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Sierra Nevada – Extra Torpedo IPA

Brewery: Sierra Nevada, in California USA Style: IPA ABV: 7.2% IBUs: 65 Rate Beer: 97/100 Pour: Orange/gold colour with a decent head that settles quickly Carmel flavours run through this big piney west coast style IPA. The heavy flavours mesh well and sit quite smooth on the palate. Absolute cracker of a beer. One of my favourite IPAs from […]

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Anderson Valley – Blood Orange Gose

Brewery: Anderson Valley Brewing Company, from California, USA Style: Gose ABV: 4.2% Rate Beer: 86/100 Pour: Watered orange colour, no head to speak of. Interesting mix of tangy blood orange and salty Gose flavours. Quite sharp on the tongue before that saltiness follows. Not a massive Gose fan but this could turn it around. Kettle soured and brewed […]

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Sierra Nevada – Kolsch

Brewery: Sierra Nevada in Chico, California, US Style: Kolsch ABV: 4.5% Rate Beer: 64/100 Pour: Yellowish colour, head fades on pour You can taste the grains and wheat in this one. Light in the mouth. Crisp when ice cold. This is Sierra Nevada’s take on a German style Kolsch that has summertime easy drinking all over it. This is to be consumed […]