Titanic Brewery – Cappuccino Stout 4.5%
This stout is a very dark chocolate coloured ale with a coffee – ‘Tia Maria’ aroma. Its taste has coffee, with chocolate and sweet notes, unlike traditional more bitter dry stouts.
This is an unusual stout with the strong flavours of a cappuccino coffee. Brewed in Staffordshire near Stoke-on-Trent
Stoke on Trent
St Peter’s Brewery – Mild 3.7%
St Peter’s Brewery – Mild
This is a mild ale from this Suffolk Brewery. It has a dark chestnut red colour, with a light malt aroma. The taste is smokey malt with a bitter aftertaste.
This ale is brewed using black and chocolate malts.
St Peter’s Brewery
St Peter’s Brewery – St Peter’s Without < 0.05%
St Peter’s Brewery – St Peter’s Without
This is a red dark chestnut coloured ale, with a rich sweet malt aroma. It has a strong roasted crystal sweet taste. It is a good strongly malty non – alcoholic ale.
This is the alcohol free ale from this Suffolk Brewery.
St Peter’s Brewery
Wickwar Wessex Brewing – Bob 4.0%
Wickwar Wessex Brewing – Bob
This is a chestnut coloured ale with a malty aromas. It has a good malty taste with a bitter background.
This is a good English bitter style ale.
This amber ale is brewed with 3 varieties of malt and Challenger and Fuggles hops
Brewdog – Dead Pony Club 3.8% Session Pale Ale
Brewdog – Dead Pony Club
This is a light chestnut coloured ale with malt and elderflower aromas. This is a bitter sweet pale ale with a background note of citrus. This is a session pale ale.
Brewdog – 5AM Red Ale 5.0% Bitter Sweet Chaos
Brewdog – 5AM Red Ale
This is a chestnut coloured ale with a rich malty and fruity lychee aroma. It has a barley wine taste and an amber coloured head. It is bitter with sweet marmalade notes and a malty follow-on.
This ale is brewed with 5 different malts and 5 hop varieties.
St Austell Ales – Proper Black IPA 6%
This is a black strong ale, with a deep fresh hop aroma.
It has a dry strongly hopped taste, with hints of black coffee and a lasting hop bitterness.This is a strongly hopped IPA and becomes another of the growing number of Black IPA beers.
Another member of the Proper Job, Big Job range of IPAs from the Cornish St Austell Ales.
Einstök Olgerd (Brewery) – Icelandic Toasted Porter 6.0%
Einstök Olgerd – Icelandic Toasted Porter
This is a very dark to black ale, with toasted coffee and toffee aromas. It has a warm coffee taste with a toasted coffee and chocolate bitterness. It is an excellent porter style ale.
This ale is brewed with toasted a chocolate malts and is brewed with Icelandic roasted coffee.
An interesting and successful Icelandic brewed traditional ale originating in the pubs around the traditional London markets.
This 6 Pack of Icelandic Toasted Porter was was a much appreciated present, brought back from Rekjavik by my son on a visit to see the Northern Lights.
Einstök Ölgerd [Brewery] – Icelandic White Ale 5.2%
Einstök Ölgerd – Icelandic White Ale
This is a lemon coloured ale with a fresh and sweet aroma. It has a sweet light spicy taste making it a refreshing ale.
The ale is flavoured with coriander an orange peel. Based on the classic witbier, with coriander and orange peel, oats and Icelandic water. This is very good spicy white ale and is unfiltered. It has a lighter spiciness than the classic Belgian White Beer and is an interesting ale from our Northern European neighbour.
The brewery is 60 miles south of the Arctic circle. In the fishing port of Akureyri. The water comes from rain and glaciers from Hlidarfjall Mountain passing through lava fields. My 5*