REVIEW: Cloudwater Brew Co DIPA

Cloudwater Brew Co.
DIPA
9%
Manchester, UK
Cloudwater Brew Co
The craft beer scene in Manchester is absolutely flourishing at the moment, what with Indy Man Beer Con attracting some of the best UK breweries in the country. There’s a whole heap of breweries in Manchester and the North West making fantastic beers. But the one brewery really making a wave is Cloudwater Brew Co. whose founding members include those who have worked at BrewDog and Marble Brewery! So lots of experience!
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REVIEW: Beavertown Skull King

Beavertown Brewery
Skull King Double IPA
8.7%
Tottenham, London, UK


It is a close call between Pressure Drop and Beavertown for the best brewery in London in my opinion. However with the recent arrivals of Beavertown’s cans plus Bloody ‘Ell IPA I’m leaning towards the Tottenham based brewery.
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REVIEW: Pressure Drop Bosko Absoluto

Pressure Drop
Bosko Absoluto
9%
Hackney, London, UK

Pressure Drop
You might have heard of Bosko by Pressure Drop, which is their flagship IPA and a bloody great one at that. I spent a night purely drinking it at The Old Fountain in Old Street, a night I don’t remember that well, unsurprisingly. Even  more recently at The Hop & Berry I had a few pints of it during the Pressure Drop tap takeover. I’ve previously reviewed Stokey Brown, Pale Fire and Freimann’s Dunkelweiss on Keg to Differ and now is the turn of Bosko Absoluto.
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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: BrewDog Hello My Name Is Vladimir

BrewDog
Hello My Name Is Vladimir
8.2%
Aberdeen, Scotland


Back in February 2014 BrewDog produced this double IPA, named Hello My Name Is Vladimir in protest against Putin’s anti-gay laws and even sent him a crate of it. As a result the brewery managed to get featured by various reputable news sources like the BBC, the guardian and The Independent for their sarcastic creation.
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