Beers from the Fridge #3 – Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen

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Following the most ancient brewing and malting traditions, selected barley is malted at the brewery and kilned over a fire of beech wood logs. The smoked malts, finest Bavarian hops and pure water are the only ingredients in this unique beer. It has an intense smoky aroma and flavour, not for the feint hearted! Smoky bacon in a glass. Commercial description: Bamberg’s speciality, a dark, bottom fermented smokebeer, brewed with Original Schlenkerla Smokemalt from the Schlenkerla maltings and tapped according …

Beers from the Fridge #2 – Jever Pilsener

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Jever (pronounced Yeh-vah) is world classic extra dry pilsener. The aroma is resiny hops and booming malt leading to a beer with a typical pure white head and just the right amount of carbonation. Bouncingly fresh, but dry from the high hop rate though still with plenty of mouth feel. It continues through to a refreshing, dry hoppy finish. The official description from their web site as follows: Unique in taste. The secret lies in the water, which is still …

Beers from the Fridge #1 – BrewDog Punk IPA.

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First of a series of reviews to let you know what goodies we have in our bottle fridge. This review is straight from the BrewDog website… Welcome to a post Punk apocalyptic mother of an ale. A beer that spent its formative years Blitzkrieg Bopping around India and the sub-continent. This light, golden classic has been subverted with new world hops to create a devastating explosion of flavour. Steel yourself for Kalashnikov bursts of caramel, incendiary tropical fruit and an …