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…

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…

Firestone Walker – Easy Jack IPA 4.7% ABV

Firestone Walker – Easy Jack IPA 4.7% ABV There are some breweries which are forever on your mind, Stone is one such brewery till I eventually got to try some, Firestone walker was another one on the list to try as they have a crazy following in the states, but now I finally have some…

Brewdog – Jack Hammer West Coast IPA 7.2 ABV

Brewdog – Jack Hammer West Coast IPA When I started started getting into craft beer several years ago, I remember distinctly coming across Jack Hammer and being slightly scared of its 7.2% ABV, I remember saying to my friend “isn’t that close to super tennents?!?” I always have a chuckle thinking of that moment. The…

Fyne Ales – Nice 5.2% ABV

Fyne Ales – Nice 5.2% ABV With absolutely nothing else of relevance happening today I’ve decided to crack open another bottle I recently picked up at the Great Grog bottled beer festival. I’m also sporting my recently acquired Fyne Ales glass which was an absolute steal at £2! Having tried and enjoyed most of the…

The Durham Brewery – Bombay 106 IPA 7% ABV

The Durham Brewery – Bombay 106 IPA 7% ABV What a lovely name and story this beer has! The Durham Brewery have tried to keep as true to the recipe as possible to give their drinkers a real sense of what IPAs would have been like for the infantry at the time serving in East…