LITTLE LOOKS – Sixpoint

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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Dark Star Imperial Stout – A Vertical Tasting

In a modern beer scene where those who shout the loudest stand out from the crowd, Dark Star sits in a quiet corner of Sussex, on an industrial estate in Partridge Green; a village nestled in the green space somewhere between Horsham and Brighton where it has remained a constant, well regarded name in an ever changing industry

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LITTLE LOOKS- Lazy Lizard Beer Co, Primavera

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.  For this edition of Little Looks, guest contributor Chris Norman gives us his opinion of Primavera, a beer from the Brighton based Lazy Lizard Beer co, one of […]

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Sussex, Beer, Now: Part 5 – Twelve years of seeking beer in Horsham 

Belleville Rendezvous plays on the screen infront of me as I lounge on a weekend afternoon, chomping my way through a bowl of Kettle Chips and washing down the moment with a bottle of pre-buyout Wychwood Hobgoblin. Granted, it isn’t an exciting moment, it isn’t even an exciting beer, but it is an important one. […]

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LITTLE LOOKS – That UltraBeer Thing

I’ve gone down a different route for this edition of Little Looks, reviewing  a beer related gadget rather than a beer itself. Stop giving me dirty looks, this is a beer gadget, honest! I know it looks like something that might be promoted at an Ann Summers party but this actually lands firmly in the kitchen […]

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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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LITTLE LOOKS – Fentimans Alcoholic Ginger Beer

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: Story has it that it all started in 1905 when Thomas Fentiman found himself in a loan deal with a tradesman. When said deal was […]

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REVIEW: BEER52

Subscriptions have changed from the usual book, wine or chocolate clubs from a few years back. Gin, snacks, vegetables, geek- merch, socks (?!)…you can pretty much obtain anything on a weekly or monthly basis simply by signing upto one of the many subscription boxes out there, and the world of beer has not been left […]

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Destination: Mallorca 

Words – Rach Smith | Photos – Rach Smith, Mike Smith.  We’ve traded in the gloom, both the weather and the news items, for scenery exposed through hair-raising hairpin bends; the scares outweighed by the big sun in the bigger sky; impaled by jagged mountain; deep blue filling the spaces in between. Orange juice is […]

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Problem with Hipsters? Let it go.

Hipster. It’s a label being banded around a lot of late, a term that’s entered pop culture, crikey- there’s whole pubs full of ’em, yet nobody admits to being one. It’s a term being associated a lot with the beer scene- goodness knows why. I personally don’t like it, especially when it’s being used in a […]

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