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Roaster of the Week: Carnival Coffee

Based in the heart of South London, Carnival Coffee Roasters are an exciting specialty roastery, producing some fine roasts from across the globe. I recently had the pleasure of trying their Luz Dary’s Espresso, brewed wonderfully both via V60 Filter and through the Aeropress, and this week am enjoying their Arcangel from Bolivia. Outstanding coffees […]

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Brewery of the Week – Fyne Ales

Founded in 2001, Fyne Ales, situated in Cairndow, Scotland is a brewery in the most idyllic of landscapes but with an ethos that is far from defined by aesthetic alone. Taken straight from their website, when they opened almost 20 years ago, the aim was to bring prosperity – jobs, industry and tourism – to […]

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Twisted Wheel Brew Co. – Velvet Bomber

10% Chocolate Stout brewed by Twisted Wheel Brew Co. based in Standish, North West England. Described as a decadent chocolate stout with an explosion of flavour and velvety smooth texture. Branding: Simple, clean, and effective. Lovely blue contrast with the black and blue can and light blue beer name this is an excellent looking beer. […]

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Echelon Coffee Roasters

Who are Echelon Coffee Roasters? Echelon Coffee is a small speciality coffee roasters based in Leeds. They opened their roastery in 2018 with the goal to bring the best coffee globally to the Yorkshire region, in the most ethical of ways. Their coffees, predominantly Afircan all rank high on the cupping scale, are leading in […]

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Brewery of the Week – BrewBoard

Who are BrewBoard? BrewBoard are an exciting independent brewery based in Cambridgeshire. “The Board has assembled from far and wide, bringing prodigious talent and experience together to produce something special.” Creating modern, intuitive, on trend beer, BrewBoard are one of my ones to watch in 2020/21 with their session, American and Indian Pale Ales which […]

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Garage Beer Co. – Gone Hollywood

Gone Hollywood is a world-leading Berliner Weisse made with blackberry and rhubarb, brewed by Garage Beer Co. in Barcelona, Spain. Branding: As would be expected with Garage Beer Co., the branding for Gone Hollywood is clean, easily digestible and makes you think a little. The green colour is crisp and would stand out on a […]

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Booze Views – Crooked Brewing Ltd.

The third instalment of Booze Views is here, the feature that puts your views online, giving you the chance to let your local know just why you love them so much. This week, we’ve had people answering questions about Crooked Brewing Ltd, a small brewery in Yorkshire. Who are Crooked Brewing? Based at Leeds East […]

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Garage Beer Co. x Whiplash Collab – Shoelaces

Shoelaces is the latest collaboration from Garage Beer Co. in Barcelona, this time with Whiplash, of the Republic of Ireland. The 6.5% IPA comes in a 440ml can and is currently widely available from bottle shops nationwide. Branding: Everything about Garage Beer Co is by the book and to the point and their branding is […]

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Ainsty Ales Assassin Oatmeal Stout

Ainsty Assassin 4.9% oatmeal stout. Ainsty Ales is an independent brewery based in the heart of the old ‘York & Ainsty Wapentake’ in York, UK. Branding: An eye catching 330ml can with Ainsty Ales logo and a bold name, description of style and an image that reminds me of a diving bell helmet. I like […]

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S43 – Trippin’ on Simcoe DDH Pale Ale – 2020

Trippin’ on Simcoe DDH Pale Ale – S43 Brewery have recently stormed into the craft beer world with oodles of eyebrow raising fresh releases and they haven’t gone unnoticed. With “Trippin’ on Simcoe” being the latest addition to their “Trippin’ on” series and there being a certain amount of hype surrounding S43 Brewery’s new releases, […]