Review #127 – Feral Smoked Porter 72/100 For smoked beers I have a benchmark of smokiness to which I compare the rest, that beer is the Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen – when you nose and taste this beer the smokiness hits you in the face; think smoked kippers, smoked meat, bonfires and burnt peat. The problem… Continue reading #127 Feral Smoked Porter – A very lightly smoked low gravity porter
Review #101 – James Squire Jack of Spades Porter 60/100 I’ve really neglected my beer and whisky reviewing lately, this has been due to travelling on a budget. Back in January Becky and I set off on our travels around Asia, after some deliberation on where should be our next destination to make money we… Continue reading #101 James Squire Jack of Spades Porter – A Porter Which Leans More Towards the Delicate Side of the Spectrum
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
Review #95 – 8 Wired iStout 96/100 It’s quite rare for me to come across a beer that breaks my the 90 mark on my rating scale and even rarer to find one that breaks 95 but this imperial Russian stout from 8 Wired has done it without even casting the slightest shadow of doubt… Continue reading #95 8 Wired iStout – The Imperial Russian Stout From New Zealand With Love
Review #90 – Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter 88/100 You may know Hunter S. Thompson as the author behind Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, his most widely recognised book which was later turned into a film starring Thompson’s close friend Johnny Depp. This beer is dedicated to the man himself, the father of Gonzo… Continue reading #90 Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter – Dedicated to my Favourite Author
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.
Review #68 – Alphabet Brewing Co Jim Beam Bourbon Barrel Aged Salted Caramel & Banana Stout 86/100 Another amazing beer at the Liverpool Craft Beer Expo, this one for me came a close second for the best beer at the Expo (well, from the ones I managed to try anyway). Pumped from a keg into… Continue reading #68 Alphabet Brewing Bourbon Barrel Aged Salted Caramel & Banana Stout – A close second