• Premium/ESB Barn Owl
  • Real Ale Reviews Guinness West Indies Porter
  • Pale Ale / IPA Shepherd Neame India Pale Ale
  • Old Ale Adnams Broadside
  • Lager Pioneer from Freedom Brewery
  • Real Ale Reviews Hooky Double Stout
  • Mild Over The Hill
  • Pale Ale / IPA Wharfe Bank Black Geld

Premium/ESB

Barn Owl

Cotleigh Brewery Barn Owl

Published on April 16th, 2016 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: Barn Owl is a premium Ale launched in 1994. Traditionally brewed with pale, crystal and chocolate malted barley and selected Herefordshire whole hops. A copper bronzed ale with hints of toffee and vanilla. A ... Read More


Real Ale Reviews

Guinness West Indies Porter

Guinness West Indies Porter

Published on April 10th, 2016 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: A West Indies Porter by Guiness is a deep rich and characterful porter with hints of toffee and chocolate. Real Ale Review: With origins in an 1801 entry in GUINNESS’ brewers’ diaries, today’s GUINNESS ... Read More


Pale Ale / IPA

Shepherd Neame India Pale Ale

Shepherd Neame India Pale Ale

Published on April 4th, 2016 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: Hailing from the tradition of 18th Century India Pale Ales, which relied on generous hopping to protect exports during arduous journeys, this modern incarnation retains the strength, body and strong hop character which is ... Read More


Old Ale

Adnams Broadside

Adnams Broadside

Published on October 30th, 2015 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: Adnams Broadside commemorates the fierce battle of Sole Bay fought against the Dutch Republic in 1672 off the Southwold coast. Brewed with Pale Ale and Chocolate malt and First Gold hops, Broadside is a ... Read More


Lager

Pioneer from Freedom Brewery

Pioneer

Published on October 14th, 2015 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: Pioneer hints at the classic British IPA. Its blends of malt provides body and just a hint of sweetness, while 3 of the finest English hops gives the beer a refreshing fruity bitterness on ... Read More


Real Ale Reviews

Hooky Double Stout

Double Stout

Published on October 5th, 2015 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: Double Stout is smooth and full-bodied with a refreshing hoppy aftertaste. A blend of dark malts give it a character all of its own. Black malt enriches the colour and teases the palate, and ... Read More


Mild

Over The Hill

Over the Hill

Published on September 29th, 2015 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: Over the Hill is a full bodied, single-hop, malty dark mild, with Hillside Brewery’s Bramling Cross hop complementing a cocoa and roasted malt character. This is a great dark mild, lots of flavour and ... Read More


Pale Ale / IPA

Wharfe Bank Black Geld

Wharfe Bank Black Geld

Published on September 14th, 2015 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: Black Geld by Wharfe Bank Brewery is a Black IPA, some say an India Black Ale, where dark roasted flavours meet unexpected hop flavours in ‘something really very special’. Black Geld pours a hazy ... Read More


Real Ale Reviews

Abdominal Stoneman

Abdominal Stoneman

Published on September 8th, 2015 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: This is a huge beer by anyone standards! Abdominal Stoneman 7% is not the faint hearted! Three powerful US hops dominate this monster of an American Pale Ale. From its crisp Maris Otter base ... Read More


Pale Ale / IPA

Little Wild

Little Wild

Published on August 7th, 2015 | by Martin Gray

Commercial description: A lively red IPA made with Pale, Munich and Carapils Malts plus a generous helping of Chinook, Sorachi Ace, Columbus, Cascade & Amarillo hops. This beer dances around your tongue but then packs in ... Read More


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