Bright lights, feel alright. I'm gonna see her again tonight.
New in store from Australia's top rated craft brewery, Pirate Life Brewing, IIPA is a big, old school West Coast style double IPA that bucks the recent trend of murky fruit bombs. On opening you're greeted with a boozy, light caramel and citrus blast. Clear and golden to pour it has a lovely, full, chewy body and smooth mouthfeel. To taste it's medium sweet with flavours of grapefruit pith and pine and has a mild bitterness to finish. Surprisingly it hides it's strength well and whilst you feel the warmth of the alcohol as it slips down it doesn't burn or overpower.
Is This How You Feel? put the Preatures on the Australian indie pop map and I think it's safe to say that IIPA will follow suit for Pirate Life Brewing here in the UK.
I've got myself trapped in the black of your heart......
As its name suggest Evil Twin's Molotov Cocktail is a spiky, aggressive beer that gets right up in your grill and spoils for a fight. An arrogantly hopped triple IPA that makes no attempt to hide its brash 13%. It certainly packs a punch, doing its best to knock your tongue off before slipping away and leaving you with a strong alcohol burn. Sweet, sticky and dank with earthy notes and pine, this is a beer that won't let you forget it in a hurry.
Like King Krule's voice in your ear, Molotov Cocktail's has an aggressive bitterness that is always there, intimately threatening. A giant beer that isn't for everyone but if you like your beers big and in your face you're in for a treat.
Hey little monster, I got my eye on you.......
The Lost Abbey's Deliverance is a monster of a beer depicting the epic battle of heaven and hell for the souls of mortal men on Earth. A complex barrel aged bonanza created by blending bourbon barrel aged Serpent's Stout and brandy barrel aged Angels Share. At the time of writing this beast was rated 6th in Rate Beer's top American Strong Ale's.
If you're lucky enough to get your hands on a bottle you will most certainly have love on your fingers and lust on your tongue. Pitch black like the devil's heart, the heavy, boozy aroma of bourbon and sweet, enticing maple syrup hit you when pouring. To taste it's sweet and syrupy - caramel, maple syrup, dark fruits and honey battle to overwhelm the senses. A lingering, potent boozy aftertaste of bourbon and brandy warms the soul and lingers with a smooth burn
Despite it's 12.5% and boozy taste Deliverance is dangerously smooth and certainly not for the faint of heart or weakened souls.
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