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: Buxton Axe Edge

Buxton Brewery
Axe Edge
6.8%
Buxton, Derbyshire, UK

buxton brewery
I was just talking about how there isn’t enough breweries in the midlands recently but thanks to a friendly man in the BrewDog BottleDog shop in Kings Cross he recommended me Buxton Brewery. There was a plethora of beers I could’ve gone for by Buxton Brewery in BottleDog (big up the wide selection of beers) but I went for a high ABV IPA, of course. Buxton is based in Burton in Derbyshire and was founded by Geoff Quinn in 2008. There are around 14 core beers and there’s a lovely tap room where you can try all the beers. Must. Go.
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REVIEW: The Five Points Brewing Co Five Points Ale


The Five Points Brewing Company
Five Points Pale
4.4%
Hackney, London, UK

The Five Points Brewing Company are a relatively new microbrewery based towards Hackney Central station in between Rectory Road and Hackney. They opened this year with three varieties including the Five Points Pale which unsurprisingly is my favourite. Although the porter is really lovely, too. Following a series of opening events down at the brewery Five Points have been slowly building their excellent reputation.
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REVIEW: Meantime London Pale Ale

Meantime Brewing Company
London Pale Ale
4.3%
London, UK

To me when I think of successful craft beers and micro breweries none stands out more so than the Meantime Brewing Company. Founded back in 2000 by Alastair Hook it has become one of the most recognisable and well respected breweries in the world, let alone the UK. It has won several awards for its beer and has set the standards over the past 13 years for producing some of the best ale in the world.
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