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: The Five Points Brewing Co IPA

The Five Points Brewing Co
IPA
7.1%
Hackney, London, UK

Five Points make fantastic beers. They have three core beers, Hook Island Red, Pale Ale and Railway Porter. They currently produce my favourite porter and favourite red beer so when I found out they were taking a foray into IPA I was ridiculously excited. My favourite style of beer, IPA and one of my favourite London breweries, Five Points, what could go wrong?
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REVIEW: Beavertown Black Betty

Beavertown Brewery
Black Betty Black IPA
7.4%
Tottenham, London, UK


A lot has changed since the last time I wrote about Beavertown, for one we’re in the midst of a heatwave in the UK but more importantly Beavertown have upped their craft beer game. Moving from the Hackney unit the brewery founded by Logan Plant (yes, son of Robert) to a bigger place in Tottenham Beavertown have opened up a tap room (go visit it) and rolled out their beers in cans.
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REVIEW: Pressure Drop Stokey Brown

Pressure Drop
Stokey Brown
5.1%
Hackney, London

Pressure Drop
I’ve waxed lyrical about Pressure Drop to friends, family and just about everyone I know. I think following a couple of pints of Bosko recently I said something like, “Pressure Drop are producing the best beers in London. Fact.” Now more sober, I stand by that statement. They’ve got a core range of seven beers that are all very different but incredible. That takes some going.
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REVIEW: London Fields Brewery Love Not War

London Fields Brewery
Love Not War Red Ale
4.2%
Hackney, London, UK


This is my third review of a London Fields Brewery beer following my most recent love affair with their American Black Ale and further back the Shoreditch Triangle IPA. This review continues my interest preference for red ale. Love Not War is London Field’s red ale and it is a treat.
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REVIEW: Hackney Brewery American Pale Ale

Hackney Brewery
American Pale Ale
4.5%
Hackney, London, UK

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Hackney Brewery
was set up in 2011 by Jon Swain and Peter Hills following many years working in pubs, including one of my favourite pubs in London, The Charles Lamb. At present the brewery has a core range of four beers including this APA (American Pale Ale).
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REVIEW: London Fields Brewery American Black Ale

London Fields Brewery
American Black Ale
7%
Hackney, London, UK

London Fields Brewery was born in 2011 in Hackney and has a core range of beers that are wonderful including a pale ale, an IPA, a red and a couple of others. This American Black Ale is part of their Bootlegger Series and thus far in my beer drinking career is one of my favourite beers of all-time.

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REVIEW: Pressure Drop Pale Fire

Pressure Drop Brewing
Pale Fire
4.8%
Hackney, London, UK

Pressure Drop
Pressure Drop was founded in 2012 and the first ever beer was sold in 2013, so they are a relatively new brewery but one I’m always super impressed with. Originally based in Stoke Newington they’ve recently just moved to a bigger space in Hackney to accommodate for the demand of beers. The brewery was formed by Graham, Sam and Ben and at present they have seven varieties of beer.
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REVIEW: Beavertown 8 Ball

Beavertown Brewery
8 Ball Rye IPA
6.5%
Hackney, London, UK

Beavertown 8-Ball

Founded in 2011 in Hackney, it’s named Beavertown because centuries ago Hackney was apparently called Beavertown. I previously gave Gamma Ray a glowing review here, with an overall of 5, probably one of the highest reviews thus far. How would the Rye IPA compare? Pretty fucking well.

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REVIEW: Beavertown Gamma Ray


Beavertown Brewery
Gamma Ray
5.4%
Hackney, London, UK

A relatively new brewery, Beavertown has exploded into the scene in London with some of the finest beers in the country. Founded in 2011 in Hackney, it’s named Beavertown because centuries ago Hackney was apparently called Beavertown. There are five ‘core’ beers and Gamma Ray is one of the most famous of the five.
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