Category Archives: All things beer

Beer news: New US hop varieties

Four new US hop varieties have been showcased at the Craft Brewers Convention in Denver, Colorado. The most surprising thing about them is they have been bred to have lower levels of Alpha acids (high levels are associated with many … Continue reading

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Judging at the World Beer Cup

A ‘live’ blog. I’ve spent the last three days in Denver judging at the World Beer Cup – a competition held every other year and organised/run by the Brewers Association. It’s been mindblowing! And exciting, especially when you find yourself … Continue reading

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The Sample Room: Harviestoun Broken Dial, The Ridge & Orach Slie

Introducing… The Sample Room – posts in which I review beers! First up some new offerings from Harviestoun. You are probably most likely to have come across Harviestoun for one of two reasons. Their supermarket mainstay Bitter and Twisted – … Continue reading

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