Beer Reviews · sour · Wild Yeast

#98 Wild Beer Co, Somerset Wild – I beer fed from the tit of the mother apple tree.

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.

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#88 Blackjack The River – A farmhouse brown ale

Review #88 – Blackjack The River Farmhouse Brown Ale 82/100 I met one of the brewers from Blackjack brewery at the last Liverpool Craft Beer Expo, he seemed like a nice guy and appreciated that I knew a fair bit about his beers, telling him that his Glenfarclas cask aged beer was one of my… Continue reading #88 Blackjack The River – A farmhouse brown ale

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#78 Mad Hatter Hold Yr Plums – a funky, tangy wild beer

Review #78 – Mad Hatter Hold Yr Plums 72/100 Brewed with yoghurt, plums, damsons and rose petals.  It seems they’re adding yoghurt to quite a lot of beers now, and for the most part it’s turned out well, I liked it in the Tzatziki Sour and the Manchester Tart but I’m not sure it really… Continue reading #78 Mad Hatter Hold Yr Plums – a funky, tangy wild beer

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#77 Mad Hatter Pitch Funk – I brett this will be a good one

Review #77 – Mad Hatter Pitch Funk 76/100 Not really a sour beer but the Brettanomyces yeast provides a lot of funk to this light bodied, medium carbonated brew. Out of the bottle and into the glass the Pitch Funk pours a yellowish straw colour reminiscent of a lager or English pale, mostly clear with… Continue reading #77 Mad Hatter Pitch Funk – I brett this will be a good one

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#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

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#62 Chorlton Citra Brett Pale – A tropical fruit sourdough sandwich

Review #62 – Chorlton Citra Brett Pale 76/100 For the Citra Brett Pale, Chorlton Brewery have been isolating different strains of Brettanomyces from very old bottles of German beer.  Up to now two batches of the Citra Brett Pale have been released, the third batch has not been released yet but according to Chorlton it… Continue reading #62 Chorlton Citra Brett Pale – A tropical fruit sourdough sandwich