Beer Review: Black Hop Down – Cromarty Brewing Co.

The second brewery shop that I popped into, while up in Scotland recently, was Cromarty Brewing Co. They are, of course, based near the town of Cromarty on the Black Isle and it’s their 10th Anniversary this year! I picked up a few of their beers but ‘Black Hop Down’ sounded the most interesting due to the style. You don’t often see Black IPA’s, a … Continue reading Beer Review: Black Hop Down – Cromarty Brewing Co.

Beer Review: Faith in Futures – Northern Monk

Today’s review is another beer that I took up with me to bonnie Scotland last week! I’ve always liked Northern Monk and they dropped a few new beers into the supermarkets a couple of months back. This one is called ‘Faith in Futures’ and it is as double dry-hopped IPA at 6.5% ABV. It’s a collaboration with artist Insa but the beer is also a … Continue reading Beer Review: Faith in Futures – Northern Monk

Beer Review: Cryo Pop – Pretty Decent IPA

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

Beer Review: 05 || IPA – Amarillo and Citra – Brew By Numbers

Today’s review is another beer that I picked up in Tesco recently. I’ve had a couple of Brew By Numbers beers before but have never done a review on the South East London based brewery’s wares. 05 is the name for their IPA’s and this one has been hopped with the classic, Citra, as well as Amarillo. It’s a rather boozy beer for the supermarket, … Continue reading Beer Review: 05 || IPA – Amarillo and Citra – Brew By Numbers

Beer Review: Did You See The Size Of That Chicken? – Dancing Man Brewery

I was recently in Southampton seeing some friends, so naturally the first thing I check is what the local breweries are! I saw Dancing Man pop up on Google Maps and my mate said it was really popular. While we were there, I sunk about four different pints of which ‘Did You See The Size Of That Chicken?’ was my absolute favourite. I decided to … Continue reading Beer Review: Did You See The Size Of That Chicken? – Dancing Man Brewery

Campfire, Two Tribes Brewery

Today we return to one of my favourite aspects of the blog: Taproom Talk! Courtesy of work I got the opportunity to visit North London base Two Tribes’ very new taproom. Having only just opened when restriction began lifting on April 12th Campfire is situated in the Tileyard, North London in between Camden and Islington and surrounded by various music studios and offices. The taproom … Continue reading Campfire, Two Tribes Brewery

Beer Review: Strata & Mosaic – Pretty Decent Beer Co.

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.

Beer Review: Gear Shifter – 71 Brewing Co.

It’s Lorenzo Beer Reviews’ one year anniversary today! I’ve had an absolute blast writing on this blog for the past year so thank you to everyone who has read one of my posts. Here’s to another year of drinking far too much beer! Instead of going for a big, expensive hype beer I thought I’d stick to my roots and try one from Lidl’s ongoing … Continue reading Beer Review: Gear Shifter – 71 Brewing Co.

Beer Review: Mosaic IPA – Pretty Decent Beer Co.

Since pubs have reopened I’ve only just managed to make it down to my awesome local brewery Pretty Decent. They’ve been knocking out the beers at their usual weekly rate so I had a few to catch up on. This brew saw them return to their Single Hop Series with the featured hop being the ever reliable Mosaic. This beer actually sold out in record … Continue reading Beer Review: Mosaic IPA – Pretty Decent Beer Co.

Beer Review: Big Wednesday – Harbour Brewing Co.

It’s Wednesday everybody and as such I’ve gone for an appropriately named beer. ‘Big Wednesday’ is an IPA from Harbour Brewing who are another new brewery for me! They are based out of Bodmin in Cornwall. Those who know me, know that simply being based in Cornwall increases the chance that I will love the beer! It comes in at 5.6% ABV and I picked … Continue reading Beer Review: Big Wednesday – Harbour Brewing Co.