My local brewery, Pretty Decent, have got an amazing sounding release schedule for the next couple of weeks which kicked off with this beer I’m reviewing today. ‘Oui Chef!’ is an Oat Cream IPA that I was told is just shy of the ABV threshold to make it a double. It’s got added oats and and lactose to aim for that creamy, soft body that … Continue reading Beer Review: Oui Chef! – Pretty Decent Beer Co.
I am up in gorgeous sunny Scotland this week for my grandparents 60th wedding anniversary and I thought I’d take some beer with me up north. The first beer on the tour is from my local brewery Pretty Decent and their latest single hop series beer. ‘Cryo Pop’ is the newest hop strain to come out of hop giants Yakima Chief (owners of Mosaic and … Continue reading Beer Review: Cryo Pop – Pretty Decent IPA
Today I’m returning back to my local brewery with their other latest release. It’s an IPA featuring Mosaic, once again, but with the headlining hop being Strata this time, rather than Sabro. This is one of Pretty Decent Beer Co’s strongest beers of late, coming in at 6.5%. When I spoke to them about this beer the other the day they were very happy with … Continue reading Beer Review: Strata & Mosaic – Pretty Decent Beer Co.
Your eyes do not deceive you, this is not a beer review but a Taproom Talk entry on my blog! It has been far too many months since we’ve been able to have a drink at a taproom and since I’ve been stuck at the pub most days, since the country has reopened slightly, I’ve only recently made it out to have a drink! A … Continue reading Mother Kelly’s (Stratford)
Today’s beer is a rather wacky sounding one from the folks over at London based brewery Exale. ‘Krankie’, named after the famous Scottish comedy act, is of course an Iron Brew flavoured sour beer. For those that have never heard of Irn-Bru it is the iconic drink from Scotland (just after whisky of course)! It’s a fizzy drink that has an almost indescribable flavour but … Continue reading Beer Review: Krankie – Exale Brewing
Following up from their Single Hop Series my local brewery Pretty Decent are looking to get a little funkier with some of their upcoming brews. Their latest offering is a Milkshake IPA with heavy amounts of pineapple and passion fruit added in. I’ve never had a milkshake IPA before but I have had plenty of beers that have added lactose. The distinction is the combination … Continue reading Beer Review: Milkshake IPA – Pretty Decent Beer Co.
Another new London based brewery for me today in the form of BOXCAR. I picked this up from my lovely little bottle shop/bodega Arch Rivals who have been consistently bringing in awesome new breweries I’ve never heard of before. This is ‘Chromatic’ a Double Dry Hopped IPA at a sensible 6% ABV. The beer pours a really appetising pale straw gold colour. A nose packed … Continue reading Beer Review: Chromatic – BOXCAR
I thought I’d make the most of the snowy weather to get some cool beer photos! The first beer to brave the cold was from my local brewery Pretty Decent. True to their word they have in fact released another beer this week. It’s part of a new Single Hop Series they’ve cooked up. Their first highlighted hop is Simcoe in an IPA style. It … Continue reading Beer Review: Simcoe IPA – Pretty Decent Beer Co.
Today’s beer is one of my local breweries newest offerings! Apparently they have a lot of new beers in the pipeline for the next couple months so expect to see plenty of reviews on those brews. Fitting the Pretty Decent naming format the beer is simply named after the style of beer: East Coast IPA. It comes in at 6.5% ABV and is meant to … Continue reading Beer Review: East Coast IPA – Pretty Decent Beer Co.
A beer from my local brewery Pretty Decent Beer Co! They’ve started a new winter double IPA series and this is number 2. ‘Southern DIPA’ was apparently brewed on the shortest day of the year and of course comes in at a hefty 7.7% ABV. The last DIPA was absolutely gorgeous so I’ve been looking forward to the next edition in this series eagerly. Visually … Continue reading Beer Review: Southern DIPA – Pretty Decent Beer Co.