LITTLE LOOKS – Signature Brew, Treble IPA

Little Looks are the reviews of brews that may be new to me or to the market, a local beer I want to shout about, or simply a classic revisited.

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GUEST POST: Beer Swap with Chris Norman – Round Three

Back in March 2016 Chris of the ace Circle Master blog & Local Tryanuary Champion for Beeston in Nottingham sent me a bottle of beer from his home county in the first of what has become an ongoing bottle swap. Every so often he’ll send a Notts brew my way and a Sussex beer will head his […]

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LITTLE LOOKS – Milk Street Brewery

Little Looks are the reviews of brews that may be new to the market, a local beer I want to shout about, or simply a classic revisited.  The Lowdown The likes of Zig Zag and Funky Monkey are beer names that I’ve been aware of for quite some time but I rarely see them on […]

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REVIEW: Franklins Brewery Bottled Range + Q&A

I never used to like hoppy beers. My naive palate found the bitterness to be just too much, too unpleasant, like a slap around the face. Thankfully that’s changed and single hopped beers have played a part over the years in helping me to appreciate the more hopped up brews on the beer spectrum. Citra […]

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REVIEW: Summit & Hop Troll, Tillingbourne Brewery

The autumn chill and morning dew are two features that have dominated this past week or so. I shouldn’t complain about the chill really, the South East corner has actually had a fairly decent summer all told, but whilst this fresher autumn air brings niggling desires for smoked, oaked and all together darker brews, I’m […]

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FEATURE & REVIEW: Naked Beer Co.

Brighton is, unsurprisingly, the ‘craft’ capitol of Sussex with multiple bars and pubs embracing this brave, new beer world. Cast your eye a little further along the coastline and you’ll see ever more proof of the love Sussex has for great beer. You’ll also find one of the newest additions to the scene- Naked Beer […]

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REVIEW: Watt Dickie

Name: Watt Dickie Brewed By: BrewDog Style: IPA  ABV: 35% Country: UK Web: brewdog.com   I’ve just been knocked back, my mouth torn in two and I’m enjoying it. No I’m not a masochist at a fight club, I’m sat by a roaring log fire , surrounded by friends and the stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands. It’s the back-end […]

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BREW x 2: Stevens Point beers

With the popularity of beer on the up the supermarkets are going further afield, looking to some of the US brews in order to switch up their stock. These are two recent introductions to my local supermarket’s shelves, Stevens Point IPA and Amber Lager, both easy drinking bottled brews. Points are America’s 5th oldest, privately […]

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REVIEW: Adnams’ Jack Brand- Innovation

Name: Innovation Brewed By: Adnams Jack Brand Style: IPA ABV: 6.7% Country: UK Web: adnams.co.uk Adnams, one of the UK’s biggest cask ale producers, have been playing, experimenting and creating a whole new range of beers. Back in 2010 they had a cellar clear out to make way for their spirits production and discovered some crates of old bottled beers….Jack […]

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