REVIEW: Day of the Dead Beer IPA

Mexican flagDay of the Dead Beer
IPA
6.8%
Tecate, Mexico

DOD Beer
Cerveceria Mexicana is third largest brewery located in Mexico and Day of The Dead Beer is their craft beer arm. The brewery has a wide range of craft beers from Pale to Porter and to this very lovely DOA IPA.
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REVIEW: Pressure Drop & BrewDog Syd Strong’s

Pressure Drop & BrewDog
Syd Strong’s
7.1%
Hackney, England & Aberdeen, Scotland

Pressure Drop
When two of your favourite breweries decide to put their heads together and make a collaborative brew it’s a pretty exciting prospect. I saw Instagram photos a few months back of the BrewDog and Pressure Drop team getting together to make Syd Strong’s as part of CollabFest 2014 and here it is.
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REVIEW: Weird Beard Holy Hoppin’ Hell

Weird Beard Brew Co
Holy Hoppin’ Hell Double IPA
9.6%
West London, UK
I love Weird Beard and never been disappointed by the couple of beers I’ve tried by them so far. I’ve previously had their American IPA, called Five O’Clock Shadow which I absolutely loved and reviewed here. So, when the London beer mix I purchased from Ales by Mail included a Double IPA titled Holy Hoppin’ Hell arrived I was chuffed (UNDERSTATEMENT).
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REVIEW: Ilkley Lotus IPA

Ilkley Brewery
Lotus IPA
5.6%
Ilkley, West Yorkshre, UK

ilkley-brewery
Ilkley Brewery has won several awards for a variety of its beers so I thought it was about time I tried a couple of their beers. I actually tried the Ilkley Pale first but was left a little bit disappointed with it. The brewery itself was first founded in 1873 but shut down in early 1920s however in 2009 Ilkley Brewery was revived and is now an essential part of the community in Ilkley. As a result they’ve been able to create jobs for local people and now produce well over 40,000 pints a week. Impressive!
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REVIEW: Camden Town USA Hells

Camden Town Brewery
USA Hells
4.6%
Camden, London, UK

Camden Town
It came as quite a surprise to me that this was my first review of a Camden Town Brewery beer. I’ve been drinking their beers for a couple of years now and think they’re a strong brand. I particularly like the Camden Wit and Camden Pale Ale and for someone who dislikes “lager” I actually quite like the Camden Hells.
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