From the Freedom Brewery comes this English take on an American lager. Good thing for me I love an American lager! Find them on Twitter. What they say: 4.6% abv. Pioneer is an English take on an American style Pilsner. Its blend of 3 malts produce a full-bodied beer with just a hint of sweetness, […]
Ok, this was a bit like eating those foam bananas from the sweet shop when you were a kid. Now, personally, I hate bananas, and I don’t particularly like anything banana flavoured, but this is fantastic! It is crystal clear and smooth. I’m not much good with German, but I’ll go out on a limb […]
I do love a good stout. And this is no exception! The Hook Norton Brewery has been around since the mid 1800s. That’s a pretty long time in anyone’s books. It is a family owned brewery, which I guess makes it quite unique in this era. You can find loads of information about them here. […]
A day later than usual, but I drank this beer on Thursday. I have to admit that I hadn’t read the notes on the label before jumping in- I really needed a beer, but I did take the time to savour it. Otley Brewing Company is a Welsh brewery based in Pontypridd. The Otley family […]
I was SO excited at the prospect of tasting this beer. I literally couldn’t wait! Spoiler alert: I actually didn’t like it though. Please read on if you will, because that’s just personal taste- it’s truly a well crafted beer that many people will go crazy for! You can get all the info on Hiver […]
Samuel Smith’s Oatmeal Stout is as old fashioned a beer as you can get and I loved it! Learn more about Samuel Smith’s here Samuel Smith’s. What they say: Brewed with well water (the original well at the Old Brewery, sunk in 1758, is still in use, with the hard well water being drawn from […]
Innis & Gunn are an Edinburgh based brewery with a catalogue of interesting sounding specialty beers like this Oak Aged Treacle Porter. More info about the brewery and their selection here. What they say: Rich and complex porter inspired by a 1929 book by F. Marian McNeill called ‘The Scots Cellar’, which contains a recipe […]
7 Giraffes is an ale from the Williams Brothers Brewing Company based in Alloa, Scotland. An eclectic brewery with a number of unique beers on offer. Much more information can be found about their history here. Find them on Twitter. The name of the beer comes from the 7 different malts used, and, allegedly, the […]
A quick heads-up: every Thursday we’ll be sampling a new brew- it’s a hard job, but someone has to do it. We’ll post the review of the beer here with the tag “Thirsty Thursday” either on Thursday or Friday each week. Aaaah!
Welcome to beerliever.com! This first post is just to let you know what to expect from beerliever.com- there’ll be plenty of tastings and recommendations on commercial beers to try, as well as a heap of home brewing info, tips and tastings. Stay tuned!