Innis & Gunn – The Original Barrel Aged Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale

Brewery: Innis & Gunn in Perthshire, Scotland  Style:  Scotch Ale  ABV: 6.6%  RateBeer: Not listed on Rate Beer  Pour: Carmel toffee in colour with no real head on pour.  A little thin on first taste. No real bourbon or scotch ale flavours as I would expect. There’s a good chance my taste buds are fucked after the hot chilli sauce I had with dinner that will tear me a new … Continue reading Innis & Gunn – The Original Barrel Aged Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale

Ahornberger Landbrauerei Strößner-Bräu – Ahornberger Landbier Wurzig

Brewery: Ahornberger Landbrauerei Strößner-Bräu in Bavaria, Germany  Style: Landbier/Keller  ABV: 4.8%  RateBeer: 24/100  Pour: Light golden colour with a thin head.   Heavy malt driven beer adhering to Reinhold Law of beer brewing in Germany. 4 ingredients. Malt. Yeast. Hops and water. Not much hop flavour but that’s the intention. Quite heavy for the 4.8%. I’m not sure what a landbier is but I’m sure you can google that shit.   Continue reading Ahornberger Landbrauerei Strößner-Bräu – Ahornberger Landbier Wurzig

Erdinger Weissbrau – Weissbier

Brewery: Erdinger Weissbrau in Bayern, Germany   Style: Weissbier/Hefeweizen   ABV: 5.3%  RateBeer: 43/100  Pour: Crystal yellow colour with a big fluffy head.   Oktoberfest is on and it would be remiss of me to not have a few German ales to celebrate. Crisp and clean wheat beer that’s perfect to have with a giant pork schnitzel and that weird boiled cabbage crap the Germans eat.   Continue reading Erdinger Weissbrau – Weissbier

Brouwerij Van Steenberge – Piraat 

Brewery: Brouwerij Van Steenberge in Ertvelde, Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium  Style: Belgian Strong Golden Ale ABV: 10.5% IBUs: 23 Rate Beer: 93/100 Pour: Tangerine gold in colour with a big fluffy head.  Straight up, that typical Belgian smell of sugar bananas. Big bold flavours on first sip dominated by sweetness and smooth alcohol. I seriously look forward to the day I go spend a few days in Belgium. … Continue reading Brouwerij Van Steenberge – Piraat 

Weihenstephaner collab with Sierra Nevada – Braupakt

Brewery: Weihenstephaner in Bavaria, Germany & Sierra Nevada in Chico, California USA Style: Hefe Weissbier ABV: 6% IBUs: 35 Rate Beer: 95/100 Pour: Opaque golden yellow with a big white foamy head Crisp, zesty Hefeweizen with nice wheat flavours and little bit of hop zing in the tail. Two classic breweries coming together to make a great beer in time for the Northern hemisphere summer. I … Continue reading Weihenstephaner collab with Sierra Nevada – Braupakt