Yeovil Ales YPA (500ml bottle, 7.3% ABV, vegan)


Yeovil Ales YPA (500ml bottle, 7.3% ABV, vegan) Let’s talk about finings. No, I’m not referring to that fixed penalty notice you once got for…

Time & Tide

Time & Tide


Time & Tide Brewing All In Jim (440ml can, 5.4% ABV) Time & Tide are a somewhat mysterious brewery based in Deal, Kent. Their website and…

Dynamite Valley

Dynamite ValleyBrewing Co


Dynamite Valley Brewing Co Brian (500ml bottle, 5.0% ABV, vegan) Labelling beer bottles can be one of two things: a tedious faff if you do it by hand,…

Beer in Granada


Beer in Granada I’ve written about beer in Spain before, but not from Granada in southern Spain, home to flamenco and the Alhambra – a…


Beartown Brewery Bear Skinful


Beartown Brewery Bear Skinful (500ml bottle, 4.2% ABV) Beartown sounds like the kind of place you’d find in the frozen north of America in some post-apocalyptic…

Beer in Málaga


Beer in Málaga There are a number of craft beer bars in the centre of Málaga, but in the interest of avoiding the crowds, we’re…

Rock Leopard

Rock Leopard Brewing – Distant Cousin of a Mu Mu Cat


Rock Leopard Brewing – Distant Cousin of a Mu Mu Cat (440ml can, 6.2% ABV) What do Illuminati pyramids with teeth, scorpions, bees, robots, tentacles,…

Snow Owl

Snow Owl


Animal Brewing Co Snow Owl (500ml bottle, 4.6%ABV) There’s a school of thought that you drink pale beers in the summer and dark beers in the…


Vibrant Forest / Dark Revolution Baloo


Baloo by  Vibrant Forest / Dark Revolution Blueberry Coconut Export Stout (330ml can, 8.2% ABV, vegan) For something that appears to be named after Disney’s affable bear from The Jungle…

Winter Ale

Winter Ale


Winter Ale St Peter’s (500ml bottle, 6.5% ABV) The traditional ‘winter warmer’ is an interesting beer style. Rather than warming you up on a winter’s day…