Fuller’s Past Masters Old Burton Extra
Top Tastings 2012
ABV: 7.3% Origin: London W4, England Website: www.fullers.co.uk
Burton Ale is one of the great near-lost beer styles, and one that has intrigued certain beer writers (including myself) thanks in part to its difficult to explain contemporary obscurity. Most beer enthusiasts who read the occasional […]
Top Tastings 2011
ABV: 4.9% Origin: London W10, England Website: moncadabrewery.co.uk
Julio Moncada at the London Brewers Showcase, October 2011
2011 was an extraordinary year for brewing in London. When I sent the final text of London’s Best Beer, Bars and Pubs off to CAMRA Books in early March, I felt the capital had […]
Top Tastings 2011
ABV: 10.1% Origin: London SE1, England Website: www.thekernelbrewery.com
The Kernel Brewery
Beers from the Kernel, surely London’s second world class brewery, loomed large in my drinking in 2011. I admit I was a bit late in catching up on them – my first encounter was in January when I visited the […]
London Beer Tastings 2011 Junction was featured in a piece on bottle conditioned beers from London in BEER August 2011. Read more about London bottle conditioned beers.
ABV: 4.5%, 4.7% (5% in bottle) and 4.2% Origin: Battersea, London SW11, England Website: www.sambrooksbrewery.co.uk
The departure of Young’s from London in 2006 helped […]
London Beer Tastings 2011
ABV: 3% and 6.1% Origin: Tottenham, London N17, England Website: www.redemptionbrewing.co.uk
Redemption, launched early in 2010, now seems like something of a veteran among the new wave of London brewers. Impressive from the start, it’s rapidly settled down into a consistently performing and reliable source of decent beer, […]
London Beer Tastings 2011. For more background on the brewery, see previous post.
ABV: 6.8%, 7.1% and 5.5% Origin: Bermondsey, London SE1, England Website: www.thekernelbrewery.com
Kernel Pale Ale
Besides its old fashioned dark beers, Kernel brews contemporary beers fresh with the flavours of new world hops. These too are of exceptional quality, matching […]
London Beer Tastings 2011. Export Stout was featured in a piece on bottle conditioned beers from London in BEER August 2011. Read more about London bottle conditioned beers.
ABV: 7.8% and 5.6% Origin: Bermondsey, London SE1, England Website: www.thekernelbrewery.com
Evin O'Riordan of The Kernel brewery, London SE1
Evin O’Riordan, founder and head brewer at […]
Top Tastings 2009 / CAMRA North London Tasting 2010 / London beer tastings 2011 / Top Tastings 2011 (2001 vintage)
ABV: 8.5% Origin: Chiswick, London W6, England Website: www.fullers.co.uk
A run of Fuller's Vintage Ale poses for the camera, Hock Cellar, Fuller's Brewery, London W6, October 2011
Until the recent resurgence that took […]
London Beer Tastings 2011. This beer was featured in a piece on bottle conditioned beers from London in BEER August 2011. Read more about London bottle conditioned beers.
ABV: 5.3% Origin: Chiswick, London W5, England Website: www.fullers.co.uk
Fuller's Bengal Lancer
Bengal Lancer was launched in 2009 as Fuller’s contribution to the growing range of […]
London beer tastings 2011 For more background on the brewery see Camden Town Hells Lager
ABV: 4.5% and 5% Origin: Kentish Town, London NW5, England Website: www.camdentownbrewery.com
Tap handles line up at Camden Town Brewery. Pic: Mark Dredge.
Although the marvellously juicy and refreshing Hells Lager is to me Camden Town’s greatest achievement so […]