Chubbles is a 10% Triple IPA collaboration between Manchester’s Cloudwater Brew Co and The Veil Brewing Co from Richmond, Virginia. Released for Cloudwater’s Friends & Family & Beer festival, this was the beer I was most looking forward to getting my hands on when I visited Manchester at the end of February but that wasn’t […]
Hops have been treasured for centuries for their antibacterial and healing properties and can even reduce anxiety so the leading lights of Berlin’s independent beer scene have been putting their thinking caps on and have come up with innovative ways to make sure the city’s beer geeks can self-medicate while heeding advice to practice social […]
Is there a better party than a Protokoll birthday party? Saturday’s 2nd birthday celebration had all the good things: good beer, good company, good vibes – it doesn’t get much better than this. Vadim from Russian beer wizards and hop slingers (and partners in the tap room) Zagovor was there and the brewery was well […]
Final Pulse is a 6.8% IPA from Wylam Brewery. There were plenty of contenders for beer of the week this time around. I took delivery of my first order from Beyond Beer, which had beers from two of my favourite UK breweries – Left Handed Giant and Wylam – in it; and I got three […]
I Can’t Fight This Feeling Anymore is an 8% Double IPA by Mikkeller from Denmark, brewed in collaboration with Creature Comforts Brewing Co from Athens, Georgia in America. Single-hopped with Strata hops, this beer is a hazy juice bomb. It has bags of tropical fruit and citrus and is as smooth as a baby’s bum. […]
Friday was a big day for craft beer news in Berlin with BrewDog announcing it has reached an agreement to acquire Stone Brewing’s Berlin Brewery. Founder Greg Koch caused quite a stir when he announced Stone’s arrival in Berlin. Emerging from what would become the Stone Berlin World Bistro & Gardens on a forklift truck, […]
I bought this bottle of Westvleteren XII at Beereau a few months ago and was waiting for a special occasion to open it. I decided to crack it open so I could use a photo of it as my 100th post on Instagram. Westvleteren XII is one of the most hyped and revered beers in […]
The Lager Lager Bottle Shop opening event is scheduled for tomorrow and they’ll be celebrating by giving away some free beer. The Mitte offshoot of the popular Neukölln bottle shop and bar first opened its doors on 12 March but after a successful soft opening phase it’s time to make it all official.
Huddersfield’s Magic Rock Brewing announced today it has been acquired by the Australian conglomerate and Kirin subsidiary, Lion for an undisclosed sum. Lion’s purchase furthers their expansion into the craft beer market following the 2012 acquisition of Australia’s Little Creatures and another UK craft brewer, Fourpure last July.
Bräugier has announced via Instagram that their new Berlin brewpub in Prenzlauer Berg will open on Tuesday (yeah, you read that right) 2 April. Despite the short notice, details about the Bräugier BrewPub opening event are scarce. All we know so far is that there will be 3 new Bräugier beers and some guest beers […]