Real Ale: Yorkshire Blackout – The Great Yorkshire Brewery

I’ve not done of these in a while. So for those who are new to the website, as well as posts about writing, I also write about comics, TV, films and real ale. “We’re right chuffed with our porter. This 18th century London beer style is brewed with 100% English ingredients and showcases the delicious flavoursContinue reading “Real Ale: Yorkshire Blackout – The Great Yorkshire Brewery”

Real Ale: Black Gold – Copper Dragon Brewery

A recipe created from restored brewing records from the 1800’s. The use of traditional coloured and roasted malts give a unique rich and luscious flavour. As detailed above, this is a lost recipe that has been recreated for the modern ale drinker. To date this is one of my three favourite porters or dark ales.Continue reading “Real Ale: Black Gold – Copper Dragon Brewery”

Real Ale: Kraftwerk – Revolutions Brewing Company

Mid-brown beer hopped with noble German hops. Medium-bodied, moderate levels of bitterness and a balanced finish. Somewhere between English brown ale and German Alt-Bier. This 4.5% beer comes from the Castleford based, Revolutions Brewery, where they pay homage to music from the analogue age, before digital and downloads. All of the names of their alesContinue reading “Real Ale: Kraftwerk – Revolutions Brewing Company”

Real Ale: Riders on the Storm – Kelham Island Brewery

A golden amber ale combining the best British malts and a combination of British and American hops which mingle together for a fragrance of fruits and spices. The addition of crystal malt gives a fulfilling equilibrium of sweetness and body. This 4.5% pale ale is from a brewery I’ve not tried before, Kelham Island Brewery,Continue reading “Real Ale: Riders on the Storm – Kelham Island Brewery”