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Black Metal Brewery – Yggdrasil 6.6% Strong Pale Ale

Black Metal Brewery – Yggdrasil 6.6% Strong Pale Ale We have been following Black Metal Brewery since the very beginning, from the meet the brewer at the Cork & Cask in Edinburgh back at the start of 2014 when Jaan and his lovely assistant first bottled 2 of their beers, Yggdrasil, a 6.6% Strong pale ale…

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Brew By Numbers – 11|04 4.1% ABV

Brew By Numbers – 11|04 4.1% ABV Having both of us taken a bit of a break in recent months with holidays, new jobs, and what not, I finally decided to get back to business and do what we at thehoppycraft do best: review great beers! Having tried some other beers by London towns’ very…

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Tiny Rebel – Dirty Stop Out Smoked Oat Stout 5% ABV

Tiny Rebel – Dirty Stop Out Smoked Oat Stout 5% ABV I have a great love for Tiny Rebel, that is no military grade secret! We all will have a brewery that just seems like home. The amazing thing about beer is it can remind us of great times, fond memories and times when you can…

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Tempest – Armadillo Pale Ale 3.6% ABV

Tempest – Armadillo Pale Ale 3.6% ABV All the beers I have tasted from Tempest are super cheap, easily available and very drinkable. After winning the Aldi stores Scottish Beer Festival in May, they have drawn up a deal to deliver their Long White Cloud and this beer all year round. Let’s hope the rest…

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Not So Tiny Road Trip

As part of a birthday celebration for one of the bloggers, I decided to look for a decent beer festival to go to somewhere out with our native Scotland. This idea would grow arms and legs and would eventually become our #NotSoTinyRoadTrip. As massive fans of Newport’s Tiny Rebel Brewing Co, this would see The…