Category Archives: IPA

Curious IPA

It is not often that my day job plays well with this magazine. However, as a bag landed on my desk on an ordinary Wednesday afternoon my eyes glazed over it, and suddenly I was interested. Chapel Down, based in Tunbridge Wells, we...

Bengali Tiger

With JD Wetherspoons now stocking a range of cans and bottles we though it was time to get involved. Sixpoint Brewery‘s The Crisp didn’t last long – so we are stepping up with Bengali Tiger in their 335ml stubby,...

Tap Room IPA

Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference serves up Tap Room IPA, advertised as an IPA US Craft Beer and imported from Rochester (don’t worry, not the home of Ama-danger-ous, but New York’s very own) it’s a punchy l...

Goose Island IPA

In the interests of fairness and full exposure, after a few comments, it seems as though we had an unfortunate bottle of Goose Island IPA – that, or we have no taste whatsoever. As such, we will be getting our hands on anoth...

Old Empire

Quick Overview Pouring a rich amber and donning a thin head – which quickly dissipates – Old Empire is Marston’s offering of an IPA. A rich, hoppy scent with malty background tones it offers a full mouth feel wit...

Rok IPA

Quick Overview Pours a dehydrated amber colour with a proud, but quickly receding, head. Quite a malty smell for an IPA – it smells as though it will be more bitter. First sip is quite heavy and woody. A very slight roll of ...

Organic IPA

Quick Overview Another bevvy from the boys and girls in Suffolk. A strong, playful flavour with a light lacing and a biscuity, citrusy musk. Slightly creamy on the tongue and very satisfying in the belly. An IPA in Bungay When we ...

Punk IPA

This post is kindly written by Greg Waller. The Brew Dog brewery has been slowly gathering increased attention in the beer industry, with its rapid expansion leading to a large article in The Guardian – all publicity is good...

Bengal Lancer

Quick Overview A light, refreshing & quaffable IPA brewed from Golding Hops. It’s a cheeky little number with a fruit-filled sherbety nose. Pouring a light amber there’s noticeable undertones of biscuity hops and p...