Taste the Difference

A recent incident, proving how tasteless and terrible most lager is, has inspired me to do what any intelligent and eloquent person does at least once in their life…rant on the internet. The incident in question transpired a...

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...

Liberty Ale

Over here in Britain, there’s a widespread belief that everything in America is big. The servings, the theme parks, dare I say it… The people. The land of hope and glory, the American dream, the New World have not disa...

Hop Mountain

Brewed by Old Dominion Brewery in Dover, America, Hop Mountain is very secretive on first impressions. The bottle and label combination gives almost nothing away – other than the fact it is very hoppy. Hops, in general. The name (...

Icelandic White Ale

Anything emblazoned with the head of a viking and not one, but two battle axes can only result in a single outcome. Total badassery. From the Viking of Stamford Bridge (who was only felled after taking a spear to the gonads) to th...

Golden Goose

I was astounded to find out, after a little research, that Hatherwood isn’t actually a brewery. In fact, this range of beers which also includes the Ruby Rooster, is Lidl beer, brewed by the folks in the enchanted Wychwood. ...

Green Hop: Fuggles

A quick lesson Green Hop beers are basically beers which are brewed during the Green Hop festival. Hops are seasonal flowers, most are harvested and processed into Hop Pellets for year-round brewing. As such, some of the raw flavo...

Boston Lager

I’ve been handed an “American World-Class Beer” of Samuel Adams and I can’t help but to feel somewhat sceptical. I’ve been to America once before and I was greeted with bigger than large everything: foods, drinks, household object...