Red Star Brewery – Formby IPA 4.0%

Red Star Brewery – Formby IPA 4.0% On our way down to merry old Cardiff to the Not So Tiny Beer Festival, we stopped by to check out the cheeky chappy’s at Red Star Brewery. Ian and Glen treated ua to a few beers they were rustling up, still in their infancy, we were not…

Vocation Brewery – Heart and Soul Session IPA 4.4%

Vocation Brewery – Heart and Soul Session IPA 4.4% Vocation Brewery are a brand new microbrewery set in the heart of West Yorkshire. They were not a brewery previously known to me but I was quite excited by the sound of this beer. I received a beer box from Beer 52 with a deal of…

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…

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…

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…