Beer Review Listings

  Your name The brewery The beer Comments / Notes Marks out of 10
Thirsty Rob Fullers London Pride A good pint of Pride! 7
Thirsty Rob Langham Best Bitter A first class pint! A classic pint bitter. 9
Thirsty Rob Timothy Taylor Landlord Bitter Scrummy - and excellent example of a Northern pint of bitter. Outstanding! 9
Thirsty Rob Marstons Oyster Stout A really good example of a stout. This is an award winning beer and it is well deserved! Stonking!!! 9
Thirsty Rob Fullers London Pride I don't usually go for Pride here, but the guest ale is The awful Doombar! 7
Thirsty Rob Firebird XX Best Bitter Nice refreshing sharpness - clean taste, very moreish. 8
Thirsty Rob Weltons Old Ale An extremely well crafted pint of Old Ale. Delicious. Award winning? Well deserved! 10
Rex Kissingate Siren Soundwave A superb hoppy beer that you want to carry on drinking 9
Thirsty Rob Harveys Sussex Best Bitter Always a happy bunny when I see this beer on the pumps! A glorious pint! 9
Rex Gibbons Firebird Old Ale XXXX A distinctly average pint + nothing out of the ordinary! I don't want another one! 2
Thirsty Rob Long Man Old Ale A very good Old Ale with pleasant fruity notes! 9
Dave Everards Low blow An excellent example of an American ipa 9
Thirsty Rob Andwell Resolution Bitter 3.8% A very well crafted pint! Not sensational, but very good! 8
Thirsty Rob Fullers London Pride Another good pint of Pride! 7
Thirsty Rob Fullers London Pride A nice pint of Pride tonigh! 8
Rex Trex Kissingate Marys Ruby Mild A really lovely dark beer that ticks all the buttons 9
Rob Pine Outstanding Beers, Bury, Lancs Black IPA 4.8% ABV A silky smooth pint of excpetional quality. Drop-dead-gorgeous! Heaven inn a glass. No problem having a second. 10
Thirsty Rob Dark Star The Art of Darkness An extremely pleasant, and easy drinking pint. At just 3.5% a good session beer but full of taste and character. 8
Thirsty Rob Dark Star Hophead 3.8% A light, fragrant, refreshing pint with bags of hoppy freshness and a long, lingering bitterness that is great 8
Thirsty Rob Langham Longhand Best Bitter This is a pint that makes a statement! Extremely well crafted and balanced. Another one beckons! 9
Thirsty Rob Langhams Christmas Cracker An interesting spicy, full bodied orangey, spicy brew. Unfortunately mince pies and Christmas pud are not my favourite. A valiant attempt at a Christmas tipple, 8
david ranger kissingate smeltors stout A pretty good stout,quite strong at 5.1%.but very drinkable. 7
david ranger six point x porter good condition beer Excellent example of a strong (6.0%) stout.having ban to America and tasted the beers there this does not surprising at all.they can really brew over there. 10
david ranger exmoor gold Well balanced excellent clarity. 8
david ranger six point importer This is a similar beer albeit slightly less strength then their x porter.excellent example of a porter. 9
david ranger phoenix double gold A good beer but having tasted other beers from the same brewery I was expecting more hops.having said that the here is 5%. 7
david ranger salopian darwins origin This beer is a very well made and balanced one.I have had many beers from this west Midlands brewery over the years and have never tasted a bad one. 9
Rex Gibbons fff pressed rat and warthog This is a nice beer from triple f and supports my previous findings 8
Thirsty Rob Triple FFF, Four Marks, Alton Pressed Rat and Warthog I have to take issue with Rex. For me, this is a 10 point beer! Bags of flavour and character in a beer that is only 3.8%. Amazing! 10
Thirsty Rob Langham Langham Best Bitter 4.5% This is a beautiful pint! I feel that craft / artisan micros should - at the very least brew a perfect pint of bitter - B4 they attempt the more exotic. Langham has really nailed a best bitter! 10
david ranger hanlons port stout I believe this beer has a small amount of port added to it .a very good and unique stout of 1048. 8
david ranger langhams triple xxx A very good winter warmer /stout beer of 4.4abv. 8
davidranger langhams lsd A good example of a strong malty beer at 5.2 abv 9
Thirsty Rob King Beer - Horsham Brighton Best This beer is an amber colour and has definite fruit notes - orange and apricot? Why do Brewers want to stick fruit into beer? The best thing about this beer is the name. I am disappointed. 4
david ranger kissingate channai A fantastic example of an IPA.it has the strength and choppy taste that should be in this style.I have only tasted a handful of better beers in this style,most being american! 9
david ranger long man old man A very good example of an old ale.well balanced with the distinctive taste of dark malt,the right sort of strength at 4.3 abv. 9
david ranger hogs back snout A bit light for a stout at 3.8 but a fantastic taste well balanced with a good balance of dark malts.this beer would make a good mild. 9
david ranger Twickenham naked ladies A very well balanced beer.clean tasting brilliantly clear pale in color. 4.4 abv the hops come through the more you taste it. 10
david ranger tillingbourne hop troll ipa Superb beer not perhaps as strong as I would like(I view 5.0 as being the starting point for an IPA) but supreme hops and an excellent beer,well done tillingbourne! 9
david ranger dark star revelation A very strong beer with a deep hop taste.a strength of 5.7 very clear and an ideal finish to this session! 9
Thirsty Rob Kissingate Sussex This beer has a great nose, taste, body, balance and colour! Gary Lucas, take a bow! Will certainly have another! 10
david ranger Rouge brutal A very powerful tasting american IPA more balanced then I first expected but still an excellent example of the species 9
david ranger rouge brutal At 6.0abv this is a strong slightly darker IPA,brewed at adnams by two american brewers 9
david ranger harpoon the long thaw A supreme example of an american IPA.plenty of hops with a lot of floral late hop taste.very well balanced ,clear and the hops do not overpower the balance of the beer. 10
Thirsty Rob Long Man Old Man (old ale) Bags of flavour & character in a silky smooth pint of wonderful old ale. Had 2 pints yesterday and was badgered by LL to give marks out of 10. I said it's an 8 or 9. Have come back today - OK it's 9! 9
Thirsty Rob Kissingate Sussex Best Bitter Happy days! I gave this a 10 last time, and this pint reminds me of why I did. This is a stonking good pint of best bitter. 10
david ranger devils backbone spiderbite A strange beer described as a dark IPA but only 4.0abv 7
david ranger barley browns barley browns esa Despite the name this is a pale beer with a good balance of malt and hops.5.1 abv 8
david ranger elgoods spring challenge A nice light (3.7) choppy pale ale. 9
david ranger daleside new dawn A very nice mid brown robust country type ale. 8
david ranger townsends jc ipa A new Zealand brewers take on IPA.a decent try.perhaps a bit dark for the style but a good try none the less. 8
david ranger everards ascalon A pleasant well balanced bitter of 4.0abv. 8
david ranger dungarvan irish stout A decent Irish stout could of done with a few more hops.4.5 abv 8
david ranger arundel winter knight A very good beer from Arundel.deep powerful malt in this robust dark brown premium bitter. 9
david ranger biack sheep monty pytons holy grail A very dissapointing attempt at a beer by black sheep.if this is their idea of the holy grail,I suggest they raise their sights.probably as bland as wells bombardier! 3
david ranger hook norton inspired A very good pale ale.choppy without being overpowering.4.7 abv 9
david ranger shongweni durban pale ale Extremely good IPA from a south African brewer.hops are there in front of a powerful sweet maltiness hardly surprising at 5.7abv! 9
Thirsty Rob Langham, Lodsworth Sundowner This beer has a bronzy amber hue. It has good hops! Very nicely bitter that compliments the malt. Good beer, this, very rewarding - a lot going on in this pint! 9
david ranger shepard neame boadica ipa A very good beer from Shepard became.the hops become more assertive the more you drink.5.0 abv. 19
david ranger Lancaster brewery albion connection A very good balance between malt and hops in this 4.5 abv dark amber beer 8
david ranger brains pocket full of rye A very pleasant beer from brains.very good rye character in the malt.deep amber in coulor and 4.3 abv 8
david ranger bodebrown wee heavy A superb example of a Scottish heavy. Very powerful deep sweet taste in this beer brewed by a Brazilian brewer.the beer is 6.0 abv. 10
david ranger lighthouse shipwreck ipa A good beer condition but now where choppy enough for an IPA. 8
david ranger banks archer A pleasant enough drink,well balanced.named after a new hop variety. 4.0%abv. 8
david ranger orkney puffin ale A 4.5%abv amber color beer low hop rate but still seems to balance quite well. 8
david ranger rch (royal clarence hotel) bodica A deep amber beer of 5.0%abvbalenced with powerful malt but could do with more hops to showcase the variety it is named after. 8
david ranger wadworth ye old admiral A very good dark amber premium bitter.a good amount of hops nicley balanced by the malt.5.0%abv. 9
David ranger salopian indegenous A dark ipa style of beer with good dark malt and hop character. 5.5 abv. 9
David ranger felt experience a false dawn This very pale beer is very reminiscent. Of Oakham job.fantastic hops in a 4.4 abv pale ale.10 10
Thrasher Rob Long Man Old Man - Old Ale 4.3% Outstanding beer is this! The merest note of toffee - and very smooth, dark and sophisticated! 10
david ranger bath cobblestone a beer that was darker and not as hoppy as I had hoped,but pleasant enough at 3.8%. 8
david ranger tillingbourne falls gold an excellent hoppy pale ale of 4.3%.the second beer I have tried from this surrey brewery and both have been excellent. 10
david ranger wharfebank othelia gold a bit hazy,perhaps put on a bit early.but a good balance between malt and hops.pleasent and easy drinking. 8
david ranger adnams jester a very good showcase for the jester hop varity.well crafted as one would expect from adnams.4.8%. 8
david ranger daleside new dawn a good beer of its type being ruby in coulor and 4.6%. 8
david ranger golden road california breakfast ale a very nice balance between malt and hops.hops not overpowering in this American pale ale of 4.8%. 9
david ranger acorn sovereign ipa clear with a good head,well balenced but perhaps a few more hops could have been nice to showcase the variety of hops (sovereign) being used. 8
david ranger acorn sovereign ipa clear with a good head,well balenced but perhaps a few more hops could have been nice to showcase the variety of hops (sovereign) being used. 8
david ranger@sky.com vale sps dark ruby in coulor malty in taste,different to the normal hoppy vale beer. taste.good claritygood5.0%. 8
david ranger@sky.com vale sps dark ruby in coulor malty in taste,different to the normal hoppy vale beer. taste.good claritygood5.0%. 8
david ranger titanic wit stout a stout brewed with a large percentage of wheat malt.the dark malt created a bitter aftertaste,hops about right for the style. 8
david ranger titanic wit stout a stout brewed with a large percentage of wheat malt.the dark malt created a bitter aftertaste,hops about right for the style. 8
david ranger inveralmond rascal london porter a superb beer,my beer of the weatherspoons festival.a really good example of an old london porterdark strong beer with a good tight head powerful malt and very smooth and drinkable. 10
david ranger inveralmond rascal london porter a superb beer,my beer of the weatherspoons festival.a really good example of an old london porterdark strong beer with a good tight head powerful malt and very smooth and drinkable. 10
david ranger cerveceria fort english styled ipa a bit sweet for the style but good clarity and head.full bodided malt.brewed by a couple of spanish brewers.notably better than the last spanish beer i tried! 8
david ranger cerveceria fort english styled ipa a bit sweet for the style but good clarity and head.full bodided malt.brewed by a couple of spanish brewers.notably better than the last spanish beer i tried! 8
david ranger surrey hills shere drop nice balence and and clarity in this 4.2% best bitter.good head and pleasent hops. 8
david ranger surrey hills shere drop nice balence and and clarity in this 4.2% best bitter.good head and pleasent hops. 8
david ranger surrey hills green sands ipa a well balenced straw coulored beer of 4.6%good clarity but a weak head.exellent hop taste building all way through the beer. 9
david ranger surrey hills green sands ipa a well balenced straw coulored beer of 4.6%good clarity but a weak head.exellent hop taste building all way through the beer. 9
david ranger sambrooks wandle very well balenced and pleasent bitter at 3.7%.good clarity and head. 8
david ranger sambrooks wandle very well balenced and pleasent bitter at 3.7%.good clarity and head. 8
david ranger banks and taylor bedfordshire clanger Sadly lacking in hop character.light amber with good clarity and head. 7
david ranger hawkshead jester Good hop taste from this 3.7% pale ale.clarity exellent in this straw coulored beer.malt somehow holds it cheque. 9
david ranger robinsons mojo A well balanced dark amber coulored beer of3.7%.nice enough but certainatly nothing special. 7
david ranger hawkshead jester An exellent pale ale full of hop character. 3.7% straw coulored. 9
david ranger banks and taylor bedfordshire clanger Sadly lacking in hop taste,light amber in coulor.good clarity and head.3.8%. 7
david ranger firebird heritage xx A 4% straw coulored beer of good clarity and head well balanced with good hop taste 9
david ranger firebird boxing hare A 4.1% pale beer which is advertised as being a spring beer.very good clarity and head. 9
david ranger dark star sunburst A strong pale ale 4.8% brilliant clarity and head,full of hop character.a superb beer. 9
David ranger ogne Asian. pale. ale A strange. Tasting pale ale of 4.5abv.good clarity. And. Head. 7
David ranger dark star American. pale ale Excellent. Example of its type. Clear. With a good head and a very good hop character. 4.7 abv. 9
Thrasher Rob Kissingate Black Cherry Mild 4.2% I know that I stand to upset a lot of people who rave about this beer. I wanted to like and I tried to like it, but I really did not like it at all. It is decidedly weird! 5
Thrasher Rob Kissingate Black Cherry Mild Supplementary - I have given up after 1/3 pint. Need to clear my palate of cherriade taste! Me no-likey, me no-likey at all! 3
david ranger tillingbourne black troll A very good mild of3.7%.good head and condition.good dark malt character understated hops. 9
David ranger dark star summer meltdown Good clarity and head.lightly spiced with Chinese ginger. 9
david ranger burning sky aurora Good clarity weak head pale in color with fantastic hop taste.a slight sweetness in the finish.superb beer 10
david ranger kissinggate crows stout Weak head no real hop taste.very sweet like a strong mild.no real stout body 6
david ranger burning sky devils rest Fabulous strong ale7.0%,weak head.powerful deep hop taste. 10
david ranger langham arapaho Good head and clarity in this amber coulored 4.9% berrgood deep hoppiness. 9
david ranger nyewood gold A 5%pale ale with good head and clarity.well balanced with a slight lean to the hops. 9
david ranger cronx spring ale Dark amber color poor head hazy but good hops in this 3.8% beer. 8
david ranger downlands devils dyke porter Weak head but the right color but to sweet.5%. 7
Thirsty Rob Fullers London Pride Test 10
david ranger adnams herbalist good clarity and head pale in coulor.good hops well balanced.i don't know what the hops are but you can taste them.a very interesting beer 10
david ranger tillingbourne aonb very good coulor and clarity.good head light amber in coulor but strange taste to the bitterness.4%. 8
david ranger ballest point san diago pale ale another of weatherspoons colaberations with American brewers.4.5%head ok clarity good but dark for a pale ale.nicley balanced with good hops. 9
david ranger yeastie boys golden perch Very good clarity and head from this 4.4% pale ale.very good hop taste. 9
david ranger weltons quatre bras Clarity and head exellent on this 4.6 % pale ale.good hop taste as well. 9
david ranger arundel sussex dark Good head and a nice smooth well balanced beer.a strong beer at 5.5%. 9