Beer Review

Wentworth - WPA v Gold

Wentworth: WPA v Gold

WPA – ‘a glowing golden coloured ale with a refreshing floral nose‘ V Gold – ‘boasting a satisfying bitter aftertase and delicious aroma‘ Wentworth Brewery is an independent micro-brewery based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. According to their website they ‘produce great tasting beers and the finest quality spring water‘… WPA – abv 4% Pours a beautiful clear pale golden colour with a nice foamy head. A citrus & slightly hoppy aroma. Nice sharp fruity taste with a little creaminess. A good dry finish. This beer is perfect for the garden on a warm sunny day. WPA Rates 4 / 5 Gold – abv 5% Pours a super clear golden colour. [...]

Barnsley Gold v Conquest

Acorn: Barnsley Gold v Conquest

Barnsley Gold – An award winning golden beer V Conquest – A well-hopped, traditional IPA Acorn Brewery can be found in Barnsley, South Yorkshire and according to their website ‘is the home of meticulously crafted award-winning ales’. Barnsley Gold – abv 4.3% Pours into the glass a very nice clear (which can’t really be made out from the picture), golden liquid with a bubbly, rather than creamy, white head. You can just get a slight aroma of citrus and hops but it isn’t the most aromatic of beers. It’s a light easy drinking beer with slight citrus/honey notes followed by a nicely balanced bitter finish. An inoffensive [...]

5am saint v punk ipa

BrewDog: 5am Saint v Punk IPA

I can’t remember ever having a bottle of BrewDog beer! I’ve had the odd Trashy Blonde when I’ve seen it at beer festivals or in the pub and I’ve put some bottles in the prizes we’ve sent out in our search for Britain’s Best Beer but I’ve never sat and had a bottle, at home, for myself. This is the reason I have chosen two BrewDog beers for this, the first of what may be a series of Brewery Bottle Taste-Offs…. 5am Saint – described as an ‘iconclastic amber ale’ V Punk IPA – apparently a ‘post modern classic pale ale’ For those reading [...]