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Greenwich Winter Spiced Porter

5/10 I’m loving the Christmas theme beers at the moment.  This one is a nice, dark and malty porter. Spiced with cinnamon and allspice to give it a winter kick.  I like the idea but it was a bit too sweet for me.  5.5%

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Maritime Salted Caramel Porter

8/10 Another Christmas themed beer (I’m enjoying this!) this time from the Meantime brewery in Greenwich. This is a dark reddy brown ale. Thick and malty with loads of flavour. You can taste the caramel and it gives it a soft, sweet smoothness. A traditional porter style which dates back to 1750 that’s been given… Read more »

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Blitzen

6/10 A Christmas ruby ale by the black sheep brewery in Yorkshire.  Santa approved Black Sheep ale has a bit of a punchier taste than your other common ales: Abbot, London Pride, 6X etc. It has a bitter sweet kick – that i like! This Christmas version is a little bit sweeter and has a… Read more »

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Bah Humbug

8/10 Well it’s December, so let’s roll out the Christmas themed beers! This is another cracker from the master brewers at the Wychwood Brewery. I expected a mean, thick, dark beer to match the branding but was very pleasantly surprised.  It’s a warm brown coloured beer that tastes lovely. If a beer could taste like… Read more »