Sweet like chocolate

The second of my Black Friday selection is the wonderful chocolate and vanilla stout 5% abv. from Firebrand Brewing Company. This chocolate and vanilla stout is a dark, silky smooth and bittersweet stout that is a typically rich black colour. On the nose, this stout is ladden with smooth chocolate with a little hint of…

Paint it Black…

It’s Black Friday and to celebrate I’m reviewing a selection of porters and stouts! The first of my Black Friday selection is The Purple Panther Porter from Hatherwood Craft Beer Company. This Purple Panther is a dark, silky and deeply delicious Porter that in the light has a deep red colour. On the nose, this…

Smooth Sailing on the Wild River

First review for a long while but here it is. Thought I’d get back to it with a beer that wasn’t in the@flavourlyhq box. The beer I chose for the review was @fullers #wildriver. First off, what a great looking bottle, it was primarily the artwork on the bottle that made me pick this up…

A True Pioneer

The first beer I decided to review from my first Flavourly box was The Pioneer, a rakau-hopped pale ale, (4.0%) brewed @flavourlyhq. A rich golden colour with a thin, white head. A rather effervescent beer to start with, The Pioneer loses a slight bit of carbonation the further down the beer you go. On the…

An Honorary Title of a Beer

A truly British beer, I introduce you to Old Peculier by Theakstons. Noted as one of the world’s great beers with it’s smooth, strong and mellow flavour, Old Peculier is nothing short of a beautifully crafted and well thought about beer. Made in Masham, home of not only Theakstons but @blacksheepbrewery also, Old Peculiar is dark…

Hello there Mr. President!

Talk about kicking down the door of convention! First off I’d like to say well done to@brewdogofficial creating such a wonderful beer. The first time I tried a beer from brewdog was in 2011; the beer in question being Punk IPA. At the time this beer wasn’t really for me and put me off buying…

Hoppy Little number from the Firth

I’m an aim to get my shopping bill down a bit it started shopping in Aldi; this is where I found @arranbrewery‘s Guid Ale (3.8%). A beer and brewery that I’d never heard of, I truly didn’t know what to expect from this beer! As can be seen, Guid Ale is a deep golden coloured beer that…

The Final Countdown…

So the final box of the year is here and I couldn’t be more excited to get stuck in! From left to right we have: Gun Brewery’s Smoked Rye, Ticketybrew’s Pale Ale, Cerveza Tyris’ Paqui Brown, Alchemy’s Rhapsody,@flavourlyhq Knickerbocker Glory, Panda Frog Project’s Hibernator Bock, Alchemy’s Ten Storey Malt Bomb, Cerveza Tyris’ VIPA, Ticketybrew’s Coffee…

My Balearic Adventure – Part 4

The Final Part of My Balearic Adventure was actually upon returning from the gorgeous island of Mallorca. My final beer from my Mallorcan adventure was the rather stylish looking Sullerica cerveza de blat cru mallorquí (raw Mallorcan wheat beer) weighing in with an alcoholic volume of 3.7%. A top-fermented beer, brewed from quality ingredients such…

My Balearic Adventure – Part 3

The third of my beer reviews abroad is the simplistic and easy to drink blat witbier (4.5% vol) from @beerloversmallorca Based in alcudia, @beerloversmallorca currently have 4 beers on their roster including this blat Witbier, the Llop IPA (earlier reviewed), broll pale ale and bram Amber ale. In it appearance, blat is a light gold colour and seemingly cloudy…

My Balearic Adventure – Part 2

The second of my beer reviews abroad is the wonderfully hoppy Llop India Pale Ale (5.5% vol) from @beerloversmallorca Based in alcudia, @beerloversmallorca currently have 4 beers on their roster including this IPA and a blat Witbier (look out for another review later). In it appearance, Llop is a deep gold colour that you expect from any IPA accompanied…

My Balearic Adventure – Part 1

Sullerica cervesa amb flor de taronger original (beer with orange blossom). Firstly I couldn’t have chosen a better place to try this beer out, than at the top of Puig de San Martí; a mountain my dad climbed 10-15 years ago, that stands 700 feet above sea level. On to the beer; made in Sóller…