continue reading #81 Mikkeller Drink ‘In Berliner Weiss – the historical beer that is making a comeback
Review #67 – Ken Loves Wine Barrel Aged Berliner Weiß 90/100 Now usually I’d save the best till last but I’d just like to get this one down while the memory to match the tasting notes is still fresh. This Chardonnay barrel aged sour beer was the best beer I tried over my two day… Continue reading #67 Ken Loves Wine Barrel Aged Berliner Weiß – The highlight of the Expo