28/02/2017 – #craftbeerhour

  Simcoe Stout / Framework Brewery / 4% (Leicester LE1 6TE, UK) Bottle individually numbered #30 Eyes: pitch black / lively Nose: roast / stone fruit / caramel / tiny hint of pine Mouth: as above / very dry / subtle Notes: A new brewery for me and relatively local. Simcoe is one of my […]

21/02/2017 – #craftbeerhour

A note before we start – I’m aware that I haven’t done an old-fashioned “standard” update for a while and I feel bad about that. Any new beers I try that I like (there aren’t many I don’t, in all honesty) appear on my Instagram feed, and so I tend to then not bother with […]

14/02/2017 – #craftbeerhour

Old Rasputin / North Coast Brewing Co / 9% (Russian imperial stout) Eyes: black / beige head Nose: chocolate / coffee / brown sugar Mouth: as above / smooth / creamy / not at all boozy Notes: …because nothing says “St Valentine’s Day” like an imperial stout with a picture of Rasputin on the label. […]

07/02/2017 – #craftbeerhour

IPA Galaxy & Nelson Sauvin / The Kernel / 7.2% (London┬áSE16 4QT) Eyes: amber / murky / brilliant white head Nose: lychee / grapefruit / pine / citrus / passionfruit Mouth: mostly passionfruit (initially) / more rounded citrus, passionfruit, white grape and pine (eventually) Notes: I really didn’t know what to make of this to […]