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,...

What is beer duty exactly?

If you’ve been around beer or in any pubs recently then no doubt you’ve heard grumbles of “that bloody beer duty”. It’s the bane of the British beer industry, but, what is beer duty exactly? I’v...

Curious Porter

There is definitely no curiosity involved as soon as the lid is popped off this 330ml 5% Curious Porter. It’s a rich, thick smell of dark chocolate and darker fruits. It’s an autumnal scent that rolls through my nose w...

Caveman Citra

It has been one of England’s finest days so far this year and I’m sat in one of our favourite local(ish) pubs, the Hare and Billet in Blackheath with a tankard of Caveman Citra. Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake It comes with half an inch of...

Craft Beer for the beginner

So, if you ignore the wanky title (we’re all still beginners in this big bad beery world), the contributors to MFBR have put their heads together to offer a few tips if you’re planning on leaving behind the world of pi...

10 Beers to drink this Spring

With the sun finally shining down on us and a few sprigs of blossom adorning the trees we think it’s time to say an enormous good riddance to what felt like the longest Winter ever and look forward to the freshness that is S...

Schiehallion

We first came across this Scottish craft lager at Harviestoun’s tap takeover of the Draft House in Seething Lane. With a plethora of Harviestoun‘s drinks available it was tough to spend enough time on a single drink to...

60° North

Following our interview with Lerwick Brewery, they sent us a few tasters of their flagship beers. Today I am getting my lips around a bottle of 60° North – a pilsner style lager only six degrees less north than Einstök and t...

Lerwick Brewery

John, Graham and Jimmy Mercer started up The Lerwick Brewing Company  in 2011 in the heart of Shetland, following a successful career in gas and manufacturing. They set up a fully-customised brewery and bottling plant and as of Ju...

Delirium Tremens

I have had Delirium Tremens a few times out in public houses and it has nestled its way into my heart. Standing at a wonderful 8.5% this blonde Belgium strong ale also has a superb bottle and design – pink elephants and dancing cr...