Craft Beer World, written by Mark Dredge, is reviewed by Chris Hall.
Craft Beer Rising returns at the Whole Foods Storein London. Chris Hall gets a heads-up at the forthcoming event.
Bigfoot Ale from the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co is reviewed by Ruari O’Toole.
“It tastes like you’ve driven a nail into an ale tree, pulling it out to feast on the alcoholic sylvan lifeblood.”
Red Leg Spiced Rum is reviewed by Chris Hall.
“This is a spiced rum that can do everything.”
Briska Pomegranate Cider, made by Kiviks Musteri in Sweden, is reviewed by Craig Heap.
“You could have a crate of these on a summer’s day and three hours later wonder where the hell they all went.”
Briska Pear Cider, made by Kiviks Musteri in Sweden, is reviewed by Craig Heap.
“After having dealt with so many luminous fruit ciders lately, it was genuinely startling to see a perry so naked and open.”
Lagunitas PILS, from Lagunitas Brewing Co, is reviewed by Chris Hall.
“The remarkable thing about this beer is that ‘pilsner by the numbers’ is an easily conjured idea but only rarely executed well outside of Germany or the Czech Republic.”
RumFest 2013 is kick-started with Ian Burrell’s rum tour of the world…
Rip Snorter, from Hogs BAck Brewery, is reviewed by Craig Heap.
“…just enough to have you wobbling back to the bar after the first pint and saying, “Same again, please, landlord.””
Rum & Reviews previews Craft Beer Rising ahead of our visit.
Sorachi Ace, from Mikkeller’s Single Hop IPA Series, is reviewed by Chris Hall.
“Mikkeller has quite possibly crafted the most delicate 6.8% beer known to man. This is high-strength IPA, and yet it practically glides across the tongue…”
Colonel Williams East India Pale Ale, from Brains Brewery, is reviewed by Craig Heap.
“…This isn’t an edge of citrus, or citrus juice, this is like chewing on lemon and grapefruit rinds. Sure, sounds aggressive, but it works…”
Alcotox, the hangover prevention pill, is tested and reviewed by Chris Hall, Ruari O’Toole and Craig Heap.
Torpedo Extra IPA, from Sierra Nevada, is reviewed with sheer wanton lust by Chris Hall.
“No Sierra Nevada, I’m not currently trying to work out the most efficient way of storing the highest possible number of bottles of Torpedo in my flat, okay? This spread sheet and hastily-sketched floor plan are because…”